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Moon: 15.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 3, 2016 at 10:45:17 am


Sunrise Today: 7:24 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:17 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:28 am 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 9:07 pm 249° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 53 minutes (-56s)

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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 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

10:45 am

Altitude

28.0°

Heading

155° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 53m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: -56s

Winter: +8m 23s

Summer: -4h 40m

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 – 5:53 am
Astro. Twilight5:53 am – 6:24 am
Nautical Twilight6:24 am – 6:55 am
Civil Twilight6:55 am – 7:24 am
Daylight7:24 am – 5:17 pm
Civil Twilight5:17 pm – 5:45 pm
Nautical Twilight5:45 pm – 6:17 pm
Astro. Twilight6:17 pm – 6:47 pm
Night6:47 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Asheville - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 37:24 am5:17 pm9:53:18−0:5612:20 pm (32.2°)91.622
Dec 47:24 am5:17 pm9:52:24−0:5412:21 pm (32.1°)91.608
Dec 57:25 am5:17 pm9:51:33−0:5112:21 pm (31.9°)91.594
Dec 67:26 am5:17 pm9:50:45−0:4812:22 pm (31.8°)91.581
Dec 77:27 am5:17 pm9:49:59−0:4512:22 pm (31.7°)91.568
Dec 87:28 am5:17 pm9:49:17−0:4212:22 pm (31.6°)91.555
Dec 97:28 am5:17 pm9:48:38−0:3912:23 pm (31.5°)91.543
* All times are local time for Asheville. 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

10:45 am

Altitude

2.6°

Heading

114° SE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

15.4%

Moon in Asheville - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 310:28 am9:07 pm-3:46 pm(36.6°)245,63116.9%
Dec 411:11 am10:04 pm-4:35 pm(38.9°)243,07325.4%
Dec 511:50 am11:03 pm-5:24 pm(42.0°)240,13835.1%
Dec 612:28 pm--6:13 pm(45.8°)236,89945.7%
Dec 7-12:04 am1:05 pm7:02 pm(50.1°)233,49456.9%
Dec 8-1:07 am1:41 pm7:53 pm(54.8°)230,13068.1%
Dec 9-2:11 am2:19 pm8:45 pm(59.6°)227,07778.6%
* All times are local time for Asheville. 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, Sat, Dec 3, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 9:01 amSat 6:26 pmSat 1:44 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 10:39 amSat 8:22 pmSat 3:30 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:49 amSat 10:16 pmSat 5:02 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 2:59 amSat 2:30 pmSat 8:44 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 7:50 amSat 5:43 pmSat 12:47 pmNot visible
UranusSat 2:31 pmSun 3:18 amSat 8:55 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 12:46 pmSat 11:58 pmSat 6:22 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Asheville.

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