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Moon: 54.3%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 26, 2016 at 4:18:13 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:43 AM 67° East
Sunset Today: 6:03 PM 293° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:01 AM 84° East
Moonset Today: 11:53 AM 278° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 19 minutes (+1m 21s)

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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

4:18 PM

Altitude

17.8°

Heading

309° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 19m 50s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 21s

Winter: +26m 14s

Summer: -4h 5m

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 – 6:16 AM
Astro. Twilight6:16 AM – 6:46 AM
Nautical Twilight6:46 AM – 7:16 AM
Civil Twilight7:16 AM – 7:43 AM
Daylight7:43 AM – 6:03 PM
Civil Twilight6:03 PM – 6:30 PM
Nautical Twilight6:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Astro. Twilight7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Night7:30 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 267:43 AM6:03 PM10:19:50+1:2112:53 PM (36.8°)94.405
Jul 277:42 AM6:04 PM10:21:13+1:2312:53 PM (37.0°)94.396
Jul 287:42 AM6:04 PM10:22:38+1:2412:53 PM (37.3°)94.387
Jul 297:41 AM6:05 PM10:24:05+1:2612:53 PM (37.5°)94.377
Jul 307:40 AM6:06 PM10:25:33+1:2712:53 PM (37.8°)94.367
Jul 317:39 AM6:06 PM10:27:02+1:2912:53 PM (38.0°)94.356
Aug 17:38 AM6:07 PM10:28:33+1:3012:53 PM (38.3°)94.344
* 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

4:18 PM

Altitude

-52.0°

Heading

234° SW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

54.3%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 2612:01 AM11:53 AM-6:00 AM(49.5°)229,97659.2%
Jul 271:06 AM12:34 PM-6:53 AM(45.3°)229,71047.3%
Jul 282:11 AM1:19 PM-7:47 AM(41.6°)229,79335.5%
Jul 293:15 AM2:07 PM-8:43 AM(38.9°)230,25424.6%
Jul 304:18 AM3:00 PM-9:40 AM(37.2°)231,13715.1%
Jul 315:18 AM3:56 PM-10:37 AM(36.8°)232,4797.7%
Aug 16:12 AM4:56 PM-11:33 AM(37.6°)234,2862.7%
* 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, Jul 26, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:50 AMTue 7:34 PMTue 2:12 PMAverage visiblity
VenusTue 8:34 AMTue 7:06 PMTue 1:50 PMFairly good visibility
MarsTue 12:59 PMWed 3:12 AMTue 8:05 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 10:07 AMTue 9:46 PMTue 3:57 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 2:02 PMWed 4:01 AMTue 9:01 PMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 12:19 AMWed 11:35 AMWed 5:57 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 8:56 PMWed 9:42 AMWed 3:19 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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