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Flag for South Africa Cape Town, South Africa — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 47.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 25, 2016 at 12:05:01 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:13 AM 78° East
Sunset Today: 6:24 PM 282° West


Moonrise Today: 1:09 AM 72° East
Moonset Today: 12:05 PM 290° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 10 minutes (+1m 55s)

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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

12:05 PM

Altitude

44.4°

Heading

15° N

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 10m 38s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 55s

Winter: +1h 17m

Summer: -3h 14m

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 – 5:50 AM
Astro. Twilight5:50 AM – 6:19 AM
Nautical Twilight6:19 AM – 6:48 AM
Civil Twilight6:48 AM – 7:13 AM
Daylight7:13 AM – 6:24 PM
Civil Twilight6:24 PM – 6:49 PM
Nautical Twilight6:49 PM – 7:18 PM
Astro. Twilight7:18 PM – 7:47 PM
Night7:47 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 257:13 AM6:24 PM11:10:38+1:5512:48 PM (45.6°)93.949
Aug 267:12 AM6:25 PM11:12:34+1:5512:48 PM (45.9°)93.929
Aug 277:11 AM6:25 PM11:14:31+1:5612:48 PM (46.3°)93.909
Aug 287:09 AM6:26 PM11:16:28+1:5712:47 PM (46.6°)93.888
Aug 297:08 AM6:27 PM11:18:26+1:5712:47 PM (47.0°)93.868
Aug 307:07 AM6:27 PM11:20:24+1:5812:47 PM (47.3°)93.846
Aug 317:06 AM6:28 PM11:22:23+1:5812:46 PM (47.7°)93.825
* All times are local time for Cape Town. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar..

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Cape Town on Sep 1

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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

12:05 PM

Altitude

-0.2°

Heading

290° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

47.1%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 251:09 AM12:05 PM-6:39 AM(39.7°)230,46249.7%
Aug 262:12 AM12:56 PM-7:35 AM(37.7°)231,98338.0%
Aug 273:11 AM1:50 PM-8:31 AM(36.9°)233,71527.1%
Aug 284:07 AM2:47 PM-9:26 AM(37.3°)235,61217.5%
Aug 294:57 AM3:46 PM-10:20 AM(38.7°)237,6489.8%
Aug 305:43 AM4:45 PM-11:12 AM(41.1°)239,8024.3%
Aug 316:24 AM5:44 PM-12:02 PM(44.3°)242,0371.0%
* 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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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cape Town This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Aug 25, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:09 AMThu 8:25 PMThu 2:17 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 8:17 AMThu 8:05 PMThu 2:11 PMFairly good visibility
MarsThu 11:48 AMFri 2:18 AMThu 7:03 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 8:24 AMThu 8:16 PMThu 2:20 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnThu 12:03 PMFri 2:03 AMThu 7:03 PMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 10:20 PMFri 9:36 AMFri 3:58 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 6:54 PMFri 7:43 AMFri 1:18 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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