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

Moon: 89.3%
Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 17, 2019 at 7:48:56 am


Sunrise Today: 6:02 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 7:01 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 10:29 pm 67° East
Moonset Today: 8:17 am 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 58 minutes (+2m 3s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cape Town

Time:7:48 am
Altitude:21.1°
Direction:87° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 58m 42s (Oct 17, 2019)

2 minutes, 3 seconds longer than yesterday (Oct 16, 2019)

3 hours, 4 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

1 hour, 26 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cape Town Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:35 am
Astro. Twilight4:35 am – 5:07 am
Nautical Twilight5:07 am – 5:37 am
Civil Twilight5:37 am – 6:02 am
Daylight6:02 am – 7:01 pm
Civil Twilight7:01 pm – 7:26 pm
Nautical Twilight7:26 pm – 7:57 pm
Astro. Twilight7:57 pm – 8:28 pm
Night8:28 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 176:02 am7:01 pm12:58:12+2:0312:31 pm (65.3°)92.646
Oct 186:01 am7:01 pm13:00:15+2:0212:31 pm (65.7°)92.621
Oct 196:00 am7:02 pm13:02:17+2:0212:31 pm (66.0°)92.595
Oct 205:59 am7:03 pm13:04:19+2:0112:31 pm (66.4°)92.569
Oct 215:58 am7:04 pm13:06:21+2:0112:30 pm (66.7°)92.544
Oct 225:56 am7:05 pm13:08:22+2:0112:30 pm (67.1°)92.519
Oct 235:55 am7:06 pm13:10:22+2:0012:30 pm (67.5°)92.494
* 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
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 17-8:17 am10:29 pm2:56 am(38.7°)244,60990.5%
Oct 18-8:58 am11:29 pm3:45 am(35.5°)242,31883.6%
Oct 19-9:44 am-4:38 am(33.3°)239,79274.9%
Oct 2012:28 am10:37 am-5:33 am(32.4°)237,06864.9%
Oct 211:24 am11:37 am-6:29 am(32.8°)234,22353.9%
Oct 222:15 am12:41 pm-7:26 am(34.7°)231,39242.3%
Oct 233:02 am1:49 pm-8:23 am(38.1°)228,76630.9%
* 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, Thu, Oct 17, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:04 amThu 9:02 pmThu 2:03 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 6:54 amThu 8:22 pmThu 1:37 pmFairly good visibility
MarsThu 5:27 amThu 5:46 pmThu 11:36 amVery difficult to see
JupiterThu 9:14 amThu 11:31 pmThu 4:22 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 10:59 amFri 1:12 amThu 6:06 pmAverage visibility
UranusThu 7:46 pmFri 6:40 amFri 1:13 amAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 3:54 pmFri 4:32 amThu 10:13 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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