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

Moon: 58.6%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 3, 2014 at 1:52:34 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:11 AM 79° East
Sunset Today: 7:15 PM 281° West


Moonrise Today: 2:57 PM 116° Southeast


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 3 minutes (-2m 45s)

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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

1:52 AM

Altitude

-37.6°

Heading

22° NE

Phase

Night

Day length
13h 3m 21s

-2m 45s 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 – 4:32 AM
Astro. Twilight4:32 AM – 5:08 AM
Nautical Twilight5:08 AM – 5:43 AM
Civil Twilight5:43 AM – 6:11 AM
Daylight6:11 AM – 7:15 PM
Civil Twilight7:15 PM – 7:44 PM
Nautical Twilight7:44 PM – 8:18 PM
Astro. Twilight8:18 PM – 8:54 PM
Night8:54 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 36:11 AM7:15 PM13:03:21−2:4512:44 PM (55.0°)93.764
Sep 46:13 AM7:13 PM13:00:35−2:4512:43 PM (54.7°)93.741
Sep 56:14 AM7:11 PM12:57:49−2:4612:43 PM (54.3°)93.717
Sep 66:15 AM7:10 PM12:55:02−2:4612:43 PM (53.9°)93.694
Sep 76:16 AM7:08 PM12:52:15−2:4712:42 PM (53.6°)93.670
Sep 86:17 AM7:06 PM12:49:28−2:4712:42 PM (53.2°)93.646
Sep 96:18 AM7:04 PM12:46:40−2:4712:42 PM (52.8°)93.622
* 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

1:52 AM

Altitude

-20.3°

Heading

262° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent Illuminated

58.6%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 32:57 PM--7:56 PM(28.2°)230,77966.8%
Sep 4-12:56 AM3:51 PM8:54 PM(29.3°)227,60877.5%
Sep 5-2:01 AM4:40 PM9:53 PM(31.7°)225,01986.9%
Sep 6-3:11 AM5:25 PM10:51 PM(35.3°)223,31294.2%
Sep 7-4:24 AM6:06 PM11:48 PM(39.6°)222,71798.6%
Sep 8-5:39 AM6:44 PM---
Sep 9-6:54 AM7:20 PM12:44 AM(44.5°)223,34999.9%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Boston time.

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