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Moon: 8.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 27, 2016 at 8:11:29 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:02 AM 92° East
Sunset Today: 6:57 PM 268° West


Moonrise Today: 3:40 AM 74° East
Moonset Today: 5:21 PM 283° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 55 minutes (-2m 32s)

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Today's Sun Position in Germantown

The Sun's altitude in Germantown today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

8:11 PM

Altitude

-15.2°

Heading

280° W

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

11h 55m 26s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 32s

Winter: +2h 30m

Summer: -3h

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Germantown Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Germantown 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 – 5:33 AM
Astro. Twilight5:33 AM – 6:04 AM
Nautical Twilight6:04 AM – 6:35 AM
Civil Twilight6:35 AM – 7:02 AM
Daylight7:02 AM – 6:57 PM
Civil Twilight6:57 PM – 7:24 PM
Nautical Twilight7:24 PM – 7:55 PM
Astro. Twilight7:55 PM – 8:26 PM
Night8:26 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Germantown - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 277:02 AM6:57 PM11:55:26−2:321:00 PM (48.8°)93.152
Sep 287:03 AM6:56 PM11:52:54−2:3212:59 PM (48.5°)93.125
Sep 297:04 AM6:54 PM11:50:22−2:3212:59 PM (48.1°)93.099
Sep 307:05 AM6:52 PM11:47:50−2:3112:59 PM (47.7°)93.073
Oct 17:06 AM6:51 PM11:45:18−2:3112:59 PM (47.3°)93.046
Oct 27:07 AM6:49 PM11:42:46−2:3112:58 PM (46.9°)93.019
Oct 37:07 AM6:48 PM11:40:15−2:3112:58 PM (46.5°)92.992
* All times are local time for Germantown. 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 Germantown time.

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Today's Moon in Germantown

The Moon's path in Germantown 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

8:11 PM

Altitude

-29.1°

Heading

314° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

8.6%

Moon in Germantown - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 273:40 AM5:21 PM-10:34 AM(61.8°)243,19611.0%
Sep 284:40 AM5:54 PM-11:20 AM(58.2°)245,3805.4%
Sep 295:38 AM6:26 PM-12:05 PM(54.3°)247,3471.7%
Sep 306:36 AM6:56 PM-12:49 PM(50.2°)249,0700.1%
Oct 17:32 AM7:27 PM-1:33 PM(46.3°)250,5040.6%
Oct 28:29 AM7:57 PM-2:16 PM(42.5°)251,5812.9%
Oct 39:24 AM8:30 PM-2:59 PM(39.1°)252,2127.1%
* All times are local time for Germantown. 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 Germantown This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Sep 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:34 AMWed 6:17 PMWed 11:56 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 9:35 AMWed 8:10 PMWed 2:53 PMFairly good visibility
MarsTue 2:12 PMTue 11:12 PMTue 6:42 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 6:54 AMWed 6:54 PMWed 12:54 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnTue 12:30 PMTue 10:12 PMTue 5:21 PMAverage visiblity
UranusWed 7:32 PMThu 8:32 AMThu 2:02 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 5:53 PMWed 5:01 AMTue 11:27 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Germantown.

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