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

Moon: 51.9%
First Quarter
Current Time: Apr 15, 2024 at 7:26:40 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:02 am 76° East
Sunset Today: 7:26 pm 285° West
Moonrise Today: 11:08 am 53° Northeast
Moonset Today: 2:28 am 308° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 24 minutes (+2m 44s)
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Today's Sun Position in Boston

Time:7:26 pm
Altitude:-0.2°
Direction:285° W
Phase:Civil Twilight

Day length today: 13h 24m 1s (Apr 15, 2024)

2 minutes, 44 seconds longer than yesterday (Apr 14, 2024)

4 hours, 19 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2023)

1 hour, 53 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2023)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Boston Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:20 am
Astro. Twilight4:20 am – 4:58 am
Nautical Twilight4:58 am – 5:33 am
Civil Twilight5:33 am – 6:02 am
Daylight6:02 am – 7:26 pm
Civil Twilight7:26 pm – 7:55 pm
Nautical Twilight7:55 pm – 8:31 pm
Astro. Twilight8:31 pm – 9:08 pm
Night9:08 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Apr 156:02 am7:26 pm13:24:01+2:4412:44 pm (57.8°)93.276
Apr 166:00 am7:27 pm13:26:44+2:4312:43 pm (58.1°)93.301
Apr 175:59 am7:28 pm13:29:27+2:4212:43 pm (58.5°)93.326
Apr 185:57 am7:29 pm13:32:08+2:4112:43 pm (58.8°)93.352
Apr 195:56 am7:30 pm13:34:49+2:4012:43 pm (59.2°)93.377
Apr 205:54 am7:32 pm13:37:29+2:4012:42 pm (59.5°)93.402
Apr 215:53 am7:33 pm13:40:08+2:3912:42 pm (59.8°)93.427
* 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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Today's Moon in Boston

Year 2024 Moon Phases

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2024Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 15-2:28 am11:08 am7:12 pm(72.9°)246,30851.8%
Apr 16-3:06 am12:14 pm8:01 pm(69.4°)248,86061.8%
Apr 17-3:35 am1:20 pm8:46 pm(64.9°)250,66471.1%
Apr 18-3:59 am2:23 pm9:28 pm(59.8°)251,71079.5%
Apr 19-4:20 am3:26 pm10:08 pm(54.3°)252,04386.7%
Apr 20-4:38 am4:27 pm10:47 pm(48.5°)251,74392.6%
Apr 21-4:56 am5:28 pm11:26 pm(42.6°)250,91296.9%
* 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, Apr 15, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:39 amTue 6:44 pmTue 12:12 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 5:39 amTue 6:16 pmTue 11:57 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 4:42 amTue 4:08 pmTue 10:25 amAverage visibility
JupiterMon 7:12 amMon 9:28 pmMon 2:20 pmAverage visibility
SaturnTue 4:36 amTue 3:47 pmTue 10:11 amAverage visibility
UranusMon 7:12 amMon 9:34 pmMon 2:23 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 5:03 amTue 4:55 pmTue 10:59 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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