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

Moon: 96.2%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 18, 2019 at 11:51:56 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:48 am 65° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:57 pm 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 7:27 pm 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:53 am 246° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 8 minutes (+1m 5s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cape Town

Time:11:51 pm
Altitude:-71.3°
Direction:230° SW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 10h 8m 58s (Jul 18, 2019)

1 minute, 5 seconds longer than yesterday (Jul 17, 2019)

15 minutes, 25 seconds longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

4 hours, 16 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cape Town Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:20 am
Astro. Twilight6:20 am – 6:50 am
Nautical Twilight6:50 am – 7:21 am
Civil Twilight7:21 am – 7:48 am
Daylight7:48 am – 5:57 pm
Civil Twilight5:57 pm – 6:24 pm
Nautical Twilight6:24 pm – 6:54 pm
Astro. Twilight6:54 pm – 7:24 pm
Night7:24 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cape Town - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 187:48 am5:57 pm10:08:58+1:0512:52 pm (35.1°)94.472
Jul 197:47 am5:57 pm10:10:05+1:0712:52 pm (35.2°)94.466
Jul 207:47 am5:58 pm10:11:14+1:0912:52 pm (35.4°)94.460
Jul 217:46 am5:59 pm10:12:25+1:1112:52 pm (35.6°)94.454
Jul 227:46 am5:59 pm10:13:38+1:1312:52 pm (35.8°)94.447
Jul 237:45 am6:00 pm10:14:53+1:1412:52 pm (36.0°)94.440
Jul 247:44 am6:01 pm10:16:09+1:1612:52 pm (36.2°)94.433
* 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
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 18-8:53 am7:27 pm1:44 am(76.0°)249,58898.9%
Jul 19-9:31 am8:23 pm2:32 am(73.4°)250,86695.8%
Jul 20-10:05 am9:18 pm3:17 am(70.0°)251,69091.0%
Jul 21-10:36 am10:12 pm4:00 am(66.0°)251,95284.6%
Jul 22-11:05 am11:06 pm4:42 am(61.6°)251,55377.0%
Jul 23-11:34 am-5:23 am(57.0°)250,42368.3%
Jul 2412:01 am12:03 pm-6:05 am(52.2°)248,53558.8%
* 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, Thu, Jul 18, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:43 amFri 6:21 pmFri 1:02 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 7:24 amFri 5:21 pmFri 12:22 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 8:43 amFri 7:04 pmFri 1:54 pmVery difficult to see
JupiterThu 2:52 pmFri 5:03 amThu 9:57 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 5:06 pmFri 7:17 amFri 12:12 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 1:50 amFri 12:42 pmFri 7:16 amDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 9:58 pmSat 10:31 amSat 4:15 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cape Town.

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