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Flag for South Africa Pietermaritzburg, South Africa — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 0.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 27, 2017 at 3:33:14 am


Sunrise Today: 6:24 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 5:27 pm 286° West


Moonrise Today: 7:10 am 76° East
Moonset Today: 6:34 pm 286° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 2 minutes (-1m 32s)

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Today's Sun Position in Pietermaritzburg

The Sun's altitude in Pietermaritzburg 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

3:33 am

Altitude

-37.7°

Heading

95° E

Position

Night

Day length

11h 2m 55s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 32s

Winter: +48m 20s

Summer: -3h

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Pietermaritzburg Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Pietermaritzburg 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 – 5:03 am
Astro. Twilight5:03 am – 5:31 am
Nautical Twilight5:31 am – 5:59 am
Civil Twilight5:59 am – 6:24 am
Daylight6:24 am – 5:27 pm
Civil Twilight5:27 pm – 5:51 pm
Nautical Twilight5:51 pm – 6:20 pm
Astro. Twilight6:20 pm – 6:47 pm
Night6:47 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Pietermaritzburg - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 276:24 am5:27 pm11:02:55−1:3211:56 am (46.5°)93.572
Apr 286:25 am5:26 pm11:01:24−1:3111:55 am (46.1°)93.596
Apr 296:25 am5:25 pm10:59:54−1:3011:55 am (45.8°)93.620
Apr 306:26 am5:24 pm10:58:24−1:2911:55 am (45.5°)93.643
May 16:26 am5:23 pm10:56:56−1:2811:55 am (45.2°)93.666
May 26:27 am5:23 pm10:55:28−1:2711:55 am (44.9°)93.689
May 36:28 am5:22 pm10:54:02−1:2611:55 am (44.6°)93.712
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg. 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 Pietermaritzburg time.

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Today's Moon in Pietermaritzburg

The Moon's path in Pietermaritzburg 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

3:33 am

Altitude

-45.2°

Heading

103° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.6%

Moon in Pietermaritzburg - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 277:10 am6:34 pm-12:54 pm(46.6°)223,3031.5%
Apr 288:18 am7:26 pm-1:53 pm(43.2°)223,6386.1%
Apr 299:24 am8:22 pm-2:54 pm(41.2°)225,07213.4%
Apr 3010:28 am9:21 pm-3:54 pm(40.5°)227,38722.9%
May 111:26 am10:22 pm-4:53 pm(41.2°)230,29933.7%
May 212:18 pm11:23 pm-5:49 pm(43.1°)233,51645.1%
May 31:05 pm--6:42 pm(46.0°)236,78156.4%
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Pietermaritzburg This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Apr 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:33 amThu 4:51 pmThu 11:12 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 3:33 amThu 3:30 pmThu 9:31 amGreat visibility
MarsThu 8:33 amThu 6:54 pmThu 1:44 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterThu 4:22 pmFri 4:47 amThu 10:35 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 8:31 pmThu 10:21 amThu 3:26 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 5:29 amThu 4:51 pmThu 11:10 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 2:19 amThu 2:55 pmThu 8:37 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg.

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