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

Moon: 86.8%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Feb 22, 2019 at 6:45:31 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:27 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 7:31 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 9:45 pm 93° East
Moonset Today: 9:23 am 271° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 3 minutes (-2m 3s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cape Town

Time:6:45 pm
Altitude:8.7°
Direction:264° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 3m 50s (Feb 22, 2019)

2 minutes, 3 seconds shorter than yesterday (Feb 21, 2019)

3 hours, 10 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

1 hour, 21 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cape Town Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:59 am
Astro. Twilight4:59 am – 5:31 am
Nautical Twilight5:31 am – 6:01 am
Civil Twilight6:01 am – 6:27 am
Daylight6:27 am – 7:31 pm
Civil Twilight7:31 pm – 7:57 pm
Nautical Twilight7:57 pm – 8:27 pm
Astro. Twilight8:27 pm – 8:59 pm
Night8:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 226:27 am7:31 pm13:03:50−2:0312:59 pm (66.3°)91.945
Feb 236:28 am7:30 pm13:01:46−2:0312:59 pm (65.9°)91.966
Feb 246:29 am7:29 pm12:59:42−2:0412:59 pm (65.6°)91.988
Feb 256:30 am7:27 pm12:57:38−2:0412:59 pm (65.2°)92.009
Feb 266:31 am7:26 pm12:55:32−2:0512:59 pm (64.8°)92.032
Feb 276:32 am7:25 pm12:53:27−2:0512:59 pm (64.4°)92.054
Feb 286:32 am7:24 pm12:51:21−2:0512:58 pm (64.1°)92.077
* 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 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 22-9:23 am9:45 pm3:12 am(53.7°)225,90091.5%
Feb 23-10:30 am10:21 pm4:03 am(59.3°)229,33083.6%
Feb 24-11:34 am10:58 pm4:54 am(64.5°)233,25674.1%
Feb 25-12:37 pm11:36 pm5:44 am(69.0°)237,31863.7%
Feb 26-1:37 pm-6:34 am(72.7°)241,20453.1%
Feb 2712:17 am2:34 pm-7:24 am(75.4°)244,66942.6%
Feb 281:00 am3:29 pm-8:13 am(77.0°)247,55432.7%
* 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, Feb 22, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:50 amFri 8:14 pmFri 2:02 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 3:09 amSat 5:11 pmSat 10:10 amGood visibility
MarsFri 11:25 amFri 10:13 pmFri 4:49 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSat 12:49 amSat 3:03 pmSat 7:56 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 2:44 amSat 4:53 pmSat 9:49 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 10:55 amFri 10:00 pmFri 4:28 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 7:27 amFri 8:06 pmFri 1:46 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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