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Moon: 76.8%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 2, 2015 at 11:54:05 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:04 AM 81° East
Sunset Today: 6:29 PM 279° West


Moonrise Today: 10:54 PM 77° East
Moonset Today: 9:29 AM 281° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 24 minutes (+1m 59s)

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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

11:54 PM

Altitude

-61.2°

Heading

208° SW

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 24m 52s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 59s

Winter: +1h 31m

Summer: -3h

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 – 5:41 AM
Astro. Twilight5:41 AM – 6:10 AM
Nautical Twilight6:10 AM – 6:39 AM
Civil Twilight6:39 AM – 7:04 AM
Daylight7:04 AM – 6:29 PM
Civil Twilight6:29 PM – 6:54 PM
Nautical Twilight6:54 PM – 7:23 PM
Astro. Twilight7:23 PM – 7:52 PM
Night7:52 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 27:04 AM6:29 PM11:24:52+1:5912:46 PM (48.1°)93.793
Sep 37:03 AM6:29 PM11:26:52+1:5912:46 PM (48.5°)93.771
Sep 47:01 AM6:30 PM11:28:52+2:0012:45 PM (48.9°)93.749
Sep 57:00 AM6:31 PM11:30:53+2:0012:45 PM (49.2°)93.727
Sep 66:59 AM6:31 PM11:32:54+2:0112:45 PM (49.6°)93.704
Sep 76:57 AM6:32 PM11:34:56+2:0112:44 PM (50.0°)93.682
Sep 86:56 AM6:33 PM11:36:58+2:0212:44 PM (50.4°)93.659
* All times are local time for Cape Town. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2112:46 AM
June SolsticeJun 216:39 PM
September EquinoxSep 2310:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 226:49 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

11:54 PM

Altitude

10.7°

Heading

68° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

76.8%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 2-9:29 AM10:54 PM3:41 AM(47.6°)225,78484.6%
Sep 3-10:13 AM11:58 PM4:36 AM(43.6°)228,63974.9%
Sep 4-10:59 AM-5:30 AM(40.4°)231,97063.9%
Sep 51:00 AM11:47 AM-6:25 AM(38.3°)235,47752.6%
Sep 61:58 AM12:38 PM-7:18 AM(37.3°)238,90741.5%
Sep 72:51 AM1:31 PM-8:10 AM(37.3°)242,07631.1%
Sep 83:39 AM2:25 PM-9:01 AM(38.3°)244,86821.9%
* All times are local time for Cape Town. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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