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Cape Town, South Africa — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 46.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 27, 2019 at 3:52:19 am


Sunrise Today: 7:39 am 65° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:47 pm 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:41 am 105° East
Moonset Today: 2:04 pm 258° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 7 minutes (-1m 4s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cape Town

Time:3:52 am
Altitude:-46.7°
Direction:94° E
Phase:Night

Day length today: 10h 7m 22s (May 27, 2019)

1 minute, 4 seconds shorter than yesterday (May 26, 2019)

13 minutes, 50 seconds longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

4 hours, 17 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cape Town Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:11 am
Astro. Twilight6:11 am – 6:41 am
Nautical Twilight6:41 am – 7:12 am
Civil Twilight7:12 am – 7:39 am
Daylight7:39 am – 5:47 pm
Civil Twilight5:47 pm – 6:14 pm
Nautical Twilight6:14 pm – 6:44 pm
Astro. Twilight6:44 pm – 7:15 pm
Night7:15 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 277:39 am5:47 pm10:07:22−1:0412:43 pm (34.8°)94.181
May 287:40 am5:46 pm10:06:20−1:0212:43 pm (34.6°)94.198
May 297:40 am5:46 pm10:05:20−1:0012:43 pm (34.5°)94.214
May 307:41 am5:45 pm10:04:22−0:5712:43 pm (34.3°)94.230
May 317:42 am5:45 pm10:03:26−0:5512:43 pm (34.2°)94.245
Jun 17:42 am5:45 pm10:02:33−0:5312:44 pm (34.1°)94.260
Jun 27:43 am5:45 pm10:01:42−0:5112:44 pm (33.9°)94.275
* All times are local time for Cape Town. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Cape Town

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 2712:41 am2:04 pm-7:26 am(66.8°)250,94245.0%
May 281:36 am2:34 pm-8:08 am(62.4°)249,98335.4%
May 292:31 am3:03 pm-8:51 am(57.8°)248,26626.3%
May 303:27 am3:33 pm-9:33 am(52.9°)245,92517.9%
May 314:24 am4:05 pm-10:18 am(48.1°)243,14910.6%
Jun 15:24 am4:39 pm-11:04 am(43.4°)240,1615.0%
Jun 26:26 am5:17 pm-11:54 am(39.3°)237,1991.3%
* All times are local time for Cape Town. 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 Cape Town This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, May 27, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:17 amMon 6:08 pmMon 1:13 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 5:55 amMon 4:39 pmMon 11:17 amFairly good visibility
MarsMon 10:07 amMon 7:51 pmMon 2:59 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 6:44 pmMon 8:58 amMon 1:51 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 8:51 pmMon 10:58 amMon 3:55 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 5:09 amMon 4:04 pmMon 10:37 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneMon 1:31 amMon 2:04 pmMon 7:47 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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