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Moon: 43.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 25, 2016 at 2:47:54 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:51 AM 76° East
Sunset Today: 7:59 PM 283° West


Moonrise Today: 12:31 AM 71° East
Moonset Today: 2:36 PM 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 7 minutes (-2m 3s)

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Today's Sun Position in Charlotte

The Sun's altitude in Charlotte 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

2:47 PM

Altitude

58.9°

Heading

222° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 7m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 3s

Winter: +3h 21m

Summer: -1h 24m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Charlotte Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Charlotte 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 – 5:53 AM
Nautical Twilight5:53 AM – 6:25 AM
Civil Twilight6:25 AM – 6:51 AM
Daylight6:51 AM – 7:59 PM
Civil Twilight7:59 PM – 8:25 PM
Nautical Twilight8:25 PM – 8:56 PM
Astro. Twilight8:56 PM – 9:29 PM
Night9:29 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charlotte - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 256:51 AM7:59 PM13:07:56−2:031:25 PM (65.2°)93.944
Aug 266:52 AM7:58 PM13:05:52−2:041:25 PM (64.9°)93.924
Aug 276:53 AM7:56 PM13:03:47−2:041:25 PM (64.5°)93.903
Aug 286:53 AM7:55 PM13:01:42−2:051:24 PM (64.2°)93.883
Aug 296:54 AM7:54 PM12:59:36−2:051:24 PM (63.8°)93.862
Aug 306:55 AM7:52 PM12:57:30−2:061:24 PM (63.4°)93.840
Aug 316:55 AM7:51 PM12:55:23−2:061:23 PM (63.1°)93.819
* All times are local time for Charlotte. 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 Charlotte time.

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Today's Moon in Charlotte

The Moon's path in Charlotte 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

2:47 PM

Altitude

-1.9°

Heading

292° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

43.0%

Moon in Charlotte - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 2512:31 AM2:36 PM-7:31 AM(70.7°)230,85746.4%
Aug 261:20 AM3:36 PM-8:27 AM(72.4°)232,44234.9%
Aug 272:14 AM4:33 PM-9:23 AM(72.9°)234,22324.3%
Aug 283:10 AM5:24 PM-10:18 AM(72.3°)236,16015.2%
Aug 294:09 AM6:11 PM-11:12 AM(70.5°)238,2318.1%
Aug 305:08 AM6:53 PM-12:03 PM(67.9°)240,4123.1%
Aug 316:08 AM7:30 PM-12:52 PM(64.5°)242,6600.5%
* All times are local time for Charlotte. 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 Charlotte This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Aug 25, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:57 AMThu 8:48 PMThu 2:53 PMVery difficult to see
VenusThu 8:36 AMThu 9:00 PMThu 2:48 PMFairly good visibility
MarsThu 2:53 PMFri 12:26 AMThu 7:39 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 8:48 AMThu 9:04 PMThu 2:56 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnThu 2:37 PMFri 12:40 AMThu 7:39 PMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 10:07 PMFri 11:01 AMFri 4:34 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 8:16 PMFri 7:32 AMFri 1:54 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charlotte.

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