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

Moon: 72.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 29, 2015 at 1:00:34 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:32 AM 85° East
Sunset Today: 7:06 PM 276° West


Moonrise Today: 1:53 PM 71° East
Moonset Today: 3:23 AM 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 34 minutes (+2m 51s)

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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

1:00 PM

Altitude

51.0°

Heading

185° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 34m

Change since

yesterday: +2m 51s

Winter: +3h 29m

Summer: -2h 43m

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 – 4:57 AM
Astro. Twilight4:57 AM – 5:31 AM
Nautical Twilight5:31 AM – 6:04 AM
Civil Twilight6:04 AM – 6:32 AM
Daylight6:32 AM – 7:06 PM
Civil Twilight7:06 PM – 7:35 PM
Nautical Twilight7:35 PM – 8:08 PM
Astro. Twilight8:08 PM – 8:43 PM
Night8:43 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 296:32 AM7:06 PM12:34:00+2:5112:49 PM (51.1°)92.803
Mar 306:31 AM7:08 PM12:36:51+2:5112:49 PM (51.5°)92.829
Mar 316:29 AM7:09 PM12:39:43+2:5112:48 PM (51.9°)92.855
Apr 16:27 AM7:10 PM12:42:34+2:5012:48 PM (52.3°)92.881
Apr 26:25 AM7:11 PM12:45:24+2:5012:48 PM (52.6°)92.908
Apr 36:24 AM7:12 PM12:48:15+2:5012:48 PM (53.0°)92.934
Apr 46:22 AM7:13 PM12:51:05+2:5012:47 PM (53.4°)92.961
* All times are local time for Boston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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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

1:00 PM

Altitude

-9.2°

Heading

62° NE

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

72.7%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 29-3:23 AM1:53 PM8:59 PM(60.1°)250,45675.5%
Mar 30-3:58 AM2:50 PM9:44 PM(57.2°)251,68783.3%
Mar 31-4:30 AM3:46 PM10:27 PM(53.9°)252,24489.9%
Apr 1-5:00 AM4:43 PM11:09 PM(50.2°)252,20195.0%
Apr 2-5:29 AM5:39 PM11:52 PM(46.4°)251,64998.4%
Apr 3-5:57 AM6:37 PM---
Apr 4-6:26 AM7:34 PM12:35 AM(42.6°)250,67699.9%
* All times are local time for Boston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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