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Kabul, Afghanistan — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 71.6%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 17, 2018 at 10:01:42 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:53 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:44 pm 242° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:14 pm 88° East
Moonset Today: 12:54 am 269° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 51 minutes (-16s)

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Today's Sun Position in Kabul

Time:10:01 pm
Altitude:-64.0°
Direction:288° W
Phase:Night

Day length today: 9h 51m 9s (Dec 17, 2018)

16 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 16, 2018)

33 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

4 hours, 37 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Kabul Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:23 am
Astro. Twilight5:23 am – 5:54 am
Nautical Twilight5:54 am – 6:25 am
Civil Twilight6:25 am – 6:53 am
Daylight6:53 am – 4:44 pm
Civil Twilight4:44 pm – 5:12 pm
Nautical Twilight5:12 pm – 5:44 pm
Astro. Twilight5:44 pm – 6:15 pm
Night6:15 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Kabul - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 176:53 am4:44 pm9:51:09−0:1611:49 am (32.1°)91.473
Dec 186:54 am4:45 pm9:50:56−0:1211:49 am (32.1°)91.465
Dec 196:54 am4:45 pm9:50:46−0:0911:50 am (32.1°)91.457
Dec 206:55 am4:46 pm9:50:39−0:0611:50 am (32.1°)91.449
Dec 216:55 am4:46 pm9:50:36−0:0311:51 am (32.1°)91.442
Dec 226:56 am4:47 pm9:50:35< 1s11:51 am (32.1°)91.436
Dec 236:56 am4:47 pm9:50:38+0:0211:52 am (32.1°)91.430
* All times are local time for Kabul. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 2:52 am in Kabul. In terms of daylight, this day is 4 hours, 38 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Today's Moon in Kabul

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Kabul - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 17-12:54 am1:14 pm7:30 pm(58.0°)242,17970.6%
Dec 18-1:52 am1:46 pm8:16 pm(62.8°)238,44179.8%
Dec 19-2:53 am2:21 pm9:05 pm(67.4°)234,59388.0%
Dec 20-3:56 am3:00 pm9:58 pm(71.4°)230,96394.4%
Dec 21-5:02 am3:45 pm10:55 pm(74.6°)227,89198.6%
Dec 22-6:09 am4:38 pm11:55 pm(76.4°)225,673100.0%
Dec 23-7:15 am5:37 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Kabul. 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 Kabul This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 17, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:13 amTue 3:28 pmTue 10:21 amAverage visibility
VenusTue 3:15 amTue 2:12 pmTue 8:44 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 11:44 amMon 11:24 pmMon 5:34 pmAverage visibility
JupiterTue 5:34 amTue 3:35 pmTue 10:34 amAverage visibility
SaturnTue 7:52 amTue 5:44 pmTue 12:48 pmDifficult to see
UranusMon 1:25 pmTue 2:27 amMon 7:56 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 11:29 amMon 10:52 pmMon 5:10 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Kabul.

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