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

Moon: 0.4%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Jul 26, 2014 at 7:48:33 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:31 AM 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:10 PM 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:22 AM 68° East
Moonset Today: 7:41 PM 290° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 39 minutes (-1m 56s)

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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

7:48 AM

Altitude

23.7°

Heading

85° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length
14h 39m 23s

-1m 56s 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 – 3:31 AM
Astro. Twilight3:31 AM – 4:18 AM
Nautical Twilight4:18 AM – 4:58 AM
Civil Twilight4:58 AM – 5:31 AM
Daylight5:31 AM – 8:10 PM
Civil Twilight8:10 PM – 8:42 PM
Nautical Twilight8:42 PM – 9:23 PM
Astro. Twilight9:23 PM – 10:09 PM
Night10:09 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 265:31 AM8:10 PM14:39:23−1:5612:51 PM (67.0°)94.411
Jul 275:32 AM8:09 PM14:37:24−1:5812:51 PM (66.8°)94.402
Jul 285:33 AM8:08 PM14:35:23−2:0112:51 PM (66.5°)94.392
Jul 295:34 AM8:07 PM14:33:20−2:0312:51 PM (66.3°)94.381
Jul 305:35 AM8:06 PM14:31:14−2:0512:51 PM (66.1°)94.370
Jul 315:36 AM8:05 PM14:29:07−2:0712:51 PM (65.8°)94.358
Aug 15:37 AM8:04 PM14:26:57−2:0912:51 PM (65.6°)94.346
* 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

7:48 AM

Altitude

25.0°

Heading

92° E

Phase

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.4%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Jul 265:22 AM7:41 PM-12:35 PM(61.9°)252,1820.2%
Jul 276:18 AM8:14 PM-1:20 PM(59.1°)252,5940.7%
Jul 287:15 AM8:45 PM-2:03 PM(55.9°)252,5543.1%
Jul 298:12 AM9:13 PM-2:46 PM(52.2°)252,0177.2%
Jul 309:09 AM9:41 PM-3:29 PM(48.3°)250,93113.0%
Jul 3110:06 AM10:09 PM-4:11 PM(44.4°)249,25120.3%
Aug 111:05 AM10:38 PM-4:55 PM(40.4°)246,95928.9%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Boston time.

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