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Moon: 35.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 28, 2016 at 2:47:02 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:30 AM 66° East
Sunset Today: 8:30 PM 294° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:45 AM 73° East
Moonset Today: 3:39 PM 289° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 59 minutes (-1m 32s)

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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 AM

Altitude

-32.9°

Heading

22° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 59m 50s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 32s

Winter: +4h 12m

Summer: -32m 12s

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 – 4:50 AM
Astro. Twilight4:50 AM – 5:27 AM
Nautical Twilight5:27 AM – 6:02 AM
Civil Twilight6:02 AM – 6:30 AM
Daylight6:30 AM – 8:30 PM
Civil Twilight8:30 PM – 8:58 PM
Nautical Twilight8:58 PM – 9:32 PM
Astro. Twilight9:32 PM – 10:08 PM
Night10:08 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charlotte - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 286:30 AM8:30 PM13:59:50−1:321:30 PM (73.5°)94.384
Jul 296:30 AM8:29 PM13:58:16−1:341:30 PM (73.3°)94.374
Jul 306:31 AM8:28 PM13:56:40−1:361:30 PM (73.1°)94.364
Jul 316:32 AM8:27 PM13:55:02−1:371:30 PM (72.8°)94.352
Aug 16:33 AM8:26 PM13:53:23−1:391:30 PM (72.5°)94.341
Aug 26:33 AM8:25 PM13:51:43−1:401:30 PM (72.3°)94.329
Aug 36:34 AM8:24 PM13:50:01−1:421:29 PM (72.0°)94.316
* 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 AM

Altitude

11.3°

Heading

82° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

35.1%

Moon in Charlotte - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 281:45 AM3:39 PM-8:39 AM(69.0°)229,88132.4%
Jul 292:32 AM4:42 PM-9:35 AM(71.5°)230,45421.8%
Jul 303:24 AM5:43 PM-10:32 AM(72.8°)231,46012.9%
Jul 314:19 AM6:39 PM-11:30 AM(72.9°)232,9316.1%
Aug 15:18 AM7:30 PM-12:25 PM(71.8°)234,8621.8%
Aug 26:19 AM8:15 PM-1:19 PM(69.6°)237,1950.1%
Aug 37:19 AM8:56 PM-2:10 PM(66.6°)239,8150.9%
* 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, Jul 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:11 AMThu 9:36 PMThu 2:54 PMAverage visiblity
VenusThu 7:38 AMThu 9:19 PMThu 2:29 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 3:42 PMFri 1:31 AMThu 8:36 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 10:12 AMThu 10:41 PMThu 4:26 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 4:28 PMFri 2:31 AMThu 9:29 PMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 12:02 AMThu 12:56 PMThu 6:29 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 10:12 PMThu 9:30 AMThu 3:51 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Charlotte.

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