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Moon: 21.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 4, 2016 at 5:31:37 am


Sunrise Today: 7:07 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:13 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:55 am 109° East
Moonset Today: 9:57 pm 253° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 6 minutes (-48s)

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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 a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

5:31 am

Altitude

-19.6°

Heading

104° E

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 6m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: -48s

Winter: +6m 41s

Summer: -4h 12m

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 – 5:40 am
Astro. Twilight5:40 am – 6:10 am
Nautical Twilight6:10 am – 6:40 am
Civil Twilight6:40 am – 7:07 am
Daylight7:07 am – 5:13 pm
Civil Twilight5:13 pm – 5:40 pm
Nautical Twilight5:40 pm – 6:11 pm
Astro. Twilight6:11 pm – 6:41 pm
Night6:41 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 47:07 am5:13 pm10:06:08−0:4812:10 pm (34.9°)91.608
Dec 57:08 am5:13 pm10:05:22−0:4512:11 pm (34.8°)91.594
Dec 67:09 am5:13 pm10:04:39−0:4312:11 pm (34.6°)91.581
Dec 77:09 am5:13 pm10:03:59−0:4012:12 pm (34.5°)91.568
Dec 87:10 am5:14 pm10:03:21−0:3712:12 pm (34.4°)91.555
Dec 97:11 am5:14 pm10:02:46−0:3512:12 pm (34.3°)91.543
Dec 107:12 am5:14 pm10:02:14−0:3212:13 pm (34.2°)91.532
* All times are local time for Charleston. 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

5:31 am

Altitude

-64.2°

Heading

55° NE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

21.4%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 410:55 am9:57 pm-4:24 pm(41.7°)243,09325.3%
Dec 511:36 am10:55 pm-5:13 pm(44.8°)240,16035.0%
Dec 612:15 pm11:55 pm-6:02 pm(48.6°)236,92445.6%
Dec 712:53 pm--6:52 pm(52.9°)233,51956.8%
Dec 8-12:56 am1:31 pm7:42 pm(57.6°)230,15468.0%
Dec 9-2:00 am2:10 pm8:34 pm(62.4°)227,09778.6%
Dec 10-3:05 am2:52 pm9:29 pm(67.0°)224,65787.7%
* All times are local time for Charleston. 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, Sun, Dec 4, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:44 amSun 6:26 pmSun 1:35 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 10:22 amSun 8:20 pmSun 3:21 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:32 amSun 10:10 pmSun 4:51 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:44 amSun 2:18 pmSun 8:31 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 7:30 amSun 5:36 pmSun 12:33 pmNot visible
UranusSun 2:19 pmMon 3:02 amSun 8:40 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 12:29 pmSun 11:47 pmSun 6:08 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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