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Moon: 88.3%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 25, 2016 at 5:09:23 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:13 AM 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:28 PM 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:40 PM 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 9:26 AM 248° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 15 minutes (+1m 12s)

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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

5:09 AM

Altitude

-11.8°

Heading

53° NE

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

14h 15m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 12s

Winter: +4h 28m

Summer: -16m 20s

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 – 4:30 AM
Astro. Twilight4:30 AM – 5:08 AM
Nautical Twilight5:08 AM – 5:44 AM
Civil Twilight5:44 AM – 6:13 AM
Daylight6:13 AM – 8:28 PM
Civil Twilight8:28 PM – 8:57 PM
Nautical Twilight8:57 PM – 9:33 PM
Astro. Twilight9:33 PM – 10:12 PM
Night10:12 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Charlotte - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 256:13 AM8:28 PM14:15:43+1:121:20 PM (75.9°)94.165
May 266:12 AM8:29 PM14:16:54+1:101:20 PM (76.1°)94.182
May 276:12 AM8:30 PM14:18:02+1:081:21 PM (76.2°)94.198
May 286:11 AM8:30 PM14:19:07+1:051:21 PM (76.4°)94.215
May 296:11 AM8:31 PM14:20:11+1:031:21 PM (76.5°)94.230
May 306:11 AM8:32 PM14:21:12+1:001:21 PM (76.7°)94.246
May 316:10 AM8:32 PM14:22:10+0:581:21 PM (76.8°)94.261
* 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

5:09 AM

Altitude

34.1°

Heading

197° S

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

88.3%

Moon in Charlotte - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 25-9:26 AM11:40 PM4:08 AM(35.8°)244,18788.6%
May 26-10:21 AM-4:59 AM(37.2°)241,78481.1%
May 2712:24 AM11:20 AM-5:50 AM(39.4°)239,14772.0%
May 281:06 AM12:21 PM-6:41 AM(42.6°)236,33261.7%
May 291:45 AM1:24 PM-7:32 AM(46.4°)233,43450.4%
May 302:24 AM2:28 PM-8:23 AM(50.8°)230,60538.9%
May 313:02 AM3:34 PM-9:15 AM(55.6°)228,05027.7%
* 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, Wed, May 25, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:23 AMWed 6:41 PMWed 12:02 PMVery difficult
VenusWed 6:04 AMWed 8:10 PMWed 1:07 PMSlightly difficult
MarsWed 8:02 PMThu 5:56 AMThu 12:59 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 1:46 PMThu 2:33 AMWed 8:09 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 9:00 PMWed 7:01 AMWed 2:01 AMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 4:09 AMWed 5:00 PMWed 10:35 AMDifficult
NeptuneWed 2:24 AMWed 1:44 PMWed 8:04 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Charlotte.

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