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Moon: 76.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 9, 2016 at 2:28:42 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:20 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:07 pm 242° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:10 pm 85° East
Moonset Today: 2:02 am 273° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 47 minutes (-39s)

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Today's Sun Position in Lexington

The Sun's altitude in Lexington 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

2:28 pm

Altitude

23.2°

Heading

214° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 47m 28s

Change since

Yesterday: -39s

Winter: +3m 45s

Summer: -4h 47m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Lexington Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Lexington 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 – 5:49 am
Astro. Twilight5:49 am – 6:20 am
Nautical Twilight6:20 am – 6:52 am
Civil Twilight6:52 am – 7:20 am
Daylight7:20 am – 5:07 pm
Civil Twilight5:07 pm – 5:36 pm
Nautical Twilight5:36 pm – 6:08 pm
Astro. Twilight6:08 pm – 6:39 pm
Night6:39 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Lexington - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 97:20 am5:07 pm9:47:28−0:3912:14 pm (31.3°)91.543
Dec 107:21 am5:08 pm9:46:51−0:3612:14 pm (31.2°)91.532
Dec 117:21 am5:08 pm9:46:18−0:3312:15 pm (31.1°)91.520
Dec 127:22 am5:08 pm9:45:48−0:3012:15 pm (31.1°)91.510
Dec 137:23 am5:08 pm9:45:21−0:2712:16 pm (31.0°)91.500
Dec 147:23 am5:08 pm9:44:57−0:2312:16 pm (30.9°)91.491
Dec 157:24 am5:09 pm9:44:36−0:2012:16 pm (30.9°)91.482
* All times are local time for Lexington. 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 Lexington time.

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Today's Moon in Lexington

The Moon's path in Lexington 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

2:28 pm

Altitude

3.1°

Heading

87° E

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

76.1%

Moon in Lexington - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 9-2:02 am2:10 pm8:36 pm(59.3°)227,09478.6%
Dec 10-3:09 am2:50 pm9:30 pm(63.9°)224,65587.7%
Dec 11-4:18 am3:34 pm10:28 pm(67.9°)223,13394.7%
Dec 12-5:29 am4:23 pm11:28 pm(70.8°)222,76298.8%
Dec 13-6:38 am5:18 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:44 am6:18 pm12:30 am(72.5°)223,64899.8%
Dec 15-8:45 am7:21 pm1:32 am(72.7°)225,73497.5%
* All times are local time for Lexington. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Lexington This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Dec 9, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 9:00 amFri 6:28 pmFri 1:44 pmAverage visiblity
VenusFri 10:31 amFri 8:23 pmFri 3:27 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 11:30 amFri 10:05 pmFri 4:47 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 2:27 amSat 1:56 pmSat 8:12 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 7:21 amFri 5:13 pmFri 12:17 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusFri 1:58 pmSat 2:45 amFri 8:22 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 12:14 pmFri 11:26 pmFri 5:50 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Lexington.

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