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Moon: 9.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 2, 2016 at 12:22:11 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:33 am 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:33 pm 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 9:51 am 117° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:33 pm 244° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 59 minutes (-1m 26s)

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Today's Sun Position in Minneapolis

The Sun's altitude in Minneapolis 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

12:22 pm

Altitude

22.8°

Heading

185° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

8h 59m 48s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 26s

Winter: +13m 38s

Summer: -6h 37m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Minneapolis Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Minneapolis 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 – 5:47 am
Astro. Twilight5:47 am – 6:23 am
Nautical Twilight6:23 am – 7:00 am
Civil Twilight7:00 am – 7:33 am
Daylight7:33 am – 4:33 pm
Civil Twilight4:33 pm – 5:06 pm
Nautical Twilight5:06 pm – 5:42 pm
Astro. Twilight5:42 pm – 6:18 pm
Night6:18 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Minneapolis - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 27:33 am4:33 pm8:59:48−1:2612:03 pm (23.0°)91.636
Dec 37:34 am4:32 pm8:58:26−1:2212:03 pm (22.8°)91.621
Dec 47:35 am4:32 pm8:57:07−1:1812:04 pm (22.7°)91.607
Dec 57:36 am4:32 pm8:55:52−1:1412:04 pm (22.6°)91.594
Dec 67:37 am4:32 pm8:54:41−1:1012:04 pm (22.5°)91.580
Dec 77:38 am4:32 pm8:53:35−1:0612:05 pm (22.4°)91.567
Dec 87:39 am4:32 pm8:52:33−1:0112:05 pm (22.3°)91.555
* All times are local time for Minneapolis. 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 Minneapolis time.

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Today's Moon in Minneapolis

The Moon's path in Minneapolis 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

12:22 pm

Altitude

18.7°

Heading

146° SE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.7%

Moon in Minneapolis - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 29:51 am7:33 pm-2:41 pm(25.8°)247,72710.2%
Dec 310:34 am8:30 pm-3:30 pm(27.2°)245,56117.2%
Dec 411:14 am9:31 pm-4:19 pm(29.5°)242,99125.6%
Dec 511:49 am10:34 pm-5:08 pm(32.6°)240,04535.4%
Dec 612:22 pm11:40 pm-5:57 pm(36.4°)236,80046.1%
Dec 712:54 pm--6:47 pm(40.8°)233,39257.3%
Dec 8-12:48 am1:26 pm7:37 pm(45.4°)230,03368.4%
* All times are local time for Minneapolis. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Minneapolis This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Dec 2, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 9:16 amFri 5:33 pmFri 1:24 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 10:52 amFri 7:33 pmFri 3:12 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 11:54 amFri 9:39 pmFri 4:46 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 2:51 amFri 2:10 pmFri 8:31 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 8:03 amFri 5:03 pmFri 12:33 pmNot visible
UranusFri 2:09 pmSat 3:14 amFri 8:42 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 12:42 pmFri 11:35 pmFri 6:09 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Minneapolis.

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