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Moon: 6.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 28, 2016 at 4:42:06 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:36 AM 92° East
Sunset Today: 6:27 PM 267° West


Moonrise Today: 4:05 AM 78° East
Moonset Today: 5:30 PM 279° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 50 minutes (-2m 58s)

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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 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

4:42 AM

Altitude

-21.1°

Heading

72° E

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 50m 55s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 58s

Winter: +2h 55m

Summer: -3h 35m

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 – 5:00 AM
Astro. Twilight5:00 AM – 5:34 AM
Nautical Twilight5:34 AM – 6:07 AM
Civil Twilight6:07 AM – 6:36 AM
Daylight6:36 AM – 6:27 PM
Civil Twilight6:27 PM – 6:55 PM
Nautical Twilight6:55 PM – 7:28 PM
Astro. Twilight7:28 PM – 8:02 PM
Night8:02 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Portland - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 286:36 AM6:27 PM11:50:55−2:5812:31 PM (44.0°)93.126
Sep 296:37 AM6:25 PM11:47:57−2:5812:31 PM (43.6°)93.100
Sep 306:38 AM6:23 PM11:44:59−2:5712:31 PM (43.2°)93.073
Oct 16:39 AM6:21 PM11:42:01−2:5712:30 PM (42.8°)93.047
Oct 26:40 AM6:19 PM11:39:03−2:5712:30 PM (42.4°)93.020
Oct 36:41 AM6:18 PM11:36:06−2:5712:30 PM (42.0°)92.993
Oct 46:43 AM6:16 PM11:33:08−2:5712:30 PM (41.7°)92.966
* 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

4:42 AM

Altitude

5.7°

Heading

84° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

6.7%

Moon in Portland - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 284:05 AM5:30 PM-10:51 AM(53.7°)245,3405.5%
Sep 295:06 AM5:59 PM-11:37 AM(49.8°)247,3111.8%
Sep 306:06 AM6:27 PM-12:20 PM(45.8°)249,0390.1%
Oct 17:05 AM6:55 PM-1:04 PM(41.8°)250,4800.5%
Oct 28:03 AM7:24 PM-1:47 PM(38.1°)251,5642.9%
Oct 39:01 AM7:54 PM-2:31 PM(34.7°)252,2057.0%
Oct 49:58 AM8:27 PM-3:15 PM(31.7°)252,30212.8%
* 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, Wed, Sep 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:02 AMWed 5:52 PMWed 11:28 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 9:15 AMWed 7:34 PMWed 2:25 PMFairly good visibility
MarsWed 2:00 PMWed 10:27 PMWed 6:13 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 6:26 AMWed 6:26 PMWed 12:26 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnWed 12:11 PMWed 9:28 PMWed 4:49 PMAverage visiblity
UranusTue 7:04 PMWed 8:13 AMWed 1:38 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 5:26 PMThu 4:24 AMWed 10:55 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Portland.

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