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Flag for U.S.A. Charlotte, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 3.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 20, 2014 at 6:56:30 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:27 AM 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:15 PM 242° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 5:45 AM 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:22 PM 247° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 47 minutes (-5s)

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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

6:56 AM

Altitude

-6.2°

Heading

114° SE

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length
9h 47m 42s

-5s shorter

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 – 5:56 AM
Astro. Twilight5:56 AM – 6:27 AM
Nautical Twilight6:27 AM – 6:59 AM
Civil Twilight6:59 AM – 7:27 AM
Daylight7:27 AM – 5:15 PM
Civil Twilight5:15 PM – 5:43 PM
Nautical Twilight5:43 PM – 6:15 PM
Astro. Twilight6:15 PM – 6:46 PM
Night6:46 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charlotte - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 207:27 AM5:15 PM9:47:42−0:0512:21 PM (31.5°)91.459
Dec 217:28 AM5:15 PM9:47:40−0:0212:21 PM (31.5°)91.453
Dec 227:28 AM5:16 PM9:47:41< 1s12:22 PM (31.5°)91.447
Dec 237:29 AM5:16 PM9:47:45+0:0412:22 PM (31.5°)91.441
Dec 247:29 AM5:17 PM9:47:52+0:0712:23 PM (31.5°)91.436
Dec 257:29 AM5:18 PM9:48:03+0:1012:23 PM (31.6°)91.431
Dec 267:30 AM5:18 PM9:48:16+0:1312:24 PM (31.6°)91.426
* All times are in local Charlotte time.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 6:03 PM in Charlotte. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 216:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 2210:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 216:03 PM
* 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 2014 Moon Phases

6:56 AM

Altitude

12.0°

Heading

123° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

3.3%

Moon in Charlotte - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 205:45 AM4:22 PM-11:04 AM(36.0°)233,1712.7%
Dec 216:45 AM5:18 PM-12:01 PM(35.3°)230,3470.3%
Dec 227:42 AM6:20 PM-1:00 PM(35.9°)228,2490.8%
Dec 238:36 AM7:26 PM-1:59 PM(37.7°)227,0214.3%
Dec 249:25 AM8:33 PM-2:57 PM(40.7°)226,69710.5%
Dec 2510:10 AM9:41 PM-3:52 PM(44.6°)227,20119.1%
Dec 2610:51 AM10:47 PM-4:46 PM(49.0°)228,38129.4%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Charlotte time.

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