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Moon: 76.2%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 4, 2015 at 6:46:01 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:37 AM 70° East
Sunset Today: 6:09 PM 290° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:56 PM 85° East
Moonset Today: 10:10 AM 272° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 32 minutes (+1m 34s)

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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

6:46 PM

Altitude

-8.2°

Heading

285° W

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

10h 32m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 34s

Winter: +38m 26s

Summer: -3h 52m

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 – 6:11 AM
Astro. Twilight6:11 AM – 6:40 AM
Nautical Twilight6:40 AM – 7:10 AM
Civil Twilight7:10 AM – 7:37 AM
Daylight7:37 AM – 6:09 PM
Civil Twilight6:09 PM – 6:35 PM
Nautical Twilight6:35 PM – 7:05 PM
Astro. Twilight7:05 PM – 7:34 PM
Night7:34 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 47:37 AM6:09 PM10:32:02+1:3412:52 PM (38.8°)94.312
Aug 57:36 AM6:09 PM10:33:38+1:3512:52 PM (39.1°)94.299
Aug 67:35 AM6:10 PM10:35:14+1:3612:52 PM (39.4°)94.286
Aug 77:34 AM6:11 PM10:36:52+1:3712:52 PM (39.7°)94.273
Aug 87:33 AM6:11 PM10:38:32+1:3912:52 PM (39.9°)94.260
Aug 97:32 AM6:12 PM10:40:12+1:4012:52 PM (40.2°)94.246
Aug 107:31 AM6:13 PM10:41:54+1:4112:52 PM (40.5°)94.231
* 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 2112:46 AM
June SolsticeJun 216:39 PM
September EquinoxSep 2310:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 226:49 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

6:46 PM

Altitude

-47.5°

Heading

128° SE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

76.2%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 4-10:10 AM10:56 PM4:03 AM(54.8°)226,23382.1%
Aug 5-10:51 AM-4:56 AM(50.1°)228,00871.8%
Aug 612:01 AM11:32 AM-5:49 AM(45.8°)230,30460.5%
Aug 71:05 AM12:15 PM-6:42 AM(42.2°)232,89948.9%
Aug 82:07 AM1:01 PM-7:36 AM(39.5°)235,60337.6%
Aug 93:06 AM1:50 PM-8:29 AM(37.8°)238,27627.1%
Aug 104:02 AM2:41 PM-9:22 AM(37.1°)240,82818.0%
* 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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