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

Moon: 21.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Aug 30, 2014 at 9:15:25 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:07 AM 77° East
Sunset Today: 7:22 PM 283° West


Moonrise Today: 10:58 AM 106° East
Moonset Today: 9:47 PM 252° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 14 minutes (-2m 43s)

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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

9:15 AM

Altitude

33.6°

Heading

111° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length
13h 14m 20s

-2m 43s 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 – 4:27 AM
Astro. Twilight4:27 AM – 5:03 AM
Nautical Twilight5:03 AM – 5:38 AM
Civil Twilight5:38 AM – 6:07 AM
Daylight6:07 AM – 7:22 PM
Civil Twilight7:22 PM – 7:51 PM
Nautical Twilight7:51 PM – 8:25 PM
Astro. Twilight8:25 PM – 9:02 PM
Night9:02 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 306:07 AM7:22 PM13:14:20−2:4312:45 PM (56.5°)93.854
Aug 316:08 AM7:20 PM13:11:36−2:4312:45 PM (56.1°)93.832
Sep 16:09 AM7:18 PM13:08:51−2:4412:44 PM (55.8°)93.810
Sep 26:10 AM7:17 PM13:06:06−2:4412:44 PM (55.4°)93.787
Sep 36:11 AM7:15 PM13:03:21−2:4512:44 PM (55.0°)93.764
Sep 46:13 AM7:13 PM13:00:35−2:4512:43 PM (54.7°)93.741
Sep 56:14 AM7:11 PM12:57:49−2:4612:43 PM (54.3°)93.717
* 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

9:15 AM

Altitude

-18.5°

Heading

89° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent Illuminated

21.5%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 3010:58 AM9:47 PM-4:25 PM(34.6°)243,83324.1%
Aug 3111:59 AM10:25 PM-5:14 PM(31.7°)240,91633.6%
Sep 11:00 PM11:08 PM-6:05 PM(29.5°)237,66944.3%
Sep 22:00 PM11:59 PM-7:00 PM(28.3°)234,22355.5%
Sep 32:57 PM--7:56 PM(28.2°)230,77966.8%
Sep 4-12:56 AM3:51 PM8:54 PM(29.3°)227,60877.5%
Sep 5-2:01 AM4:40 PM9:53 PM(31.7°)225,01986.9%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Boston time.

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