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Moon: 2.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 30, 2016 at 3:12:12 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:55 AM 78° East
Sunset Today: 7:59 PM 282° West


Moonrise Today: 5:07 AM 72° East
Moonset Today: 7:00 PM 286° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 3 minutes (-2m 21s)

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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

3:12 PM

Altitude

52.0°

Heading

225° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 3m 50s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 21s

Winter: +3h 34m

Summer: -1h 46m

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 – 5:21 AM
Astro. Twilight5:21 AM – 5:55 AM
Nautical Twilight5:55 AM – 6:28 AM
Civil Twilight6:28 AM – 6:55 AM
Daylight6:55 AM – 7:59 PM
Civil Twilight7:59 PM – 8:26 PM
Nautical Twilight8:26 PM – 8:58 PM
Astro. Twilight8:58 PM – 9:31 PM
Night9:31 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 306:55 AM7:59 PM13:03:50−2:211:27 PM (60.3°)93.840
Aug 316:56 AM7:57 PM13:01:28−2:221:27 PM (60.0°)93.818
Sep 16:56 AM7:56 PM12:59:05−2:221:26 PM (59.6°)93.796
Sep 26:57 AM7:54 PM12:56:42−2:231:26 PM (59.2°)93.774
Sep 36:58 AM7:53 PM12:54:18−2:231:26 PM (58.9°)93.751
Sep 46:59 AM7:51 PM12:51:54−2:231:25 PM (58.5°)93.728
Sep 57:00 AM7:49 PM12:49:30−2:241:25 PM (58.1°)93.704
* 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

3:12 PM

Altitude

42.3°

Heading

250° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.7%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 305:07 AM7:00 PM-12:06 PM(64.7°)240,4173.1%
Aug 316:07 AM7:37 PM-12:55 PM(61.4°)242,6650.5%
Sep 17:07 AM8:11 PM-1:42 PM(57.6°)244,9080.1%
Sep 28:05 AM8:42 PM-2:27 PM(53.6°)247,0402.0%
Sep 39:02 AM9:13 PM-3:11 PM(49.6°)248,9315.7%
Sep 49:58 AM9:44 PM-3:54 PM(45.7°)250,43211.2%
Sep 510:54 AM10:16 PM-4:38 PM(42.1°)251,39418.2%
* 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, Aug 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:48 AMTue 8:30 PMTue 2:39 PMVery difficult to see
VenusTue 8:48 AMTue 8:59 PMTue 2:54 PMFairly good visibility
MarsTue 2:59 PMWed 12:11 AMTue 7:35 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 8:35 AMTue 8:51 PMTue 2:43 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnTue 2:29 PMWed 12:17 AMTue 7:23 PMAverage visiblity
UranusTue 9:47 PMWed 10:47 AMWed 4:17 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 8:02 PMWed 7:13 AMWed 1:37 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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