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Moon: 8.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 31, 2016 at 9:20:30 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:39 AM 69° East
Sunset Today: 6:06 PM 291° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:18 AM 67° East
Moonset Today: 3:56 PM 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 27 minutes (+1m 29s)

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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

9:20 AM

Altitude

17.5°

Heading

53° NE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 27m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 29s

Winter: +33m 26s

Summer: -3h 58m

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 – 6:13 AM
Astro. Twilight6:13 AM – 6:43 AM
Nautical Twilight6:43 AM – 7:13 AM
Civil Twilight7:13 AM – 7:39 AM
Daylight7:39 AM – 6:06 PM
Civil Twilight6:06 PM – 6:33 PM
Nautical Twilight6:33 PM – 7:03 PM
Astro. Twilight7:03 PM – 7:32 PM
Night7:32 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 317:39 AM6:06 PM10:27:02+1:2912:53 PM (38.0°)94.356
Aug 17:38 AM6:07 PM10:28:33+1:3012:53 PM (38.3°)94.344
Aug 27:38 AM6:08 PM10:30:05+1:3212:53 PM (38.5°)94.332
Aug 37:37 AM6:08 PM10:31:39+1:3312:52 PM (38.8°)94.320
Aug 47:36 AM6:09 PM10:33:14+1:3512:52 PM (39.0°)94.307
Aug 57:35 AM6:10 PM10:34:51+1:3612:52 PM (39.3°)94.293
Aug 67:34 AM6:11 PM10:36:28+1:3712:52 PM (39.6°)94.279
* 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

9:20 AM

Altitude

33.9°

Heading

21° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

8.1%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 315:18 AM3:56 PM-10:37 AM(36.8°)232,4797.7%
Aug 16:12 AM4:56 PM-11:33 AM(37.6°)234,2862.7%
Aug 27:02 AM5:56 PM-12:28 PM(39.5°)236,5170.3%
Aug 37:47 AM6:56 PM-1:19 PM(42.3°)239,0730.5%
Aug 48:27 AM7:55 PM-2:09 PM(45.7°)241,8003.0%
Aug 59:04 AM8:52 PM-2:55 PM(49.6°)244,5077.6%
Aug 69:38 AM9:48 PM-3:40 PM(53.6°)246,98614.0%
* 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, Sun, Jul 31, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:51 AMSun 7:53 PMSun 2:22 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 8:33 AMSun 7:16 PMSun 1:54 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSun 12:45 PMMon 3:01 AMSun 7:53 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 9:50 AMSun 9:31 PMSun 3:40 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 1:42 PMMon 3:41 AMSun 8:41 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSun 12:04 AMSun 11:19 AMSun 5:41 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 8:39 PMSun 9:27 AMSun 3:03 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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