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Moon: 0.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Oct 1, 2016 at 1:27:14 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:43 AM 94° East
Sunset Today: 6:26 PM 266° West


Moonrise Today: 7:09 AM 94° East
Moonset Today: 7:00 PM 263° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 42 minutes (-2m 51s)

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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

1:27 PM

Altitude

42.3°

Heading

198° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 42m 48s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 51s

Winter: +2h 40m

Summer: -3h 36m

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 – 5:09 AM
Astro. Twilight5:09 AM – 5:42 AM
Nautical Twilight5:42 AM – 6:15 AM
Civil Twilight6:15 AM – 6:43 AM
Daylight6:43 AM – 6:26 PM
Civil Twilight6:26 PM – 6:54 PM
Nautical Twilight6:54 PM – 7:27 PM
Astro. Twilight7:27 PM – 8:00 PM
Night8:00 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Lowell - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 16:43 AM6:26 PM11:42:48−2:5112:35 PM (43.8°)93.046
Oct 26:44 AM6:24 PM11:39:57−2:5112:34 PM (43.5°)93.020
Oct 36:45 AM6:22 PM11:37:06−2:5112:34 PM (43.1°)92.993
Oct 46:46 AM6:21 PM11:34:15−2:5112:34 PM (42.7°)92.966
Oct 56:47 AM6:19 PM11:31:24−2:5012:33 PM (42.3°)92.939
Oct 66:49 AM6:17 PM11:28:33−2:5012:33 PM (41.9°)92.911
Oct 76:50 AM6:15 PM11:25:43−2:5012:33 PM (41.5°)92.884
* All times are local time for Lowell. 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 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

1:27 PM

Altitude

42.6°

Heading

186° S

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.5%

Moon in Lowell - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 17:09 AM7:00 PM-1:08 PM(42.8°)250,4830.5%
Oct 28:07 AM7:29 PM-1:51 PM(39.1°)251,5672.9%
Oct 39:04 AM8:00 PM-2:35 PM(35.7°)252,2067.0%
Oct 410:00 AM8:34 PM-3:19 PM(32.8°)252,30212.8%
Oct 510:56 AM9:10 PM-4:05 PM(30.4°)251,75919.9%
Oct 611:50 AM9:51 PM-4:51 PM(28.9°)250,50128.3%
Oct 712:42 PM10:37 PM-5:40 PM(28.1°)248,49437.6%
* All times are local time for Lowell. 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 Lowell This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Oct 1, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:12 AMSat 5:54 PMSat 11:33 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 9:25 AMSat 7:37 PMSat 2:31 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSat 1:57 PMSat 10:32 PMSat 6:14 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 6:22 AMSat 6:20 PMSat 12:21 PMVery difficult to see
SaturnSat 12:02 PMSat 9:24 PMSat 4:43 PMAverage visiblity
UranusSat 6:53 PMSun 7:59 AMSun 1:26 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 5:17 PMSun 4:17 AMSat 10:47 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Lowell.

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