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Moon: 1.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 7, 2016 at 5:28:43 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:13 AM 109° East
Sunset Today: 7:47 PM 251° West


Moonrise Today: 4:52 AM 110° East
Moonset Today: 6:49 PM 252° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 33 minutes (-1m 51s)

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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

5:28 PM

Altitude

27.4°

Heading

269° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 33m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 51s

Winter: +3h 40m

Summer: -51m 6s

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 – 4:41 AM
Astro. Twilight4:41 AM – 5:14 AM
Nautical Twilight5:14 AM – 5:46 AM
Civil Twilight5:46 AM – 6:13 AM
Daylight6:13 AM – 7:47 PM
Civil Twilight7:47 PM – 8:14 PM
Nautical Twilight8:14 PM – 8:46 PM
Astro. Twilight8:46 PM – 9:19 PM
Night9:19 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 76:13 AM7:47 PM13:33:56−1:511:00 PM (71.5°)91.677
Feb 86:14 AM7:46 PM13:32:04−1:521:00 PM (71.2°)91.692
Feb 96:15 AM7:45 PM13:30:10−1:531:00 PM (70.9°)91.708
Feb 106:16 AM7:44 PM13:28:16−1:541:01 PM (70.5°)91.724
Feb 116:17 AM7:43 PM13:26:21−1:551:01 PM (70.2°)91.740
Feb 126:18 AM7:42 PM13:24:25−1:561:01 PM (69.9°)91.757
Feb 136:19 AM7:41 PM13:22:28−1:571:01 PM (69.5°)91.774
* 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

5:28 PM

Altitude

15.0°

Heading

262° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.3%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 74:52 AM6:49 PM-11:53 AM(71.5°)232,0812.0%
Feb 85:56 AM7:35 PM-12:48 PM(68.6°)229,4060.1%
Feb 97:02 AM8:19 PM-1:43 PM(64.8°)227,5211.1%
Feb 108:09 AM9:00 PM-2:38 PM(60.3°)226,5455.0%
Feb 119:16 AM9:41 PM-3:32 PM(55.5°)226,48511.7%
Feb 1210:23 AM10:22 PM-4:25 PM(50.7°)227,24120.7%
Feb 1311:29 AM11:03 PM-5:19 PM(46.3°)228,64731.3%
* 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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