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Moon: 63.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Nov 1, 2014 at 2:14:58 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:18 AM 109° East
Sunset Today: 5:38 PM 251° West


Moonrise Today: 2:36 PM 100° East
Moonset Today: 1:02 AM 257° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 20 minutes (-2m 31s)

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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

2:14 AM

Altitude

-53.6°

Heading

48° NE

Phase

Night

Day length
10h 20m 1s

-2m 31s 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 – 5:42 AM
Astro. Twilight5:42 AM – 6:15 AM
Nautical Twilight6:15 AM – 6:48 AM
Civil Twilight6:48 AM – 7:18 AM
Daylight7:18 AM – 5:38 PM
Civil Twilight5:38 PM – 6:07 PM
Nautical Twilight6:07 PM – 6:40 PM
Astro. Twilight6:40 PM – 7:13 PM
Night7:13 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
NovSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Nov 17:18 AM5:38 PM10:20:01−2:3112:28 PM (33.1°)92.260
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Nov 26:19 AM4:36 PM10:17:30−2:3011:28 AM (32.8°)92.236
Nov 36:20 AM4:35 PM10:15:01−2:2911:28 AM (32.5°)92.212
Nov 46:21 AM4:34 PM10:12:33−2:2711:28 AM (32.2°)92.188
Nov 56:23 AM4:33 PM10:10:07−2:2611:28 AM (31.9°)92.165
Nov 66:24 AM4:31 PM10:07:42−2:2411:28 AM (31.6°)92.141
Nov 76:25 AM4:30 PM10:05:18−2:2311:28 AM (31.3°)92.119
* All times are in local Boston time.

Note that Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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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

2:14 AM

Altitude

-13.8°

Heading

269° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent Illuminated

63.1%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
NovMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Nov 1-1:02 AM2:36 PM8:20 PM(40.3°)228,86571.3%
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Nov 2-1:12 AM2:11 PM8:12 PM(44.9°)228,60481.4%
Nov 3-2:22 AM2:46 PM9:05 PM(49.6°)228,92989.8%
Nov 4-3:33 AM3:21 PM9:57 PM(54.1°)229,92695.8%
Nov 5-4:43 AM3:58 PM10:51 PM(58.2°)231,61899.2%
Nov 6-5:52 AM4:37 PM11:44 PM(61.5°)233,94999.9%
Nov 7-6:58 AM5:20 PM---
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Boston time.

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