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Moon: 8.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 28, 2017 at 5:49:50 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:35 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 7:59 pm 288° West


Moonrise Today: 8:33 am 70° East
Moonset Today: 10:37 pm 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 24 minutes (+1m 45s)

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Today's Sun Position in Charleston

The Sun's altitude in Charleston 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

5:49 pm

Altitude

26.0°

Heading

271° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 24m 9s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 45s

Winter: +3h 24m

Summer: -54m 37s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Charleston Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Charleston 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 – 5:05 am
Astro. Twilight5:05 am – 5:38 am
Nautical Twilight5:38 am – 6:09 am
Civil Twilight6:09 am – 6:35 am
Daylight6:35 am – 7:59 pm
Civil Twilight7:59 pm – 8:25 pm
Nautical Twilight8:25 pm – 8:56 pm
Astro. Twilight8:56 pm – 9:29 pm
Night9:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 286:35 am7:59 pm13:24:09+1:451:17 pm (71.6°)93.603
Apr 296:34 am8:00 pm13:25:54+1:441:17 pm (71.9°)93.627
Apr 306:33 am8:00 pm13:27:38+1:441:16 pm (72.2°)93.650
May 16:32 am8:01 pm13:29:21+1:421:16 pm (72.5°)93.673
May 26:31 am8:02 pm13:31:03+1:411:16 pm (72.8°)93.696
May 36:30 am8:03 pm13:32:44+1:401:16 pm (73.1°)93.719
May 46:29 am8:03 pm13:34:23+1:391:16 pm (73.4°)93.741
* All times are local time for Charleston. 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 Charleston time.

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Today's Moon in Charleston

The Moon's path in Charleston 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

5:49 pm

Altitude

56.3°

Heading

250° W

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

8.7%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 288:33 am10:37 pm-3:33 pm(74.2°)223,9698.1%
Apr 299:28 am11:42 pm-4:34 pm(75.8°)225,70016.1%
Apr 3010:26 am--5:34 pm(76.1°)228,23026.1%
May 1-12:41 am11:27 am6:32 pm(75.0°)231,26637.2%
May 2-1:34 am12:28 pm7:27 pm(72.8°)234,52248.6%
May 3-2:21 am1:29 pm8:19 pm(69.7°)237,76059.7%
May 4-3:03 am2:29 pm9:08 pm(65.9°)240,80970.1%
* All times are local time for Charleston. 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 Charleston This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Apr 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:01 amFri 6:51 pmFri 12:27 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 4:41 amSat 4:54 pmSat 10:48 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 8:01 amFri 10:06 pmFri 3:04 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterFri 6:01 pmSat 5:40 amFri 11:50 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 11:36 pmSat 9:40 amSat 4:38 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 6:01 amFri 6:52 pmFri 12:26 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 4:06 amSat 3:33 pmSat 9:50 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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