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Moon: 96.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 3, 2015 at 9:06:16 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:51 AM 98° East
Sunset Today: 6:30 PM 262° West


Moonrise Today: 5:03 PM 77° East
Moonset Today: 3:43 AM 285° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 38 minutes (-1m 46s)

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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

9:06 PM

Altitude

-33.0°

Heading

238° SW

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 38m 58s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 46s

Winter: -1h 23m

Summer: +2h 24m

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 – 4:29 AM
Astro. Twilight4:29 AM – 4:58 AM
Nautical Twilight4:58 AM – 5:26 AM
Civil Twilight5:26 AM – 5:51 AM
Daylight5:51 AM – 6:30 PM
Civil Twilight6:30 PM – 6:54 PM
Nautical Twilight6:54 PM – 7:22 PM
Astro. Twilight7:22 PM – 7:51 PM
Night7:51 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Pietermaritzburg - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 35:51 AM6:30 PM12:38:58−1:4612:10 PM (67.3°)92.144
Mar 45:51 AM6:28 PM12:37:11−1:4612:10 PM (66.9°)92.167
Mar 55:52 AM6:27 PM12:35:24−1:4712:10 PM (66.5°)92.190
Mar 65:53 AM6:26 PM12:33:36−1:4712:10 PM (66.1°)92.214
Mar 75:53 AM6:25 PM12:31:49−1:4712:09 PM (65.7°)92.237
Mar 85:54 AM6:24 PM12:30:01−1:4712:09 PM (65.4°)92.262
Mar 95:55 AM6:23 PM12:28:14−1:4712:09 PM (65.0°)92.286
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2112:45 AM
June SolsticeJun 216:38 PM
September EquinoxSep 2310:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 226:48 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

9:06 PM

Altitude

42.9°

Heading

34° NE

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

96.5%

Moon in Pietermaritzburg - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 3-3:43 AM5:03 PM10:47 PM(49.2°)252,11096.8%
Mar 4-4:35 AM5:39 PM11:31 PM(52.6°)252,50399.3%
Mar 5-5:27 AM6:13 PM---
Mar 6-6:18 AM6:47 PM12:13 AM(56.2°)252,46199.9%
Mar 7-7:09 AM7:20 PM12:56 AM(60.1°)251,99998.7%
Mar 8-8:01 AM7:55 PM1:38 AM(63.9°)251,10995.6%
Mar 9-8:54 AM8:31 PM2:22 AM(67.5°)249,76890.8%
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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