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Moon: 0.2%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Jul 22, 2017 at 9:01:47 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:27 am 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:13 pm 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:33 am 64° Northeast
Moonset Today: 7:34 pm 295° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 46 minutes (-1m 47s)

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Today's Sun Position in Boston

The Sun's altitude in Boston 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

9:01 pm

Altitude

-8.3°

Heading

307° NW

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

14h 46m 23s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 47s

Winter: +5h 41m

Summer: -30m 38s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Boston Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Boston 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 – 3:25 am
Astro. Twilight3:25 am – 4:12 am
Nautical Twilight4:12 am – 4:54 am
Civil Twilight4:54 am – 5:27 am
Daylight5:27 am – 8:13 pm
Civil Twilight8:13 pm – 8:46 pm
Nautical Twilight8:46 pm – 9:27 pm
Astro. Twilight9:27 pm – 10:14 pm
Night10:14 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 225:27 am8:13 pm14:46:23−1:4712:50 pm (67.8°)94.441
Jul 235:28 am8:12 pm14:44:33−1:5012:50 pm (67.6°)94.433
Jul 245:29 am8:11 pm14:42:40−1:5212:50 pm (67.4°)94.425
Jul 255:30 am8:10 pm14:40:45−1:5412:50 pm (67.1°)94.416
Jul 265:31 am8:09 pm14:38:48−1:5712:50 pm (66.9°)94.406
Jul 275:32 am8:08 pm14:36:48−1:5912:50 pm (66.7°)94.396
Jul 285:33 am8:07 pm14:34:47−2:0112:50 pm (66.5°)94.385
* All times are local time for Boston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2112:24 am
September EquinoxSep 224:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2111:28 am
* All times are local Boston time.

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Today's Moon in Boston

The Moon's path in Boston 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

9:01 pm

Altitude

-13.8°

Heading

310° NW

Position

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.2%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 224:34 am7:34 pm-12:05 pm(66.3°)224,9190.9%
Jul 235:40 am8:25 pm-1:06 pm(64.5°)226,4540.2%
Jul 246:50 am9:08 pm-2:03 pm(61.6°)228,9562.5%
Jul 258:00 am9:46 pm-2:57 pm(57.8°)232,1937.6%
Jul 269:08 am10:19 pm-3:48 pm(53.4°)235,86314.8%
Jul 2710:13 am10:50 pm-4:36 pm(49.0°)239,63823.4%
Jul 2811:17 am11:19 pm-5:22 pm(44.5°)243,21533.0%
* All times are local time for Boston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Sat, Jul 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:42 amSat 9:25 pmSat 2:35 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 2:32 amSun 5:25 pmSun 9:58 amGood visibility
MarsSun 5:31 amSun 8:19 pmSun 12:56 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterSat 11:57 amSat 11:24 pmSat 5:41 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 5:29 pmSun 2:42 amSat 10:05 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 11:44 pmSun 1:06 pmSun 6:25 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 10:05 pmSun 9:17 amSun 3:41 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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