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Moon: 66.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: May 23, 2018 at 5:02:46 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:43 am 67° East
Sunset Today: 5:25 pm 293° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:44 pm 82° East
Moonset Today: 12:43 am 281° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 42 minutes (-51s)

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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

5:02 pm

Altitude

4.1°

Heading

295° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

10h 42m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: -51s

Winter: +12m 58s

Summer: -3h 4m

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 – 5:22 am
Astro. Twilight5:22 am – 5:50 am
Nautical Twilight5:50 am – 6:18 am
Civil Twilight6:18 am – 6:43 am
Daylight6:43 am – 5:25 pm
Civil Twilight5:25 pm – 5:50 pm
Nautical Twilight5:50 pm – 6:18 pm
Astro. Twilight6:18 pm – 6:46 pm
Night6:46 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Johannesburg - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 236:43 am5:25 pm10:42:43−0:5112:04 pm (43.2°)94.115
May 246:43 am5:25 pm10:41:53−0:5012:04 pm (43.0°)94.132
May 256:44 am5:25 pm10:41:04−0:4912:04 pm (42.8°)94.148
May 266:44 am5:24 pm10:40:16−0:4712:04 pm (42.7°)94.164
May 276:45 am5:24 pm10:39:30−0:4512:04 pm (42.5°)94.180
May 286:45 am5:24 pm10:38:46−0:4412:05 pm (42.3°)94.196
May 296:46 am5:24 pm10:38:03−0:4212:05 pm (42.2°)94.212
* All times are local time for Johannesburg. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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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

5:02 pm

Altitude

39.7°

Heading

54° NE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

66.1%

Moon in Johannesburg - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 23-12:43 am1:44 pm7:41 pm(57.1°)235,47067.2%
May 24-1:42 am2:23 pm8:29 pm(62.0°)237,86877.2%
May 25-2:39 am3:00 pm9:15 pm(66.8°)240,21085.6%
May 26-3:36 am3:37 pm10:02 pm(71.4°)242,46292.2%
May 27-4:31 am4:14 pm10:48 pm(75.6°)244,59996.8%
May 28-5:26 am4:54 pm11:35 pm(79.1°)246,58999.4%
May 29-6:21 am5:35 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* 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, Wed, May 23, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:35 amThu 4:37 pmThu 11:06 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 9:14 amWed 7:34 pmWed 2:24 pmGood visibility
MarsWed 9:36 pmThu 11:11 amThu 4:24 amPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 4:26 pmThu 5:32 amWed 10:59 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 7:48 pmThu 9:24 amThu 2:36 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 4:14 amThu 3:33 pmThu 9:54 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 12:57 amThu 1:25 pmThu 7:11 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Johannesburg.

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