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Moon: 57.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 7, 2016 at 7:27:48 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:00 am 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:12 pm 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:22 pm 97° East


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 11 minutes (-59s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cambridge

The Sun's altitude in Cambridge today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

7:27 pm

Altitude

-35.4°

Heading

270° W

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 11m 11s

Change since

Yesterday: -59s

Winter: +6m 43s

Summer: -6h 6m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cambridge Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Cambridge 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 – 5:20 am
Astro. Twilight5:20 am – 5:54 am
Nautical Twilight5:54 am – 6:29 am
Civil Twilight6:29 am – 7:00 am
Daylight7:00 am – 4:12 pm
Civil Twilight4:12 pm – 4:43 pm
Nautical Twilight4:43 pm – 5:19 pm
Astro. Twilight5:19 pm – 5:53 pm
Night5:53 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cambridge - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 77:00 am4:12 pm9:11:11−0:5911:36 am (25.0°)91.568
Dec 87:01 am4:12 pm9:10:15−0:5511:37 am (24.9°)91.556
Dec 97:02 am4:12 pm9:09:23−0:5111:37 am (24.8°)91.543
Dec 107:03 am4:12 pm9:08:35−0:4711:38 am (24.7°)91.532
Dec 117:04 am4:12 pm9:07:52−0:4311:38 am (24.6°)91.521
Dec 127:05 am4:12 pm9:07:12−0:3911:38 am (24.5°)91.510
Dec 137:06 am4:12 pm9:06:37−0:3511:39 am (24.5°)91.500
* All times are local time for Cambridge. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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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 Cambridge time.

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Today's Moon in Cambridge

The Moon's path in Cambridge 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

7:27 pm

Altitude

40.6°

Heading

204° SW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

57.1%

Moon in Cambridge - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 712:22 pm--6:15 pm(43.1°)233,60356.6%
Dec 8-12:16 am12:55 pm7:05 pm(47.8°)230,23467.8%
Dec 9-1:25 am1:29 pm7:58 pm(52.6°)227,16678.3%
Dec 10-2:36 am2:05 pm8:52 pm(57.1°)224,70787.5%
Dec 11-3:49 am2:46 pm9:50 pm(61.1°)223,15994.5%
Dec 12-5:03 am3:32 pm10:50 pm(64.1°)222,75698.7%
Dec 13-6:15 am4:25 pm11:52 pm(65.8°)223,61099.8%
* All times are local time for Cambridge. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cambridge This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 7, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:45 amThu 5:28 pmThu 1:06 pmAverage visiblity
VenusThu 10:13 amThu 7:26 pmThu 2:49 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 11:09 amWed 9:17 pmWed 4:13 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 2:02 amThu 1:22 pmThu 7:42 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 7:06 amThu 4:22 pmThu 11:44 amNot visible
UranusWed 1:23 pmThu 2:23 amWed 7:53 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 11:51 amWed 10:50 pmWed 5:21 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cambridge.

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