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

Moon: 26.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jun 28, 2017 at 7:34:17 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:52 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:47 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:17 am 77° East
Moonset Today: 10:47 pm 281° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 54 minutes (+18s)

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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

7:34 pm

Altitude

-21.6°

Heading

284° W

Position

Night

Day length

9h 54m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: +18s

Winter: +1m 10s

Summer: -4h 30m

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 – 6:22 am
Astro. Twilight6:22 am – 6:53 am
Nautical Twilight6:53 am – 7:24 am
Civil Twilight7:24 am – 7:52 am
Daylight7:52 am – 5:47 pm
Civil Twilight5:47 pm – 6:14 pm
Nautical Twilight6:14 pm – 6:45 pm
Astro. Twilight6:45 pm – 7:16 pm
Night7:16 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 287:52 am5:47 pm9:54:43+0:1812:49 pm (32.8°)94.500
Jun 297:52 am5:47 pm9:55:04+0:2012:49 pm (32.9°)94.502
Jun 307:52 am5:47 pm9:55:27+0:2312:50 pm (33.0°)94.504
Jul 17:52 am5:48 pm9:55:53+0:2612:50 pm (33.0°)94.505
Jul 27:52 am5:48 pm9:56:22+0:2812:50 pm (33.1°)94.506
Jul 37:52 am5:49 pm9:56:53+0:3112:50 pm (33.2°)94.506
Jul 47:52 am5:49 pm9:57:27+0:3312:50 pm (33.3°)94.506
* 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

7:34 pm

Altitude

33.4°

Heading

314° NW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

26.9%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 2811:17 am10:47 pm-4:59 pm(45.8°)235,21925.9%
Jun 2911:54 am11:47 pm-5:48 pm(50.1°)239,18036.1%
Jun 3012:29 pm--6:34 pm(54.5°)242,87046.6%
Jul 1-12:45 am1:02 pm7:18 pm(58.9°)246,07357.0%
Jul 2-1:41 am1:34 pm8:02 pm(62.9°)248,64766.8%
Jul 3-2:36 am2:08 pm8:46 pm(66.6°)250,52575.7%
Jul 4-3:30 am2:42 pm9:31 pm(69.8°)251,69783.5%
* 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, Jun 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:37 amThu 6:25 pmThu 1:31 pmDifficult to see
VenusThu 4:26 amThu 3:02 pmThu 9:44 amGood visibility
MarsThu 8:31 amThu 6:21 pmThu 1:26 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterWed 12:57 pmThu 1:24 amWed 7:11 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 4:44 pmThu 6:54 amWed 11:49 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 2:27 amThu 1:35 pmThu 8:01 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 10:59 pmThu 11:40 amThu 5:19 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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