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

Moon: 95.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: May 27, 2018 at 9:55:39 am


Sunrise Today: 5:12 am 60° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:10 pm 300° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 6:13 pm 107° East
Moonset Today: 4:24 am 256° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 57 minutes (+1m 32s)

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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

9:55 am

Altitude

49.6°

Heading

108° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 57m 34s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 32s

Winter: +5h 52m

Summer: -19m 27s

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 – 3:07 am
Astro. Twilight3:07 am – 3:56 am
Nautical Twilight3:56 am – 4:39 am
Civil Twilight4:39 am – 5:12 am
Daylight5:12 am – 8:10 pm
Civil Twilight8:10 pm – 8:43 pm
Nautical Twilight8:43 pm – 9:26 pm
Astro. Twilight9:26 pm – 10:16 pm
Night10:16 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 275:12 am8:10 pm14:57:34+1:3212:41 pm (69.0°)94.185
May 285:12 am8:11 pm14:59:03+1:2912:41 pm (69.2°)94.200
May 295:11 am8:12 pm15:00:28+1:2512:41 pm (69.3°)94.216
May 305:11 am8:12 pm15:01:51+1:2212:41 pm (69.5°)94.231
May 315:10 am8:13 pm15:03:11+1:1912:41 pm (69.6°)94.246
Jun 15:10 am8:14 pm15:04:27+1:1612:42 pm (69.8°)94.260
Jun 25:09 am8:15 pm15:05:40+1:1212:42 pm (69.9°)94.275
* 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

9:55 am

Altitude

-54.9°

Heading

326° NW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

95.8%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 27-4:24 am6:13 pm11:38 pm(33.9°)245,16397.7%
May 28-4:55 am7:15 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
May 29-5:30 am8:14 pm12:25 am(30.6°)247,10599.7%
May 30-6:09 am9:10 pm1:13 am(28.2°)248,83199.5%
May 31-6:51 am10:02 pm2:02 am(26.7°)250,26097.3%
Jun 1-7:39 am10:49 pm2:50 am(26.1°)251,29093.3%
Jun 2-8:30 am11:31 pm3:39 am(26.6°)251,81187.7%
* 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, Sun, May 27, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:42 amSun 7:11 pmSun 11:55 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 7:22 amSun 10:50 pmSun 3:06 pmGood visibility
MarsMon 12:12 amMon 9:27 amMon 4:50 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 6:13 pmMon 4:21 amSun 11:17 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 10:20 pmMon 7:30 amMon 2:55 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 3:34 amSun 5:02 pmSun 10:18 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 1:56 amSun 1:14 pmSun 7:35 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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