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Moon: 31.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 23, 2015 at 6:49:23 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:37 AM 66° East
Sunset Today: 5:49 PM 294° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:54 AM 73° East
Moonset Today: 10:58 PM 286° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 11 minutes (-1m 12s)

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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

6:49 PM

Altitude

-12.6°

Heading

287° W

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

10h 11m 58s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 12s

Winter: +18m 22s

Summer: -4h 13m

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 – 6:09 AM
Astro. Twilight6:09 AM – 6:39 AM
Nautical Twilight6:39 AM – 7:10 AM
Civil Twilight7:10 AM – 7:37 AM
Daylight7:37 AM – 5:49 PM
Civil Twilight5:49 PM – 6:16 PM
Nautical Twilight6:16 PM – 6:46 PM
Astro. Twilight6:46 PM – 7:16 PM
Night7:16 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 237:37 AM5:49 PM10:11:58−1:1212:43 PM (35.5°)94.114
May 247:38 AM5:48 PM10:10:47−1:1012:43 PM (35.3°)94.131
May 257:38 AM5:48 PM10:09:38−1:0812:43 PM (35.2°)94.147
May 267:39 AM5:47 PM10:08:32−1:0612:43 PM (35.0°)94.163
May 277:40 AM5:47 PM10:07:27−1:0412:43 PM (34.8°)94.179
May 287:40 AM5:47 PM10:06:25−1:0212:44 PM (34.7°)94.195
May 297:41 AM5:46 PM10:05:25−1:0012:44 PM (34.5°)94.210
* 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

6:49 PM

Altitude

37.9°

Heading

334° NW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

31.1%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
May 2311:54 AM10:58 PM-5:24 PM(41.7°)247,04030.6%
May 2412:31 PM11:52 PM-6:10 PM(44.7°)249,19540.2%
May 251:06 PM--6:54 PM(48.1°)250,59650.0%
May 26-12:46 AM1:39 PM7:36 PM(51.9°)251,17159.7%
May 27-1:39 AM2:11 PM8:19 PM(55.7°)250,91669.0%
May 28-2:32 AM2:43 PM9:01 PM(59.6°)249,89077.6%
May 29-3:26 AM3:16 PM9:45 PM(63.4°)248,20985.3%
* 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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