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Moon: 41.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 25, 2016 at 5:20:54 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:15 AM 75° East
Sunset Today: 7:43 PM 285° West


Moonset Today: 2:28 PM 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 28 minutes (-2m 44s)

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Today's Sun Position in Madison

The Sun's altitude in Madison 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

5:20 PM

Altitude

25.0°

Heading

261° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 28m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 44s

Winter: +4h 28m

Summer: -1h 53m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Madison Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Madison 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 – 4:31 AM
Astro. Twilight4:31 AM – 5:09 AM
Nautical Twilight5:09 AM – 5:45 AM
Civil Twilight5:45 AM – 6:15 AM
Daylight6:15 AM – 7:43 PM
Civil Twilight7:43 PM – 8:13 PM
Nautical Twilight8:13 PM – 8:49 PM
Astro. Twilight8:49 PM – 9:27 PM
Night9:27 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Madison - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 256:15 AM7:43 PM13:28:27−2:4412:59 PM (57.4°)93.943
Aug 266:16 AM7:42 PM13:25:42−2:4512:59 PM (57.0°)93.923
Aug 276:17 AM7:40 PM13:22:56−2:4612:59 PM (56.7°)93.903
Aug 286:18 AM7:38 PM13:20:09−2:4612:59 PM (56.3°)93.882
Aug 296:19 AM7:37 PM13:17:22−2:4712:58 PM (55.9°)93.861
Aug 306:20 AM7:35 PM13:14:34−2:4712:58 PM (55.6°)93.840
Aug 316:21 AM7:33 PM13:11:45−2:4812:58 PM (55.2°)93.818
* All times are local time for Madison. 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 1911:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 205:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 229:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 214:44 AM
* All times are local Madison time.

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Today's Moon in Madison

The Moon's path in Madison 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

5:20 PM

Altitude

-23.8°

Heading

326° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

41.3%

Moon in Madison - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 25-2:28 PM-7:06 AM(62.8°)230,89146.1%
Aug 2612:38 AM3:31 PM-8:03 AM(64.5°)232,48234.6%
Aug 271:30 AM4:27 PM-8:59 AM(65.0°)234,26724.1%
Aug 282:27 AM5:17 PM-9:54 AM(64.3°)236,20815.0%
Aug 293:28 AM6:01 PM-10:47 AM(62.5°)238,2827.9%
Aug 304:30 AM6:40 PM-11:38 AM(59.8°)240,4653.0%
Aug 315:33 AM7:14 PM-12:27 PM(56.5°)242,7140.5%
* All times are local time for Madison. 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 Madison This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Aug 25, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:33 AMThu 8:20 PMThu 2:27 PMVery difficult to see
VenusThu 8:07 AMThu 8:37 PMThu 2:22 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 2:52 PMThu 11:35 PMThu 7:13 PMGood visibility
JupiterThu 8:19 AMThu 8:41 PMThu 2:30 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnThu 2:31 PMThu 11:54 PMThu 7:13 PMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 9:33 PMFri 10:43 AMFri 4:08 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 7:58 PMFri 6:59 AMFri 1:28 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Madison.

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