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Moon: 2.2%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 27, 2017 at 5:54:03 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:49 am 99° East
Sunset Today: 6:15 pm 261° West


Moonrise Today: 7:31 am 96° East
Moonset Today: 7:33 pm 266° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 25 minutes (+1m 58s)

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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

5:54 pm

Altitude

3.8°

Heading

258° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 25m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 58s

Winter: +1h 26m

Summer: -2h 52m

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 – 5:27 am
Astro. Twilight5:27 am – 5:56 am
Nautical Twilight5:56 am – 6:24 am
Civil Twilight6:24 am – 6:49 am
Daylight6:49 am – 6:15 pm
Civil Twilight6:15 pm – 6:40 pm
Nautical Twilight6:40 pm – 7:09 pm
Astro. Twilight7:09 pm – 7:37 pm
Night7:37 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 276:49 am6:15 pm11:25:59+1:5812:32 pm (49.2°)92.077
Feb 286:48 am6:16 pm11:27:58+1:5812:32 pm (49.5°)92.099
Mar 16:47 am6:17 pm11:29:57+1:5912:31 pm (49.9°)92.121
Mar 26:46 am6:18 pm11:31:57+1:5912:31 pm (50.3°)92.143
Mar 36:44 am6:18 pm11:33:56+1:5912:31 pm (50.7°)92.166
Mar 46:43 am6:19 pm11:35:57+2:0012:31 pm (51.1°)92.188
Mar 56:42 am6:20 pm11:37:57+2:0012:31 pm (51.5°)92.211
* 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

5:54 pm

Altitude

18.9°

Heading

252° W

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.2%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 277:31 am7:33 pm-1:29 pm(52.5°)232,5221.7%
Feb 288:10 am8:37 pm-2:20 pm(57.3°)230,8776.0%
Mar 18:49 am9:41 pm-3:12 pm(62.0°)229,83512.8%
Mar 29:29 am10:46 pm-4:05 pm(66.5°)229,36721.9%
Mar 310:12 am11:51 pm-4:59 pm(70.3°)229,40032.5%
Mar 410:58 am--5:55 pm(73.3°)229,84444.1%
Mar 5-12:55 am11:48 am6:52 pm(75.2°)230,61956.0%
* 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, Mon, Feb 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:42 amTue 5:48 pmTue 12:14 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 7:55 amMon 8:55 pmMon 2:25 pmFairly good visibility
MarsMon 8:46 amMon 9:37 pmMon 3:11 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 9:28 pmTue 8:54 amTue 3:11 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 2:29 amTue 12:33 pmTue 7:31 amAverage visiblity
UranusMon 8:48 amMon 9:33 pmMon 3:10 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 7:01 amMon 6:23 pmMon 12:42 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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