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Moon: 18.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 28, 2016 at 1:22:24 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:28 AM 77° East
Sunset Today: 7:38 PM 283° West


Moonrise Today: 2:39 AM 66° East
Moonset Today: 5:11 PM 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 10 minutes (-2m 24s)

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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

1:22 AM

Altitude

-41.1°

Heading

6° N

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 10m 28s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 24s

Winter: +3h 45m

Summer: -1h 45m

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 – 4:52 AM
Astro. Twilight4:52 AM – 5:27 AM
Nautical Twilight5:27 AM – 6:00 AM
Civil Twilight6:00 AM – 6:28 AM
Daylight6:28 AM – 7:38 PM
Civil Twilight7:38 PM – 8:06 PM
Nautical Twilight8:06 PM – 8:38 PM
Astro. Twilight8:38 PM – 9:13 PM
Night9:13 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Dover - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 286:28 AM7:38 PM13:10:28−2:241:03 PM (60.2°)93.883
Aug 296:28 AM7:37 PM13:08:02−2:251:03 PM (59.9°)93.862
Aug 306:29 AM7:35 PM13:05:36−2:251:03 PM (59.5°)93.841
Aug 316:30 AM7:33 PM13:03:10−2:261:02 PM (59.2°)93.819
Sep 16:31 AM7:32 PM13:00:43−2:261:02 PM (58.8°)93.797
Sep 26:32 AM7:30 PM12:58:16−2:271:02 PM (58.4°)93.774
Sep 36:33 AM7:29 PM12:55:48−2:271:01 PM (58.1°)93.751
* 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

1:22 AM

Altitude

-13.2°

Heading

54° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

18.3%

Moon in Dover - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 282:39 AM5:11 PM-9:56 AM(68.3°)236,13015.3%
Aug 293:39 AM5:56 PM-10:50 AM(66.6°)238,2008.2%
Aug 304:40 AM6:36 PM-11:41 AM(63.9°)240,3793.2%
Aug 315:40 AM7:13 PM-12:30 PM(60.6°)242,6270.5%
Sep 16:40 AM7:46 PM-1:17 PM(56.9°)244,8700.1%
Sep 27:39 AM8:18 PM-2:02 PM(52.9°)247,0061.9%
Sep 38:37 AM8:48 PM-2:46 PM(48.8°)248,9025.7%
* 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, Sun, Aug 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:30 AMSun 8:14 PMSun 2:22 PMVery difficult to see
VenusSun 8:19 AMSun 8:37 PMSun 2:28 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 2:39 PMSun 11:47 PMSun 7:13 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 8:17 AMSun 8:34 PMSun 2:25 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 2:14 PMSun 11:58 PMSun 7:06 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSat 9:34 PMSun 10:35 AMSun 4:05 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 7:50 PMSun 7:00 AMSun 1:25 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Dover.

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