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Moon: 79.2%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 26, 2016 at 10:41:28 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:03 AM 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:15 PM 297° Northwest


Moonset Today: 10:11 AM 250° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 12 minutes (+1m 7s)

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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

10:41 AM

Altitude

55.1°

Heading

102° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 12m

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 7s

Winter: +4h 19m

Summer: -14m 34s

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 – 4:22 AM
Astro. Twilight4:22 AM – 5:00 AM
Nautical Twilight5:00 AM – 5:35 AM
Civil Twilight5:35 AM – 6:03 AM
Daylight6:03 AM – 8:15 PM
Civil Twilight8:15 PM – 8:44 PM
Nautical Twilight8:44 PM – 9:19 PM
Astro. Twilight9:19 PM – 9:56 PM
Night9:56 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Wilmington - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 266:03 AM8:15 PM14:12:00+1:071:09 PM (77.0°)94.182
May 276:03 AM8:16 PM14:13:06+1:051:09 PM (77.2°)94.198
May 286:02 AM8:16 PM14:14:09+1:031:09 PM (77.4°)94.214
May 296:02 AM8:17 PM14:15:10+1:001:09 PM (77.5°)94.230
May 306:01 AM8:18 PM14:16:09+0:581:09 PM (77.7°)94.246
May 316:01 AM8:18 PM14:17:05+0:561:10 PM (77.8°)94.261
Jun 16:01 AM8:19 PM14:17:58+0:531:10 PM (77.9°)94.276
* 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

10:41 AM

Altitude

-6.5°

Heading

254° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

79.2%

Moon in Wilmington - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 26-10:11 AM-4:47 AM(38.1°)241,80481.2%
May 2712:10 AM11:10 AM-5:38 AM(40.4°)239,16972.1%
May 2812:52 AM12:10 PM-6:29 AM(43.5°)236,35561.8%
May 291:32 AM1:13 PM-7:20 AM(47.4°)233,45750.5%
May 302:11 AM2:16 PM-8:11 AM(51.8°)230,62739.0%
May 312:50 AM3:22 PM-9:03 AM(56.5°)228,06927.7%
Jun 13:30 AM4:29 PM-9:56 AM(61.3°)226,02517.6%
* 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, May 26, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:10 AMThu 6:26 PMThu 11:48 AMDifficult
VenusThu 5:55 AMThu 7:58 PMThu 12:56 PMSlightly difficult
MarsThu 7:42 PMFri 5:41 AMFri 12:42 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 1:31 PMFri 2:17 AMThu 7:54 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 8:38 PMFri 6:44 AMFri 1:41 AMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 3:55 AMThu 4:44 PMThu 10:19 AMDifficult
NeptuneThu 2:08 AMThu 1:29 PMThu 7:49 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Wilmington.

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