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

Moon: 3.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 28, 2017 at 7:40:18 am


Sunrise Today: 6:33 am 100° East
Sunset Today: 7:23 pm 260° West


Moonrise Today: 8:15 am 92° East
Moonset Today: 8:43 pm 271° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 50 minutes (-2m 5s)

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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

7:40 am

Altitude

13.0°

Heading

91° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 50m 20s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 5s

Winter: +2h 56m

Summer: -1h 34m

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 – 5:06 am
Astro. Twilight5:06 am – 5:37 am
Nautical Twilight5:37 am – 6:07 am
Civil Twilight6:07 am – 6:33 am
Daylight6:33 am – 7:23 pm
Civil Twilight7:23 pm – 7:49 pm
Nautical Twilight7:49 pm – 8:19 pm
Astro. Twilight8:19 pm – 8:49 pm
Night8:49 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 286:33 am7:23 pm12:50:20−2:0512:58 pm (63.9°)92.093
Mar 16:34 am7:22 pm12:48:14−2:0612:58 pm (63.5°)92.115
Mar 26:35 am7:21 pm12:46:07−2:0612:58 pm (63.1°)92.137
Mar 36:35 am7:19 pm12:44:00−2:0612:58 pm (62.7°)92.159
Mar 46:36 am7:18 pm12:41:53−2:0612:57 pm (62.4°)92.182
Mar 56:37 am7:17 pm12:39:46−2:0712:57 pm (62.0°)92.205
Mar 66:38 am7:16 pm12:37:39−2:0712:57 pm (61.6°)92.228
* 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

7:40 am

Altitude

-7.8°

Heading

97° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

3.3%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 288:15 am8:43 pm-2:33 pm(56.3°)231,2674.5%
Mar 19:20 am9:22 pm-3:24 pm(51.5°)230,06010.7%
Mar 210:25 am10:02 pm-4:17 pm(46.9°)229,44119.2%
Mar 311:31 am10:45 pm-5:10 pm(42.9°)229,34629.5%
Mar 412:36 pm11:32 pm-6:06 pm(39.7°)229,68640.9%
Mar 51:40 pm--7:02 pm(37.5°)230,37852.7%
Mar 6-12:23 am2:41 pm8:00 pm(36.5°)231,35964.4%
* 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, Tue, Feb 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:04 amTue 7:16 pmTue 12:40 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 9:17 amTue 8:21 pmTue 2:49 pmAverage visiblity
MarsTue 9:59 amTue 9:15 pmTue 3:37 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 9:17 pmTue 10:00 amTue 3:39 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 12:53 amTue 3:04 pmTue 7:58 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 9:54 amTue 9:14 pmTue 3:34 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 6:42 amTue 7:29 pmTue 1:06 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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