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Moon: 42.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 14, 2016 at 5:26:29 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:20 AM 107° East
Sunset Today: 7:40 PM 254° West


Moonrise Today: 12:34 PM 75° East
Moonset Today: 11:47 PM 286° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 20 minutes (-1m 57s)

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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

5:26 PM

Altitude

26.7°

Heading

272° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 20m 30s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 57s

Winter: +3h 26m

Summer: -1h 4m

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 – 4:50 AM
Astro. Twilight4:50 AM – 5:22 AM
Nautical Twilight5:22 AM – 5:54 AM
Civil Twilight5:54 AM – 6:20 AM
Daylight6:20 AM – 7:40 PM
Civil Twilight7:40 PM – 8:07 PM
Nautical Twilight8:07 PM – 8:38 PM
Astro. Twilight8:38 PM – 9:11 PM
Night9:11 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 146:20 AM7:40 PM13:20:30−1:571:00 PM (69.2°)91.791
Feb 156:21 AM7:39 PM13:18:31−1:581:00 PM (68.9°)91.808
Feb 166:22 AM7:38 PM13:16:32−1:591:00 PM (68.5°)91.826
Feb 176:23 AM7:37 PM13:14:32−2:001:00 PM (68.2°)91.844
Feb 186:24 AM7:36 PM13:12:31−2:001:00 PM (67.8°)91.863
Feb 196:25 AM7:35 PM13:10:30−2:011:00 PM (67.5°)91.882
Feb 206:26 AM7:34 PM13:08:28−2:011:00 PM (67.1°)91.901
* All times are local time for Cape Town. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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

5:26 PM

Altitude

41.5°

Heading

15° N

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

42.4%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 1412:34 PM11:47 PM-6:13 PM(42.6°)230,50842.8%
Feb 151:38 PM--7:07 PM(39.7°)232,64054.5%
Feb 16-12:34 AM2:39 PM8:02 PM(37.8°)234,89565.7%
Feb 17-1:23 AM3:37 PM8:56 PM(37.1°)237,17575.9%
Feb 18-2:16 AM4:30 PM9:50 PM(37.5°)239,42384.6%
Feb 19-3:11 AM5:19 PM10:42 PM(38.8°)241,61391.6%
Feb 20-4:08 AM6:03 PM11:32 PM(41.1°)243,72996.5%
* 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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