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

Moon: 2.8%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: Sep 27, 2022 at 1:45:27 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:29 am 93° East
Sunset Today: 6:46 pm 267° West
Moonrise Today: 7:24 am 97° East
Moonset Today: 8:28 pm 259° West
Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 17 minutes (+2m 6s)
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Today's Sun Position in Cape Town

Time:1:45 pm
Altitude:54.1°
Direction:330° NW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 17m 3s (Sep 27, 2022)

2 minutes, 6 seconds longer than yesterday (Sep 26, 2022)

2 hours, 23 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2022)

2 hours, 8 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 21, 2021)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cape Town Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:05 am
Astro. Twilight5:05 am – 5:34 am
Nautical Twilight5:34 am – 6:04 am
Civil Twilight6:04 am – 6:29 am
Daylight6:29 am – 6:46 pm
Civil Twilight6:46 pm – 7:11 pm
Nautical Twilight7:11 pm – 7:40 pm
Astro. Twilight7:40 pm – 8:10 pm
Night8:10 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 276:29 am6:46 pm12:17:03+2:0612:37 pm (57.8°)93.179
Sep 286:27 am6:46 pm12:19:09+2:0612:36 pm (58.2°)93.152
Sep 296:26 am6:47 pm12:21:15+2:0612:36 pm (58.6°)93.126
Sep 306:24 am6:48 pm12:23:21+2:0612:36 pm (59.0°)93.099
Oct 16:23 am6:49 pm12:25:27+2:0612:35 pm (59.4°)93.071
Oct 26:22 am6:49 pm12:27:33+2:0612:35 pm (59.7°)93.044
Oct 36:20 am6:50 pm12:29:39+2:0612:35 pm (60.1°)93.017
* 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 2022 Moon Phases

Moon in Cape Town - Next 7 days

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2022Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 277:24 am8:28 pm-1:51 pm(63.2°)237,3052.8%
Sep 287:53 am9:33 pm-2:38 pm(69.2°)235,2957.7%
Sep 298:26 am10:41 pm-3:29 pm(74.7°)233,57514.9%
Sep 309:04 am11:50 pm-4:23 pm(79.1°)232,15324.0%
Oct 19:50 am--5:22 pm(82.1°)231,02334.7%
Oct 2-12:59 am10:44 am6:24 pm(83.4°)230,18546.4%
Oct 3-2:03 am11:47 am7:26 pm(82.6°)229,65858.3%
* 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, Sep 27, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:03 amTue 6:05 pmTue 12:05 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 6:18 amTue 6:12 pmTue 12:15 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 12:32 amWed 10:29 amWed 5:31 amPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 6:33 pmWed 6:37 amWed 12:35 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 3:00 pmWed 4:35 amTue 9:47 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 10:08 pmWed 8:38 amWed 3:23 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 5:47 pmWed 6:09 amTue 11:58 pmSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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