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

Moon: 0.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 27, 2017 at 6:36:11 am


Sunrise Today: 6:22 am 100° East
Sunset Today: 5:31 pm 260° West


Moonrise Today: 7:00 am 97° East
Moonset Today: 6:52 pm 266° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 9 minutes (+2m 48s)

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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

6:36 am

Altitude

2.0°

Heading

103° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 9m 33s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 48s

Winter: +2h 4m

Summer: -4h 7m

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 – 4:49 am
Astro. Twilight4:49 am – 5:21 am
Nautical Twilight5:21 am – 5:54 am
Civil Twilight5:54 am – 6:22 am
Daylight6:22 am – 5:31 pm
Civil Twilight5:31 pm – 6:00 pm
Nautical Twilight6:00 pm – 6:32 pm
Astro. Twilight6:32 pm – 7:05 pm
Night7:05 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 276:22 am5:31 pm11:09:33+2:4811:56 am (39.6°)92.076
Feb 286:20 am5:33 pm11:12:22+2:4911:56 am (40.0°)92.098
Mar 16:19 am5:34 pm11:15:11+2:4911:56 am (40.4°)92.120
Mar 26:17 am5:35 pm11:18:01+2:4911:56 am (40.7°)92.143
Mar 36:15 am5:36 pm11:20:51+2:5011:56 am (41.1°)92.165
Mar 46:14 am5:38 pm11:23:41+2:5011:55 am (41.5°)92.188
Mar 56:12 am5:39 pm11:26:32+2:5011:55 am (41.9°)92.211
* All times are local time for Boston. 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

6:36 am

Altitude

-5.2°

Heading

93° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.9%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 277:00 am6:52 pm-12:52 pm(42.7°)232,5701.6%
Feb 287:34 am8:01 pm-1:43 pm(47.5°)230,9105.8%
Mar 18:08 am9:11 pm-2:35 pm(52.2°)229,85312.6%
Mar 28:43 am10:21 pm-3:28 pm(56.7°)229,37221.6%
Mar 39:21 am11:31 pm-4:22 pm(60.5°)229,39432.2%
Mar 410:03 am--5:18 pm(63.5°)229,82843.8%
Mar 5-12:38 am10:51 am6:15 pm(65.5°)230,59655.7%
* All times are local time for Boston. 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, Feb 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:19 amMon 4:54 pmMon 11:36 amDifficult to see
VenusMon 7:08 amMon 8:32 pmMon 1:50 pmFairly good visibility
MarsMon 8:01 amMon 9:12 pmMon 2:36 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 9:05 pmMon 8:15 amMon 2:40 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 2:23 amMon 11:35 amMon 6:59 amAverage visiblity
UranusMon 8:03 amMon 9:07 pmMon 2:35 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 6:33 amMon 5:39 pmMon 12:06 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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