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Moon: 16.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jun 30, 2016 at 5:30:30 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:03 AM 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:28 PM 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:51 AM 76° East
Moonset Today: 4:30 PM 286° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 24 minutes (-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

5:30 PM

Altitude

33.9°

Heading

277° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 24m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: -27s

Winter: +4h 32m

Summer: -2m 16s

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 – 4:19 AM
Astro. Twilight4:19 AM – 4:58 AM
Nautical Twilight4:58 AM – 5:34 AM
Civil Twilight5:34 AM – 6:03 AM
Daylight6:03 AM – 8:28 PM
Civil Twilight8:28 PM – 8:57 PM
Nautical Twilight8:57 PM – 9:33 PM
Astro. Twilight9:33 PM – 10:12 PM
Night10:12 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Wilmington - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 306:03 AM8:28 PM14:24:18−0:271:16 PM (78.9°)94.508
Jul 16:04 AM8:28 PM14:23:50−0:271:16 PM (78.8°)94.510
Jul 26:04 AM8:28 PM14:23:18−0:311:16 PM (78.7°)94.512
Jul 36:05 AM8:27 PM14:22:44−0:341:16 PM (78.6°)94.513
Jul 46:05 AM8:27 PM14:22:07−0:371:16 PM (78.6°)94.513
Jul 56:06 AM8:27 PM14:21:27−0:391:16 PM (78.5°)94.513
Jul 66:06 AM8:27 PM14:20:45−0:421:17 PM (78.4°)94.512
* 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

5:30 PM

Altitude

-12.1°

Heading

295° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

16.8%

Moon in Wilmington - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 302:51 AM4:30 PM-9:37 AM(67.9°)227,57719.8%
Jul 13:37 AM5:36 PM-10:34 AM(71.1°)227,44911.0%
Jul 24:28 AM6:40 PM-11:32 AM(73.2°)228,0794.6%
Jul 35:23 AM7:40 PM-12:31 PM(74.1°)229,5141.0%
Jul 46:21 AM8:35 PM-1:29 PM(73.6°)231,7050.2%
Jul 57:22 AM9:24 PM-2:25 PM(72.0°)234,5072.3%
Jul 68:23 AM10:08 PM-3:18 PM(69.4°)237,7016.8%
* 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, Thu, Jun 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:27 AMThu 7:57 PMThu 12:42 PMDifficult to see
VenusThu 6:32 AMThu 8:56 PMThu 1:44 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 4:52 PMFri 2:55 AMThu 9:53 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 11:30 AMFri 12:07 AMThu 5:49 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 6:09 PMFri 4:16 AMThu 11:13 PMPerfect visibility
UranusFri 1:36 AMFri 2:28 PMFri 8:02 AMDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 11:47 PMFri 11:07 AMFri 5:27 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Wilmington.

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