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Moon: 68.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 27, 2016 at 2:22:55 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:38 AM 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:21 PM 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:10 AM 110° Southeast
Moonset Today: 10:50 AM 251° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 42 minutes (+1m 21s)

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Today's Sun Position in Wilmington

The Sun's altitude in Wilmington 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

2:22 PM

Altitude

64.5°

Heading

230° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 42m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 21s

Winter: +5h 21m

Summer: -16m 51s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Wilmington Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Wilmington 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 – 3:43 AM
Astro. Twilight3:43 AM – 4:27 AM
Nautical Twilight4:27 AM – 5:07 AM
Civil Twilight5:07 AM – 5:38 AM
Daylight5:38 AM – 8:21 PM
Civil Twilight8:21 PM – 8:53 PM
Nautical Twilight8:53 PM – 9:32 PM
Astro. Twilight9:32 PM – 10:17 PM
Night10:17 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Wilmington - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 275:38 AM8:21 PM14:42:27+1:2112:59 PM (71.7°)94.198
May 285:38 AM8:22 PM14:43:45+1:181:00 PM (71.9°)94.214
May 295:37 AM8:22 PM14:45:01+1:151:00 PM (72.0°)94.230
May 305:37 AM8:23 PM14:46:14+1:131:00 PM (72.2°)94.246
May 315:36 AM8:24 PM14:47:25+1:101:00 PM (72.3°)94.261
Jun 15:36 AM8:25 PM14:48:32+1:071:00 PM (72.4°)94.276
Jun 25:36 AM8:25 PM14:49:36+1:031:00 PM (72.6°)94.290
* All times are local time for Wilmington. 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 Wilmington time.

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Today's Moon in Wilmington

The Moon's path in Wilmington 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

2:22 PM

Altitude

-39.2°

Heading

286° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

68.6%

Moon in Wilmington - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 2712:10 AM10:50 AM-5:28 AM(34.8°)239,18872.2%
May 2812:50 AM11:53 AM-6:19 AM(37.9°)236,37461.8%
May 291:28 AM12:58 PM-7:10 AM(41.8°)233,47650.6%
May 302:04 AM2:05 PM-8:01 AM(46.2°)230,64539.1%
May 312:40 AM3:13 PM-8:53 AM(50.9°)228,08527.8%
Jun 13:17 AM4:24 PM-9:46 AM(55.7°)226,03617.6%
Jun 23:56 AM5:35 PM-10:41 AM(60.1°)224,7469.2%
* All times are local time for Wilmington. 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 Wilmington This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, May 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 4:49 AMFri 6:22 PMFri 11:36 AMVery difficult
VenusFri 5:32 AMFri 8:05 PMFri 12:48 PMSlightly difficult
MarsFri 7:41 PMSat 5:12 AMSat 12:27 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 1:13 PMSat 2:08 AMFri 7:41 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 8:38 PMSat 6:17 AMSat 1:27 AMPerfect visibility
UranusFri 3:36 AMFri 4:36 PMFri 10:06 AMDifficult
NeptuneSat 1:55 AMSat 1:07 PMSat 7:31 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Wilmington.

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