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Moon: 38.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 20, 2017 at 10:52:58 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:13 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:51 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:37 am 102° East
Moonset Today: 11:47 am 256° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 38 minutes (+1m 50s)

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Today's Sun Position in Chicago

The Sun's altitude in Chicago 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

10:52 pm

Altitude

-63.6°

Heading

321° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 38m 5s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 50s

Winter: +30m 21s

Summer: -5h 35m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Chicago Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Chicago 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 – 5:35 am
Astro. Twilight5:35 am – 6:08 am
Nautical Twilight6:08 am – 6:42 am
Civil Twilight6:42 am – 7:13 am
Daylight7:13 am – 4:51 pm
Civil Twilight4:51 pm – 5:21 pm
Nautical Twilight5:21 pm – 5:55 pm
Astro. Twilight5:55 pm – 6:29 pm
Night6:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 207:13 am4:51 pm9:38:05+1:5012:02 pm (28.2°)91.475
Jan 217:12 am4:52 pm9:39:58+1:5312:02 pm (28.4°)91.484
Jan 227:11 am4:53 pm9:41:54+1:5512:02 pm (28.6°)91.493
Jan 237:11 am4:55 pm9:43:53+1:5812:02 pm (28.9°)91.503
Jan 247:10 am4:56 pm9:45:54+2:0012:03 pm (29.1°)91.513
Jan 257:09 am4:57 pm9:47:57+2:0312:03 pm (29.4°)91.524
Jan 267:08 am4:58 pm9:50:03+2:0512:03 pm (29.6°)91.535
* All times are local time for Chicago. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2011:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 223:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2110:28 am
* All times are local Chicago time.

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Today's Moon in Chicago

The Moon's path in Chicago 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

10:52 pm

Altitude

-29.2°

Heading

80° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

38.1%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 2012:37 am11:47 am-6:15 am(38.0°)250,71244.6%
Jan 211:34 am12:19 pm-6:59 am(34.7°)251,51735.1%
Jan 222:30 am12:54 pm-7:44 am(32.0°)251,48226.2%
Jan 233:25 am1:33 pm-8:30 am(30.0°)250,68118.1%
Jan 244:18 am2:17 pm-9:18 am(28.8°)249,23411.1%
Jan 255:10 am3:06 pm-10:07 am(28.5°)247,3035.6%
Jan 265:58 am3:59 pm-10:58 am(29.1°)245,0661.8%
* All times are local time for Chicago. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Chicago This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jan 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:42 amSat 2:57 pmSat 10:19 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 9:15 amSat 8:52 pmSat 3:03 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 9:34 amSat 9:23 pmSat 3:28 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 11:38 pmSat 10:48 amSat 5:13 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 4:40 amSat 1:56 pmSat 9:18 amAverage visiblity
UranusFri 10:37 amFri 11:36 pmFri 5:06 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 9:02 amSat 8:05 pmSat 2:34 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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