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Moon: 79.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 24, 2016 at 12:59:22 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:40 AM 67° East
Sunset Today: 8:17 PM 293° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:43 PM 88° East
Moonset Today: 11:17 AM 269° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 37 minutes (-1m 4s)

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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

12:59 AM

Altitude

-41.3°

Heading

351° N

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 37m 15s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 4s

Winter: +3h 16m

Summer: -19m 44s

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 – 5:11 AM
Astro. Twilight5:11 AM – 5:43 AM
Nautical Twilight5:43 AM – 6:14 AM
Civil Twilight6:14 AM – 6:40 AM
Daylight6:40 AM – 8:17 PM
Civil Twilight8:17 PM – 8:43 PM
Nautical Twilight8:43 PM – 9:14 PM
Astro. Twilight9:14 PM – 9:47 PM
Night9:47 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cape Canaveral - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 246:40 AM8:17 PM13:37:15−1:041:29 PM (81.3°)94.420
Jul 256:41 AM8:17 PM13:36:09−1:061:29 PM (81.1°)94.412
Jul 266:41 AM8:16 PM13:35:01−1:071:29 PM (80.8°)94.403
Jul 276:42 AM8:16 PM13:33:52−1:081:29 PM (80.6°)94.394
Jul 286:42 AM8:15 PM13:32:42−1:101:29 PM (80.4°)94.384
Jul 296:43 AM8:14 PM13:31:31−1:111:29 PM (80.1°)94.374
Jul 306:43 AM8:14 PM13:30:18−1:121:29 PM (79.9°)94.364
* 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

12:59 AM

Altitude

23.9°

Heading

108° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

79.6%

Moon in Cape Canaveral - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 24-11:17 AM11:43 PM5:07 AM(59.1°)231,24778.0%
Jul 25-12:19 PM-5:58 AM(63.8°)230,38267.5%
Jul 2612:24 AM1:21 PM-6:50 AM(68.4°)229,86955.9%
Jul 271:08 AM2:24 PM-7:43 AM(72.5°)229,69844.0%
Jul 281:54 AM3:27 PM-8:38 AM(75.9°)229,88132.4%
Jul 292:43 AM4:29 PM-9:34 AM(78.4°)230,45321.8%
Jul 303:36 AM5:28 PM-10:31 AM(79.8°)231,45912.9%
* 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

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jul 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:03 AMSun 9:22 PMSun 2:43 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 7:41 AMSun 9:06 PMSun 2:24 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 3:35 PMMon 1:57 AMSun 8:46 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 10:26 AMSun 10:50 PMSun 4:38 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 4:29 PMMon 3:00 AMSun 9:44 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSun 12:23 AMSun 1:05 PMSun 6:44 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 10:22 PMSun 9:50 AMSun 4:06 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Canaveral.

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