Astro Data Sets

The following data is calibrated for the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Astronomical Times for DFW Metro Area (30.899, -97.040)
Starting 17 Jan 2018, for the next 10 days
DateMorningSunriseSunsetEveningMoonriseMoonsetMoon Phase
TwilightTwilight
17 Jan 201805:5307:2417:5219:2107:4618:35day 29 of Moon
18 Jan 201805:5307:2417:5319:2208:2719:29
19 Jan 201805:5307:2417:5419:2309:0620:23
20 Jan 201805:5207:2317:5419:2309:4221:18day 3 of Moon
21 Jan 201805:5207:2317:5519:2410:1722:14
22 Jan 201805:5207:2317:5619:2510:5123:11
23 Jan 201805:5107:2217:5719:2611:26Noneday 5 of Moon
24 Jan 201805:5107:2217:5819:2712:0300:09
25 Jan 201805:5007:2117:5919:2812:4201:10
26 Jan 201805:5007:2118:0019:2913:2702:12day 9 of Moon

Planetary Data for today
MercuryVenusMarsJupiterSaturnUranusNeptunePluto
Rises06:1807:4102:5402:3005:5111:4909:5406:58
Meridian11:1812:4708:0907:4910:5318:1415:3412:02
Sets16:1817:5313:2313:0715:5500:3421:1817:06
ConstellationSagittariusSagittariusLibraLibraSagittariusPiscesAquariusSagittarius
VisibilityGoodPrimeVisibleVisibleGoodGoodPrimePrime

Visible ISS Passes
ISS image. Credit: NASA
DateBrightnessStartHighest pointEnd
(mag)TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.TimeAlt.Az.
17 Jan-3.906:03:1149°NNW06:03:5880°NE06:07:1410°SE
18 Jan-1.005:13:2819°E05:13:2819°E05:14:4110°ESE
18 Jan-1.706:46:1010°W06:47:5214°SW06:49:3810°SSW
19 Jan-2.405:56:3226°SSW05:56:3226°SSW05:58:3810°SSE
21 Jan-2.019:08:2410°S19:10:1118°SE19:10:1118°SE
22 Jan-1.919:51:2610°SW19:53:1630°WSW19:53:1630°WSW
23 Jan-3.718:59:0710°SSW19:02:1858°SE19:03:3531°ENE
24 Jan-1.719:43:5310°W19:46:2721°NW19:46:2921°NW
25 Jan-2.818:50:5110°WSW18:53:5842°NW18:56:3713°NNE

Visible Iridium Flares for the next 7 days
DateTimeMagnitudeAltitudeAzimuthSatellite
17 Jan18:32:25-3.912°276° (W)Iridium 8
18 Jan06:07:240.845°339° (NNW)Iridium 58
23 Jan05:41:260.835°342° (NNW)Iridium 32

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