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

Moon: 15.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 22, 2017 at 7:37:56 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:28 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 7:30 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 2:22 am 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:35 pm 247° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 2 minutes (-2m 3s)

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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

7:37 pm

Altitude

-1.3°

Heading

256° W

Phase

Civil Twilight

Day length

13h 2m 50s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 3s

Winter: +3h 9m

Summer: -1h 22m

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 – 5:00 am
Astro. Twilight5:00 am – 5:31 am
Nautical Twilight5:31 am – 6:02 am
Civil Twilight6:02 am – 6:28 am
Daylight6:28 am – 7:30 pm
Civil Twilight7:30 pm – 7:56 pm
Nautical Twilight7:56 pm – 8:27 pm
Astro. Twilight8:27 pm – 8:58 pm
Night8:58 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 226:28 am7:30 pm13:02:50−2:0312:59 pm (66.1°)91.963
Feb 236:28 am7:29 pm13:00:46−2:0412:59 pm (65.8°)91.984
Feb 246:29 am7:28 pm12:58:42−2:0412:59 pm (65.4°)92.005
Feb 256:30 am7:27 pm12:56:37−2:0512:59 pm (65.0°)92.027
Feb 266:31 am7:26 pm12:54:32−2:0512:59 pm (64.6°)92.049
Feb 276:32 am7:24 pm12:52:26−2:0512:58 pm (64.3°)92.071
Feb 286:33 am7:23 pm12:50:20−2:0612:58 pm (63.9°)92.093
* All times are local time for Cape Town. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Cape Town on Feb 26

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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

7:37 pm

Altitude

-29.7°

Heading

216° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

15.8%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 222:22 am4:35 pm-9:28 am(74.6°)246,80419.0%
Feb 233:14 am5:21 pm-10:19 am(73.7°)244,11311.6%
Feb 244:09 am6:05 pm-11:09 am(71.8°)241,1575.7%
Feb 255:08 am6:47 pm-12:00 pm(68.9°)238,1821.7%
Feb 266:09 am7:27 pm-12:51 pm(65.3°)235,4220.0%
Feb 277:11 am8:05 pm-1:42 pm(61.0°)233,0730.9%
Feb 288:15 am8:43 pm-2:33 pm(56.3°)231,2674.5%
* 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, Wed, Feb 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:41 amThu 7:11 pmThu 12:26 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 9:32 amWed 8:45 pmWed 3:09 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 10:02 amWed 9:27 pmWed 3:45 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 9:38 pmThu 10:21 amThu 3:59 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 1:11 amThu 3:22 pmThu 8:17 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 10:16 amWed 9:37 pmWed 3:57 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 7:05 amWed 7:52 pmWed 1:28 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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