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Moon: 92.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 24, 2016 at 11:50:23 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:51 AM 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:13 PM 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:37 PM 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:11 AM 247° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 22 minutes (+1m 19s)

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Today's Sun Position in Chesapeake

The Sun's altitude in Chesapeake 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

11:50 AM

Altitude

67.8°

Heading

131° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 22m 29s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 19s

Winter: +4h 44m

Summer: -18m 43s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Chesapeake Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Chesapeake 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 – 4:05 AM
Astro. Twilight4:05 AM – 4:45 AM
Nautical Twilight4:45 AM – 5:21 AM
Civil Twilight5:21 AM – 5:51 AM
Daylight5:51 AM – 8:13 PM
Civil Twilight8:13 PM – 8:43 PM
Nautical Twilight8:43 PM – 9:20 PM
Astro. Twilight9:20 PM – 10:00 PM
Night10:00 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Chesapeake - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 245:51 AM8:13 PM14:22:29+1:191:02 PM (74.1°)94.148
May 255:50 AM8:14 PM14:23:46+1:171:02 PM (74.3°)94.165
May 265:50 AM8:15 PM14:25:01+1:151:02 PM (74.5°)94.182
May 275:49 AM8:16 PM14:26:14+1:121:02 PM (74.6°)94.198
May 285:49 AM8:16 PM14:27:24+1:101:02 PM (74.8°)94.214
May 295:48 AM8:17 PM14:28:32+1:071:03 PM (74.9°)94.230
May 305:48 AM8:18 PM14:29:37+1:041:03 PM (75.1°)94.246
* All times are local time for Chesapeake. 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 Chesapeake time.

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Today's Moon in Chesapeake

The Moon's path in Chesapeake 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

11:50 AM

Altitude

-42.1°

Heading

278° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

92.6%

Moon in Chesapeake - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 24-8:11 AM10:37 PM2:59 AM(33.9°)246,35594.3%
May 25-9:03 AM11:24 PM3:49 AM(34.2°)244,21688.7%
May 26-9:59 AM-4:40 AM(35.5°)241,81681.2%
May 2712:08 AM10:59 AM-5:31 AM(37.8°)239,18272.1%
May 2812:49 AM12:00 PM-6:22 AM(40.9°)236,36861.8%
May 291:28 AM1:04 PM-7:13 AM(44.8°)233,47050.6%
May 302:06 AM2:09 PM-8:04 AM(49.2°)230,64039.0%
* All times are local time for Chesapeake. 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 Chesapeake This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:05 AMTue 6:28 PMTue 11:47 AMVery difficult
VenusTue 5:42 AMTue 7:54 PMTue 12:48 PMSlightly difficult
MarsTue 7:53 PMWed 5:39 AMWed 12:46 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 1:30 PMWed 2:20 AMTue 7:55 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 8:46 PMWed 6:39 AMWed 1:43 AMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 3:53 AMTue 4:47 PMTue 10:20 AMDifficult
NeptuneTue 2:11 AMTue 1:28 PMTue 7:50 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Chesapeake.

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