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Flag for U.S.A. Charleston, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 97.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 28, 2015 at 5:30:23 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:52 AM 78° East
Sunset Today: 7:50 PM 282° West


Moonrise Today: 7:01 PM 103° East
Moonset Today: 5:28 AM 255° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 58 minutes (-1m 53s)

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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

5:30 AM

Altitude

-17.1°

Heading

66° E

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

12h 58m 10s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 53s

Winter: +2h 58m

Summer: -1h 20m

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 – 5:25 AM
Astro. Twilight5:25 AM – 5:56 AM
Nautical Twilight5:56 AM – 6:26 AM
Civil Twilight6:26 AM – 6:52 AM
Daylight6:52 AM – 7:50 PM
Civil Twilight7:50 PM – 8:15 PM
Nautical Twilight8:15 PM – 8:45 PM
Astro. Twilight8:45 PM – 9:16 PM
Night9:16 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 286:52 AM7:50 PM12:58:10−1:531:21 PM (66.9°)93.895
Aug 296:52 AM7:49 PM12:56:16−1:541:21 PM (66.5°)93.873
Aug 306:53 AM7:47 PM12:54:21−1:541:20 PM (66.1°)93.852
Aug 316:54 AM7:46 PM12:52:26−1:551:20 PM (65.8°)93.831
Sep 16:54 AM7:45 PM12:50:31−1:551:20 PM (65.4°)93.809
Sep 26:55 AM7:43 PM12:48:35−1:551:19 PM (65.1°)93.787
Sep 36:56 AM7:42 PM12:46:38−1:561:19 PM (64.7°)93.765
* 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 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 2112:39 PM
September EquinoxSep 234:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:49 PM
* 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 2015 Moon Phases

5:30 AM

Altitude

-0.6°

Heading

255° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

97.1%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 28-5:28 AM7:01 PM---
Aug 29-6:36 AM7:46 PM12:46 AM(46.9°)223,83299.4%
Aug 30-7:45 AM8:29 PM1:43 AM(51.5°)222,72599.7%
Aug 31-8:54 AM9:12 PM2:39 AM(56.4°)222,86496.6%
Sep 1-10:02 AM9:55 PM3:34 AM(61.3°)224,18790.6%
Sep 2-11:09 AM10:39 PM4:29 AM(65.8°)226,49982.1%
Sep 3-12:14 PM11:25 PM5:24 AM(69.6°)229,51571.9%
* 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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