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

Moon: 32.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 20, 2017 at 8:18:57 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:43 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 6:41 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 12:09 am 110° East
Moonset Today: 1:58 pm 249° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 57 minutes (-1m 43s)

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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

8:18 pm

Altitude

-21.0°

Heading

244° SW

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 57m 25s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 43s

Winter: +2h 42m

Summer: -1h 5m

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 – 4:20 am
Astro. Twilight4:20 am – 4:50 am
Nautical Twilight4:50 am – 5:19 am
Civil Twilight5:19 am – 5:43 am
Daylight5:43 am – 6:41 pm
Civil Twilight6:41 pm – 7:05 pm
Nautical Twilight7:05 pm – 7:34 pm
Astro. Twilight7:34 pm – 8:04 pm
Night8:04 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Pietermaritzburg - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 205:43 am6:41 pm12:57:25−1:4312:12 pm (71.2°)91.920
Feb 215:44 am6:40 pm12:55:41−1:4312:12 pm (70.8°)91.941
Feb 225:45 am6:39 pm12:53:57−1:4412:12 pm (70.5°)91.962
Feb 235:45 am6:38 pm12:52:13−1:4412:12 pm (70.1°)91.983
Feb 245:46 am6:37 pm12:50:28−1:4412:12 pm (69.7°)92.005
Feb 255:47 am6:36 pm12:48:42−1:4512:11 pm (69.3°)92.026
Feb 265:48 am6:35 pm12:46:57−1:4512:11 pm (69.0°)92.048
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Pietermaritzburg on Feb 26

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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

8:18 pm

Altitude

-41.2°

Heading

164° S

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

32.1%

Moon in Pietermaritzburg - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 2012:09 am1:58 pm-7:03 am(77.9°)250,55337.1%
Feb 2112:54 am2:48 pm-7:50 am(78.9°)249,06227.8%
Feb 221:41 am3:37 pm-8:39 am(79.0°)246,88619.3%
Feb 232:33 am4:24 pm-9:30 am(78.1°)244,20811.8%
Feb 243:28 am5:10 pm-10:20 am(76.2°)241,2575.9%
Feb 254:25 am5:53 pm-11:11 am(73.4°)238,2781.8%
Feb 265:24 am6:34 pm-12:02 pm(69.8°)235,5080.1%
* 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, Mon, Feb 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 4:52 amTue 6:14 pmTue 11:33 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 8:43 amTue 8:05 pmTue 2:24 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 9:12 amMon 8:47 pmMon 3:00 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 9:02 pmTue 9:39 amTue 3:20 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 12:42 amTue 2:32 pmTue 7:37 amAverage visiblity
UranusMon 9:33 amMon 9:01 pmMon 3:17 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 6:25 amTue 7:05 pmTue 12:45 pmNot visible
* All times are local time for Pietermaritzburg.

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