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

Moon: 99.0%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Oct 30, 2020 at 4:34:40 pm
Sunrise Today: 5:47 am 107° East
Sunset Today: 7:13 pm 252° West
Moonrise Today: 6:15 pm 82° East
Moonset Today: 5:23 am 275° West
Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 26 minutes (+1m 55s)
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Today's Sun Position in Cape Town

Time:4:34 pm
Altitude:31.6°
Direction:274° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 25m 36s (Oct 30, 2020)

1 minute, 55 seconds longer than yesterday (Oct 29, 2020)

3 hours, 32 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

59 minutes, 29 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cape Town Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:16 am
Astro. Twilight4:16 am – 4:49 am
Nautical Twilight4:49 am – 5:21 am
Civil Twilight5:21 am – 5:47 am
Daylight5:47 am – 7:13 pm
Civil Twilight7:13 pm – 7:39 pm
Nautical Twilight7:39 pm – 8:11 pm
Astro. Twilight8:11 pm – 8:44 pm
Night8:44 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Oct 305:47 am7:13 pm13:25:36+1:5512:29 pm (70.1°)92.295
Oct 315:46 am7:13 pm13:27:30+1:5412:29 pm (70.4°)92.271
Nov 15:45 am7:14 pm13:29:23+1:5312:29 pm (70.7°)92.247
Nov 25:44 am7:15 pm13:31:15+1:5212:29 pm (71.0°)92.223
Nov 35:43 am7:16 pm13:33:07+1:5112:29 pm (71.3°)92.200
Nov 45:42 am7:17 pm13:34:57+1:5012:29 pm (71.7°)92.177
Nov 55:41 am7:18 pm13:36:46+1:4912:29 pm (72.0°)92.154
* 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 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 30-5:23 am6:15 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 31-5:50 am7:10 pm12:06 am(47.6°)252,51899.5%
Nov 1-6:19 am8:06 pm12:48 am(42.8°)252,24799.8%
Nov 2-6:51 am9:03 pm1:31 am(38.6°)251,56098.3%
Nov 3-7:27 am10:00 pm2:17 am(35.0°)250,45394.9%
Nov 4-8:07 am10:57 pm3:05 am(32.4°)248,90789.7%
Nov 5-8:54 am11:51 pm3:56 am(30.8°)246,89882.9%
* 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, Fri, Oct 30, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:24 amFri 6:21 pmFri 11:53 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 4:20 amSat 4:26 pmSat 10:23 amGood visibility
MarsFri 5:23 pmSat 5:00 amFri 11:11 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 10:33 amSat 12:45 amFri 5:39 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 10:58 amSat 1:04 amFri 6:01 pmAverage visibility
UranusFri 7:10 pmSat 5:56 amSat 12:33 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 3:10 pmSat 3:43 amFri 9:27 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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