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

Moon: 14.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jul 26, 2017 at 2:54:22 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:31 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:09 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:08 am 80° East
Moonset Today: 10:19 pm 277° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 38 minutes (-1m 57s)

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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

2:54 pm

Altitude

55.2°

Heading

238° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 38m 48s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 57s

Winter: +5h 34m

Summer: -38m 12s

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 – 3:31 am
Astro. Twilight3:31 am – 4:17 am
Nautical Twilight4:17 am – 4:58 am
Civil Twilight4:58 am – 5:31 am
Daylight5:31 am – 8:09 pm
Civil Twilight8:09 pm – 8:42 pm
Nautical Twilight8:42 pm – 9:22 pm
Astro. Twilight9:22 pm – 10:08 pm
Night10:08 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 265:31 am8:09 pm14:38:48−1:5712:50 pm (66.9°)94.406
Jul 275:32 am8:08 pm14:36:48−1:5912:50 pm (66.7°)94.396
Jul 285:33 am8:07 pm14:34:47−2:0112:50 pm (66.5°)94.385
Jul 295:34 am8:06 pm14:32:43−2:0312:50 pm (66.2°)94.374
Jul 305:35 am8:05 pm14:30:37−2:0512:50 pm (66.0°)94.363
Jul 315:36 am8:04 pm14:28:29−2:0712:50 pm (65.7°)94.351
Aug 15:37 am8:03 pm14:26:19−2:0912:50 pm (65.5°)94.339
* All times are local time for Boston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

2:54 pm

Altitude

51.8°

Heading

158° S

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

14.5%

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 269:08 am10:19 pm-3:48 pm(53.4°)235,86314.8%
Jul 2710:13 am10:50 pm-4:36 pm(49.0°)239,63823.4%
Jul 2811:17 am11:19 pm-5:22 pm(44.5°)243,21533.0%
Jul 2912:18 pm11:49 pm-6:07 pm(40.3°)246,33843.1%
Jul 301:17 pm--6:51 pm(36.6°)248,82153.2%
Jul 31-12:19 am2:15 pm7:36 pm(33.3°)250,55062.9%
Aug 1-12:51 am3:12 pm8:21 pm(30.6°)251,48372.1%
* All times are local time for Boston. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Wed, Jul 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:53 amWed 9:18 pmWed 2:36 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 2:33 amWed 5:29 pmWed 10:01 amGood visibility
MarsWed 5:30 amWed 8:14 pmWed 12:52 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterWed 11:44 amWed 11:10 pmWed 5:27 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 5:12 pmThu 2:26 amWed 9:49 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 11:29 pmThu 12:50 pmThu 6:09 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 9:49 pmThu 9:01 amThu 3:25 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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