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Moon: 62.0%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 18, 2017 at 11:26:51 am


Sunrise Today: 7:21 am 114° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:39 pm 246° West


Moonset Today: 11:20 am 267° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 17 minutes (+1m 13s)

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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

11:26 am

Altitude

34.7°

Heading

162° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 17m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 13s

Winter: +18m 30s

Summer: -4h

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 – 5:55 am
Astro. Twilight5:55 am – 6:25 am
Nautical Twilight6:25 am – 6:55 am
Civil Twilight6:55 am – 7:21 am
Daylight7:21 am – 5:39 pm
Civil Twilight5:39 pm – 6:06 pm
Nautical Twilight6:06 pm – 6:36 pm
Astro. Twilight6:36 pm – 7:06 pm
Night7:06 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 187:21 am5:39 pm10:17:57+1:1312:30 pm (36.8°)91.459
Jan 197:21 am5:40 pm10:19:12+1:1512:31 pm (37.1°)91.467
Jan 207:21 am5:41 pm10:20:30+1:1712:31 pm (37.3°)91.475
Jan 217:20 am5:42 pm10:21:49+1:1912:31 pm (37.5°)91.484
Jan 227:20 am5:43 pm10:23:10+1:2112:31 pm (37.7°)91.493
Jan 237:20 am5:44 pm10:24:33+1:2212:32 pm (38.0°)91.503
Jan 247:19 am5:45 pm10:25:57+1:2412:32 pm (38.2°)91.513
* All times are local time for Charleston. 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

11:26 am

Altitude

-1.3°

Heading

268° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

62.0%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 18-11:20 am-5:16 am(54.9°)246,57364.4%
Jan 1912:02 am11:53 am-6:00 am(50.9°)249,01954.6%
Jan 2012:56 am12:26 pm-6:43 am(47.2°)250,68644.8%
Jan 211:49 am1:02 pm-7:27 am(44.0°)251,50835.3%
Jan 222:42 am1:40 pm-8:12 am(41.2°)251,49226.3%
Jan 233:34 am2:21 pm-8:59 am(39.2°)250,70518.2%
Jan 244:26 am3:06 pm-9:46 am(38.0°)249,27111.2%
* All times are local time for Charleston. 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, Wed, Jan 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:44 amWed 3:50 pmWed 10:47 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 9:46 amWed 9:23 pmWed 3:34 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 10:07 amWed 9:55 pmWed 4:01 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 12:11 amWed 11:35 amWed 5:53 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 4:56 amWed 3:00 pmWed 9:58 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 11:22 amThu 12:04 amWed 5:43 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 9:35 amWed 8:54 pmWed 3:14 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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