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Moon: 14.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 30, 2016 at 5:16:32 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:00 AM 65° East
Sunset Today: 8:17 PM 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:52 AM 66° East
Moonset Today: 5:31 PM 294° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 16 minutes (-1m 54s)

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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

5:16 AM

Altitude

-8.1°

Heading

58° NE

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

14h 16m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 54s

Winter: +4h 55m

Summer: -42m 18s

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 – 4:11 AM
Astro. Twilight4:11 AM – 4:52 AM
Nautical Twilight4:52 AM – 5:29 AM
Civil Twilight5:29 AM – 6:00 AM
Daylight6:00 AM – 8:17 PM
Civil Twilight8:17 PM – 8:47 PM
Nautical Twilight8:47 PM – 9:24 PM
Astro. Twilight9:24 PM – 10:05 PM
Night10:05 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Wilmington - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 306:00 AM8:17 PM14:16:59−1:541:09 PM (68.5°)94.364
Jul 316:01 AM8:16 PM14:15:03−1:551:09 PM (68.3°)94.353
Aug 16:02 AM8:15 PM14:13:05−1:581:08 PM (68.0°)94.341
Aug 26:03 AM8:14 PM14:11:05−1:591:08 PM (67.8°)94.329
Aug 36:03 AM8:13 PM14:09:04−2:011:08 PM (67.5°)94.316
Aug 46:04 AM8:11 PM14:07:01−2:021:08 PM (67.2°)94.303
Aug 56:05 AM8:10 PM14:04:56−2:041:08 PM (67.0°)94.289
* 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

5:16 AM

Altitude

25.3°

Heading

88° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

14.6%

Moon in Wilmington - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 302:52 AM5:31 PM-10:10 AM(68.2°)231,44213.0%
Jul 313:47 AM6:27 PM-11:08 AM(68.3°)232,9066.2%
Aug 14:46 AM7:17 PM-12:03 PM(67.2°)234,8301.8%
Aug 25:48 AM8:01 PM-12:57 PM(65.1°)237,1580.1%
Aug 36:50 AM8:40 PM-1:48 PM(62.1°)239,7750.9%
Aug 47:52 AM9:15 PM-2:37 PM(58.5°)242,5174.0%
Aug 58:52 AM9:47 PM-3:23 PM(54.6°)245,1859.2%
* 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, Sat, Jul 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:51 AMSat 9:21 PMSat 2:36 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 7:13 AMSat 9:05 PMSat 2:09 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 3:29 PMSun 12:52 AMSat 8:10 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 9:42 AMSat 10:15 PMSat 3:59 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 4:09 PMSun 1:51 AMSat 9:00 PMPerfect visibility
UranusFri 11:28 PMSat 12:32 PMSat 6:00 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 9:47 PMSat 8:57 AMSat 3:22 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Wilmington.

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