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Moon: 0.0%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Sep 30, 2016 at 8:38:26 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:41 AM 93° East
Sunset Today: 6:32 PM 267° West


Moonrise Today: 6:16 AM 89° East
Moonset Today: 6:36 PM 269° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 51 minutes (-2m 3s)

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Today's Sun Position in Birmingham

The Sun's altitude in Birmingham 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

8:38 PM

Altitude

-26.9°

Heading

285° W

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 51m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 3s

Winter: +1h 55m

Summer: -2h 31m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Birmingham Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Birmingham 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 – 5:19 AM
Astro. Twilight5:19 AM – 5:48 AM
Nautical Twilight5:48 AM – 6:16 AM
Civil Twilight6:16 AM – 6:41 AM
Daylight6:41 AM – 6:32 PM
Civil Twilight6:32 PM – 6:57 PM
Nautical Twilight6:57 PM – 7:26 PM
Astro. Twilight7:26 PM – 7:55 PM
Night7:55 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Birmingham - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 306:41 AM6:32 PM11:51:02−2:0312:37 PM (53.3°)93.072
Oct 16:42 AM6:31 PM11:48:58−2:0312:37 PM (52.9°)93.045
Oct 26:43 AM6:30 PM11:46:55−2:0312:36 PM (52.6°)93.019
Oct 36:43 AM6:28 PM11:44:52−2:0312:36 PM (52.2°)92.992
Oct 46:44 AM6:27 PM11:42:49−2:0212:36 PM (51.8°)92.965
Oct 56:45 AM6:26 PM11:40:46−2:0212:35 PM (51.4°)92.937
Oct 66:46 AM6:24 PM11:38:44−2:0212:35 PM (51.0°)92.910
* All times are local time for Birmingham. 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 1911:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 205:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 229:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 214:44 AM
* All times are local Birmingham time.

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Today's Moon in Birmingham

The Moon's path in Birmingham 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

8:38 PM

Altitude

-25.4°

Heading

286° W

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.0%

Moon in Birmingham - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 306:16 AM6:36 PM-12:29 PM(55.9°)249,1120.1%
Oct 17:10 AM7:09 PM-1:12 PM(51.9°)250,5380.6%
Oct 28:04 AM7:42 PM-1:55 PM(48.1°)251,6043.0%
Oct 38:57 AM8:16 PM-2:39 PM(44.7°)252,2227.2%
Oct 49:50 AM8:53 PM-3:23 PM(41.8°)252,29213.1%
Oct 510:42 AM9:33 PM-4:09 PM(39.6°)251,72020.3%
Oct 611:34 AM10:15 PM-4:55 PM(38.0°)250,43128.7%
* All times are local time for Birmingham. 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 Birmingham This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Sep 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:19 AMSat 5:51 PMSat 11:35 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 9:11 AMSat 7:55 PMSat 2:33 PMFairly good visibility
MarsFri 1:29 PMFri 11:06 PMFri 6:17 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 6:23 AMSat 6:23 PMSat 12:23 PMVery difficult to see
SaturnFri 11:44 AMFri 9:52 PMFri 4:48 PMAverage visiblity
UranusSat 7:04 PMSun 7:52 AMSun 1:28 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 5:14 PMSat 4:32 AMFri 10:53 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Birmingham.

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