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Moon: 21.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 27, 2016 at 4:45:44 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:00 AM 76° East
Sunset Today: 7:24 PM 284° West


Moonrise Today: 1:09 AM 64° Northeast
Moonset Today: 4:09 PM 296° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 24 minutes (-2m 49s)

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Today's Sun Position in Portland

The Sun's altitude in Portland 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

4:45 PM

Altitude

27.6°

Heading

256° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 24m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 49s

Winter: +4h 29m

Summer: -2h 1m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Portland Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Portland 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 – 4:15 AM
Astro. Twilight4:15 AM – 4:54 AM
Nautical Twilight4:54 AM – 5:30 AM
Civil Twilight5:30 AM – 6:00 AM
Daylight6:00 AM – 7:24 PM
Civil Twilight7:24 PM – 7:54 PM
Nautical Twilight7:54 PM – 8:30 PM
Astro. Twilight8:30 PM – 9:08 PM
Night9:08 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Portland - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 276:00 AM7:24 PM13:24:43−2:4912:42 PM (56.1°)93.904
Aug 286:01 AM7:23 PM13:21:53−2:5012:42 PM (55.7°)93.883
Aug 296:02 AM7:21 PM13:19:02−2:5012:42 PM (55.4°)93.862
Aug 306:03 AM7:19 PM13:16:10−2:5112:41 PM (55.0°)93.841
Aug 316:04 AM7:17 PM13:13:18−2:5212:41 PM (54.7°)93.819
Sep 16:05 AM7:16 PM13:10:26−2:5212:41 PM (54.3°)93.797
Sep 26:06 AM7:14 PM13:07:33−2:5312:40 PM (53.9°)93.775
* All times are local time for Portland. 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 Portland time.

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Today's Moon in Portland

The Moon's path in Portland 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

4:45 PM

Altitude

-6.4°

Heading

302° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

21.4%

Moon in Portland - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 271:09 AM4:09 PM-8:39 AM(64.4°)234,16824.6%
Aug 282:06 AM5:00 PM-9:35 AM(63.7°)236,10115.5%
Aug 293:07 AM5:44 PM-10:28 AM(62.0°)238,1698.3%
Aug 304:09 AM6:22 PM-11:19 AM(59.4°)240,3473.2%
Aug 315:12 AM6:57 PM-12:08 PM(56.1°)242,5930.5%
Sep 16:14 AM7:28 PM-12:55 PM(52.3°)244,8380.1%
Sep 27:15 AM7:57 PM-1:40 PM(48.4°)246,9761.9%
* All times are local time for Portland. 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 Portland This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Aug 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:13 AMSat 7:56 PMSat 2:05 PMVery difficult to see
VenusSat 7:55 AMSat 8:18 PMSat 2:07 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 2:35 PMSat 11:12 PMSat 6:54 PMGood visibility
JupiterSat 7:57 AMSat 8:18 PMSat 2:07 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSat 2:09 PMSat 11:29 PMSat 6:49 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSat 9:08 PMSun 10:20 AMSun 3:44 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 7:34 PMSun 6:34 AMSun 1:04 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Portland.

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