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Moon: 0.1%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Nov 22, 2014 at 5:48:22 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:44 AM 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:17 PM 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 6:36 AM 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:46 PM 246° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 33 minutes (-1m 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

5:48 AM

Altitude

-10.0°

Heading

108° E

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length
9h 33m 22s

-1m 51s 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 – 5:05 AM
Astro. Twilight5:05 AM – 5:38 AM
Nautical Twilight5:38 AM – 6:13 AM
Civil Twilight6:13 AM – 6:44 AM
Daylight6:44 AM – 4:17 PM
Civil Twilight4:17 PM – 4:48 PM
Nautical Twilight4:48 PM – 5:22 PM
Astro. Twilight5:22 PM – 5:56 PM
Night5:56 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
NovSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Nov 226:44 AM4:17 PM9:33:22−1:5111:30 AM (27.5°)91.816
Nov 236:45 AM4:16 PM9:31:33−1:4811:31 AM (27.3°)91.798
Nov 246:46 AM4:16 PM9:29:47−1:4511:31 AM (27.1°)91.780
Nov 256:47 AM4:15 PM9:28:04−1:4211:31 AM (26.9°)91.763
Nov 266:48 AM4:15 PM9:26:25−1:3911:32 AM (26.7°)91.745
Nov 276:49 AM4:14 PM9:24:48−1:3611:32 AM (26.5°)91.728
Nov 286:50 AM4:14 PM9:23:14−1:3311:32 AM (26.3°)91.711
* 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

5:48 AM

Altitude

-8.5°

Heading

106° E

Phase

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.1%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
NovMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Nov 226:36 AM4:46 PM-11:42 AM(29.6°)235,8930.1%
Nov 237:37 AM5:37 PM-12:38 PM(28.3°)233,6611.9%
Nov 248:36 AM6:35 PM-1:35 PM(28.2°)231,9246.4%
Nov 259:29 AM7:38 PM-2:32 PM(29.3°)230,72613.3%
Nov 2610:17 AM8:45 PM-3:28 PM(31.6°)230,04722.3%
Nov 2711:00 AM9:54 PM-4:23 PM(34.8°)229,82332.9%
Nov 2811:38 AM11:03 PM-5:17 PM(38.8°)229,97844.5%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Boston time.

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