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Moon: 43.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 27, 2016 at 9:37:25 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:32 AM 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:09 PM 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:13 AM 77° East
Moonset Today: 2:03 PM 286° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 36 minutes (-2m)

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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

9:37 AM

Altitude

43.2°

Heading

104° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 36m 23s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m

Winter: +5h 31m

Summer: -40m 41s

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 – 3:34 AM
Astro. Twilight3:34 AM – 4:19 AM
Nautical Twilight4:19 AM – 5:00 AM
Civil Twilight5:00 AM – 5:32 AM
Daylight5:32 AM – 8:09 PM
Civil Twilight8:09 PM – 8:41 PM
Nautical Twilight8:41 PM – 9:21 PM
Astro. Twilight9:21 PM – 10:07 PM
Night10:07 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 275:32 AM8:09 PM14:36:23−2:0012:51 PM (66.6°)94.394
Jul 285:33 AM8:08 PM14:34:21−2:0212:51 PM (66.4°)94.384
Jul 295:34 AM8:06 PM14:32:16−2:0412:51 PM (66.2°)94.374
Jul 305:35 AM8:05 PM14:30:10−2:0612:51 PM (65.9°)94.364
Jul 315:36 AM8:04 PM14:28:01−2:0812:51 PM (65.7°)94.353
Aug 15:37 AM8:03 PM14:25:51−2:1012:50 PM (65.4°)94.341
Aug 25:38 AM8:02 PM14:23:39−2:1212:50 PM (65.2°)94.329
* 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 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 206:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 2210:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 215:44 AM
* 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 2016 Moon Phases

9:37 AM

Altitude

44.7°

Heading

237° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

43.1%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 2712:13 AM2:03 PM-7:04 AM(58.2°)229,69844.3%
Jul 2812:53 AM3:12 PM-7:58 AM(61.7°)229,87132.7%
Jul 291:37 AM4:17 PM-8:55 AM(64.2°)230,43322.1%
Jul 302:27 AM5:19 PM-9:52 AM(65.6°)231,42713.1%
Jul 313:22 AM6:15 PM-10:49 AM(65.7°)232,8856.2%
Aug 14:21 AM7:04 PM-11:45 AM(64.6°)234,8041.9%
Aug 25:24 AM7:47 PM-12:39 PM(62.5°)237,1270.1%
* 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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Planets Visible in the Sky in Boston This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jul 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:14 AMWed 9:09 PMWed 2:12 PMAverage visiblity
VenusWed 6:42 AMWed 8:54 PMWed 1:49 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 3:26 PMThu 12:34 AMWed 8:00 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 9:32 AMWed 10:09 PMWed 3:50 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 4:10 PMThu 1:38 AMWed 8:54 PMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 11:19 PMWed 12:29 PMWed 5:54 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 9:39 PMThu 8:45 AMThu 3:12 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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