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Moon: 37.0%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 5, 2016 at 10:02:02 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:00 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:12 pm 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 11:15 am 107° East
Moonset Today: 10:06 pm 255° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 11 minutes (-1m 8s)

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Today's Sun Position in Lowell

The Sun's altitude in Lowell 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

10:02 pm

Altitude

-61.9°

Heading

308° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 11m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 8s

Winter: +8m 52s

Summer: -6h 7m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Lowell Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Lowell 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 – 5:19 am
Astro. Twilight5:19 am – 5:53 am
Nautical Twilight5:53 am – 6:28 am
Civil Twilight6:28 am – 7:00 am
Daylight7:00 am – 4:12 pm
Civil Twilight4:12 pm – 4:44 pm
Nautical Twilight4:44 pm – 5:19 pm
Astro. Twilight5:19 pm – 5:53 pm
Night5:53 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Lowell - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 57:00 am4:12 pm9:11:36−1:0811:36 am (24.9°)91.594
Dec 67:01 am4:12 pm9:10:31−1:0411:37 am (24.8°)91.581
Dec 77:02 am4:12 pm9:09:31−1:0011:37 am (24.7°)91.568
Dec 87:03 am4:12 pm9:08:35−0:5611:37 am (24.6°)91.556
Dec 97:04 am4:12 pm9:07:42−0:5211:38 am (24.5°)91.543
Dec 107:05 am4:12 pm9:06:54−0:4811:38 am (24.4°)91.532
Dec 117:06 am4:12 pm9:06:10−0:4411:39 am (24.3°)91.521
* All times are local time for Lowell. 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 Lowell time.

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Today's Moon in Lowell

The Moon's path in Lowell 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

10:02 pm

Altitude

0.3°

Heading

254° W

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

37.0%

Moon in Lowell - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 511:15 am10:06 pm-4:38 pm(34.8°)240,23534.7%
Dec 611:50 am11:11 pm-5:26 pm(38.5°)237,00445.4%
Dec 712:23 pm--6:16 pm(42.9°)233,60156.6%
Dec 8-12:17 am12:56 pm7:06 pm(47.5°)230,23267.8%
Dec 9-1:26 am1:30 pm7:59 pm(52.3°)227,16478.3%
Dec 10-2:37 am2:06 pm8:53 pm(56.9°)224,70687.5%
Dec 11-3:50 am2:46 pm9:51 pm(60.9°)223,15894.5%
* All times are local time for Lowell. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Lowell This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 5, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:45 amTue 5:23 pmTue 1:04 pmAverage visiblity
VenusTue 10:15 amTue 7:22 pmTue 2:48 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 11:12 amTue 9:17 pmTue 4:15 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 2:09 amTue 1:30 pmTue 7:50 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 7:15 amTue 4:29 pmTue 11:52 amNot visible
UranusMon 1:32 pmTue 2:32 amMon 8:02 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:00 noonMon 10:59 pmMon 5:30 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Lowell.

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