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

Moon: 69.9%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Jan 30, 2023 at 11:05:29 am
Sunrise Today: 6:59 am 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:55 pm 247° West
Moonrise Today: 11:41 am 58° Northeast
Moonset Today: 2:18 am 300° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 55 minutes (+2m 15s)
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Today's Sun Position in Boston

Time:11:05 am
Altitude:28.9°
Direction:166° S
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 9h 55m 27s (Jan 30, 2023)

2 minutes, 15 seconds longer than yesterday (Jan 29, 2023)

50 minutes, 51 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2022)

5 hours, 21 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2022)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Boston Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:23 am
Astro. Twilight5:23 am – 5:56 am
Nautical Twilight5:56 am – 6:30 am
Civil Twilight6:30 am – 6:59 am
Daylight6:59 am – 4:55 pm
Civil Twilight4:55 pm – 5:25 pm
Nautical Twilight5:25 pm – 5:59 pm
Astro. Twilight5:59 pm – 6:32 pm
Night6:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2023Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jan 306:59 am4:55 pm9:55:27+2:1511:57 am (30.1°)91.569
Jan 316:58 am4:56 pm9:57:45+2:1711:57 am (30.3°)91.580
Feb 16:57 am4:58 pm10:00:04+2:1911:57 am (30.6°)91.593
Feb 26:56 am4:59 pm10:02:25+2:2111:57 am (30.9°)91.606
Feb 36:55 am5:00 pm10:04:48+2:2211:57 am (31.2°)91.619
Feb 46:54 am5:01 pm10:07:13+2:2411:58 am (31.5°)91.633
Feb 56:53 am5:03 pm10:09:39+2:2611:58 am (31.8°)91.647
* 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 2023 Moon Phases

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2023Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 30-2:18 am11:41 am7:27 pm(71.4°)247,81073.0%
Jan 31-3:23 am12:17 pm8:18 pm(73.8°)249,89481.3%
Feb 1-4:24 am1:01 pm9:09 pm(74.9°)251,35288.3%
Feb 2-5:19 am1:51 pm10:00 pm(74.5°)252,22393.7%
Feb 3-6:05 am2:49 pm10:50 pm(72.8°)252,56397.5%
Feb 4-6:44 am3:50 pm11:38 pm(69.9°)252,43199.5%
Feb 5-7:16 am4:53 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* 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, Jan 30, 2023
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:33 amMon 2:51 pmMon 10:12 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 8:12 amMon 6:55 pmMon 1:33 pmFairly good visibility
MarsMon 11:54 amTue 3:18 amMon 7:36 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 9:21 amMon 9:35 pmMon 3:28 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 7:49 amMon 6:08 pmMon 12:58 pmDifficult to see
UranusMon 10:52 amTue 12:57 amMon 5:54 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 8:54 amMon 8:32 pmMon 2:43 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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