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

Moon: 23.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 12, 2016 at 3:51:49 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:45 AM 108° East
Sunset Today: 5:12 PM 252° West


Moonrise Today: 9:06 AM 84° East
Moonset Today: 10:16 PM 279° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 26 minutes (+2m 35s)

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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

3:51 PM

Altitude

12.6°

Heading

238° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 26m 37s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 35s

Winter: +1h 22m

Summer: -4h 50m

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 – 5:11 AM
Astro. Twilight5:11 AM – 5:43 AM
Nautical Twilight5:43 AM – 6:16 AM
Civil Twilight6:16 AM – 6:45 AM
Daylight6:45 AM – 5:12 PM
Civil Twilight5:12 PM – 5:41 PM
Nautical Twilight5:41 PM – 6:14 PM
Astro. Twilight6:14 PM – 6:47 PM
Night6:47 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 126:45 AM5:12 PM10:26:37+2:3511:58 AM (34.0°)91.761
Feb 136:44 AM5:13 PM10:29:14+2:3611:58 AM (34.3°)91.778
Feb 146:43 AM5:15 PM10:31:52+2:3711:58 AM (34.6°)91.795
Feb 156:41 AM5:16 PM10:34:31+2:3811:58 AM (35.0°)91.813
Feb 166:40 AM5:17 PM10:37:11+2:3911:58 AM (35.3°)91.830
Feb 176:39 AM5:18 PM10:39:52+2:4011:58 AM (35.7°)91.849
Feb 186:37 AM5:20 PM10:42:34+2:4111:58 AM (36.0°)91.867
* 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

3:51 PM

Altitude

52.8°

Heading

186° S

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

23.3%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 129:06 AM10:16 PM-3:36 PM(52.9°)227,53723.2%
Feb 139:43 AM11:25 PM-4:30 PM(57.2°)229,07434.1%
Feb 1410:22 AM--5:24 PM(60.7°)231,01945.7%
Feb 15-12:33 AM11:05 AM6:19 PM(63.4°)233,19357.3%
Feb 16-1:38 AM11:52 AM7:13 PM(65.0°)235,46368.3%
Feb 17-2:38 AM12:43 PM8:08 PM(65.5°)237,73878.2%
Feb 18-3:33 AM1:37 PM9:01 PM(64.9°)239,97486.5%
* All times are local time for Boston. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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