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Flag for U.S.A. Philadelphia, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 1.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 20, 2014 at 6:00:31 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:18 AM 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:38 PM 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 5:32 AM 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 3:47 PM 246° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 20 minutes (-6s)

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Today's Sun Position in Philadelphia

The Sun's altitude in Philadelphia 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

6:00 PM

Altitude

-15.4°

Heading

252° W

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length
9h 20m 1s

-6s shorter

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Philadelphia today

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Day, night and twilight times in Philadelphia 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 – 5:41 AM
Astro. Twilight5:41 AM – 6:14 AM
Nautical Twilight6:14 AM – 6:48 AM
Civil Twilight6:48 AM – 7:18 AM
Daylight7:18 AM – 4:38 PM
Civil Twilight4:38 PM – 5:09 PM
Nautical Twilight5:09 PM – 5:43 PM
Astro. Twilight5:43 PM – 6:16 PM
Night6:16 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Philadelphia - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 207:18 AM4:38 PM9:20:00−0:0711:58 AM (26.6°)91.460
Dec 217:19 AM4:39 PM9:19:57−0:0211:59 AM (26.6°)91.453
Dec 227:19 AM4:39 PM9:19:58+0:0111:59 AM (26.6°)91.447
Dec 237:20 AM4:40 PM9:20:03+0:0412:00 PM (26.7°)91.441
Dec 247:20 AM4:40 PM9:20:12+0:0812:00 PM (26.7°)91.436
Dec 257:21 AM4:41 PM9:20:25+0:1212:01 PM (26.7°)91.431
Dec 267:21 AM4:42 PM9:20:42+0:1612:01 PM (26.7°)91.426
* All times are in local Philadelphia time.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 6:03 PM in Philadelphia. This day is 5 hours, 41 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 216:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 2210:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 216:03 PM
* All times are local Philadelphia time.

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Today's moon in Philadelphia

The Moon's path in Philadelphia 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 2014 Moon Phases

6:00 PM

Altitude

-24.7°

Heading

266° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

1.8%

Moon in Philadelphia - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 205:32 AM3:47 PM-10:41 AM(31.1°)233,2202.7%
Dec 216:32 AM4:43 PM-11:38 AM(30.4°)230,3860.4%
Dec 227:30 AM5:45 PM-12:37 PM(31.0°)228,2750.8%
Dec 238:23 AM6:52 PM-1:36 PM(32.8°)227,0334.2%
Dec 249:10 AM8:02 PM-2:33 PM(35.8°)226,69510.4%
Dec 259:53 AM9:12 PM-3:29 PM(39.7°)227,18819.0%
Dec 2610:31 AM10:21 PM-4:23 PM(44.1°)228,35829.3%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Philadelphia time.

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