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

Moon: 84.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 23, 2018 at 9:57:19 am


Sunrise Today: 5:27 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:12 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:59 pm 116° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:09 am 246° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 45 minutes (-1m 49s)

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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

9:57 am

Altitude

47.3°

Heading

108° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 45m

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 49s

Winter: +5h 40m

Summer: -32m 2s

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 – 3:26 am
Astro. Twilight3:26 am – 4:13 am
Nautical Twilight4:13 am – 4:55 am
Civil Twilight4:55 am – 5:27 am
Daylight5:27 am – 8:12 pm
Civil Twilight8:12 pm – 8:45 pm
Nautical Twilight8:45 pm – 9:26 pm
Astro. Twilight9:26 pm – 10:13 pm
Night10:13 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 235:27 am8:12 pm14:45:00−1:4912:50 pm (67.6°)94.431
Jul 245:28 am8:12 pm14:43:08−1:5112:50 pm (67.4°)94.423
Jul 255:29 am8:11 pm14:41:13−1:5412:50 pm (67.2°)94.414
Jul 265:30 am8:10 pm14:39:17−1:5612:50 pm (67.0°)94.405
Jul 275:31 am8:09 pm14:37:18−1:5812:50 pm (66.8°)94.395
Jul 285:32 am8:08 pm14:35:17−2:0112:50 pm (66.5°)94.385
Jul 295:33 am8:06 pm14:33:13−2:0312:50 pm (66.3°)94.375
* 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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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 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 2018 Moon Phases

9:57 am

Altitude

-65.8°

Heading

14° N

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

84.3%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 23-2:09 am4:59 pm9:55 pm(27.6°)250,17787.7%
Jul 24-2:48 am5:53 pm10:43 pm(26.4°)251,42893.4%
Jul 25-3:32 am6:43 pm11:31 pm(26.2°)252,16197.4%
Jul 26-4:20 am7:29 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Jul 27-5:12 am8:10 pm12:19 am(26.9°)252,41599.6%
Jul 28-6:07 am8:46 pm1:07 am(28.6°)252,21999.9%
Jul 29-7:05 am9:18 pm1:53 am(31.2°)251,58898.2%
* 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, Jul 23, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:33 amMon 8:59 pmMon 2:16 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 9:17 amMon 10:10 pmMon 3:44 pmGood visibility
MarsMon 8:51 pmTue 5:33 amTue 1:12 amPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 2:17 pmTue 12:29 amMon 7:23 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 6:20 pmTue 3:28 amMon 10:54 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 11:55 pmMon 1:27 pmMon 6:41 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 10:08 pmTue 9:25 amTue 3:46 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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