Daytime and night[PDF]

Daytime and night definition in aeronautical terms is defined as:
  • Daytime ends when the sun is less than 6° below the horizon
  • Nigh time ends when the sun is 6° below the horizon

With this definition, it has been agreed that night:

  • Starts 30min after sunset at the latitudes between 30° and 60°
  • Starts 15min after sunset at the latitudes between 0 and 30°
  • Ends 30min before sunrise at the latitudes between 30° and 60°
  • Ends 15min before sunrise at the latitudes between 0 and 30°

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Reference

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Author

  • VID 150259 - Creation
  • VID 150259 - Wiki integration

DATE OF SUBMISSION

  • 00:11, 14 May 2021

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  • The content of this documentation is intended for aviation simulation only and must not be used for real aviation operations.