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Moon: 6.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Oct 17, 2017 at 5:49:45 am


Sunrise Today: 7:25 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 6:44 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 5:12 am 85° East
Moonset Today: 5:51 pm 272° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 18 minutes (-1m 55s)

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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 am

Altitude

-20.9°

Heading

88° E

Position

Night

Day length

11h 18m 28s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 55s

Winter: +1h 18m

Summer: -3h

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 – 6:03 am
Astro. Twilight6:03 am – 6:31 am
Nautical Twilight6:31 am – 7:00 am
Civil Twilight7:00 am – 7:25 am
Daylight7:25 am – 6:44 pm
Civil Twilight6:44 pm – 7:08 pm
Nautical Twilight7:08 pm – 7:37 pm
Astro. Twilight7:37 pm – 8:06 pm
Night8:06 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 177:25 am6:44 pm11:18:28−1:551:05 pm (47.7°)92.627
Oct 187:26 am6:42 pm11:16:33−1:551:04 pm (47.4°)92.601
Oct 197:27 am6:41 pm11:14:38−1:541:04 pm (47.0°)92.576
Oct 207:27 am6:40 pm11:12:44−1:541:04 pm (46.6°)92.550
Oct 217:28 am6:39 pm11:10:50−1:531:04 pm (46.3°)92.524
Oct 227:29 am6:38 pm11:08:57−1:531:04 pm (45.9°)92.498
Oct 237:30 am6:37 pm11:07:05−1:521:04 pm (45.6°)92.472
* 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 am

Altitude

6.8°

Heading

90° E

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

6.1%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 175:12 am5:51 pm-11:35 am(59.9°)239,9185.0%
Oct 186:11 am6:26 pm-12:21 pm(55.4°)242,1131.4%
Oct 197:08 am7:00 pm-1:07 pm(51.0°)244,3270.2%
Oct 208:05 am7:35 pm-1:52 pm(46.9°)246,4741.1%
Oct 219:01 am8:11 pm-2:38 pm(43.4°)248,4354.1%
Oct 229:56 am8:50 pm-3:25 pm(40.5°)250,0658.8%
Oct 2310:49 am9:31 pm-4:11 pm(38.4°)251,21215.2%
* 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, Tue, Oct 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:55 amTue 7:01 pmTue 1:28 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 5:48 amTue 5:53 pmTue 11:51 amFairly good visibility
MarsTue 5:15 amTue 5:32 pmTue 11:24 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterTue 7:59 amTue 7:06 pmTue 1:33 pmDifficult to see
SaturnTue 12:03 pmTue 10:06 pmTue 5:04 pmAverage visiblity
UranusMon 6:48 pmTue 7:42 amTue 1:15 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 4:45 pmWed 4:08 amTue 10:26 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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