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Moon: 27.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 25, 2016 at 8:31:07 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:14 AM 91° East
Sunset Today: 7:15 PM 269° West


Moonrise Today: 2:03 AM 69° East
Moonset Today: 4:10 PM 290° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 1 minute (-2m 11s)

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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

8:31 AM

Altitude

14.8°

Heading

102° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 1m 6s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 11s

Winter: +2h 14m

Summer: -2h 30m

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 – 5:49 AM
Astro. Twilight5:49 AM – 6:19 AM
Nautical Twilight6:19 AM – 6:49 AM
Civil Twilight6:49 AM – 7:14 AM
Daylight7:14 AM – 7:15 PM
Civil Twilight7:15 PM – 7:40 PM
Nautical Twilight7:40 PM – 8:10 PM
Astro. Twilight8:10 PM – 8:40 PM
Night8:40 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charlotte - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 257:14 AM7:15 PM12:01:06−2:111:15 PM (53.6°)93.203
Sep 267:15 AM7:14 PM11:58:54−2:111:14 PM (53.2°)93.177
Sep 277:16 AM7:12 PM11:56:42−2:111:14 PM (52.8°)93.151
Sep 287:16 AM7:11 PM11:54:30−2:111:14 PM (52.4°)93.125
Sep 297:17 AM7:09 PM11:52:19−2:111:13 PM (52.0°)93.099
Sep 307:18 AM7:08 PM11:50:07−2:111:13 PM (51.6°)93.072
Oct 17:19 AM7:07 PM11:47:56−2:111:13 PM (51.2°)93.046
* 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

8:31 AM

Altitude

69.6°

Heading

154° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

27.9%

Moon in Charlotte - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 252:03 AM4:10 PM-9:08 AM(71.2°)238,27127.6%
Sep 263:02 AM4:52 PM-10:00 AM(68.8°)240,83518.5%
Sep 274:01 AM5:31 PM-10:48 AM(65.7°)243,21911.0%
Sep 284:58 AM6:06 PM-11:35 AM(62.1°)245,4015.3%
Sep 295:55 AM6:39 PM-12:20 PM(58.2°)247,3651.7%
Sep 306:51 AM7:11 PM-1:04 PM(54.2°)249,0860.1%
Oct 17:46 AM7:43 PM-1:47 PM(50.2°)250,5170.6%
* 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, Sun, Sep 25, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:53 AMSun 6:32 PMSun 12:12 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 9:37 AMSun 8:32 PMSun 3:05 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSun 2:16 PMSun 11:42 PMSun 6:59 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 7:17 AMSun 7:19 PMSun 1:18 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnSun 12:42 PMSun 10:43 PMSun 5:43 PMAverage visiblity
UranusSat 8:07 PMSun 8:58 AMSun 2:33 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 6:12 PMMon 5:27 AMSun 11:49 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Charlotte.

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