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Moon: 83.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 31, 2015 at 2:41:30 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:57 AM 86° East
Sunset Today: 6:43 PM 275° West


Moonrise Today: 4:32 PM 79° East
Moonset Today: 3:16 AM 283° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 45 minutes (-2m 5s)

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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

2:41 AM

Altitude

-50.3°

Heading

133° SE

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 45m 40s

Change since

yesterday: -2m 5s

Winter: +1h 52m

Summer: -2h 39m

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 – 5:35 AM
Astro. Twilight5:35 AM – 6:04 AM
Nautical Twilight6:04 AM – 6:33 AM
Civil Twilight6:33 AM – 6:57 AM
Daylight6:57 AM – 6:43 PM
Civil Twilight6:43 PM – 7:08 PM
Nautical Twilight7:08 PM – 7:37 PM
Astro. Twilight7:37 PM – 8:06 PM
Night8:06 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 316:57 AM6:43 PM11:45:40−2:0512:51 PM (52.0°)92.849
Apr 16:58 AM6:42 PM11:43:35−2:0512:50 PM (51.6°)92.875
Apr 26:59 AM6:40 PM11:41:30−2:0412:50 PM (51.2°)92.901
Apr 37:00 AM6:39 PM11:39:25−2:0412:50 PM (50.8°)92.928
Apr 47:00 AM6:38 PM11:37:21−2:0412:49 PM (50.4°)92.955
Apr 57:01 AM6:37 PM11:35:17−2:0312:49 PM (50.1°)92.981
Apr 67:02 AM6:35 PM11:33:14−2:0312:49 PM (49.7°)93.008
* 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 2112:45 AM
June SolsticeJun 216:38 PM
September EquinoxSep 2310:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 226:48 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

2:41 AM

Altitude

5.7°

Heading

287° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

83.0%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 31-3:16 AM4:32 PM10:18 PM(47.2°)252,16488.4%
Apr 1-4:09 AM5:05 PM11:01 PM(50.8°)252,26293.9%
Apr 2-5:01 AM5:38 PM11:43 PM(54.6°)251,82897.7%
Apr 3-5:55 AM6:10 PM---
Apr 4-6:48 AM6:42 PM12:26 AM(58.4°)250,95399.7%
Apr 5-7:42 AM7:17 PM1:10 AM(62.1°)249,71099.8%
Apr 6-8:37 AM7:54 PM1:54 AM(65.6°)248,14997.9%
* 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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