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

Moon: 15.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 21, 2014 at 4:44:40 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:58 AM 73° East
Sunset Today: 7:36 PM 287° West


Moonrise Today: 2:24 AM 65° East
Moonset Today: 5:05 PM 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 38 minutes (-2m 36s)

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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

4:44 AM

Altitude

-13.0°

Heading

60° NE

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length
13h 38m 27s

-2m 36s shorter

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 – 4:13 AM
Astro. Twilight4:13 AM – 4:52 AM
Nautical Twilight4:52 AM – 5:28 AM
Civil Twilight5:28 AM – 5:58 AM
Daylight5:58 AM – 7:36 PM
Civil Twilight7:36 PM – 8:06 PM
Nautical Twilight8:06 PM – 8:42 PM
Astro. Twilight8:42 PM – 9:20 PM
Night9:20 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 215:58 AM7:36 PM13:38:27−2:3612:47 PM (59.6°)94.037
Aug 225:59 AM7:35 PM13:35:49−2:3712:47 PM (59.3°)94.019
Aug 236:00 AM7:33 PM13:33:10−2:3812:47 PM (59.0°)94.000
Aug 246:01 AM7:31 PM13:30:31−2:3912:47 PM (58.6°)93.980
Aug 256:02 AM7:30 PM13:27:51−2:4012:46 PM (58.3°)93.960
Aug 266:03 AM7:28 PM13:25:10−2:4012:46 PM (57.9°)93.940
Aug 276:04 AM7:27 PM13:22:28−2:4112:46 PM (57.6°)93.919
* All times are in local Boston time.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 216:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 2210:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 216:03 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 2014 Moon Phases

4:44 AM

Altitude

23.8°

Heading

88° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

15.6%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 212:24 AM5:05 PM-9:46 AM(64.3°)250,87814.2%
Aug 223:17 AM5:42 PM-10:33 AM(62.5°)251,9938.1%
Aug 234:13 AM6:17 PM-11:18 AM(60.1°)252,5433.6%
Aug 245:09 AM6:48 PM-12:02 PM(57.0°)252,5840.9%
Aug 256:06 AM7:17 PM-12:45 PM(53.5°)252,1720.1%
Aug 267:03 AM7:45 PM-1:28 PM(49.7°)251,3391.2%
Aug 278:01 AM8:13 PM-2:11 PM(45.7°)250,0974.3%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Boston time.

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