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Moon: 57.4%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 28, 2016 at 3:19:07 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:20 AM 60° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:17 PM 301° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:43 AM 107° East
Moonset Today: 11:41 AM 255° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 56 minutes (+1m 25s)

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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

3:19 PM

Altitude

52.5°

Heading

249° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 56m 49s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 25s

Winter: +5h 49m

Summer: -16m 53s

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 – 3:15 AM
Astro. Twilight3:15 AM – 4:04 AM
Nautical Twilight4:04 AM – 4:46 AM
Civil Twilight4:46 AM – 5:20 AM
Daylight5:20 AM – 8:17 PM
Civil Twilight8:17 PM – 8:50 PM
Nautical Twilight8:50 PM – 9:32 PM
Astro. Twilight9:32 PM – 10:22 PM
Night10:22 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 285:20 AM8:17 PM14:56:48+1:2512:48 PM (69.7°)94.215
May 295:19 AM8:17 PM14:58:12+1:2312:48 PM (69.9°)94.231
May 305:19 AM8:18 PM14:59:31+1:1912:48 PM (70.0°)94.246
May 315:18 AM8:19 PM15:00:47+1:1612:48 PM (70.2°)94.261
Jun 15:18 AM8:20 PM15:02:00+1:1312:48 PM (70.3°)94.276
Jun 25:17 AM8:20 PM15:03:10+1:0912:49 PM (70.4°)94.290
Jun 35:17 AM8:21 PM15:04:16+1:0612:49 PM (70.5°)94.304
* 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

3:19 PM

Altitude

-38.8°

Heading

294° NW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

57.4%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 2812:43 AM11:41 AM-6:09 AM(35.9°)236,27761.5%
May 291:20 AM12:47 PM-7:00 AM(39.8°)233,37950.2%
May 301:55 AM1:55 PM-7:51 AM(44.2°)230,55438.7%
May 312:30 AM3:05 PM-8:43 AM(48.9°)228,00627.5%
Jun 13:05 AM4:16 PM-9:36 AM(53.6°)225,97917.3%
Jun 23:43 AM5:29 PM-10:32 AM(58.1°)224,7199.0%
Jun 34:25 AM6:41 PM-11:29 AM(61.8°)224,4293.2%
* 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, Sat, May 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 4:31 AMSat 6:12 PMSat 11:22 AMVery difficult
VenusSat 5:14 AMSat 8:02 PMSat 12:38 PMSlightly difficult
MarsSat 7:30 PMSun 4:49 AMSun 12:09 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 12:56 PMSun 1:54 AMSat 7:25 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 8:27 PMSun 5:55 AMSun 1:11 AMPerfect visibility
UranusSat 3:18 AMSat 4:23 PMSat 9:50 AMDifficult
NeptuneSun 1:42 AMSun 12:49 PMSun 7:15 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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