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Moon: 49.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jun 27, 2016 at 10:20:28 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:52 AM 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:47 PM 298° Northwest


Moonset Today: 12:33 PM 269° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 54 minutes (+16s)

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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

10:20 PM

Altitude

-55.8°

Heading

262° W

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 54m 32s

Change since

Yesterday: +16s

Winter: +56s

Summer: -4h 30m

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 – 5:47 PM
Civil Twilight5:47 PM – 6:14 PM
Nautical Twilight6:14 PM – 6:46 PM
Astro. Twilight6:46 PM – 7:16 PM
Night7:16 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 277:52 AM5:47 PM9:54:32+0:1612:49 PM (32.8°)94.498
Jun 287:52 AM5:47 PM9:54:51+0:1812:50 PM (32.9°)94.502
Jun 297:52 AM5:48 PM9:55:13+0:2112:50 PM (32.9°)94.505
Jun 307:52 AM5:48 PM9:55:37+0:2412:50 PM (33.0°)94.508
Jul 17:52 AM5:48 PM9:56:03+0:2612:50 PM (33.0°)94.510
Jul 27:52 AM5:49 PM9:56:33+0:2912:50 PM (33.1°)94.511
Jul 37:52 AM5:49 PM9:57:05+0:3112:51 PM (33.2°)94.512
* All times are local time for Cape Town. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 2112:34 AM
September EquinoxSep 224:21 PM
December SolsticeDec 2112:44 PM
* 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 2016 Moon Phases

10:20 PM

Altitude

-32.3°

Heading

112° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

49.2%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 27-12:33 PM-6:19 AM(57.3°)231,72756.7%
Jun 281:03 AM1:11 PM-7:10 AM(52.6°)230,02845.0%
Jun 292:08 AM1:52 PM-8:03 AM(48.0°)228,64833.3%
Jun 303:14 AM2:35 PM-8:57 AM(43.8°)227,72622.5%
Jul 14:21 AM3:22 PM-9:53 AM(40.4°)227,41213.2%
Jul 25:26 AM4:14 PM-10:51 AM(38.0°)227,8326.1%
Jul 36:30 AM5:10 PM-11:50 AM(36.8°)229,0521.7%
* 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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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cape Town This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Jun 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:08 AMTue 5:01 PMTue 12:04 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 8:21 AMTue 6:11 PMTue 1:16 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 2:39 PMTue 4:43 AMMon 9:41 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 11:50 AMMon 11:19 PMMon 5:34 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 4:01 PMTue 6:01 AMMon 11:01 PMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 2:11 AMTue 1:27 PMTue 7:49 AMDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 10:52 PMTue 11:38 AMTue 5:15 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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