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

Moon: 54.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 2, 2014 at 12:27:46 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:42 AM 94° East
Sunset Today: 6:24 PM 266° West


Moonrise Today: 2:33 PM 113° Southeast


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 41 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

12:27 AM

Altitude

-51.2°

Heading

358° N

Phase

Night

Day length
11h 41m 37s

-2m 49s 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 – 5:09 AM
Astro. Twilight5:09 AM – 5:42 AM
Nautical Twilight5:42 AM – 6:14 AM
Civil Twilight6:14 AM – 6:42 AM
Daylight6:42 AM – 6:24 PM
Civil Twilight6:24 PM – 6:52 PM
Nautical Twilight6:52 PM – 7:24 PM
Astro. Twilight7:24 PM – 7:57 PM
Night7:57 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Oct 26:42 AM6:24 PM11:41:37−2:4912:34 PM (43.9°)93.037
Oct 36:43 AM6:22 PM11:38:48−2:4912:33 PM (43.5°)93.010
Oct 46:45 AM6:21 PM11:35:58−2:4912:33 PM (43.2°)92.983
Oct 56:46 AM6:19 PM11:33:09−2:4912:33 PM (42.8°)92.956
Oct 66:47 AM6:17 PM11:30:20−2:4812:32 PM (42.4°)92.929
Oct 76:48 AM6:15 PM11:27:31−2:4812:32 PM (42.0°)92.902
Oct 86:49 AM6:14 PM11:24:43−2:4812:32 PM (41.6°)92.875
* 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

12:27 AM

Altitude

-7.4°

Heading

252° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent Illuminated

54.3%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Oct 22:33 PM--7:42 PM(30.7°)229,65763.3%
Oct 3-12:54 AM3:18 PM8:38 PM(33.7°)227,55474.4%
Oct 4-2:04 AM3:59 PM9:34 PM(37.6°)226,02784.3%
Oct 5-3:15 AM4:37 PM10:28 PM(42.1°)225,29092.2%
Oct 6-4:28 AM5:14 PM11:23 PM(46.9°)225,50397.5%
Oct 7-5:41 AM5:50 PM---
Oct 8-6:54 AM6:26 PM12:17 AM(51.7°)226,73199.9%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Boston time.

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