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

Moon: 46.4%
First Quarter

Current Time: Mar 31, 2020 at 9:49:33 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:27 am 83° East
Sunset Today: 7:09 pm 277° West


Moonrise Today: 10:41 am 58° Northeast
Moonset Today: 1:23 am 302° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 42 minutes (+2m 51s)

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Today's Sun Position in Boston

Time:9:49 pm
Altitude:-28.0°
Direction:308° NW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 12h 41m 58s (Mar 31, 2020)

2 minutes, 51 seconds longer than yesterday (Mar 30, 2020)

3 hours, 37 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

2 hours, 35 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Boston Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:51 am
Astro. Twilight4:51 am – 5:25 am
Nautical Twilight5:25 am – 5:59 am
Civil Twilight5:59 am – 6:27 am
Daylight6:27 am – 7:09 pm
Civil Twilight7:09 pm – 7:37 pm
Nautical Twilight7:37 pm – 8:11 pm
Astro. Twilight8:11 pm – 8:46 pm
Night8:46 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Boston - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 316:27 am7:09 pm12:41:58+2:5112:48 pm (52.2°)92.881
Apr 16:25 am7:10 pm12:44:49+2:5012:47 pm (52.6°)92.907
Apr 26:24 am7:11 pm12:47:39+2:5012:47 pm (52.9°)92.933
Apr 36:22 am7:12 pm12:50:29+2:5012:47 pm (53.3°)92.959
Apr 46:20 am7:14 pm12:53:19+2:4912:47 pm (53.7°)92.985
Apr 56:19 am7:15 pm12:56:09+2:4912:46 pm (54.1°)93.012
Apr 66:17 am7:16 pm12:58:57+2:4812:46 pm (54.5°)93.038
* 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 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Boston - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 31-1:23 am10:41 am6:30 pm(70.9°)240,36445.0%
Apr 1-2:21 am11:34 am7:25 pm(70.8°)236,66955.9%
Apr 2-3:14 am12:36 pm8:22 pm(69.2°)232,81466.9%
Apr 3-4:01 am1:45 pm9:19 pm(66.1°)229,08577.4%
Apr 4-4:42 am2:59 pm10:15 pm(61.6°)225,81586.7%
Apr 5-5:18 am4:16 pm11:10 pm(56.1°)223,35093.9%
Apr 6-5:51 am5:34 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* 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, Mar 31, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:39 amWed 4:50 pmWed 11:14 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 8:07 amTue 11:17 pmTue 3:42 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 3:35 amWed 12:59 pmWed 8:17 amAverage visibility
JupiterWed 3:08 amWed 12:28 pmWed 7:48 amFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 3:29 amWed 12:59 pmWed 8:14 amAverage visibility
UranusWed 7:24 amWed 9:04 pmWed 2:14 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 5:41 amWed 5:07 pmWed 11:24 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Boston.

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