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Boston, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 65.8%
Waning Gibbous
Current Time: Mar 4, 2021 at 11:00:21 am
Sunrise Today: 6:14 am 98° East
Sunset Today: 5:38 pm 263° West
Moonset Today: 9:19 am 246° West
Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 24 minutes (+2m 50s)
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Today's Sun Position in Boston

Time:11:00 am
Altitude:39.9°
Direction:162° S
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 11h 23m 47s (Mar 4, 2021)

2 minutes, 50 seconds longer than yesterday (Mar 3, 2021)

2 hours, 19 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

3 hours, 53 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Boston Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:41 am
Astro. Twilight4:41 am – 5:13 am
Nautical Twilight5:13 am – 5:46 am
Civil Twilight5:46 am – 6:14 am
Daylight6:14 am – 5:38 pm
Civil Twilight5:38 pm – 6:06 pm
Nautical Twilight6:06 pm – 6:38 pm
Astro. Twilight6:38 pm – 7:11 pm
Night7:11 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 46:14 am5:38 pm11:23:47+2:5011:55 am (41.5°)92.183
Mar 56:12 am5:39 pm11:26:38+2:5011:55 am (41.9°)92.207
Mar 66:11 am5:40 pm11:29:29+2:5111:55 am (42.3°)92.232
Mar 76:09 am5:41 pm11:32:21+2:5111:55 am (42.7°)92.256
Mar 86:07 am5:42 pm11:35:12+2:5111:55 am (43.1°)92.281
Mar 96:06 am5:44 pm11:38:04+2:5111:54 am (43.5°)92.306
Mar 106:04 am5:45 pm11:40:56+2:5211:54 am (43.8°)92.331
* All times are local time for Boston. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Boston

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 4-9:19 am-4:15 am(30.5°)228,57768.8%
Mar 512:18 am9:57 am-5:11 am(26.1°)230,11857.3%
Mar 61:30 am10:42 am-6:08 am(23.1°)231,96745.6%
Mar 72:37 am11:35 am-7:07 am(21.7°)233,99234.3%
Mar 83:36 am12:36 pm-8:05 am(22.0°)236,10524.0%
Mar 94:25 am1:42 pm-9:01 am(23.8°)238,25315.2%
Mar 105:05 am2:49 pm-9:54 am(26.9°)240,4128.3%
* All times are local time for Boston. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Boston This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Mar 4, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:09 amThu 3:15 pmThu 10:12 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 6:10 amThu 5:06 pmThu 11:37 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 9:16 amFri 12:12 amThu 4:44 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 5:12 amThu 3:15 pmThu 10:14 amAverage visibility
SaturnThu 4:48 amThu 2:31 pmThu 9:39 amAverage visibility
UranusThu 8:21 amThu 10:08 pmThu 3:15 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 6:35 amThu 6:04 pmThu 12:19 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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