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Moon: 37.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 30, 2016 at 12:26:53 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:13 AM 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:22 PM 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:19 AM 95° East
Moonset Today: 2:25 PM 267° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 9 minutes (+55s)

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Today's Sun Position in Charleston

The Sun's altitude in Charleston 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

12:26 PM

Altitude

74.4°

Heading

131° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 9m

Change since

Yesterday: +55s

Winter: +4h 9m

Summer: -9m 49s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Charleston Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Charleston 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 – 4:34 AM
Astro. Twilight4:34 AM – 5:11 AM
Nautical Twilight5:11 AM – 5:45 AM
Civil Twilight5:45 AM – 6:13 AM
Daylight6:13 AM – 8:22 PM
Civil Twilight8:22 PM – 8:50 PM
Nautical Twilight8:50 PM – 9:24 PM
Astro. Twilight9:24 PM – 10:01 PM
Night10:01 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 306:13 AM8:22 PM14:09:00+0:551:17 PM (79.1°)94.246
May 316:13 AM8:23 PM14:09:53+0:521:18 PM (79.3°)94.261
Jun 16:12 AM8:23 PM14:10:43+0:501:18 PM (79.4°)94.276
Jun 26:12 AM8:24 PM14:11:32+0:481:18 PM (79.5°)94.290
Jun 36:12 AM8:24 PM14:12:17+0:451:18 PM (79.6°)94.304
Jun 46:12 AM8:25 PM14:13:01+0:431:18 PM (79.7°)94.317
Jun 56:12 AM8:25 PM14:13:42+0:411:18 PM (79.9°)94.329
* All times are local time for Charleston. 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 Charleston time.

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Today's Moon in Charleston

The Moon's path in Charleston 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

12:26 PM

Altitude

22.5°

Heading

250° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

37.0%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 302:19 AM2:25 PM-8:19 AM(53.3°)230,61238.9%
May 312:58 AM3:30 PM-9:11 AM(58.0°)228,05627.7%
Jun 13:39 AM4:36 PM-10:04 AM(62.8°)226,01517.5%
Jun 24:21 AM5:44 PM-11:00 AM(67.2°)224,7369.1%
Jun 35:07 AM6:52 PM-11:57 AM(71.0°)224,4243.3%
Jun 45:57 AM7:59 PM-12:56 PM(73.8°)225,1930.4%
Jun 56:52 AM9:03 PM-1:57 PM(75.3°)227,0280.8%
* All times are local time for Charleston. 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 Charleston This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, May 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:10 AMMon 6:24 PMMon 11:47 AMSlightly difficult
VenusMon 6:08 AMMon 8:11 PMMon 1:09 PMExtremely difficult
MarsMon 7:25 PMTue 5:31 AMTue 12:28 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 1:26 PMTue 2:08 AMMon 7:47 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 8:26 PMTue 6:38 AMTue 1:32 AMPerfect visibility
UranusMon 3:48 AMMon 4:36 PMMon 10:12 AMDifficult
NeptuneMon 1:59 AMMon 1:22 PMMon 7:41 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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