2020-03 March 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 March 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.

AT riseNT riseCT riseSunriseTransitSunsetCT setNT setAT set
2020-03-01041704480518054312081832185719271958
2020-03-02041804490519054412071830185619261956
2020-03-03041904500520054512071829185519241955
2020-03-04042004510521054612071828185319231954
2020-03-05042104520521054712071827185219221952
2020-03-06042204530522054712061825185119201951
2020-03-07042304540523054812061824184919191949
2020-03-08042404540524054912061823184819171948
2020-03-09042504550525055012061821184719161946
2020-03-10042604560526055112051820184519151945
2020-03-11042704570526055212051819184419131943
2020-03-12042804580527055212051818184319121942
2020-03-13042904590528055312051816184119111940
2020-03-14043005000529055412041815184019091939
2020-03-15043105000530055512041814183819081937
2020-03-16043205010531055512041812183719061936
2020-03-17043305020531055612041811183619051934
2020-03-18043305030532055712031809183419041933
2020-03-19043405040533055812031808183319021932
2020-03-20043505050534055912031807183219011930
2020-03-21043605050534055912021805183018591929
2020-03-22043705060535060012021804182918581927
2020-03-23043805070536060112021803182818571926
2020-03-24043905080537060212011801182618551924
2020-03-25043905090537060212011800182518541923
2020-03-26044005090538060312011759182418521922
2020-03-27044105100539060412011757182218511920
2020-03-28044205110540060512001756182118501919
2020-03-29044205120540060512001755181918481917
2020-03-30044305120541060612001753181818471916
2020-03-31044405130542060711591752181718461915

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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