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Boston, MA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 96.5%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 20, 2019 at 10:43:53 am


Sunrise Today: 5:18 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:03 pm 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:01 pm 120° Southeast
Moonset Today: 6:44 am 242° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 45 minutes (+1m 52s)

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Today's Sun Position in Boston

Time:10:43 am
Altitude:56.8°
Direction:123° SE
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 45m 22s (May 20, 2019)

1 minute, 52 seconds longer than yesterday (May 19, 2019)

5 hours, 40 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

31 minutes, 39 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Boston Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:17 am
Astro. Twilight3:17 am – 4:04 am
Nautical Twilight4:04 am – 4:45 am
Civil Twilight4:45 am – 5:18 am
Daylight5:18 am – 8:03 pm
Civil Twilight8:03 pm – 8:36 pm
Nautical Twilight8:36 pm – 9:17 pm
Astro. Twilight9:17 pm – 10:05 pm
Night10:05 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 205:18 am8:03 pm14:45:22+1:5212:40 pm (67.7°)94.061
May 215:17 am8:04 pm14:47:12+1:4912:40 pm (67.9°)94.079
May 225:16 am8:05 pm14:48:59+1:4712:40 pm (68.1°)94.098
May 235:15 am8:06 pm14:50:43+1:4412:40 pm (68.3°)94.116
May 245:15 am8:07 pm14:52:25+1:4112:41 pm (68.4°)94.134
May 255:14 am8:08 pm14:54:03+1:3812:41 pm (68.6°)94.151
May 265:13 am8:09 pm14:55:39+1:3512:41 pm (68.8°)94.169
* All times are local time for Boston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Boston

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 20-6:44 am10:01 pm1:53 am(26.9°)238,96897.8%
May 21-7:30 am10:58 pm2:47 am(25.1°)241,90093.6%
May 22-8:21 am11:48 pm3:39 am(24.5°)244,75187.5%
May 23-9:16 am-4:30 am(25.2°)247,28579.9%
May 2412:30 am10:13 am-5:20 am(26.9°)249,29171.3%
May 251:07 am11:12 am-6:07 am(29.5°)250,60462.0%
May 261:38 am12:11 pm-6:51 am(32.9°)251,11552.4%
* All times are local time for Boston. 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 Boston This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, May 20, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:14 amMon 7:59 pmMon 12:36 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusMon 4:22 amMon 5:59 pmMon 11:10 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 7:23 amMon 10:46 pmMon 3:04 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 9:41 pmTue 6:48 amTue 2:14 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 11:38 pmTue 8:54 amTue 4:16 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 4:11 amMon 5:48 pmMon 11:00 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 2:29 amMon 1:53 pmMon 8:11 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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