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Moon: 31.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 21, 2018 at 10:18:55 am


Sunrise Today: 6:56 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 6:10 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 10:30 am 78° East
Moonset Today: 11:55 pm 285° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 13 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

10:18 am

Altitude

36.2°

Heading

138° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

11h 13m 47s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 55s

Winter: +1h 14m

Summer: -3h 4m

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 – 5:34 am
Astro. Twilight5:34 am – 6:02 am
Nautical Twilight6:02 am – 6:31 am
Civil Twilight6:31 am – 6:56 am
Daylight6:56 am – 6:10 pm
Civil Twilight6:10 pm – 6:35 pm
Nautical Twilight6:35 pm – 7:04 pm
Astro. Twilight7:04 pm – 7:32 pm
Night7:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charleston - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 216:56 am6:10 pm11:13:47+1:5412:33 pm (46.8°)91.942
Feb 226:55 am6:11 pm11:15:44+1:5712:33 pm (47.2°)91.962
Feb 236:54 am6:12 pm11:17:40+1:5612:33 pm (47.6°)91.982
Feb 246:53 am6:12 pm11:19:37+1:5712:32 pm (47.9°)92.003
Feb 256:52 am6:13 pm11:21:34+1:5712:32 pm (48.3°)92.023
Feb 266:51 am6:14 pm11:23:32+1:5812:32 pm (48.7°)92.045
Feb 276:49 am6:15 pm11:25:31+1:5912:32 pm (49.1°)92.066
* All times are local time for Charleston. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:07 am
September EquinoxSep 229:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:23 pm
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

10:18 am

Altitude

-2.2°

Heading

76° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

31.7%

Moon in Charleston - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 2110:30 am11:55 pm-5:09 pm(68.2°)235,02134.7%
Feb 2211:10 am--6:01 pm(72.0°)232,69045.9%
Feb 23-12:58 am11:55 am6:56 pm(74.9°)230,47457.6%
Feb 24-2:02 am12:46 pm7:54 pm(76.6°)228,52869.1%
Feb 25-3:04 am1:43 pm8:54 pm(77.0°)227,04679.7%
Feb 26-4:05 am2:46 pm9:55 pm(75.9°)226,23588.6%
Feb 27-5:00 am3:52 pm10:54 pm(73.4°)226,26795.2%
* All times are local time for Charleston. They take into account refraction. 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, Feb 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:14 amWed 6:25 pmWed 12:49 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 7:32 amWed 6:57 pmWed 1:14 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 2:11 amWed 12:14 pmWed 7:12 amAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 12:21 amWed 10:53 amWed 5:37 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 3:42 amWed 1:43 pmWed 8:43 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 9:22 amWed 10:14 pmWed 3:48 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 7:31 amWed 6:56 pmWed 1:13 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Charleston.

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