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Moon: 99.8%

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Current Time: Jul 2, 2015 at 6:31:07 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:52 AM 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:48 PM 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 6:33 PM 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:46 AM 248° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 56 minutes (+27s)

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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

6:31 AM

Altitude

-16.4°

Heading

73° E

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

9h 56m 10s

Change since

Yesterday: +27s

Winter: +2m 34s

Summer: -4h 28m

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 – 6:23 AM
Astro. Twilight6:23 AM – 6:53 AM
Nautical Twilight6:53 AM – 7:25 AM
Civil Twilight7:25 AM – 7:52 AM
Daylight7:52 AM – 5:48 PM
Civil Twilight5:48 PM – 6:16 PM
Nautical Twilight6:16 PM – 6:47 PM
Astro. Twilight6:47 PM – 7:18 PM
Night7:18 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 27:52 AM5:48 PM9:56:10+0:2712:50 PM (33.1°)94.503
Jul 37:52 AM5:49 PM9:56:40+0:2912:50 PM (33.1°)94.505
Jul 47:52 AM5:49 PM9:57:13+0:3212:51 PM (33.2°)94.506
Jul 57:52 AM5:50 PM9:57:48+0:3412:51 PM (33.3°)94.506
Jul 67:52 AM5:50 PM9:58:25+0:3712:51 PM (33.4°)94.506
Jul 77:52 AM5:51 PM9:59:05+0:3912:51 PM (33.5°)94.506
Jul 87:52 AM5:51 PM9:59:48+0:4212:51 PM (33.6°)94.506
* 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

6:31 AM

Altitude

13.6°

Heading

258° W

Phase

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Percent illuminated

99.8%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Jul 2-7:46 AM6:33 PM12:40 AM(74.0°)232,87399.8%
Jul 3-8:38 AM7:37 PM1:37 AM(72.6°)230,64298.8%
Jul 4-9:26 AM8:43 PM2:34 AM(70.1°)229,08995.0%
Jul 5-10:10 AM9:49 PM3:29 AM(66.6°)228,26288.6%
Jul 6-10:52 AM10:55 PM4:24 AM(62.3°)228,13079.8%
Jul 7-11:31 AM-5:16 AM(57.7°)228,60069.4%
Jul 812:00 AM12:11 PM-6:08 AM(53.0°)229,55257.9%
* 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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