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

Moon: 1.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 5, 2016 at 2:06:16 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:38 AM 71° East
Sunset Today: 8:00 PM 289° West


Moonrise Today: 5:51 AM 82° East
Moonset Today: 6:56 PM 281° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 21 minutes (+1m 21s)

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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 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

2:06 PM

Altitude

73.9°

Heading

225° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 21m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 21s

Winter: +3h 1m

Summer: -35m 16s

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 – 5:12 AM
Astro. Twilight5:12 AM – 5:43 AM
Nautical Twilight5:43 AM – 6:13 AM
Civil Twilight6:13 AM – 6:38 AM
Daylight6:38 AM – 8:00 PM
Civil Twilight8:00 PM – 8:25 PM
Nautical Twilight8:25 PM – 8:55 PM
Astro. Twilight8:55 PM – 9:26 PM
Night9:26 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Canaveral - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 56:38 AM8:00 PM13:21:43+1:211:19 PM (78.1°)93.775
May 66:38 AM8:01 PM13:23:04+1:201:19 PM (78.4°)93.797
May 76:37 AM8:01 PM13:24:24+1:201:19 PM (78.7°)93.819
May 86:36 AM8:02 PM13:25:43+1:181:19 PM (79.0°)93.841
May 96:36 AM8:03 PM13:27:01+1:171:19 PM (79.2°)93.862
May 106:35 AM8:03 PM13:28:17+1:161:19 PM (79.5°)93.883
May 116:34 AM8:04 PM13:29:33+1:151:19 PM (79.7°)93.904
* All times are local time for Cape Canaveral. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

2:06 PM

Altitude

58.4°

Heading

235° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.8%

Moon in Cape Canaveral - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 55:51 AM6:56 PM-12:21 PM(69.5°)222,4882.1%
May 66:39 AM8:04 PM-1:19 PM(73.8°)222,5210.1%
May 77:30 AM9:10 PM-2:18 PM(77.1°)223,8241.6%
May 88:24 AM10:15 PM-3:18 PM(79.1°)226,2676.1%
May 99:20 AM11:14 PM-4:17 PM(79.9°)229,58513.1%
May 1010:19 AM--5:14 PM(79.4°)233,43022.0%
May 11-12:09 AM11:17 AM6:09 PM(77.7°)237,44132.0%
* All times are local time for Cape Canaveral. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

PlanetRiseSetMeridian
MercuryThu 6:57 AMThu 8:26 PMThu 1:42 PM
VenusThu 6:16 AMThu 7:18 PMThu 12:47 PM
MarsThu 9:31 PMFri 7:55 AMFri 2:43 AM
JupiterThu 3:07 PMFri 3:44 AMThu 9:26 PM
SaturnThu 10:06 PMFri 8:35 AMFri 3:20 AM
UranusThu 5:30 AMThu 6:08 PMThu 11:48 AM
NeptuneThu 3:36 AMThu 3:05 PMThu 9:20 AM
PlutoFri 12:24 AMFri 10:53 AMFri 5:38 AM
* All times are local time for Cape Canaveral.

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