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

Moon: 47.8%
First Quarter
Current Time: Apr 20, 2021 at 3:21:16 am
Sunrise Today: 7:12 am 77° East
Sunset Today: 6:17 pm 284° West
Moonrise Today: 2:25 pm 61° Northeast
Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 4 minutes (-1m 55s)
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Today's Sun Position in Cape Town

Time:3:21 am
Altitude:-48.0°
Direction:113° SE
Phase:Night

Day length today: 11h 4m 14s (Apr 20, 2021)

1 minute, 55 seconds shorter than yesterday (Apr 19, 2021)

1 hour, 10 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

3 hours, 20 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cape Town Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:49 am
Astro. Twilight5:49 am – 6:18 am
Nautical Twilight6:18 am – 6:47 am
Civil Twilight6:47 am – 7:12 am
Daylight7:12 am – 6:17 pm
Civil Twilight6:17 pm – 6:42 pm
Nautical Twilight6:42 pm – 7:11 pm
Astro. Twilight7:11 pm – 7:40 pm
Night7:40 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Apr 207:12 am6:17 pm11:04:14−1:5512:45 pm (44.4°)93.395
Apr 217:13 am6:15 pm11:02:19−1:5412:44 pm (44.1°)93.419
Apr 227:14 am6:14 pm11:00:25−1:5312:44 pm (43.7°)93.444
Apr 237:15 am6:13 pm10:58:32−1:5212:44 pm (43.4°)93.469
Apr 247:15 am6:12 pm10:56:40−1:5212:44 pm (43.1°)93.493
Apr 257:16 am6:11 pm10:54:49−1:5112:44 pm (42.8°)93.518
Apr 267:17 am6:10 pm10:52:59−1:5012:44 pm (42.4°)93.542
* All times are local time for Cape Town. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Cape Town

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 202:25 pm--7:28 pm(32.4°)241,64754.6%
Apr 21-12:34 am3:07 pm8:20 pm(35.8°)237,80965.2%
Apr 22-1:37 am3:45 pm9:11 pm(40.3°)233,78575.4%
Apr 23-2:43 am4:20 pm10:01 pm(45.9°)229,88584.7%
Apr 24-3:50 am4:53 pm10:52 pm(52.2°)226,46092.3%
Apr 25-4:59 am5:26 pm11:43 pm(58.9°)223,85797.5%
Apr 26-6:10 am6:01 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Cape Town. They take into account refraction. 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, Apr 20, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:19 amTue 6:22 pmTue 12:51 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusTue 7:44 amTue 6:37 pmTue 1:11 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 11:52 amTue 9:33 pmTue 4:42 pmAverage visibility
JupiterTue 2:10 amTue 3:27 pmTue 8:48 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 1:02 amTue 2:44 pmTue 7:53 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 8:00 amTue 6:44 pmTue 1:22 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 4:11 amTue 4:37 pmTue 10:24 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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