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Moon: 29.2%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 1, 2017 at 6:41:45 am


Sunrise Today: 6:47 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 5:33 pm 288° West


Moonrise Today: 11:49 am 67° East
Moonset Today: 10:31 pm 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 46 minutes (-1m 42s)

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Today's Sun Position in Grahamstown

The Sun's altitude in Grahamstown today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

6:41 am

Altitude

-1.2°

Heading

73° E

Position

Civil Twilight

Day length

10h 46m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 42s

Winter: +49m 22s

Summer: -3h 35m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Grahamstown Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Grahamstown today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 am – 5:23 am
Astro. Twilight5:23 am – 5:52 am
Nautical Twilight5:52 am – 6:22 am
Civil Twilight6:22 am – 6:47 am
Daylight6:47 am – 5:33 pm
Civil Twilight5:33 pm – 5:59 pm
Nautical Twilight5:59 pm – 6:28 pm
Astro. Twilight6:28 pm – 6:57 pm
Night6:57 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Grahamstown - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 16:47 am5:33 pm10:46:02−1:4212:10 pm (41.5°)93.667
May 26:48 am5:32 pm10:44:20−1:4112:10 pm (41.2°)93.689
May 36:49 am5:31 pm10:42:39−1:4012:10 pm (40.9°)93.712
May 46:49 am5:30 pm10:41:00−1:3912:10 pm (40.6°)93.734
May 56:50 am5:30 pm10:39:21−1:3812:10 pm (40.3°)93.757
May 66:51 am5:29 pm10:37:44−1:3712:10 pm (40.1°)93.779
May 76:52 am5:28 pm10:36:09−1:3512:10 pm (39.8°)93.801
* All times are local time for Grahamstown. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:24 am
September EquinoxSep 2210:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 216:28 pm
* All times are local Grahamstown time.

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Today's Moon in Grahamstown

The Moon's path in Grahamstown today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2017 Moon Phases

6:41 am

Altitude

-60.8°

Heading

112° SE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

29.2%

Moon in Grahamstown - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 111:49 am10:31 pm-5:09 pm(37.4°)230,33333.8%
May 212:41 pm11:33 pm-6:05 pm(39.4°)233,55145.2%
May 31:26 pm--6:58 pm(42.2°)236,81656.5%
May 4-12:34 am2:07 pm7:48 pm(45.8°)239,93567.1%
May 5-1:33 am2:43 pm8:35 pm(49.8°)242,78276.7%
May 6-2:31 am3:18 pm9:20 pm(54.0°)245,29184.8%
May 7-3:28 am3:51 pm10:04 pm(58.3°)247,43391.3%
* All times are local time for Grahamstown. 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, Mon, May 1, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:28 amMon 4:48 pmMon 11:08 amVery difficult to see
VenusMon 3:41 amMon 3:36 pmMon 9:39 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 8:54 amMon 6:56 pmMon 1:55 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterMon 4:19 pmTue 4:46 amMon 10:33 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 8:21 pmMon 10:29 amMon 3:25 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 5:33 amMon 4:48 pmMon 11:11 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 2:16 amMon 2:58 pmMon 8:37 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Grahamstown.

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