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Moon: 91.3%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 24, 2016 at 5:33:48 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:19 AM 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:35 PM 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:00 PM 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:39 AM 247° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 16 minutes (+1m 16s)

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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

5:33 PM

Altitude

34.7°

Heading

272° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 16m 21s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 16s

Winter: +4h 31m

Summer: -17m 48s

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 – 4:36 AM
Astro. Twilight4:36 AM – 5:15 AM
Nautical Twilight5:15 AM – 5:50 AM
Civil Twilight5:50 AM – 6:19 AM
Daylight6:19 AM – 8:35 PM
Civil Twilight8:35 PM – 9:05 PM
Nautical Twilight9:05 PM – 9:40 PM
Astro. Twilight9:40 PM – 10:19 PM
Night10:19 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Asheville - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 246:19 AM8:35 PM14:16:21+1:161:27 PM (75.3°)94.148
May 256:19 AM8:36 PM14:17:35+1:131:27 PM (75.5°)94.165
May 266:18 AM8:37 PM14:18:47+1:111:27 PM (75.7°)94.182
May 276:18 AM8:38 PM14:19:56+1:091:27 PM (75.8°)94.198
May 286:17 AM8:38 PM14:21:02+1:061:28 PM (76.0°)94.215
May 296:17 AM8:39 PM14:22:07+1:041:28 PM (76.2°)94.231
May 306:16 AM8:40 PM14:23:09+1:011:28 PM (76.3°)94.246
* 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

5:33 PM

Altitude

-62.4°

Heading

59° NE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

91.3%

Moon in Asheville - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 24-8:39 AM11:00 PM3:25 AM(35.1°)246,32094.3%
May 25-9:32 AM11:47 PM4:15 AM(35.5°)244,17688.6%
May 26-10:28 AM-5:06 AM(36.8°)241,77281.1%
May 2712:32 AM11:27 AM-5:57 AM(39.1°)239,13472.0%
May 281:13 AM12:28 PM-6:48 AM(42.2°)236,31861.6%
May 291:53 AM1:31 PM-7:39 AM(46.1°)233,42050.4%
May 302:31 AM2:35 PM-8:30 AM(50.5°)230,59238.8%
* 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

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:32 AMTue 6:52 PMTue 12:12 PMVery difficult
VenusTue 6:10 AMTue 8:16 PMTue 1:13 PMSlightly difficult
MarsTue 8:15 PMWed 6:07 AMWed 1:11 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 1:56 PMWed 2:44 AMTue 8:20 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 9:08 PMWed 7:07 AMWed 2:08 AMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 4:15 AMWed 5:07 PMWed 10:41 AMDifficult
NeptuneWed 2:32 AMWed 1:50 PMWed 8:11 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Asheville.

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