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Moon: 13.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 28, 2016 at 2:55:29 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:27 AM 77° East
Sunset Today: 7:39 PM 283° West


Moonrise Today: 2:38 AM 66° East
Moonset Today: 5:12 PM 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 11 minutes (-2m 27s)

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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

2:55 PM

Altitude

50.7°

Heading

227° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 11m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 27s

Winter: +3h 50m

Summer: -1h 47m

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 – 4:51 AM
Astro. Twilight4:51 AM – 5:26 AM
Nautical Twilight5:26 AM – 5:59 AM
Civil Twilight5:59 AM – 6:27 AM
Daylight6:27 AM – 7:39 PM
Civil Twilight7:39 PM – 8:07 PM
Nautical Twilight8:07 PM – 8:40 PM
Astro. Twilight8:40 PM – 9:15 PM
Night9:15 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Wilmington - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 286:27 AM7:39 PM13:11:51−2:271:03 PM (59.6°)93.883
Aug 296:28 AM7:37 PM13:09:23−2:281:03 PM (59.3°)93.862
Aug 306:29 AM7:36 PM13:06:54−2:291:03 PM (58.9°)93.841
Aug 316:30 AM7:34 PM13:04:24−2:291:02 PM (58.6°)93.819
Sep 16:31 AM7:33 PM13:01:54−2:301:02 PM (58.2°)93.797
Sep 26:32 AM7:31 PM12:59:24−2:301:02 PM (57.8°)93.774
Sep 36:33 AM7:29 PM12:56:53−2:301:01 PM (57.5°)93.751
* 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

2:55 PM

Altitude

23.9°

Heading

273° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

13.8%

Moon in Wilmington - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 282:38 AM5:12 PM-9:56 AM(67.7°)236,13115.3%
Aug 293:38 AM5:57 PM-10:50 AM(66.0°)238,2008.2%
Aug 304:39 AM6:37 PM-11:41 AM(63.3°)240,3793.2%
Aug 315:40 AM7:14 PM-12:30 PM(60.0°)242,6270.5%
Sep 16:40 AM7:47 PM-1:17 PM(56.3°)244,8700.1%
Sep 27:39 AM8:18 PM-2:02 PM(52.3°)247,0061.9%
Sep 38:37 AM8:48 PM-2:46 PM(48.2°)248,9025.7%
* 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, Sun, Aug 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:31 AMSun 8:14 PMSun 2:23 PMVery difficult to see
VenusSun 8:19 AMSun 8:37 PMSun 2:28 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 2:41 PMSun 11:45 PMSun 7:13 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 8:16 AMSun 8:34 PMSun 2:25 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 2:16 PMSun 11:57 PMSun 7:06 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSun 9:29 PMMon 10:32 AMMon 4:01 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 7:47 PMMon 6:55 AMMon 1:21 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wilmington.

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