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Moon: 11.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 28, 2016 at 9:16:07 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:13 AM 76° East
Sunset Today: 7:30 PM 283° West


Moonrise Today: 2:23 AM 65° East
Moonset Today: 5:07 PM 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 17 minutes (-2m 39s)

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Today's Sun Position in Chicago

The Sun's altitude in Chicago 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

9:16 PM

Altitude

-19.1°

Heading

303° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 17m 3s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 39s

Winter: +4h 9m

Summer: -1h 56m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Chicago Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Chicago 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 – 4:32 AM
Astro. Twilight4:32 AM – 5:09 AM
Nautical Twilight5:09 AM – 5:44 AM
Civil Twilight5:44 AM – 6:13 AM
Daylight6:13 AM – 7:30 PM
Civil Twilight7:30 PM – 7:59 PM
Nautical Twilight7:59 PM – 8:33 PM
Astro. Twilight8:33 PM – 9:09 PM
Night9:09 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 286:13 AM7:30 PM13:17:03−2:3912:52 PM (57.5°)93.882
Aug 296:14 AM7:28 PM13:14:23−2:4012:51 PM (57.1°)93.861
Aug 306:15 AM7:26 PM13:11:42−2:4012:51 PM (56.8°)93.840
Aug 316:16 AM7:25 PM13:09:00−2:4112:51 PM (56.4°)93.818
Sep 16:17 AM7:23 PM13:06:18−2:4212:50 PM (56.1°)93.796
Sep 26:18 AM7:21 PM13:03:36−2:4212:50 PM (55.7°)93.773
Sep 36:19 AM7:20 PM13:00:53−2:4212:50 PM (55.3°)93.751
* All times are local time for Chicago. 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 1911:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 205:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 229:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 214:44 AM
* All times are local Chicago time.

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Today's Moon in Chicago

The Moon's path in Chicago 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

9:16 PM

Altitude

-30.5°

Heading

345° N

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

11.5%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 282:23 AM5:07 PM-9:47 AM(65.5°)236,19815.1%
Aug 293:23 AM5:51 PM-10:40 AM(63.7°)238,2728.0%
Aug 304:25 AM6:30 PM-11:31 AM(61.1°)240,4543.1%
Aug 315:27 AM7:06 PM-12:20 PM(57.7°)242,7030.5%
Sep 16:28 AM7:38 PM-1:07 PM(54.0°)244,9440.1%
Sep 27:28 AM8:08 PM-1:52 PM(50.0°)247,0742.0%
Sep 38:27 AM8:37 PM-2:36 PM(45.9°)248,9605.8%
* All times are local time for Chicago. 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 Chicago This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Aug 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:17 AMMon 7:57 PMMon 2:07 PMNot visible
VenusMon 8:10 AMMon 8:24 PMMon 2:17 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 2:37 PMSun 11:26 PMSun 7:02 PMGood visibility
JupiterMon 8:01 AMMon 8:19 PMMon 2:10 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 2:10 PMSun 11:39 PMSun 6:54 PMPerfect visibility
UranusMon 9:11 PMTue 10:19 AMTue 3:45 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 7:33 PMTue 6:37 AMTue 1:05 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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