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

Moon: 0.2%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 22, 2014 at 1:28:51 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:11 AM 122° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:15 PM 238° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 7:19 AM 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 5:22 PM 245° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 4 minutes (+1s)

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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

1:28 AM

Altitude

-60.8°

Heading

58° NE

Phase

Night

Day length
9h 4m 35s

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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 – 5:29 AM
Astro. Twilight5:29 AM – 6:03 AM
Nautical Twilight6:03 AM – 6:39 AM
Civil Twilight6:39 AM – 7:11 AM
Daylight7:11 AM – 4:15 PM
Civil Twilight4:15 PM – 4:47 PM
Nautical Twilight4:47 PM – 5:23 PM
Astro. Twilight5:23 PM – 5:57 PM
Night5:57 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 227:11 AM4:15 PM9:04:35+0:0111:43 AM (24.2°)91.447
Dec 237:11 AM4:16 PM9:04:41+0:0511:43 AM (24.3°)91.442
Dec 247:11 AM4:16 PM9:04:50+0:0911:44 AM (24.3°)91.436
Dec 257:12 AM4:17 PM9:05:04+0:1411:44 AM (24.3°)91.431
Dec 267:12 AM4:18 PM9:05:23+0:1811:45 AM (24.3°)91.427
Dec 277:12 AM4:18 PM9:05:45+0:2211:45 AM (24.4°)91.422
Dec 287:13 AM4:19 PM9:06:12+0:2611:46 AM (24.4°)91.418
* 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

1:28 AM

Altitude

-59.2°

Heading

48° NE

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.2%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 227:19 AM5:22 PM-12:20 PM(28.6°)228,2940.8%
Dec 238:11 AM6:30 PM-1:18 PM(30.4°)227,0424.1%
Dec 248:58 AM7:41 PM-2:16 PM(33.3°)226,69410.3%
Dec 259:39 AM8:52 PM-3:12 PM(37.2°)227,17818.8%
Dec 2610:16 AM10:03 PM-4:06 PM(41.6°)228,34229.1%
Dec 2710:51 AM11:13 PM-4:58 PM(46.3°)229,99840.5%
Dec 2811:25 AM--5:49 PM(50.9°)231,96152.1%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Boston time.

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