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Moon: 36.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jun 28, 2016 at 6:48:20 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:39 AM 59° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:32 PM 301° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:18 AM 86° East
Moonset Today: 2:10 PM 277° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 53 minutes (-25s)

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Today's Sun Position in Dover

The Sun's altitude in Dover 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

6:48 PM

Altitude

17.6°

Heading

286° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 53m 46s

Change since

Yesterday: -25s

Winter: +5h 28m

Summer: -1m 45s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Dover Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Dover 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 – 3:39 AM
Astro. Twilight3:39 AM – 4:26 AM
Nautical Twilight4:26 AM – 5:06 AM
Civil Twilight5:06 AM – 5:39 AM
Daylight5:39 AM – 8:32 PM
Civil Twilight8:32 PM – 9:04 PM
Nautical Twilight9:04 PM – 9:45 PM
Astro. Twilight9:45 PM – 10:32 PM
Night10:32 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Dover - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 285:39 AM8:32 PM14:53:46−0:251:05 PM (74.1°)94.503
Jun 295:39 AM8:32 PM14:53:17−0:281:06 PM (74.0°)94.506
Jun 305:39 AM8:32 PM14:52:44−0:321:06 PM (74.0°)94.508
Jul 15:40 AM8:32 PM14:52:10−0:341:06 PM (73.9°)94.510
Jul 25:40 AM8:32 PM14:51:31−0:381:06 PM (73.8°)94.512
Jul 35:41 AM8:32 PM14:50:49−0:411:06 PM (73.7°)94.513
Jul 45:41 AM8:32 PM14:50:04−0:451:07 PM (73.6°)94.513
* All times are local time for Dover. 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 Dover time.

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Today's Moon in Dover

The Moon's path in Dover 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

6:48 PM

Altitude

-42.2°

Heading

335° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

36.7%

Moon in Dover - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 281:18 AM2:10 PM-7:40 AM(54.4°)229,63241.9%
Jun 291:55 AM3:18 PM-8:32 AM(58.9°)228,35730.4%
Jun 302:35 AM4:27 PM-9:27 AM(62.9°)227,58019.9%
Jul 13:19 AM5:35 PM-10:24 AM(66.1°)227,44711.1%
Jul 24:08 AM6:41 PM-11:22 AM(68.2°)228,0724.7%
Jul 35:02 AM7:41 PM-12:21 PM(69.1°)229,5021.0%
Jul 46:00 AM8:36 PM-1:19 PM(68.6°)231,6880.2%
* All times are local time for Dover. 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 Dover This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jun 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 4:54 AMTue 7:50 PMTue 12:22 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 6:05 AMTue 8:59 PMTue 1:32 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 5:02 PMWed 2:41 AMTue 9:52 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 11:23 AMWed 12:08 AMTue 5:46 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 6:20 PMWed 4:04 AMTue 11:12 PMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 1:30 AMWed 2:31 PMWed 8:00 AMDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 11:49 PMWed 11:02 AMWed 5:25 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Dover.

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