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Moon: 33.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 31, 2016 at 2:11:45 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:43 AM 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:45 PM 296° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:08 AM 91° East
Moonset Today: 2:32 PM 272° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 2 minutes (-53s)

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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

2:11 AM

Altitude

-67.3°

Heading

116° SE

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 2m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: -53s

Winter: +9m 15s

Summer: -4h 22m

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 – 6:14 AM
Astro. Twilight6:14 AM – 6:44 AM
Nautical Twilight6:44 AM – 7:15 AM
Civil Twilight7:15 AM – 7:43 AM
Daylight7:43 AM – 5:45 PM
Civil Twilight5:45 PM – 6:13 PM
Nautical Twilight6:13 PM – 6:44 PM
Astro. Twilight6:44 PM – 7:14 PM
Night7:14 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 317:43 AM5:45 PM10:02:51−0:5312:44 PM (34.1°)94.257
Jun 17:43 AM5:45 PM10:01:59−0:5112:44 PM (34.0°)94.272
Jun 27:44 AM5:45 PM10:01:10−0:4912:44 PM (33.8°)94.286
Jun 37:44 AM5:45 PM10:00:23−0:4612:45 PM (33.7°)94.300
Jun 47:45 AM5:44 PM9:59:38−0:4412:45 PM (33.6°)94.313
Jun 57:45 AM5:44 PM9:58:56−0:4212:45 PM (33.5°)94.326
Jun 67:46 AM5:44 PM9:58:17−0:3912:45 PM (33.4°)94.338
* 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

2:11 AM

Altitude

0.5°

Heading

91° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

33.5%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 312:08 AM2:32 PM-8:23 AM(55.5°)228,71430.7%
Jun 13:13 AM3:12 PM-9:16 AM(50.7°)226,50720.1%
Jun 24:21 AM3:55 PM-10:11 AM(46.1°)224,99711.2%
Jun 35:30 AM4:41 PM-11:08 AM(42.2°)224,4044.6%
Jun 46:38 AM5:32 PM-12:07 PM(39.1°)224,8730.9%
Jun 57:44 AM6:27 PM-1:07 PM(37.2°)226,4270.4%
Jun 68:47 AM7:26 PM-2:06 PM(36.7°)228,9522.9%
* 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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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cape Town This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 31, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:47 AMTue 4:38 PMTue 11:13 AMSlightly difficult
VenusTue 7:35 AMTue 5:39 PMTue 12:37 PMExtremely difficult
MarsTue 4:48 PMWed 6:53 AMTue 11:51 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 1:29 PMWed 12:52 AMTue 7:11 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 5:59 PMTue 8:00 AMTue 1:00 AMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 3:57 AMTue 3:15 PMTue 9:36 AMDifficult
NeptuneTue 12:42 AMTue 1:28 PMTue 7:05 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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