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Flag for USA Cape Canaveral, FL, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 57.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 7, 2016 at 7:33:38 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:02 am 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:26 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:53 pm 96° East
Moonset Today: 12:01 am 262° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 24 minutes (-33s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cape Canaveral

The Sun's altitude in Cape Canaveral 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

7:33 pm

Altitude

-27.3°

Heading

258° W

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 24m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: -33s

Winter: +3m 44s

Summer: -3h 32m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cape Canaveral Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Cape Canaveral 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 – 5:38 am
Astro. Twilight5:38 am – 6:07 am
Nautical Twilight6:07 am – 6:36 am
Civil Twilight6:36 am – 7:02 am
Daylight7:02 am – 5:26 pm
Civil Twilight5:26 pm – 5:52 pm
Nautical Twilight5:52 pm – 6:21 pm
Astro. Twilight6:21 pm – 6:50 pm
Night6:50 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Canaveral - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 77:02 am5:26 pm10:24:02−0:3312:14 pm (38.9°)91.568
Dec 87:03 am5:26 pm10:23:31−0:3112:15 pm (38.8°)91.555
Dec 97:04 am5:27 pm10:23:02−0:2812:15 pm (38.7°)91.543
Dec 107:04 am5:27 pm10:22:35−0:2612:16 pm (38.6°)91.532
Dec 117:05 am5:27 pm10:22:11−0:2412:16 pm (38.6°)91.520
Dec 127:06 am5:27 pm10:21:49−0:2212:16 pm (38.5°)91.510
Dec 137:06 am5:28 pm10:21:29−0:1912:17 pm (38.4°)91.500
* All times are local time for Cape Canaveral. 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 Cape Canaveral time.

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Today's Moon in Cape Canaveral

The Moon's path in Cape Canaveral 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

7:33 pm

Altitude

56.2°

Heading

198° S

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

57.2%

Moon in Cape Canaveral - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 7-12:01 am12:53 pm6:54 pm(57.4°)233,51356.9%
Dec 8-1:00 am1:33 pm7:45 pm(62.1°)230,14868.1%
Dec 9-2:02 am2:15 pm8:37 pm(66.9°)227,09278.6%
Dec 10-3:05 am2:58 pm9:32 pm(71.5°)224,65387.7%
Dec 11-4:11 am3:46 pm10:30 pm(75.4°)223,13294.7%
Dec 12-5:18 am4:38 pm11:30 pm(78.4°)222,76398.8%
Dec 13-6:26 am5:34 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Cape Canaveral. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cape Canaveral This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 7, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:41 amThu 6:48 pmThu 1:44 pmAverage visiblity
VenusWed 10:15 amWed 8:38 pmWed 3:26 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 11:23 amWed 10:19 pmWed 4:51 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 2:31 amThu 2:09 pmThu 8:20 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 7:09 amThu 5:35 pmThu 12:22 pmNot visible
UranusWed 2:13 pmThu 2:49 amWed 8:31 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 12:16 pmWed 11:41 pmWed 5:59 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Canaveral.

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