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Moon: 70.8%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 24, 2016 at 7:29:58 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:57 AM 65° East
Sunset Today: 8:00 PM 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:16 PM 88° East
Moonset Today: 10:54 AM 269° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 3 minutes (-1m 23s)

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Today's Sun Position in Lancaster

The Sun's altitude in Lancaster 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

7:29 PM

Altitude

5.1°

Heading

290° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 3m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 23s

Winter: +4h 13m

Summer: -25m 48s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Lancaster Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Lancaster 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 – 4:18 AM
Astro. Twilight4:18 AM – 4:55 AM
Nautical Twilight4:55 AM – 5:29 AM
Civil Twilight5:29 AM – 5:57 AM
Daylight5:57 AM – 8:00 PM
Civil Twilight8:00 PM – 8:29 PM
Nautical Twilight8:29 PM – 9:03 PM
Astro. Twilight9:03 PM – 9:40 PM
Night9:40 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Lancaster - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 245:57 AM8:00 PM14:03:18−1:2312:59 PM (74.9°)94.419
Jul 255:58 AM8:00 PM14:01:52−1:2512:59 PM (74.7°)94.411
Jul 265:59 AM7:59 PM14:00:25−1:2712:59 PM (74.5°)94.402
Jul 275:59 AM7:58 PM13:58:56−1:2912:59 PM (74.3°)94.393
Jul 286:00 AM7:57 PM13:57:25−1:3012:59 PM (74.0°)94.383
Jul 296:01 AM7:57 PM13:55:52−1:3212:59 PM (73.8°)94.373
Jul 306:02 AM7:56 PM13:54:18−1:3412:59 PM (73.6°)94.362
* All times are local time for Lancaster. 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 199:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 203:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 227:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 212:44 AM
* All times are local Lancaster time.

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Today's Moon in Lancaster

The Moon's path in Lancaster 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

7:29 PM

Altitude

-42.6°

Heading

49° NE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

70.8%

Moon in Lancaster - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 24-10:54 AM11:16 PM4:43 AM(53.2°)231,13976.9%
Jul 25-11:58 AM11:55 PM5:34 AM(57.9°)230,31366.3%
Jul 26-1:03 PM-6:26 AM(62.4°)229,83554.7%
Jul 2712:36 AM2:09 PM-7:19 AM(66.5°)229,70042.8%
Jul 281:20 AM3:14 PM-8:14 AM(69.8°)229,92131.3%
Jul 292:07 AM4:17 PM-9:10 AM(72.2°)230,53720.8%
Jul 302:59 AM5:17 PM-10:08 AM(73.4°)231,59112.1%
* All times are local time for Lancaster. 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 Lancaster This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jul 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:23 AMSun 9:02 PMSun 2:14 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 7:00 AMSun 8:48 PMSun 1:54 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 3:19 PMMon 1:12 AMSun 8:16 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 9:53 AMSun 10:23 PMSun 4:08 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 4:11 PMMon 2:17 AMSun 9:14 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSun 11:43 PMMon 12:36 PMMon 6:10 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 9:52 PMMon 9:11 AMMon 3:32 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Lancaster.

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