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Moon: 65.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 18, 2018 at 6:42:10 am


Sunrise Today: 6:53 am 86° East
Sunset Today: 7:18 pm 273° West


Moonrise Today: 4:23 pm 123° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:20 am 237° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 25 minutes (-3m 36s)

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Today's Sun Position in Vancouver

The Sun's altitude in Vancouver 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

6:42 am

Altitude

-1.7°

Heading

84° E

Position

Civil Twilight

Day length

12h 25m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: -3m 36s

Winter: +4h 14m

Summer: -3h 49m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Vancouver Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Vancouver 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 – 5:03 am
Astro. Twilight5:03 am – 5:43 am
Nautical Twilight5:43 am – 6:21 am
Civil Twilight6:21 am – 6:53 am
Daylight6:53 am – 7:18 pm
Civil Twilight7:18 pm – 7:50 pm
Nautical Twilight7:50 pm – 8:28 pm
Astro. Twilight8:28 pm – 9:07 pm
Night9:07 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Vancouver - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 186:53 am7:18 pm12:25:18−3:361:06 pm (42.4°)93.395
Sep 196:54 am7:16 pm12:21:42−3:361:06 pm (42.0°)93.369
Sep 206:56 am7:14 pm12:18:05−3:361:05 pm (41.6°)93.343
Sep 216:57 am7:12 pm12:14:28−3:361:05 pm (41.2°)93.317
Sep 226:59 am7:10 pm12:10:52−3:361:05 pm (40.8°)93.290
Sep 237:00 am7:07 pm12:07:15−3:361:04 pm (40.4°)93.264
Sep 247:02 am7:05 pm12:03:38−3:361:04 pm (40.1°)93.238
* All times are local time for Vancouver. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 6:54 pm in Vancouver.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 209:15 am
June SolsticeJun 213:07 am
September EquinoxSep 226:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 212:23 pm
* All times are local Vancouver time.

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Today's Moon in Vancouver

The Moon's path in Vancouver 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 2018 Moon Phases

6:42 am

Altitude

-56.2°

Heading

317° NW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

65.2%

Moon in Vancouver - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 18-12:20 am4:23 pm8:46 pm(19.3°)251,30470.4%
Sep 19-1:11 am5:05 pm9:34 pm(20.5°)251,57078.9%
Sep 20-2:07 am5:40 pm10:21 pm(22.6°)251,12086.2%
Sep 21-3:07 am6:11 pm11:07 pm(25.6°)250,06692.2%
Sep 22-4:09 am6:38 pm11:52 pm(29.2°)248,54396.7%
Sep 23-5:14 am7:02 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-6:19 am7:26 pm12:36 am(33.3°)246,69399.2%
* All times are local time for Vancouver. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 Vancouver This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Sep 18, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:38 amTue 7:23 pmTue 1:01 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 10:57 amTue 7:59 pmTue 3:28 pmAverage visiblity
MarsTue 5:43 pmWed 1:39 amTue 9:41 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 11:51 amTue 9:12 pmTue 4:31 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 3:25 pmTue 11:39 pmTue 7:32 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 8:25 pmTue 10:20 amTue 3:22 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 6:55 pmWed 5:55 amWed 12:25 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Vancouver.

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