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Moon: 29.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 28, 2016 at 4:22:14 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:26 AM 65° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:40 PM 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:43 AM 73° East
Moonset Today: 3:48 PM 290° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 13 minutes (-1m 44s)

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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

4:22 PM

Altitude

48.5°

Heading

254° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 13m 58s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 44s

Winter: +4h 44m

Summer: -36m 28s

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 – 4:40 AM
Astro. Twilight4:40 AM – 5:20 AM
Nautical Twilight5:20 AM – 5:56 AM
Civil Twilight5:56 AM – 6:26 AM
Daylight6:26 AM – 8:40 PM
Civil Twilight8:40 PM – 9:09 PM
Nautical Twilight9:09 PM – 9:46 PM
Astro. Twilight9:46 PM – 10:25 PM
Night10:25 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 286:26 AM8:40 PM14:13:58−1:441:33 PM (70.4°)94.384
Jul 296:27 AM8:39 PM14:12:11−1:461:33 PM (70.2°)94.374
Jul 306:27 AM8:38 PM14:10:23−1:481:33 PM (69.9°)94.364
Jul 316:28 AM8:37 PM14:08:33−1:501:33 PM (69.7°)94.352
Aug 16:29 AM8:36 PM14:06:41−1:511:33 PM (69.4°)94.341
Aug 26:30 AM8:35 PM14:04:48−1:531:33 PM (69.2°)94.329
Aug 36:31 AM8:34 PM14:02:52−1:551:33 PM (68.9°)94.316
* 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

4:22 PM

Altitude

-6.8°

Heading

295° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

29.0%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 281:43 AM3:48 PM-8:42 AM(65.8°)229,88232.4%
Jul 292:29 AM4:52 PM-9:39 AM(68.3°)230,45621.8%
Jul 303:20 AM5:53 PM-10:36 AM(69.6°)231,46312.9%
Jul 314:16 AM6:49 PM-11:33 AM(69.7°)232,9356.1%
Aug 15:15 AM7:39 PM-12:29 PM(68.6°)234,8671.8%
Aug 26:16 AM8:23 PM-1:23 PM(66.5°)237,2000.1%
Aug 37:18 AM9:03 PM-2:14 PM(63.5°)239,8210.9%
* 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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Planets Visible in the Sky in Charleston This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Jul 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:09 AMThu 9:44 PMThu 2:57 PMAverage visiblity
VenusThu 7:35 AMThu 9:28 PMThu 2:32 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 3:54 PMFri 1:26 AMThu 8:40 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 10:13 AMThu 10:45 PMThu 4:29 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 4:38 PMFri 2:27 AMThu 9:32 PMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 11:58 PMFri 12:59 PMFri 6:28 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 10:14 PMFri 9:26 AMFri 3:50 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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