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

Moon: 99.7%

Near Full Moon (Waxing Gibbous)

Current Time: Jul 16, 2019 at 5:00:36 am


Sunrise Today: 5:21 am 60° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:18 pm 300° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 8:22 pm 120° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:56 am 239° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 57 minutes (-1m 29s)

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Today's Sun Position in Boston

Time:5:00 am
Altitude:-4.0°
Direction:56° NE
Phase:Civil Twilight

Day length today: 14h 57m 11s (Jul 16, 2019)

1 minute, 29 seconds shorter than yesterday (Jul 15, 2019)

5 hours, 52 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

19 minutes, 51 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Boston Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:15 am
Astro. Twilight3:15 am – 4:05 am
Nautical Twilight4:05 am – 4:47 am
Civil Twilight4:47 am – 5:21 am
Daylight5:21 am – 8:18 pm
Civil Twilight8:18 pm – 8:52 pm
Nautical Twilight8:52 pm – 9:34 pm
Astro. Twilight9:34 pm – 10:24 pm
Night10:24 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 165:21 am8:18 pm14:57:11−1:2912:50 pm (69.0°)94.481
Jul 175:22 am8:17 pm14:55:39−1:3212:50 pm (68.8°)94.476
Jul 185:23 am8:17 pm14:54:04−1:3512:50 pm (68.6°)94.470
Jul 195:24 am8:16 pm14:52:26−1:3812:50 pm (68.5°)94.465
Jul 205:24 am8:15 pm14:50:45−1:4012:50 pm (68.3°)94.459
Jul 215:25 am8:14 pm14:49:01−1:4312:50 pm (68.1°)94.452
Jul 225:26 am8:14 pm14:47:15−1:4612:50 pm (67.9°)94.445
* 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 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 16-4:56 am8:22 pm12:15 am(24.5°)246,56799.5%
Jul 17-5:51 am9:03 pm1:05 am(25.3°)248,39399.9%
Jul 18-6:50 am9:39 pm1:54 am(27.3°)249,94298.3%
Jul 19-7:49 am10:10 pm2:41 am(30.1°)251,11894.7%
Jul 20-8:48 am10:37 pm3:26 am(33.6°)251,81289.5%
Jul 21-9:47 am11:03 pm4:09 am(37.7°)251,91882.8%
Jul 22-10:46 am11:27 pm4:50 am(42.2°)251,34274.9%
* 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, Tue, Jul 16, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:19 amTue 8:17 pmTue 1:18 pmNot visible
VenusTue 4:42 amTue 7:51 pmTue 12:16 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 6:39 amTue 9:11 pmTue 1:55 pmVery difficult to see
JupiterTue 5:27 pmWed 2:38 amTue 10:02 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 7:41 pmWed 4:53 amWed 12:17 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 12:33 amTue 2:16 pmTue 7:24 amDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 10:46 pmTue 10:10 amTue 4:28 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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