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Moon: 19.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 29, 2016 at 3:47:25 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:20 AM 66° East
Sunset Today: 8:21 PM 294° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:22 AM 70° East
Moonset Today: 4:34 PM 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours (-1m 36s)

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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

3:47 PM

Altitude

53.4°

Heading

252° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 39s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 36s

Winter: +4h 16m

Summer: -34m 31s

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 – 4:40 AM
Astro. Twilight4:40 AM – 5:18 AM
Nautical Twilight5:18 AM – 5:52 AM
Civil Twilight5:52 AM – 6:20 AM
Daylight6:20 AM – 8:21 PM
Civil Twilight8:21 PM – 8:49 PM
Nautical Twilight8:49 PM – 9:24 PM
Astro. Twilight9:24 PM – 10:01 PM
Night10:01 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 296:20 AM8:21 PM14:00:39−1:361:21 PM (72.7°)94.374
Jul 306:21 AM8:20 PM13:59:01−1:381:21 PM (72.5°)94.364
Jul 316:22 AM8:19 PM13:57:21−1:391:21 PM (72.3°)94.353
Aug 16:23 AM8:18 PM13:55:40−1:411:21 PM (72.0°)94.341
Aug 26:24 AM8:17 PM13:53:57−1:421:21 PM (71.7°)94.329
Aug 36:24 AM8:17 PM13:52:13−1:441:21 PM (71.5°)94.316
Aug 46:25 AM8:16 PM13:50:27−1:451:21 PM (71.2°)94.303
* 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

3:47 PM

Altitude

7.9°

Heading

285° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

19.4%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 292:22 AM4:34 PM-9:26 AM(70.9°)230,44921.9%
Jul 303:13 AM5:35 PM-10:23 AM(72.3°)231,45312.9%
Jul 314:09 AM6:31 PM-11:20 AM(72.4°)232,9216.1%
Aug 15:08 AM7:22 PM-12:16 PM(71.2°)234,8491.8%
Aug 26:08 AM8:07 PM-1:10 PM(69.1°)237,1800.1%
Aug 37:09 AM8:47 PM-2:01 PM(66.1°)239,7990.9%
Aug 48:09 AM9:24 PM-2:50 PM(62.5°)242,5414.1%
* 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, Fri, Jul 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:05 AMFri 9:28 PMFri 2:47 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 7:31 AMFri 9:11 PMFri 2:21 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 3:32 PMSat 1:18 AMFri 8:25 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 10:00 AMFri 10:29 PMFri 4:14 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 4:16 PMSat 2:17 AMFri 9:16 PMPerfect visibility
UranusFri 11:45 PMSat 12:40 PMSat 6:12 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 9:56 PMSat 9:13 AMSat 3:34 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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