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

Moon: 85.6%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 1, 2015 at 11:15:43 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:20 AM 100° East
Sunset Today: 5:34 PM 261° West


Moonrise Today: 2:03 PM 69° East
Moonset Today: 3:45 AM 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 13 minutes (+2m 49s)

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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

11:15 AM

Altitude

39.3°

Heading

167° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 13m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 49s

Winter: +2h 9m

Summer: -4h 3m

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 – 4:47 AM
Astro. Twilight4:47 AM – 5:19 AM
Nautical Twilight5:19 AM – 5:52 AM
Civil Twilight5:52 AM – 6:20 AM
Daylight6:20 AM – 5:34 PM
Civil Twilight5:34 PM – 6:02 PM
Nautical Twilight6:02 PM – 6:34 PM
Astro. Twilight6:34 PM – 7:07 PM
Night7:07 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 16:20 AM5:34 PM11:13:43+2:4911:57 AM (40.1°)92.106
Mar 26:18 AM5:35 PM11:16:32+2:4911:56 AM (40.5°)92.129
Mar 36:17 AM5:36 PM11:19:22+2:4911:56 AM (40.9°)92.151
Mar 46:15 AM5:37 PM11:22:13+2:5011:56 AM (41.3°)92.174
Mar 56:14 AM5:39 PM11:25:03+2:5011:56 AM (41.7°)92.198
Mar 66:12 AM5:40 PM11:27:54+2:5011:55 AM (42.1°)92.221
Mar 76:10 AM5:41 PM11:30:45+2:5111:55 AM (42.4°)92.245
* All times are local time for Boston. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:45 PM
June SolsticeJun 2112:38 PM
September EquinoxSep 234:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:48 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 2015 Moon Phases

11:15 AM

Altitude

-24.2°

Heading

37° NE

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

85.6%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 1-3:45 AM2:03 PM9:16 PM(61.8°)250,31088.3%
Mar 2-4:23 AM2:59 PM10:01 PM(59.3°)251,53993.8%
Mar 3-4:57 AM3:56 PM10:46 PM(56.2°)252,26697.7%
Mar 4-5:28 AM4:52 PM11:29 PM(52.7°)252,53499.7%
Mar 5-5:58 AM5:49 PM---
Mar 6-6:26 AM6:46 PM12:11 AM(49.0°)252,37399.8%
Mar 7-6:54 AM7:43 PM12:54 AM(45.1°)251,79298.0%
* All times are local time for Boston. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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