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Flag for USA Albany, NY, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 82.6%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 20, 2018 at 12:36:52 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:40 am 88° East
Sunset Today: 6:55 pm 272° West


Moonrise Today: 4:58 pm 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:03 am 243° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 15 minutes (-2m 51s)

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Today's Sun Position in Albany

The Sun's altitude in Albany 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

12:36 pm

Altitude

48.2°

Heading

176° S

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 15m 39s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 51s

Winter: +3h 13m

Summer: -3h 3m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Albany Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Albany 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 – 5:04 am
Astro. Twilight5:04 am – 5:38 am
Nautical Twilight5:38 am – 6:11 am
Civil Twilight6:11 am – 6:40 am
Daylight6:40 am – 6:55 pm
Civil Twilight6:55 pm – 7:24 pm
Nautical Twilight7:24 pm – 7:57 pm
Astro. Twilight7:57 pm – 8:30 pm
Night8:30 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Albany - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 206:40 am6:55 pm12:15:39−2:5112:48 pm (48.3°)93.346
Sep 216:41 am6:54 pm12:12:47−2:5112:48 pm (47.9°)93.320
Sep 226:42 am6:52 pm12:09:55−2:5112:47 pm (47.5°)93.294
Sep 236:43 am6:50 pm12:07:03−2:5112:47 pm (47.1°)93.268
Sep 246:44 am6:48 pm12:04:12−2:5112:46 pm (46.7°)93.242
Sep 256:45 am6:46 pm12:01:20−2:5112:46 pm (46.3°)93.216
Sep 266:46 am6:45 pm11:58:28−2:5112:46 pm (46.0°)93.189
* All times are local time for Albany. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 9:54 pm in Albany.
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 2012:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:07 am
September EquinoxSep 229:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:23 pm
* All times are local Albany time.

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Today's Moon in Albany

The Moon's path in Albany 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

12:36 pm

Altitude

-46.2°

Heading

71° E

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

82.6%

Moon in Albany - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 20-2:03 am4:58 pm9:57 pm(28.9°)251,22085.3%
Sep 21-3:00 am5:33 pm10:43 pm(31.8°)250,24191.5%
Sep 22-3:58 am6:04 pm11:28 pm(35.3°)248,77596.2%
Sep 23-4:58 am6:33 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-5:59 am7:01 pm12:13 am(39.4°)246,96199.0%
Sep 25-7:01 am7:28 pm12:57 am(43.9°)244,93499.8%
Sep 26-8:04 am7:56 pm1:42 am(48.7°)242,80398.5%
* All times are local time for Albany. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 Albany This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Sep 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:36 amThu 7:01 pmThu 12:49 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusThu 10:18 amThu 7:54 pmThu 3:07 pmAverage visiblity
MarsThu 4:52 pmFri 1:45 amThu 9:18 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 11:11 amThu 9:05 pmThu 4:08 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 2:35 pmThu 11:39 pmThu 7:07 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 8:08 pmFri 9:39 amFri 2:53 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 6:23 pmFri 5:36 amFri 12:00 midnightSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Albany.

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