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

Moon: 25.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 22, 2017 at 4:40:43 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:58 am 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:58 pm 246° West


Moonrise Today: 1:36 am 107° East
Moonset Today: 3:21 pm 251° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 59 minutes (-1m 27s)

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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

4:40 pm

Altitude

38.9°

Heading

271° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 59m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 27s

Winter: +4h 6m

Summer: -25m 26s

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 – 4:20 am
Astro. Twilight4:20 am – 4:56 am
Nautical Twilight4:56 am – 5:30 am
Civil Twilight5:30 am – 5:58 am
Daylight5:58 am – 7:58 pm
Civil Twilight7:58 pm – 8:25 pm
Nautical Twilight8:25 pm – 8:59 pm
Astro. Twilight8:59 pm – 9:35 pm
Night9:35 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 225:58 am7:58 pm13:59:36−1:2712:58 pm (75.7°)91.491
Jan 235:59 am7:57 pm13:58:07−1:2912:58 pm (75.4°)91.500
Jan 246:00 am7:57 pm13:56:36−1:3112:58 pm (75.2°)91.510
Jan 256:01 am7:56 pm13:55:03−1:3312:59 pm (74.9°)91.521
Jan 266:02 am7:55 pm13:53:28−1:3412:59 pm (74.7°)91.531
Jan 276:03 am7:55 pm13:51:51−1:3612:59 pm (74.4°)91.542
Jan 286:04 am7:54 pm13:50:13−1:3812:59 pm (74.2°)91.554
* 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

4:40 pm

Altitude

-15.3°

Heading

240° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

25.8%

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 221:36 am3:21 pm-8:26 am(70.4°)251,57728.7%
Jan 232:14 am4:14 pm-9:12 am(72.7°)250,99020.3%
Jan 242:56 am5:05 pm-10:00 am(74.1°)249,71813.0%
Jan 253:42 am5:55 pm-10:49 am(74.7°)247,9127.1%
Jan 264:32 am6:44 pm-11:39 am(74.4°)245,7462.7%
Jan 275:26 am7:29 pm-12:29 pm(73.0°)243,4000.4%
Jan 286:23 am8:12 pm-1:20 pm(70.7°)241,0340.3%
* 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, Sun, Jan 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:09 amSun 6:23 pmSun 11:16 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 9:46 amSun 10:11 pmSun 3:58 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 10:15 amSun 10:31 pmSun 4:23 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 11:40 pmMon 12:24 pmMon 6:02 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 3:06 amSun 5:17 pmSun 10:12 amAverage visiblity
UranusSun 12:14 pmSun 11:37 pmSun 5:55 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 9:02 amSun 9:51 pmSun 3:27 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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