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Flag for U.S.A. Boston, MA, U.S.A. — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 2.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 6, 2016 at 11:18:34 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:53 AM 111° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:04 PM 250° West


Moonrise Today: 5:06 AM 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 3:15 PM 247° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 11 minutes (+2m 27s)

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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

11:18 PM

Altitude

-61.8°

Heading

339° N

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 11m 22s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 27s

Winter: +1h 6m

Summer: -5h 5m

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 – 5:17 AM
Astro. Twilight5:17 AM – 5:50 AM
Nautical Twilight5:50 AM – 6:23 AM
Civil Twilight6:23 AM – 6:53 AM
Daylight6:53 AM – 5:04 PM
Civil Twilight5:04 PM – 5:34 PM
Nautical Twilight5:34 PM – 6:07 PM
Astro. Twilight6:07 PM – 6:40 PM
Night6:40 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 66:53 AM5:04 PM10:11:22+2:2711:58 AM (32.0°)91.665
Feb 76:52 AM5:06 PM10:13:51+2:2911:58 AM (32.3°)91.681
Feb 86:50 AM5:07 PM10:16:22+2:3011:58 AM (32.7°)91.696
Feb 96:49 AM5:08 PM10:18:54+2:3111:58 AM (33.0°)91.712
Feb 106:48 AM5:09 PM10:21:27+2:3311:58 AM (33.3°)91.728
Feb 116:47 AM5:11 PM10:24:01+2:3411:58 AM (33.6°)91.744
Feb 126:45 AM5:12 PM10:26:37+2:3511:58 AM (34.0°)91.761
* All times are local time for Boston. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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

11:18 PM

Altitude

-63.0°

Heading

21° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.8%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 65:06 AM3:15 PM-10:09 AM(29.6°)234,4815.2%
Feb 75:53 AM4:21 PM-11:05 AM(31.7°)231,3531.3%
Feb 86:37 AM5:30 PM-12:00 PM(34.8°)228,8570.1%
Feb 97:17 AM6:41 PM-12:55 PM(38.8°)227,1911.8%
Feb 107:54 AM7:53 PM-1:49 PM(43.4°)226,4476.5%
Feb 118:30 AM9:04 PM-2:43 PM(48.2°)226,60213.8%
Feb 129:06 AM10:16 PM-3:36 PM(52.9°)227,53723.2%
* All times are local time for Boston. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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