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Moon: 5.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 28, 2016 at 9:37:40 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:54 AM 92° East
Sunset Today: 6:47 PM 267° West


Moonrise Today: 4:30 AM 79° East
Moonset Today: 5:46 PM 279° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 52 minutes (-2m 36s)

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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 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

9:37 AM

Altitude

28.9°

Heading

121° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 52m 34s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 36s

Winter: +2h 32m

Summer: -3h 8m

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 – 5:24 AM
Astro. Twilight5:24 AM – 5:56 AM
Nautical Twilight5:56 AM – 6:27 AM
Civil Twilight6:27 AM – 6:54 AM
Daylight6:54 AM – 6:47 PM
Civil Twilight6:47 PM – 7:14 PM
Nautical Twilight7:14 PM – 7:45 PM
Astro. Twilight7:45 PM – 8:17 PM
Night8:17 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Philadelphia - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 286:54 AM6:47 PM11:52:34−2:3612:51 PM (47.7°)93.126
Sep 296:55 AM6:45 PM11:49:58−2:3612:51 PM (47.3°)93.099
Sep 306:56 AM6:44 PM11:47:22−2:3612:50 PM (46.9°)93.073
Oct 16:57 AM6:42 PM11:44:46−2:3612:50 PM (46.5°)93.046
Oct 26:58 AM6:41 PM11:42:10−2:3512:50 PM (46.1°)93.019
Oct 36:59 AM6:39 PM11:39:34−2:3512:49 PM (45.7°)92.992
Oct 47:00 AM6:37 PM11:36:59−2:3512:49 PM (45.4°)92.965
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. 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 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 2016 Moon Phases

9:37 AM

Altitude

51.6°

Heading

141° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

5.7%

Moon in Philadelphia - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 284:30 AM5:46 PM-11:12 AM(57.4°)245,3685.4%
Sep 295:29 AM6:18 PM-11:57 AM(53.5°)247,3361.7%
Sep 306:27 AM6:48 PM-12:41 PM(49.5°)249,0600.1%
Oct 17:24 AM7:18 PM-1:24 PM(45.5°)250,4970.5%
Oct 28:20 AM7:48 PM-2:07 PM(41.8°)251,5762.9%
Oct 39:16 AM8:20 PM-2:51 PM(38.4°)252,2107.1%
Oct 410:12 AM8:54 PM-3:35 PM(35.4°)252,30012.8%
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Sep 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:25 AMWed 6:09 PMWed 11:47 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 9:28 AMWed 8:00 PMWed 2:45 PMFairly good visibility
MarsWed 2:05 PMWed 11:00 PMWed 6:33 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 6:46 AMWed 6:46 PMWed 12:46 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnWed 12:20 PMWed 9:58 PMWed 5:09 PMAverage visiblity
UranusWed 7:23 PMThu 8:24 AMThu 1:54 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 5:42 PMThu 4:47 AMWed 11:15 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Philadelphia.

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