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Grahamstown, South Africa — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 89.5%
Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 15, 2019 at 7:16:36 am


Sunrise Today: 4:58 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:19 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:25 pm 65° East
Moonset Today: 7:52 am 297° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 21 minutes (+22s)

Location of GrahamstownLocation

Today's Sun Position in Grahamstown

Time:7:16 am
Altitude:26.2°
Direction:102° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 20m 37s (Dec 15, 2019)

22 seconds longer than yesterday (Dec 14, 2019)

4 hours, 23 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

1 minute, 10 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Grahamstown Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:15 am
Astro. Twilight3:15 am – 3:54 am
Nautical Twilight3:54 am – 4:29 am
Civil Twilight4:29 am – 4:58 am
Daylight4:58 am – 7:19 pm
Civil Twilight7:19 pm – 7:48 pm
Nautical Twilight7:48 pm – 8:23 pm
Astro. Twilight8:23 pm – 9:01 pm
Night9:01 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Grahamstown - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 154:58 am7:19 pm14:20:37+0:2212:08 pm (79.9°)91.489
Dec 164:58 am7:19 pm14:20:56+0:1912:09 pm (80.0°)91.481
Dec 174:59 am7:20 pm14:21:13+0:1612:09 pm (80.0°)91.473
Dec 184:59 am7:21 pm14:21:26+0:1312:10 pm (80.1°)91.465
Dec 194:59 am7:21 pm14:21:36+0:1012:10 pm (80.1°)91.458
Dec 205:00 am7:22 pm14:21:43+0:0712:11 pm (80.1°)91.452
Dec 215:00 am7:22 pm14:21:47+0:0312:11 pm (80.1°)91.446
* All times are local time for Grahamstown. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 6:19 am in Grahamstown. In terms of daylight, this day is 4 hours, 25 minutes longer than on June Solstice. In locations south of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

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Today's Moon in Grahamstown

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Grahamstown - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 15-7:52 am10:25 pm2:42 am(33.6°)232,47490.8%
Dec 16-8:58 am11:11 pm3:40 am(36.1°)231,28782.9%
Dec 17-10:05 am11:51 pm4:35 am(39.8°)230,52873.2%
Dec 18-11:12 am-5:28 am(44.6°)230,14462.2%
Dec 1912:28 am12:18 pm-6:19 am(50.0°)230,08750.4%
Dec 201:02 am1:24 pm-7:09 am(55.8°)230,33338.7%
Dec 211:36 am2:29 pm-7:59 am(61.5°)230,88927.6%
* All times are local time for Grahamstown. 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 Grahamstown This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 15, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:05 amSun 6:10 pmSun 11:07 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 7:15 amSun 9:32 pmSun 2:23 pmGood visibility
MarsSun 2:51 amSun 4:26 pmSun 9:38 amAverage visibility
JupiterSun 5:43 amSun 7:59 pmSun 12:51 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 6:59 amSun 9:06 pmSun 2:02 pmSlightly difficult to see
UranusSun 3:11 pmMon 2:10 amSun 8:40 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 11:29 amMon 12:06 amSun 5:47 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Grahamstown.

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