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Moon: 54.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 7, 2016 at 1:23:53 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:31 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:06 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:02 pm 96° East


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 35 minutes (-50s)

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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

1:23 pm

Altitude

27.1°

Heading

197° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 35m 14s

Change since

Yesterday: -50s

Winter: +5m 41s

Summer: -5h 15m

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 – 5:56 am
Astro. Twilight5:56 am – 6:28 am
Nautical Twilight6:28 am – 7:01 am
Civil Twilight7:01 am – 7:31 am
Daylight7:31 am – 5:06 pm
Civil Twilight5:06 pm – 5:35 pm
Nautical Twilight5:35 pm – 6:08 pm
Astro. Twilight6:08 pm – 6:40 pm
Night6:40 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 77:31 am5:06 pm9:35:14−0:5012:18 pm (29.0°)91.568
Dec 87:31 am5:06 pm9:34:26−0:4712:19 pm (28.9°)91.555
Dec 97:32 am5:06 pm9:33:43−0:4312:19 pm (28.8°)91.543
Dec 107:33 am5:06 pm9:33:02−0:4012:20 pm (28.7°)91.531
Dec 117:34 am5:06 pm9:32:25−0:3712:20 pm (28.6°)91.520
Dec 127:35 am5:06 pm9:31:52−0:3312:21 pm (28.5°)91.510
Dec 137:35 am5:07 pm9:31:22−0:2912:21 pm (28.5°)91.500
* 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

1:23 pm

Altitude

3.5°

Heading

99° E

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

54.4%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 71:02 pm--6:59 pm(47.3°)233,50356.9%
Dec 8-1:02 am1:38 pm7:49 pm(52.0°)230,13868.1%
Dec 9-2:08 am2:14 pm8:41 pm(56.8°)227,08478.6%
Dec 10-3:17 am2:53 pm9:36 pm(61.3°)224,64787.7%
Dec 11-4:27 am3:36 pm10:34 pm(65.3°)223,13094.7%
Dec 12-5:39 am4:24 pm11:34 pm(68.3°)222,76398.8%
Dec 13-6:49 am5:18 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* 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, Wed, Dec 7, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 9:12 amWed 6:22 pmWed 1:47 pmAverage visiblity
VenusWed 10:43 amWed 8:18 pmWed 3:30 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 11:43 amWed 10:07 pmWed 4:55 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 2:44 amWed 2:11 pmWed 8:27 amFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 7:40 amWed 5:19 pmWed 12:30 pmNot visible
UranusWed 2:09 pmThu 3:01 amWed 8:35 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 12:29 pmWed 11:37 pmWed 6:03 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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