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Moon: 38.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 1, 2016 at 2:29:50 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:22 AM 70° East
Sunset Today: 8:02 PM 290° West


Moonrise Today: 2:57 AM 104° East
Moonset Today: 2:21 PM 259° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 39 minutes (+1m 55s)

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Today's Sun Position in Raleigh

The Sun's altitude in Raleigh 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

2:29 AM

Altitude

-35.7°

Heading

23° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 39m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 55s

Winter: +3h 55m

Summer: -55m 14s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Raleigh Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Raleigh 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 – 4:47 AM
Astro. Twilight4:47 AM – 5:21 AM
Nautical Twilight5:21 AM – 5:54 AM
Civil Twilight5:54 AM – 6:22 AM
Daylight6:22 AM – 8:02 PM
Civil Twilight8:02 PM – 8:29 PM
Nautical Twilight8:29 PM – 9:02 PM
Astro. Twilight9:02 PM – 9:37 PM
Night9:37 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 16:22 AM8:02 PM13:39:56+1:551:12 PM (69.6°)93.681
May 26:21 AM8:03 PM13:41:50+1:541:11 PM (69.9°)93.705
May 36:20 AM8:04 PM13:43:43+1:531:11 PM (70.2°)93.728
May 46:19 AM8:04 PM13:45:35+1:511:11 PM (70.5°)93.752
May 56:18 AM8:05 PM13:47:25+1:501:11 PM (70.7°)93.775
May 66:17 AM8:06 PM13:49:15+1:491:11 PM (71.0°)93.797
May 76:16 AM8:07 PM13:51:02+1:471:11 PM (71.3°)93.819
* All times are local time for Raleigh. 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 Raleigh time.

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Today's Moon in Raleigh

The Moon's path in Raleigh 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

2:29 AM

Altitude

-6.1°

Heading

100° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

38.0%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 12:57 AM2:21 PM-8:36 AM(43.4°)232,50835.2%
May 23:37 AM3:27 PM-9:29 AM(47.6°)229,01424.5%
May 34:17 AM4:34 PM-10:22 AM(52.3°)225,97214.9%
May 44:57 AM5:44 PM-11:16 AM(57.2°)223,7047.1%
May 55:38 AM6:55 PM-12:13 PM(62.0°)222,4922.1%
May 66:22 AM8:06 PM-1:11 PM(66.2°)222,5170.1%
May 77:10 AM9:15 PM-2:10 PM(69.5°)223,8131.5%
* All times are local time for Raleigh. 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 Raleigh This Coming Night

PlanetRiseSetMeridian
MercurySun 6:51 AMSun 8:59 PMSun 1:55 PM
VenusSun 6:01 AMSun 7:11 PMSun 12:36 PM
MarsSat 10:04 PMSun 7:55 AMSun 3:00 AM
JupiterSun 3:09 PMMon 3:58 AMSun 9:34 PM
SaturnSat 10:35 PMSun 8:32 AMSun 3:33 AM
UranusSun 5:31 AMSun 6:20 PMSun 11:56 AM
NeptuneSun 3:49 AMSun 3:07 PMSun 9:28 AM
PlutoSun 12:52 AMSun 10:49 AMSun 5:50 AM
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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