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Moon: 0.2%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: May 6, 2016 at 7:08:24 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:33 AM 69° East
Sunset Today: 8:21 PM 292° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 6:39 AM 76° East
Moonset Today: 8:22 PM 286° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 48 minutes (+1m 48s)

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Today's Sun Position in Asheville

The Sun's altitude in Asheville 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

7:08 PM

Altitude

13.4°

Heading

281° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 48m 34s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 48s

Winter: +4h 3m

Summer: -45m 35s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Asheville Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Asheville 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 – 4:56 AM
Astro. Twilight4:56 AM – 5:32 AM
Nautical Twilight5:32 AM – 6:05 AM
Civil Twilight6:05 AM – 6:33 AM
Daylight6:33 AM – 8:21 PM
Civil Twilight8:21 PM – 8:49 PM
Nautical Twilight8:49 PM – 9:23 PM
Astro. Twilight9:23 PM – 9:58 PM
Night9:58 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Asheville - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 66:33 AM8:21 PM13:48:34+1:481:27 PM (71.2°)93.797
May 76:32 AM8:22 PM13:50:21+1:461:27 PM (71.5°)93.820
May 86:31 AM8:23 PM13:52:07+1:451:27 PM (71.7°)93.841
May 96:30 AM8:24 PM13:53:51+1:441:27 PM (72.0°)93.863
May 106:29 AM8:25 PM13:55:33+1:421:27 PM (72.3°)93.884
May 116:28 AM8:25 PM13:57:14+1:401:27 PM (72.5°)93.904
May 126:27 AM8:26 PM13:58:53+1:391:27 PM (72.8°)93.924
* All times are local time for Asheville. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 206:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 2210:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 215:44 AM
* All times are local Asheville time.

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Today's Moon in Asheville

The Moon's path in Asheville 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

7:08 PM

Altitude

13.2°

Heading

276° W

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.2%

Moon in Asheville - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 66:39 AM8:22 PM-1:27 PM(66.4°)222,5250.1%
May 77:27 AM9:31 PM-2:26 PM(69.7°)223,8341.6%
May 88:19 AM10:37 PM-3:26 PM(71.8°)226,2836.1%
May 99:14 AM11:37 PM-4:25 PM(72.6°)229,60413.1%
May 1010:13 AM--5:23 PM(72.0°)233,45122.0%
May 11-12:30 AM11:12 AM6:17 PM(70.4°)237,46332.1%
May 12-1:17 AM12:11 PM7:08 PM(67.8°)241,31642.5%
* All times are local time for Asheville. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Asheville This Coming Night

PlanetRiseSetMeridian
MercuryFri 6:46 AMFri 8:41 PMFri 1:44 PM
VenusFri 6:14 AMFri 7:37 PMFri 12:55 PM
MarsFri 9:51 PMSat 7:42 AMSat 2:46 AM
JupiterFri 3:05 PMSat 3:54 AMFri 9:29 PM
SaturnFri 10:25 PMSat 8:23 AMSat 3:24 AM
UranusSat 5:24 AMSat 6:14 PMSat 11:49 AM
NeptuneSat 3:42 AMSat 3:00 PMSat 9:21 AM
PlutoSat 12:43 AMSat 10:41 AMSat 5:42 AM
* All times are local time for Asheville.

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