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Moon: 0.5%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 21, 2014 at 3:44:46 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:32 AM 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:57 PM 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 5:01 AM 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:17 PM 247° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 25 minutes (+3s)

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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

3:44 PM

Altitude

49.2°

Heading

273° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length
14h 25m 2s

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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 – 3:47 AM
Astro. Twilight3:47 AM – 4:27 AM
Nautical Twilight4:27 AM – 5:03 AM
Civil Twilight5:03 AM – 5:32 AM
Daylight5:32 AM – 7:57 PM
Civil Twilight7:57 PM – 8:26 PM
Nautical Twilight8:26 PM – 9:02 PM
Astro. Twilight9:02 PM – 9:41 PM
Night9:41 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 215:32 AM7:57 PM14:25:02+0:0312:44 PM (79.5°)91.453
Dec 225:32 AM7:57 PM14:25:02< 1s12:45 PM (79.5°)91.447
Dec 235:33 AM7:58 PM14:24:59−0:0312:45 PM (79.5°)91.441
Dec 245:33 AM7:58 PM14:24:53−0:0612:46 PM (79.5°)91.435
Dec 255:34 AM7:59 PM14:24:43−0:0912:46 PM (79.5°)91.430
Dec 265:35 AM7:59 PM14:24:30−0:1212:47 PM (79.4°)91.425
Dec 275:35 AM7:59 PM14:24:14−0:1612:47 PM (79.4°)91.421
* All times are in local Cape Town time.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 1:03 AM in Cape Town. This day is 4 hours, 31 minutes longer than on June Solstice. In locations south of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 2112:51 PM
September EquinoxSep 234:29 AM
December SolsticeDec 221:03 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 2014 Moon Phases

3:44 PM

Altitude

40.5°

Heading

274° W

Phase

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.5%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 215:01 AM7:17 PM-12:08 PM(73.7°)231,0620.7%
Dec 225:59 AM8:14 PM-1:07 PM(73.5°)228,7440.4%
Dec 237:01 AM9:07 PM-2:06 PM(71.9°)227,2693.0%
Dec 248:07 AM9:55 PM-3:04 PM(69.2°)226,6998.5%
Dec 259:14 AM10:40 PM-4:00 PM(65.6°)226,98716.5%
Dec 2610:21 AM11:21 PM-4:54 PM(61.3°)227,99926.5%
Dec 2711:27 AM--5:47 PM(56.6°)229,55137.6%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Cape Town time.

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