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

Moon: 37.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 20, 2017 at 6:00:13 am


Sunrise Today: 6:26 am 104° East
Sunset Today: 7:33 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 12:51 am 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:56 pm 248° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 6 minutes (-2m 2s)

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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

6:00 am

Altitude

-6.0°

Heading

107° E

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

13h 6m 55s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 2s

Winter: +3h 13m

Summer: -1h 18m

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 – 4:58 am
Astro. Twilight4:58 am – 5:30 am
Nautical Twilight5:30 am – 6:00 am
Civil Twilight6:00 am – 6:26 am
Daylight6:26 am – 7:33 pm
Civil Twilight7:33 pm – 7:59 pm
Nautical Twilight7:59 pm – 8:30 pm
Astro. Twilight8:30 pm – 9:01 pm
Night9:01 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 206:26 am7:33 pm13:06:55−2:021:00 pm (66.8°)91.921
Feb 216:27 am7:32 pm13:04:52−2:021:00 pm (66.5°)91.942
Feb 226:28 am7:31 pm13:02:49−2:031:00 pm (66.1°)91.963
Feb 236:29 am7:30 pm13:00:45−2:031:00 pm (65.8°)91.984
Feb 246:30 am7:29 pm12:58:41−2:0412:59 pm (65.4°)92.005
Feb 256:31 am7:27 pm12:56:36−2:0412:59 pm (65.0°)92.027
Feb 266:32 am7:26 pm12:54:30−2:0512:59 pm (64.6°)92.049
* 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

6:00 am

Altitude

60.4°

Heading

63° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

37.5%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 2012:51 am2:56 pm-7:52 am(73.6°)250,51636.8%
Feb 211:34 am3:46 pm-8:40 am(74.5°)249,00027.5%
Feb 222:22 am4:35 pm-9:29 am(74.6°)246,80419.0%
Feb 233:14 am5:22 pm-10:19 am(73.7°)244,11311.6%
Feb 244:10 am6:06 pm-11:10 am(71.8°)241,1575.7%
Feb 255:08 am6:47 pm-12:01 pm(68.9°)238,1821.7%
Feb 266:09 am7:27 pm-12:51 pm(65.3°)235,4220.0%
* 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, Feb 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:28 amMon 7:08 pmMon 12:19 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 9:36 amMon 8:53 pmMon 3:15 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 10:03 amMon 9:32 pmMon 3:47 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 9:50 pmMon 10:34 amMon 4:12 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 1:23 amMon 3:34 pmMon 8:28 amAverage visiblity
UranusMon 10:24 amMon 9:45 pmMon 4:05 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 7:13 amMon 8:00 pmMon 1:36 pmNot visible
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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