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Moon: 25.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 4, 2016 at 5:24:11 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:08 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:38 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:49 am 110° Southeast
Moonset Today: 9:27 pm 251° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 30 minutes (-1m 3s)

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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 a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

5:24 pm

Altitude

-8.9°

Heading

248° W

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

9h 30m 7s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 3s

Winter: +8m 53s

Summer: -5h 29m

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 – 5:31 am
Astro. Twilight5:31 am – 6:04 am
Nautical Twilight6:04 am – 6:37 am
Civil Twilight6:37 am – 7:08 am
Daylight7:08 am – 4:38 pm
Civil Twilight4:38 pm – 5:08 pm
Nautical Twilight5:08 pm – 5:41 pm
Astro. Twilight5:41 pm – 6:14 pm
Night6:14 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wilmington - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 47:08 am4:38 pm9:30:07−1:0311:53 am (27.9°)91.608
Dec 57:08 am4:38 pm9:29:06−1:0011:53 am (27.8°)91.594
Dec 67:09 am4:38 pm9:28:09−0:5711:54 am (27.7°)91.581
Dec 77:10 am4:38 pm9:27:16−0:5311:54 am (27.6°)91.568
Dec 87:11 am4:38 pm9:26:25−0:5011:54 am (27.5°)91.555
Dec 97:12 am4:38 pm9:25:39−0:4611:55 am (27.4°)91.543
Dec 107:13 am4:38 pm9:24:56−0:4211:55 am (27.3°)91.532
* All times are local time for Wilmington. 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

5:24 pm

Altitude

32.0°

Heading

202° SW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

25.6%

Moon in Wilmington - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 410:49 am9:27 pm-4:06 pm(34.6°)243,12725.2%
Dec 511:28 am10:28 pm-4:55 pm(37.7°)240,19834.9%
Dec 612:04 pm11:31 pm-5:44 pm(41.5°)236,96545.5%
Dec 712:38 pm--6:33 pm(45.8°)233,56156.7%
Dec 8-12:36 am1:13 pm7:24 pm(50.5°)230,19467.9%
Dec 9-1:43 am1:49 pm8:16 pm(55.3°)227,13178.5%
Dec 10-2:52 am2:27 pm9:11 pm(59.9°)224,68287.6%
* All times are local time for Wilmington. 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, Dec 4, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:48 amSun 5:47 pmSun 1:17 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 10:23 amSun 7:44 pmSun 3:03 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:27 amSun 9:40 pmSun 4:33 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 2:27 amMon 1:53 pmMon 8:10 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 7:26 amMon 4:58 pmMon 12:12 pmNot visible
UranusSun 1:56 pmMon 2:50 amSun 8:23 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 12:18 pmSun 11:23 pmSun 5:50 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wilmington.

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