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Moon: 40.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jan 26, 2015 at 9:22:44 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:01 AM 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:56 PM 247° West


Moonrise Today: 12:30 PM 79° East
Moonset Today: 11:58 PM 283° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 54 minutes (-1m 33s)

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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

9:22 AM

Altitude

40.1°

Heading

87° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length
13h 54m 17s

-1m 33s shorter

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 – 4:25 AM
Astro. Twilight4:25 AM – 5:00 AM
Nautical Twilight5:00 AM – 5:34 AM
Civil Twilight5:34 AM – 6:01 AM
Daylight6:01 AM – 7:56 PM
Civil Twilight7:56 PM – 8:23 PM
Nautical Twilight8:23 PM – 8:57 PM
Astro. Twilight8:57 PM – 9:32 PM
Night9:32 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jan 266:01 AM7:56 PM13:54:17−1:3312:59 PM (74.8°)91.526
Jan 276:02 AM7:55 PM13:52:41−1:3512:59 PM (74.6°)91.536
Jan 286:03 AM7:54 PM13:51:03−1:3712:59 PM (74.3°)91.546
Jan 296:04 AM7:54 PM13:49:24−1:3912:59 PM (74.0°)91.557
Jan 306:05 AM7:53 PM13:47:44−1:401:00 PM (73.8°)91.568
Jan 316:06 AM7:52 PM13:46:02−1:421:00 PM (73.5°)91.580
Feb 16:07 AM7:52 PM13:44:18−1:431:00 PM (73.2°)91.593
* All times are in local Cape Town time.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2112:45 AM
June SolsticeJun 216:38 PM
September EquinoxSep 2310:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 226:48 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 2015 Moon Phases

9:22 AM

Altitude

-37.3°

Heading

106° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent Illuminated

40.3%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Jan 2612:30 PM11:58 PM-6:17 PM(45.1°)233,12244.4%
Jan 271:32 PM--7:08 PM(41.7°)236,30455.7%
Jan 28-12:40 AM2:32 PM8:00 PM(39.1°)239,36166.4%
Jan 29-1:24 AM3:30 PM8:51 PM(37.4°)242,17076.0%
Jan 30-2:11 AM4:24 PM9:42 PM(36.7°)244,66684.3%
Jan 31-3:00 AM5:14 PM10:32 PM(37.0°)246,82491.0%
Feb 1-3:52 AM6:00 PM11:21 PM(38.2°)248,64195.9%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Cape Town time.

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