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

Moon: 85.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Nov 19, 2018 at 10:41:40 am


Sunrise Today: 6:39 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:18 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:46 pm 88° East
Moonset Today: 2:23 am 268° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 39 minutes (-1m 59s)

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Today's Sun Position in Boston

Time:10:41 am
Altitude:27.1°
Direction:167° S
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 9h 39m 2s (Nov 19, 2018)

1 minute, 59 seconds shorter than yesterday (Nov 18, 2018)

34 minutes, 25 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

5 hours, 37 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Boston Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:01 am
Astro. Twilight5:01 am – 5:35 am
Nautical Twilight5:35 am – 6:09 am
Civil Twilight6:09 am – 6:39 am
Daylight6:39 am – 4:18 pm
Civil Twilight4:18 pm – 4:49 pm
Nautical Twilight4:49 pm – 5:23 pm
Astro. Twilight5:23 pm – 5:57 pm
Night5:57 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
NovSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Nov 196:39 am4:18 pm9:39:02−1:5911:29 am (28.1°)91.860
Nov 206:41 am4:18 pm9:37:06−1:5611:29 am (27.9°)91.840
Nov 216:42 am4:17 pm9:35:12−1:5311:30 am (27.7°)91.821
Nov 226:43 am4:16 pm9:33:21−1:5111:30 am (27.5°)91.803
Nov 236:44 am4:16 pm9:31:32−1:4811:30 am (27.2°)91.785
Nov 246:45 am4:15 pm9:29:47−1:4511:30 am (27.0°)91.767
Nov 256:47 am4:15 pm9:28:04−1:4211:31 am (26.9°)91.750
* All times are local time for Boston. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Boston

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
NovMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Nov 19-2:23 am2:46 pm9:02 pm(49.5°)240,82188.4%
Nov 20-3:27 am3:15 pm9:49 pm(54.4°)237,52994.4%
Nov 21-4:33 am3:46 pm10:38 pm(59.1°)234,40498.4%
Nov 22-5:41 am4:20 pm11:31 pm(63.2°)231,70699.9%
Nov 23-6:51 am5:01 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Nov 24-8:01 am5:49 pm12:28 am(66.4°)229,64298.6%
Nov 25-9:08 am6:45 pm1:27 am(68.3°)228,33694.5%
* All times are local time for Boston. 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, Nov 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:07 amMon 5:02 pmMon 12:34 pmVery difficult to see
VenusMon 3:59 amMon 2:47 pmMon 9:23 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 12:50 pmMon 11:26 pmMon 6:08 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 7:06 amMon 4:37 pmMon 11:51 amDifficult to see
SaturnMon 9:44 amMon 6:51 pmMon 2:18 pmAverage visibility
UranusMon 2:56 pmTue 4:20 amMon 9:38 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 1:14 pmTue 12:25 amMon 6:49 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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