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

Moon: 97.7%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 22, 2019 at 8:40:56 am


Sunrise Today: 6:50 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 6:55 pm 270° West


Moonrise Today: 8:14 pm 96° East
Moonset Today: 8:07 am 267° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 4 minutes (-2m 7s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cape Town

Time:8:40 am
Altitude:21.8°
Direction:74° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 4m 35s (Mar 22, 2019)

2 minutes, 7 seconds shorter than yesterday (Mar 21, 2019)

2 hours, 11 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

2 hours, 20 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cape Town Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:27 am
Astro. Twilight5:27 am – 5:56 am
Nautical Twilight5:56 am – 6:25 am
Civil Twilight6:25 am – 6:50 am
Daylight6:50 am – 6:55 pm
Civil Twilight6:55 pm – 7:20 pm
Nautical Twilight7:20 pm – 7:49 pm
Astro. Twilight7:49 pm – 8:18 pm
Night8:18 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 226:50 am6:55 pm12:04:35−2:0712:53 pm (55.5°)92.612
Mar 236:51 am6:53 pm12:02:28−2:0712:52 pm (55.1°)92.639
Mar 246:52 am6:52 pm12:00:21−2:0712:52 pm (54.7°)92.666
Mar 256:53 am6:51 pm11:58:14−2:0612:52 pm (54.3°)92.692
Mar 266:53 am6:49 pm11:56:07−2:0612:52 pm (53.9°)92.719
Mar 276:54 am6:48 pm11:54:00−2:0612:51 pm (53.5°)92.747
Mar 286:55 am6:47 pm11:51:54−2:0612:51 pm (53.1°)92.774
* 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
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 22-8:07 am8:14 pm1:48 am(56.4°)225,87998.6%
Mar 23-9:14 am8:51 pm2:40 am(62.0°)228,72694.4%
Mar 24-10:20 am9:30 pm3:32 am(67.1°)232,27787.9%
Mar 25-11:24 am10:10 pm4:23 am(71.4°)236,19479.5%
Mar 26-12:24 pm10:54 pm5:15 am(74.6°)240,13270.1%
Mar 27-1:21 pm11:41 pm6:06 am(76.7°)243,78260.0%
Mar 28-2:14 pm-6:57 am(77.7°)246,90349.8%
* 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, Mar 22, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:51 amFri 6:09 pmFri 12:00 noonVery difficult to see
VenusFri 3:55 amFri 5:17 pmFri 10:36 amGood visibility
MarsFri 11:06 amFri 9:20 pmFri 4:13 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 11:14 pmFri 1:28 pmFri 6:21 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 1:07 amFri 3:15 pmFri 8:11 amAverage visibility
UranusFri 9:11 amFri 8:13 pmFri 2:42 pmVery difficult to see
NeptuneFri 5:42 amFri 6:18 pmFri 12:00 noonExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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