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Moon: 90.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 22, 2018 at 1:30:05 am


Sunrise Today: 5:57 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 6:03 pm 270° West


Moonrise Today: 3:50 pm 105° East
Moonset Today: 4:25 am 253° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 6 minutes (+1m 31s)

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Today's Sun Position in Johannesburg

The Sun's altitude in Johannesburg 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

1:30 am

Altitude

-56.4°

Heading

137° SE

Position

Night

Day length

12h 6m 12s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 31s

Winter: +1h 36m

Summer: -1h 40m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Johannesburg Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Johannesburg 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 – 4:40 am
Astro. Twilight4:40 am – 5:07 am
Nautical Twilight5:07 am – 5:34 am
Civil Twilight5:34 am – 5:57 am
Daylight5:57 am – 6:03 pm
Civil Twilight6:03 pm – 6:26 pm
Nautical Twilight6:26 pm – 6:53 pm
Astro. Twilight6:53 pm – 7:20 pm
Night7:20 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Johannesburg - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 225:57 am6:03 pm12:06:12+1:3112:00 pm (63.5°)93.302
Sep 235:56 am6:04 pm12:07:44+1:3112:00 pm (63.9°)93.275
Sep 245:55 am6:04 pm12:09:16+1:3211:59 am (64.3°)93.249
Sep 255:54 am6:05 pm12:10:48+1:3211:59 am (64.7°)93.223
Sep 265:53 am6:05 pm12:12:20+1:3211:59 am (65.1°)93.197
Sep 275:52 am6:05 pm12:13:52+1:3211:58 am (65.5°)93.171
Sep 285:50 am6:06 pm12:15:24+1:3211:58 am (65.9°)93.145
* All times are local time for Johannesburg. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 3:54 am in Johannesburg.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 2112:07 pm
September EquinoxSep 233:54 am
December SolsticeDec 2212:23 am
* All times are local Johannesburg time.

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Today's Moon in Johannesburg

The Moon's path in Johannesburg 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 2018 Moon Phases

1:30 am

Altitude

37.1°

Heading

271° W

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

90.8%

Moon in Johannesburg - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 22-4:25 am3:50 pm10:28 pm(75.9°)249,23195.0%
Sep 23-5:02 am4:43 pm11:13 pm(71.9°)247,50198.4%
Sep 24-5:38 am5:36 pm11:57 pm(67.5°)245,52299.8%
Sep 25-6:14 am6:30 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 26-6:49 am7:25 pm12:42 am(62.8°)243,41199.1%
Sep 27-7:25 am8:21 pm1:27 am(58.0°)241,25796.2%
Sep 28-8:04 am9:19 pm2:15 am(53.4°)239,12091.1%
* All times are local time for Johannesburg. 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 Johannesburg This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Sep 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:06 amSat 6:08 pmSat 12:06 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusSat 7:33 amSat 8:58 pmSat 2:15 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 1:35 pmSun 3:19 amSat 8:27 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 8:39 amSat 9:52 pmSat 3:15 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 11:24 amSun 1:03 amSat 6:13 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 8:25 pmSat 7:42 amSat 2:03 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 4:50 pmSun 5:21 amSat 11:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Johannesburg.

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