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Moon: 99.9%

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Current Time: Jul 31, 2015 at 3:57:56 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:44 AM 69° East
Sunset Today: 5:26 PM 291° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:41 PM 106° East
Moonset Today: 6:20 AM 253° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 41 minutes (+1m 13s)

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Today's Sun Position in Pietermaritzburg

The Sun's altitude in Pietermaritzburg 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

3:57 PM

Altitude

16.3°

Heading

303° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 41m 35s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 13s

Winter: +26m 57s

Summer: -3h 21m

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Pietermaritzburg today

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Day, night and twilight times in Pietermaritzburg 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 – 5:22 AM
Astro. Twilight5:22 AM – 5:50 AM
Nautical Twilight5:50 AM – 6:19 AM
Civil Twilight6:19 AM – 6:44 AM
Daylight6:44 AM – 5:26 PM
Civil Twilight5:26 PM – 5:51 PM
Nautical Twilight5:51 PM – 6:20 PM
Astro. Twilight6:20 PM – 6:48 PM
Night6:48 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Pietermaritzburg - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 316:44 AM5:26 PM10:41:35+1:1312:05 PM (42.1°)94.359
Aug 16:44 AM5:26 PM10:42:50+1:1512:05 PM (42.4°)94.347
Aug 26:43 AM5:27 PM10:44:06+1:1612:05 PM (42.6°)94.336
Aug 36:42 AM5:28 PM10:45:24+1:1712:05 PM (42.9°)94.324
Aug 46:41 AM5:28 PM10:46:43+1:1812:05 PM (43.1°)94.312
Aug 56:41 AM5:29 PM10:48:03+1:1912:04 PM (43.4°)94.300
Aug 66:40 AM5:29 PM10:49:24+1:2112:04 PM (43.7°)94.287
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg. 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 Pietermaritzburg time.

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Today's moon in Pietermaritzburg

The Moon's path in Pietermaritzburg 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

3:57 PM

Altitude

-20.5°

Heading

120° SE

Phase

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Percent illuminated

99.9%

Moon in Pietermaritzburg - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Jul 31-6:20 AM5:41 PM---
Aug 1-7:09 AM6:47 PM12:27 AM(72.8°)226,07199.6%
Aug 2-7:55 AM7:53 PM1:24 AM(68.8°)225,11696.6%
Aug 3-8:39 AM8:59 PM2:19 AM(64.2°)225,18590.7%
Aug 4-9:22 AM10:04 PM3:13 AM(59.4°)226,18682.4%
Aug 5-10:04 AM11:07 PM4:07 AM(54.6°)227,93972.2%
Aug 6-10:47 AM-5:00 AM(50.3°)230,22260.9%
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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