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Moon: 21.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jul 27, 2017 at 10:59:07 am


Sunrise Today: 6:30 am 66° East
Sunset Today: 8:21 pm 293° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:54 am 87° East
Moonset Today: 11:26 pm 271° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 51 minutes (-1m 22s)

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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

10:59 am

Altitude

54.4°

Heading

103° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 51m 19s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 22s

Winter: +3h 51m

Summer: -27m 26s

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 – 4:55 am
Astro. Twilight4:55 am – 5:30 am
Nautical Twilight5:30 am – 6:03 am
Civil Twilight6:03 am – 6:30 am
Daylight6:30 am – 8:21 pm
Civil Twilight8:21 pm – 8:48 pm
Nautical Twilight8:48 pm – 9:21 pm
Astro. Twilight9:21 pm – 9:56 pm
Night9:56 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 276:30 am8:21 pm13:51:19−1:221:26 pm (76.3°)94.396
Jul 286:31 am8:21 pm13:49:55−1:231:26 pm (76.0°)94.385
Jul 296:31 am8:20 pm13:48:30−1:251:26 pm (75.8°)94.374
Jul 306:32 am8:19 pm13:47:03−1:261:26 pm (75.5°)94.363
Jul 316:33 am8:18 pm13:45:35−1:281:26 pm (75.3°)94.351
Aug 16:33 am8:17 pm13:44:05−1:291:26 pm (75.0°)94.338
Aug 26:34 am8:17 pm13:42:34−1:311:25 pm (74.8°)94.326
* 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

10:59 am

Altitude

0.6°

Heading

87° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

21.4%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 2710:54 am11:26 pm-5:13 pm(58.5°)239,73023.7%
Jul 2811:52 am--5:59 pm(54.1°)243,29833.3%
Jul 29-12:00 am12:48 pm6:43 pm(49.9°)246,40843.3%
Jul 30-12:34 am1:43 pm7:28 pm(46.1°)248,87353.4%
Jul 31-1:08 am2:37 pm8:12 pm(42.9°)250,58363.2%
Aug 1-1:44 am3:30 pm8:58 pm(40.2°)251,49672.3%
Aug 2-2:23 am4:22 pm9:44 pm(38.4°)251,63580.6%
* 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, Thu, Jul 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:42 amThu 9:40 pmThu 3:11 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 3:35 amThu 5:40 pmThu 10:38 amGood visibility
MarsThu 6:29 amThu 8:23 pmThu 1:26 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterThu 12:11 pmThu 11:47 pmThu 5:59 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 5:18 pmFri 3:22 amThu 10:20 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 12:16 amThu 1:14 pmThu 6:45 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 10:13 pmFri 9:39 amFri 3:56 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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