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Moon: 38.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jun 28, 2016 at 2:48:42 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:14 AM 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:32 PM 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:38 AM 87° East
Moonset Today: 2:25 PM 276° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 17 minutes (-19s)

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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

2:48 PM

Altitude

68.9°

Heading

249° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 17m 28s

Change since

Yesterday: -19s

Winter: +4h 18m

Summer: -1m 21s

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 – 4:33 AM
Astro. Twilight4:33 AM – 5:11 AM
Nautical Twilight5:11 AM – 5:46 AM
Civil Twilight5:46 AM – 6:14 AM
Daylight6:14 AM – 8:32 PM
Civil Twilight8:32 PM – 9:00 PM
Nautical Twilight9:00 PM – 9:35 PM
Astro. Twilight9:35 PM – 10:13 PM
Night10:13 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 286:14 AM8:32 PM14:17:28−0:191:23 PM (80.4°)94.503
Jun 296:15 AM8:32 PM14:17:06−0:221:23 PM (80.4°)94.506
Jun 306:15 AM8:32 PM14:16:40−0:251:24 PM (80.3°)94.508
Jul 16:16 AM8:32 PM14:16:14−0:261:24 PM (80.3°)94.510
Jul 26:16 AM8:32 PM14:15:44−0:291:24 PM (80.2°)94.512
Jul 36:16 AM8:32 PM14:15:12−0:321:24 PM (80.1°)94.513
Jul 46:17 AM8:32 PM14:14:37−0:341:24 PM (80.0°)94.513
* 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

2:48 PM

Altitude

-5.6°

Heading

280° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

38.5%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 281:38 AM2:25 PM-7:58 AM(60.9°)229,61441.7%
Jun 292:18 AM3:30 PM-8:51 AM(65.4°)228,34430.2%
Jun 303:01 AM4:36 PM-9:46 AM(69.4°)227,57419.7%
Jul 13:48 AM5:41 PM-10:42 AM(72.6°)227,45011.0%
Jul 24:39 AM6:45 PM-11:41 AM(74.7°)228,0854.6%
Jul 35:34 AM7:46 PM-12:40 PM(75.6°)229,5241.0%
Jul 46:33 AM8:41 PM-1:38 PM(75.1°)231,7190.2%
* 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, Tue, Jun 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:30 AMTue 7:49 PMTue 12:39 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 6:41 AMTue 8:58 PMTue 1:49 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 5:05 PMWed 3:14 AMTue 10:09 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 11:45 AMWed 12:22 AMTue 6:03 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 6:23 PMWed 4:36 AMTue 11:29 PMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 1:53 AMWed 2:43 PMWed 8:18 AMDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 12:02 AMWed 11:24 AMWed 5:43 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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