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Moon: 84.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 11:51:25 am


Sunrise Today: 7:12 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:36 pm 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:25 pm 78° East
Moonset Today: 2:51 am 279° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 23 minutes (-43s)

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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

11:51 am

Altitude

27.1°

Heading

179° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 23m 42s

Change since

Yesterday: -43s

Winter: +3m 44s

Summer: -5h 36m

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 – 5:35 am
Astro. Twilight5:35 am – 6:08 am
Nautical Twilight6:08 am – 6:41 am
Civil Twilight6:41 am – 7:12 am
Daylight7:12 am – 4:36 pm
Civil Twilight4:36 pm – 5:06 pm
Nautical Twilight5:06 pm – 5:40 pm
Astro. Twilight5:40 pm – 6:13 pm
Night6:13 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Philadelphia - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 107:12 am4:36 pm9:23:42−0:4311:54 am (27.1°)91.532
Dec 117:13 am4:36 pm9:23:03−0:3911:54 am (27.0°)91.521
Dec 127:13 am4:36 pm9:22:27−0:3511:55 am (26.9°)91.510
Dec 137:14 am4:36 pm9:21:55−0:3211:55 am (26.9°)91.500
Dec 147:15 am4:36 pm9:21:27−0:2811:56 am (26.8°)91.491
Dec 157:16 am4:37 pm9:21:02−0:2411:56 am (26.8°)91.482
Dec 167:16 am4:37 pm9:20:42−0:2011:57 am (26.7°)91.474
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. 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

11:51 am

Altitude

-26.7°

Heading

52° NE

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

84.4%

Moon in Philadelphia - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 10-2:51 am2:25 pm9:09 pm(59.6°)224,68487.6%
Dec 11-4:02 am3:07 pm10:07 pm(63.6°)223,14794.6%
Dec 12-5:15 am3:54 pm11:07 pm(66.6°)222,75998.8%
Dec 13-6:26 am4:47 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:33 am5:47 pm12:09 am(68.3°)223,62799.8%
Dec 15-8:33 am6:50 pm1:11 am(68.5°)225,69797.6%
Dec 16-9:26 am7:55 pm2:10 am(67.4°)228,76092.5%
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. 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, Sat, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:53 amSat 5:56 pmSat 1:24 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 10:21 amSat 7:54 pmSat 3:07 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:14 amSat 9:38 pmSat 4:26 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 2:10 amSat 1:33 pmSat 7:52 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 7:09 amSat 4:38 pmSat 11:53 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 1:30 pmSun 2:25 amSat 7:57 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 11:53 amSat 10:58 pmSat 5:25 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Philadelphia.

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