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Flag for U.S.A. Boston, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 43.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jan 26, 2015 at 9:28:04 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:04 AM 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:50 PM 245° West


Moonrise Today: 10:38 AM 77° East


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 46 minutes (+2m 6s)

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Today's Sun Position in Boston

The Sun's altitude in Boston 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

9:28 AM

Altitude

20.2°

Heading

143° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length
9h 46m 30s

+2m 6s longer

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Boston today

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Day, night and twilight times in Boston 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 – 5:26 AM
Astro. Twilight5:26 AM – 5:59 AM
Nautical Twilight5:59 AM – 6:33 AM
Civil Twilight6:33 AM – 7:04 AM
Daylight7:04 AM – 4:50 PM
Civil Twilight4:50 PM – 5:20 PM
Nautical Twilight5:20 PM – 5:54 PM
Astro. Twilight5:54 PM – 6:28 PM
Night6:28 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jan 267:04 AM4:50 PM9:46:30+2:0611:57 AM (29.0°)91.530
Jan 277:03 AM4:51 PM9:48:39+2:0811:57 AM (29.3°)91.540
Jan 287:02 AM4:53 PM9:50:50+2:1111:57 AM (29.5°)91.551
Jan 297:01 AM4:54 PM9:53:04+2:1311:57 AM (29.8°)91.562
Jan 307:00 AM4:55 PM9:55:19+2:1511:57 AM (30.1°)91.573
Jan 316:59 AM4:57 PM9:57:36+2:1711:58 AM (30.3°)91.585
Feb 16:58 AM4:58 PM9:59:55+2:1911:58 AM (30.6°)91.597
* All times are in local Boston time.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:45 PM
June SolsticeJun 2112:38 PM
September EquinoxSep 234:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:48 PM
* All times are local Boston time.

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Today's moon in Boston

The Moon's path in Boston 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 2015 Moon Phases

9:28 AM

Altitude

-12.5°

Heading

65° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent Illuminated

43.6%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Jan 2610:38 AM--5:28 PM(57.6°)233,91547.2%
Jan 27-12:26 AM11:15 AM6:19 PM(60.9°)237,08158.4%
Jan 28-1:30 AM11:56 AM7:11 PM(63.3°)240,08568.9%
Jan 29-2:30 AM12:40 PM8:02 PM(64.8°)242,82178.2%
Jan 30-3:27 AM1:27 PM8:53 PM(65.2°)245,23486.1%
Jan 31-4:18 AM2:19 PM9:43 PM(64.7°)247,30892.4%
Feb 1-5:04 AM3:13 PM10:31 PM(63.3°)249,04196.8%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Boston time.

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