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Moon: 0.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Oct 1, 2016 at 2:57:06 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:07 AM 94° East
Sunset Today: 6:55 PM 266° West


Moonrise Today: 7:34 AM 94° East
Moonset Today: 7:32 PM 264° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 48 minutes (-2m 6s)

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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

2:57 PM

Altitude

43.4°

Heading

222° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 48m 34s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 6s

Winter: +1h 56m

Summer: -2h 38m

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 – 5:43 AM
Astro. Twilight5:43 AM – 6:13 AM
Nautical Twilight6:13 AM – 6:42 AM
Civil Twilight6:42 AM – 7:07 AM
Daylight7:07 AM – 6:55 PM
Civil Twilight6:55 PM – 7:20 PM
Nautical Twilight7:20 PM – 7:49 PM
Astro. Twilight7:49 PM – 8:18 PM
Night8:18 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Wilmington - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 17:07 AM6:55 PM11:48:34−2:061:01 PM (52.2°)93.046
Oct 27:07 AM6:54 PM11:46:28−2:061:01 PM (51.8°)93.019
Oct 37:08 AM6:53 PM11:44:21−2:061:01 PM (51.5°)92.992
Oct 47:09 AM6:51 PM11:42:15−2:061:00 PM (51.1°)92.965
Oct 57:10 AM6:50 PM11:40:09−2:061:00 PM (50.7°)92.938
Oct 67:10 AM6:49 PM11:38:03−2:051:00 PM (50.3°)92.911
Oct 77:11 AM6:47 PM11:35:58−2:0512:59 PM (49.9°)92.884
* 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

2:57 PM

Altitude

46.7°

Heading

210° SW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.6%

Moon in Wilmington - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 17:34 AM7:32 PM-1:35 PM(51.3°)250,5070.6%
Oct 28:27 AM8:05 PM-2:19 PM(47.5°)251,5832.9%
Oct 39:21 AM8:39 PM-3:02 PM(44.1°)252,2137.1%
Oct 410:14 AM9:16 PM-3:47 PM(41.2°)252,29812.9%
Oct 511:07 AM9:55 PM-4:32 PM(38.9°)251,74220.1%
Oct 611:59 AM10:38 PM-5:19 PM(37.3°)250,47128.5%
Oct 712:50 PM11:24 PM-6:07 PM(36.6°)248,45037.8%
* 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, Sat, Oct 1, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:44 AMSat 6:16 PMSat 12:00 NoonSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 9:37 AMSat 8:19 PMSat 2:58 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSat 1:55 PMSat 11:27 PMSat 6:41 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 6:48 AMSat 6:47 PMSat 12:48 PMVery difficult to see
SaturnSat 12:07 PMSat 10:12 PMSat 5:09 PMAverage visiblity
UranusSat 7:28 PMSun 8:17 AMSun 1:52 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 5:36 PMSun 4:52 AMSat 11:14 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Wilmington.

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