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Moon: 64.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 23, 2016 at 5:11:32 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:40 AM 76° East
Sunset Today: 7:53 PM 284° West


Moonrise Today: 11:35 PM 75° East
Moonset Today: 12:18 PM 283° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 13 minutes (-2m 4s)

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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

5:11 PM

Altitude

31.8°

Heading

260° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 13m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 4s

Winter: +3h 29m

Summer: -1h 21m

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 – 5:09 AM
Astro. Twilight5:09 AM – 5:42 AM
Nautical Twilight5:42 AM – 6:13 AM
Civil Twilight6:13 AM – 6:40 AM
Daylight6:40 AM – 7:53 PM
Civil Twilight7:53 PM – 8:20 PM
Nautical Twilight8:20 PM – 8:52 PM
Astro. Twilight8:52 PM – 9:24 PM
Night9:24 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 236:40 AM7:53 PM13:13:27−2:041:17 PM (65.3°)93.983
Aug 246:41 AM7:52 PM13:11:21−2:051:17 PM (65.0°)93.963
Aug 256:42 AM7:51 PM13:09:15−2:061:16 PM (64.7°)93.944
Aug 266:42 AM7:49 PM13:07:08−2:061:16 PM (64.3°)93.924
Aug 276:43 AM7:48 PM13:05:01−2:071:16 PM (64.0°)93.903
Aug 286:44 AM7:47 PM13:02:53−2:071:16 PM (63.6°)93.883
Aug 296:45 AM7:45 PM13:00:45−2:081:15 PM (63.2°)93.862
* 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

5:11 PM

Altitude

-42.1°

Heading

345° N

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

64.6%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 23-12:18 PM11:35 PM5:32 AM(63.7°)228,57169.9%
Aug 24-1:24 PM-6:26 AM(67.4°)229,52758.4%
Aug 2512:20 AM2:28 PM-7:22 AM(70.2°)230,84846.5%
Aug 261:10 AM3:28 PM-8:18 AM(71.9°)232,43134.9%
Aug 272:03 AM4:25 PM-9:14 AM(72.4°)234,21124.3%
Aug 283:00 AM5:16 PM-10:09 AM(71.7°)236,14815.3%
Aug 293:59 AM6:03 PM-11:03 AM(70.0°)238,2188.1%
* 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

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Aug 23, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:51 AMTue 8:46 PMTue 2:49 PMDifficult to see
VenusTue 8:23 AMTue 8:53 PMTue 2:38 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 2:48 PMWed 12:19 AMTue 7:34 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 8:45 AMTue 9:02 PMTue 2:54 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnTue 2:38 PMWed 12:38 AMTue 7:38 PMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 10:06 PMWed 11:01 AMWed 4:33 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 8:16 PMWed 7:31 AMWed 1:54 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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