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Moon: 99.5%

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Current Time: Sep 25, 2018 at 11:46:41 am


Sunrise Today: 7:13 am 91° East
Sunset Today: 7:15 pm 269° West


Moonrise Today: 7:58 pm 89° East
Moonset Today: 7:32 am 268° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 2 minutes (-2m 11s)

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Today's Sun Position in Charlotte

The Sun's altitude in Charlotte 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

11:46 am

Altitude

48.3°

Heading

146° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 2m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 11s

Winter: +2h 15m

Summer: -2h 29m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Charlotte Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Charlotte 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 – 5:48 am
Astro. Twilight5:48 am – 6:18 am
Nautical Twilight6:18 am – 6:48 am
Civil Twilight6:48 am – 7:13 am
Daylight7:13 am – 7:15 pm
Civil Twilight7:15 pm – 7:41 pm
Nautical Twilight7:41 pm – 8:10 pm
Astro. Twilight8:10 pm – 8:40 pm
Night8:40 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Charlotte - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 257:13 am7:15 pm12:02:08−2:111:14 pm (53.8°)93.215
Sep 267:14 am7:14 pm11:59:57−2:111:14 pm (53.4°)93.189
Sep 277:15 am7:12 pm11:57:45−2:111:14 pm (53.0°)93.163
Sep 287:15 am7:11 pm11:55:33−2:111:13 pm (52.6°)93.137
Sep 297:16 am7:10 pm11:53:22−2:111:13 pm (52.2°)93.111
Sep 307:17 am7:08 pm11:51:10−2:111:13 pm (51.8°)93.085
Oct 17:18 am7:07 pm11:48:59−2:111:12 pm (51.4°)93.059
* All times are local time for Charlotte. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 Charlotte time.

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Today's Moon in Charlotte

The Moon's path in Charlotte 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

11:46 am

Altitude

-46.5°

Heading

315° NW

Position

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Percent illuminated

99.5%

Moon in Charlotte - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 25-7:32 am7:58 pm1:26 am(51.5°)244,89399.8%
Sep 26-8:31 am8:30 pm2:11 am(56.3°)242,76198.5%
Sep 27-9:31 am9:04 pm2:57 am(61.0°)240,60794.9%
Sep 28-10:33 am9:41 pm3:45 am(65.5°)238,48289.1%
Sep 29-11:36 am10:22 pm4:35 am(69.5°)236,41381.4%
Sep 30-12:39 pm11:09 pm5:28 am(72.6°)234,41971.8%
Oct 1-1:41 pm-6:24 am(74.8°)232,53061.0%
* All times are local time for Charlotte. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 Charlotte This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Sep 25, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:31 amTue 7:29 pmTue 1:30 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 10:21 amTue 8:24 pmTue 3:23 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 4:42 pmWed 2:26 amTue 9:34 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 11:09 amTue 9:32 pmTue 4:20 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 2:23 pmWed 12:10 amTue 7:16 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 8:27 pmWed 9:36 amWed 3:01 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 6:26 pmWed 5:50 amWed 12:08 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Charlotte.

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