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Moon: 79.9%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 12:00:41 am


Sunrise Today: 7:07 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:02 pm 242° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:42 pm 79° East
Moonset Today: 2:58 am 278° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 55 minutes (-34s)

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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

12:00 am

Altitude

-78.7°

Heading

355° N

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 55m 3s

Change since

Yesterday: -34s

Winter: +2m 57s

Summer: -4h 31m

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 – 5:38 am
Astro. Twilight5:38 am – 6:08 am
Nautical Twilight6:08 am – 6:40 am
Civil Twilight6:40 am – 7:07 am
Daylight7:07 am – 5:02 pm
Civil Twilight5:02 pm – 5:30 pm
Nautical Twilight5:30 pm – 6:01 pm
Astro. Twilight6:01 pm – 6:32 pm
Night6:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wilmington - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 107:07 am5:02 pm9:55:03−0:3412:05 pm (32.8°)91.532
Dec 117:08 am5:03 pm9:54:31−0:3112:05 pm (32.7°)91.521
Dec 127:09 am5:03 pm9:54:03−0:2812:06 pm (32.6°)91.510
Dec 137:09 am5:03 pm9:53:38−0:2512:06 pm (32.6°)91.500
Dec 147:10 am5:03 pm9:53:15−0:2212:07 pm (32.5°)91.491
Dec 157:11 am5:04 pm9:52:56−0:1912:07 pm (32.5°)91.482
Dec 167:11 am5:04 pm9:52:40−0:1612:08 pm (32.4°)91.474
* 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

12:00 am

Altitude

34.0°

Heading

252° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

79.9%

Moon in Wilmington - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 10-2:58 am2:42 pm9:21 pm(65.5°)224,66887.7%
Dec 11-4:07 am3:27 pm10:18 pm(69.5°)223,14094.6%
Dec 12-5:16 am4:17 pm11:19 pm(72.4°)222,76198.8%
Dec 13-6:25 am5:12 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:31 am6:12 pm12:21 am(74.1°)223,63899.8%
Dec 15-8:32 am7:14 pm1:22 am(74.3°)225,71797.5%
Dec 16-9:26 am8:18 pm2:22 am(73.2°)228,78692.5%
* 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, Sat, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:47 amSat 6:25 pmSat 1:35 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 10:18 amSat 8:19 pmSat 3:18 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:16 amSat 9:58 pmSat 4:37 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 2:17 amSat 1:48 pmSat 8:03 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 7:05 amSat 5:04 pmSat 12:05 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 1:46 pmSun 2:31 amSat 8:08 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 11:59 amSat 11:14 pmSat 5:37 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wilmington.

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