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

Moon: 40.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 6, 2016 at 12:23:42 pm


Sunrise Today: 4:51 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:49 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:50 am 102° East
Moonset Today: 11:57 pm 261° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 57 minutes (+40s)

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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 a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

12:23 pm

Altitude

79.6°

Heading

311° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 57m 58s

Change since

Yesterday: +40s

Winter: +3h 43m

Summer: -4m 57s

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 – 3:16 am
Astro. Twilight3:16 am – 3:51 am
Nautical Twilight3:51 am – 4:24 am
Civil Twilight4:24 am – 4:51 am
Daylight4:51 am – 6:49 pm
Civil Twilight6:49 pm – 7:16 pm
Nautical Twilight7:16 pm – 7:49 pm
Astro. Twilight7:49 pm – 8:24 pm
Night8:24 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Pietermaritzburg - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 64:51 am6:49 pm13:57:58+0:4011:50 am (83.0°)91.585
Dec 74:51 am6:50 pm13:58:36+0:3711:50 am (83.1°)91.572
Dec 84:51 am6:50 pm13:59:11+0:3511:51 am (83.2°)91.559
Dec 94:51 am6:51 pm13:59:44+0:3211:51 am (83.3°)91.547
Dec 104:51 am6:52 pm14:00:14+0:3011:51 am (83.4°)91.535
Dec 114:52 am6:52 pm14:00:42+0:2711:52 am (83.4°)91.524
Dec 124:52 am6:53 pm14:01:07+0:2511:52 am (83.5°)91.513
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg. 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 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 2016 Moon Phases

12:23 pm

Altitude

18.7°

Heading

91° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

40.1%

Moon in Pietermaritzburg - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 610:50 am11:57 pm-5:26 pm(69.3°)237,94142.3%
Dec 711:49 am--6:15 pm(65.1°)234,56953.4%
Dec 8-12:36 am12:49 pm7:05 pm(60.4°)231,16664.6%
Dec 9-1:16 am1:52 pm7:57 pm(55.6°)227,98375.5%
Dec 10-1:57 am2:56 pm8:51 pm(51.0°)225,32085.1%
Dec 11-2:40 am4:03 pm9:48 pm(46.8°)223,48792.8%
Dec 12-3:28 am5:11 pm10:47 pm(43.5°)222,74497.9%
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Pietermaritzburg This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Dec 6, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:10 amTue 8:24 pmTue 1:17 pmAverage visiblity
VenusTue 8:03 amTue 9:59 pmTue 3:01 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 9:48 amTue 11:08 pmTue 4:28 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 1:49 amTue 2:19 pmTue 8:04 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 5:12 amTue 7:00 pmTue 12:06 pmNot visible
UranusTue 2:28 pmWed 1:57 amTue 8:12 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 11:18 amWed 12:02 amTue 5:40 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg.

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