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Moon: 23.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 25, 2016 at 7:23:28 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:42 AM 91° East
Sunset Today: 6:42 PM 269° West


Moonrise Today: 1:17 AM 67° East
Moonset Today: 3:51 PM 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 59 minutes (-2m 47s)

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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

7:23 PM

Altitude

-8.6°

Heading

276° W

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

11h 59m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 47s

Winter: +2h 52m

Summer: -3h 13m

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 – 5:08 AM
Astro. Twilight5:08 AM – 5:41 AM
Nautical Twilight5:41 AM – 6:14 AM
Civil Twilight6:14 AM – 6:42 AM
Daylight6:42 AM – 6:42 PM
Civil Twilight6:42 PM – 7:09 PM
Nautical Twilight7:09 PM – 7:42 PM
Astro. Twilight7:42 PM – 8:15 PM
Night8:15 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 256:42 AM6:42 PM11:59:59−2:4712:42 PM (46.9°)93.203
Sep 266:43 AM6:40 PM11:57:11−2:4712:42 PM (46.5°)93.177
Sep 276:44 AM6:38 PM11:54:24−2:4712:41 PM (46.1°)93.151
Sep 286:45 AM6:36 PM11:51:37−2:4712:41 PM (45.7°)93.125
Sep 296:46 AM6:35 PM11:48:49−2:4712:41 PM (45.4°)93.098
Sep 306:47 AM6:33 PM11:46:02−2:4712:40 PM (45.0°)93.072
Oct 16:48 AM6:31 PM11:43:15−2:4712:40 PM (44.6°)93.045
* 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

7:23 PM

Altitude

-29.1°

Heading

334° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

23.3%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 251:17 AM3:51 PM-8:36 AM(64.4°)238,32127.5%
Sep 262:18 AM4:31 PM-9:28 AM(62.0°)240,88218.3%
Sep 273:19 AM5:07 PM-10:16 AM(58.9°)243,26210.8%
Sep 284:20 AM5:39 PM-11:03 AM(55.3°)245,4405.2%
Sep 295:20 AM6:09 PM-11:48 AM(51.4°)247,4001.6%
Sep 306:18 AM6:38 PM-12:32 PM(47.4°)249,1150.1%
Oct 17:17 AM7:07 PM-1:15 PM(43.4°)250,5410.6%
* 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, Sep 25, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:14 AMMon 6:02 PMMon 11:38 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 9:14 AMSun 7:50 PMSun 2:32 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSun 2:05 PMSun 10:46 PMSun 6:26 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 6:41 AMMon 6:43 PMMon 12:42 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnSun 12:26 PMSun 9:53 PMSun 5:10 PMAverage visiblity
UranusMon 7:19 PMTue 8:24 AMTue 1:51 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 5:46 PMMon 4:47 AMSun 11:16 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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