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

Moon: 46.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 25, 2015 at 4:18:05 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:14 AM 60° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:08 PM 300° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:24 PM 80° East
Moonset Today: 1:04 AM 282° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 54 minutes (+1m 38s)

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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

4:18 AM

Altitude

-9.4°

Heading

50° NE

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

14h 54m 3s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 38s

Winter: +5h 49m

Summer: -23m 2s

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 – 3:10 AM
Astro. Twilight3:10 AM – 3:59 AM
Nautical Twilight3:59 AM – 4:41 AM
Civil Twilight4:41 AM – 5:14 AM
Daylight5:14 AM – 8:08 PM
Civil Twilight8:08 PM – 8:42 PM
Nautical Twilight8:42 PM – 9:24 PM
Astro. Twilight9:24 PM – 10:13 PM
Night10:13 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 255:14 AM8:08 PM14:54:03+1:3812:41 PM (68.6°)94.151
May 265:14 AM8:09 PM14:55:39+1:3612:41 PM (68.8°)94.167
May 275:13 AM8:10 PM14:57:12+1:3212:41 PM (69.0°)94.183
May 285:12 AM8:11 PM14:58:42+1:2912:41 PM (69.1°)94.198
May 295:12 AM8:12 PM15:00:09+1:2612:42 PM (69.3°)94.214
May 305:11 AM8:13 PM15:01:32+1:2312:42 PM (69.4°)94.228
May 315:11 AM8:14 PM15:02:53+1:2012:42 PM (69.6°)94.243
* 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 206:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 2112:39 PM
September EquinoxSep 234:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:49 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

4:18 AM

Altitude

-30.9°

Heading

320° NW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

46.5%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
May 25-1:04 AM12:24 PM7:02 PM(53.6°)250,81852.4%
May 26-1:33 AM1:21 PM7:45 PM(49.8°)251,18462.0%
May 27-2:02 AM2:18 PM8:27 PM(45.9°)250,72971.2%
May 28-2:30 AM3:15 PM9:10 PM(42.0°)249,52879.6%
May 29-2:58 AM4:13 PM9:54 PM(38.3°)247,70787.0%
May 30-3:29 AM5:12 PM10:40 PM(34.9°)245,43493.1%
May 31-4:03 AM6:12 PM11:29 PM(32.0°)242,89897.3%
* 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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