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Moon: 0.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 23, 2014 at 11:20:03 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:35 AM 91° East
Sunset Today: 6:43 PM 269° West


Moonrise Today: 5:56 AM 87° East
Moonset Today: 6:10 PM 270° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 8 minutes (+2m 5s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cape Town

The Sun's altitude in Cape Town today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over earth

11:20 AM

Altitude

51.6°

Heading

32° NE

Phase

Daylight

Day length
12h 8m 32s

+2m 5s longer

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Cape Town today

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Day, night and twilight times in Cape Town today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 AM – 5:11 AM
Astro. Twilight5:11 AM – 5:41 AM
Nautical Twilight5:41 AM – 6:10 AM
Civil Twilight6:10 AM – 6:35 AM
Daylight6:35 AM – 6:43 PM
Civil Twilight6:43 PM – 7:08 PM
Nautical Twilight7:08 PM – 7:37 PM
Astro. Twilight7:37 PM – 8:07 PM
Night8:07 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 236:35 AM6:43 PM12:08:32+2:0512:39 PM (56.2°)93.284
Sep 246:33 AM6:44 PM12:10:38+2:0512:38 PM (56.6°)93.258
Sep 256:32 AM6:45 PM12:12:44+2:0512:38 PM (57.0°)93.231
Sep 266:31 AM6:45 PM12:14:50+2:0512:38 PM (57.4°)93.205
Sep 276:29 AM6:46 PM12:16:56+2:0612:37 PM (57.8°)93.178
Sep 286:28 AM6:47 PM12:19:02+2:0612:37 PM (58.2°)93.151
Sep 296:26 AM6:48 PM12:21:08+2:0612:37 PM (58.6°)93.124
* All times are in local Cape Town time.

September Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 4:29 AM in Cape Town.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 2112:51 PM
September EquinoxSep 234:29 AM
December SolsticeDec 221:03 AM
* All times are local Cape Town time.

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Today's moon in Cape Town

The Moon's path in Cape Town today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2014 Moon Phases

11:20 AM

Altitude

53.0°

Heading

16° N

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

0.8%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 235:56 AM6:10 PM-12:00 PM(53.9°)250,2210.7%
Sep 246:29 AM7:04 PM-12:44 PM(57.8°)248,7390.0%
Sep 257:02 AM8:00 PM-1:28 PM(61.7°)246,9861.4%
Sep 267:37 AM8:56 PM-2:14 PM(65.4°)245,0084.9%
Sep 278:14 AM9:54 PM-3:02 PM(68.6°)242,83410.4%
Sep 288:55 AM10:52 PM-3:51 PM(71.2°)240,48417.8%
Sep 299:41 AM11:49 PM-4:44 PM(72.9°)237,98326.9%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Cape Town time.

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