2020-02 February Sunrise & Sunset

Call sheets often list First Light/Dawn, Sunrise, Sunset and Dusk/Last Light times.

Best practice is to calculate them for your shooting location. I’ve provided Sydney for February 2020 below.

SYDNEY Lat=-33°52’00” Long=+151°12’00”
TIMES OF SUNRISE AND SUNSET (for ideal horizon & meteorological conditions)

AT Astronomic Twilight = Centre mass of Sun is 18° below the horizon. Light pollution prevents astronomy.
NT Nautical Twilight = Centre mass of Sun is 12° below the horizon. Horizon can normally be distinguished.
CT Civil Twilight = Centre mass of Sun is 6° below the horizon. Normally enough light to see without artificial light.
Transit Time when Sun is highest in the sky.

DateAT riseNT riseCT riseSunriseTransitSunsetCT setNT setAT set
2020-02-01034204160449051612091901192820012036
2020-02-02034304170450051712091900192820002035
2020-02-03034404190451051812091900192719592034
2020-02-04034604200452051912091859192619582032
2020-02-05034704210453052012091858192519572031
2020-02-06034804220454052112091857192419562030
2020-02-07035004230455052212091856192319552029
2020-02-08035104240456052312091856192219542028
2020-02-09035204260457052412091855192119532027
2020-02-10035304270458052512091854192019522025
2020-02-11035504280500052612091853191919512024
2020-02-12035604290501052712091852191819502023
2020-02-13035704300502052812091851191719492021
2020-02-14035904310503052912091850191619472020
2020-02-15040004320504053012091849191519462019
2020-02-16040104330505053112091848191419452018
2020-02-17040204350506053212091847191319442016
2020-02-18040304360507053312091846191219432015
2020-02-19040504370508053412091845191119412013
2020-02-20040604380509053412091844190919402012
2020-02-21040704390510053512091842190819392011
2020-02-22040804400510053612091841190719382009
2020-02-23040904410511053712091840190619362008
2020-02-24041104420512053812091839190519352006
2020-02-25041204430513053912081838190319342005
2020-02-26041304440514054012081837190219322004
2020-02-27041404450515054112081835190119312002
2020-02-28041504460516054212081834190019302001
2020-02-29041604470517054212081833185819281959

Computed using National Mapping Division’s sunrisenset program, version 2.2
Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence. This data is provided without warranty of any kind including the implied warranty of merchantability. If you absolutely need accurate and reliable data you should be paying for someone to do this for you.

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