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

Moon: 4.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Apr 24, 2017 at 7:21:14 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:15 am 75° East
Sunset Today: 6:12 pm 285° West


Moonrise Today: 4:41 am 92° East
Moonset Today: 5:09 pm 271° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 56 minutes (-1m 52s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cape Town

The Sun's altitude in Cape Town 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

7:21 pm

Altitude

-14.8°

Heading

276° W

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

10h 56m 45s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 52s

Winter: +1h 3m

Summer: -3h 28m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cape Town Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Cape Town 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 – 5:51 am
Astro. Twilight5:51 am – 6:20 am
Nautical Twilight6:20 am – 6:50 am
Civil Twilight6:50 am – 7:15 am
Daylight7:15 am – 6:12 pm
Civil Twilight6:12 pm – 6:38 pm
Nautical Twilight6:38 pm – 7:07 pm
Astro. Twilight7:07 pm – 7:36 pm
Night7:36 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 247:15 am6:12 pm10:56:45−1:5212:44 pm (43.1°)93.499
Apr 257:16 am6:11 pm10:54:53−1:5112:44 pm (42.8°)93.524
Apr 267:17 am6:10 pm10:53:03−1:5012:44 pm (42.4°)93.549
Apr 277:18 am6:09 pm10:51:14−1:4912:43 pm (42.1°)93.573
Apr 287:18 am6:08 pm10:49:25−1:4812:43 pm (41.8°)93.597
Apr 297:19 am6:07 pm10:47:38−1:4712:43 pm (41.5°)93.621
Apr 307:20 am6:06 pm10:45:51−1:4612:43 pm (41.2°)93.644
* All times are local time for Cape Town. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:24 am
September EquinoxSep 2210:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 216:28 pm
* All times are local Cape Town time.

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Today's Moon in Cape Town

The Moon's path in Cape Town 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 2017 Moon Phases

7:21 pm

Altitude

-27.0°

Heading

252° W

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

4.7%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 244:41 am5:09 pm-10:58 am(56.1°)228,9936.5%
Apr 255:47 am5:49 pm-11:51 am(51.1°)226,0741.9%
Apr 266:56 am6:31 pm-12:46 pm(46.3°)224,1120.2%
Apr 278:05 am7:17 pm-1:44 pm(42.1°)223,2951.6%
Apr 289:15 am8:08 pm-2:43 pm(38.8°)223,6696.3%
Apr 2910:23 am9:03 pm-3:44 pm(36.7°)225,13613.7%
Apr 3011:26 am10:02 pm-4:44 pm(36.1°)227,47623.2%
* All times are local time for Cape Town. 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, Apr 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:38 amTue 5:44 pmTue 12:11 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 4:26 amTue 4:21 pmTue 10:23 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 9:32 amMon 7:37 pmMon 2:35 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterMon 5:20 pmTue 5:50 amMon 11:35 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 9:17 pmTue 11:27 amTue 4:22 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 6:28 amTue 5:42 pmTue 12:05 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 3:11 amTue 3:54 pmTue 9:32 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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