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Moon: 27.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 28, 2016 at 7:14:39 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:45 AM 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:23 PM 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:07 AM 71° East
Moonset Today: 3:30 PM 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 38 minutes (-2m 5s)

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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

7:14 PM

Altitude

10.8°

Heading

286° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 38m 11s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 5s

Winter: +5h 38m

Summer: -44m 6s

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 – 3:44 AM
Astro. Twilight3:44 AM – 4:31 AM
Nautical Twilight4:31 AM – 5:12 AM
Civil Twilight5:12 AM – 5:45 AM
Daylight5:45 AM – 8:23 PM
Civil Twilight8:23 PM – 8:55 PM
Nautical Twilight8:55 PM – 9:36 PM
Astro. Twilight9:36 PM – 10:23 PM
Night10:23 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Madison - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 285:45 AM8:23 PM14:38:11−2:051:04 PM (65.7°)94.384
Jul 295:46 AM8:22 PM14:36:03−2:081:04 PM (65.4°)94.374
Jul 305:47 AM8:21 PM14:33:53−2:101:04 PM (65.2°)94.363
Jul 315:48 AM8:19 PM14:31:41−2:121:04 PM (65.0°)94.352
Aug 15:49 AM8:18 PM14:29:27−2:141:04 PM (64.7°)94.341
Aug 25:50 AM8:17 PM14:27:11−2:161:04 PM (64.4°)94.328
Aug 35:51 AM8:16 PM14:24:53−2:171:04 PM (64.2°)94.316
* 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

7:14 PM

Altitude

-28.8°

Heading

337° N

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

27.3%

Moon in Madison - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 281:07 AM3:30 PM-8:15 AM(61.1°)229,89032.2%
Jul 291:51 AM4:36 PM-9:11 AM(63.6°)230,47321.6%
Jul 302:41 AM5:37 PM-10:08 AM(64.9°)231,49012.7%
Jul 313:36 AM6:33 PM-11:05 AM(64.9°)232,9726.0%
Aug 14:36 AM7:22 PM-12:01 PM(63.8°)234,9131.7%
Aug 25:38 AM8:04 PM-12:55 PM(61.6°)237,2540.1%
Aug 36:42 AM8:42 PM-1:46 PM(58.6°)239,8801.0%
* 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, Jul 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:31 AMThu 9:23 PMThu 2:28 PMAverage visiblity
VenusThu 6:56 AMThu 9:09 PMThu 2:03 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 3:39 PMFri 12:42 AMThu 8:11 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 9:41 AMThu 10:19 PMThu 4:00 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 4:21 PMFri 1:45 AMThu 9:03 PMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 11:23 PMFri 12:35 PMFri 5:59 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 9:49 PMFri 8:53 AMFri 3:21 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Madison.

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