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Moon: 13.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 22, 2017 at 12:20:43 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:23 am 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:10 pm 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 3:37 am 88° East
Moonset Today: 4:25 pm 276° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 47 minutes (+1m 43s)

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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

12:20 pm

Altitude

67.9°

Heading

163° S

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 47m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 43s

Winter: +5h 39m

Summer: -26m 36s

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 – 3:23 am
Astro. Twilight3:23 am – 4:10 am
Nautical Twilight4:10 am – 4:51 am
Civil Twilight4:51 am – 5:23 am
Daylight5:23 am – 8:10 pm
Civil Twilight8:10 pm – 8:43 pm
Nautical Twilight8:43 pm – 9:24 pm
Astro. Twilight9:24 pm – 10:12 pm
Night10:12 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 225:23 am8:10 pm14:47:02+1:4312:47 pm (68.6°)94.111
May 235:23 am8:11 pm14:48:43+1:4112:47 pm (68.8°)94.129
May 245:22 am8:12 pm14:50:21+1:3812:47 pm (69.0°)94.147
May 255:21 am8:13 pm14:51:57+1:3512:47 pm (69.2°)94.163
May 265:21 am8:14 pm14:53:29+1:3212:47 pm (69.4°)94.180
May 275:20 am8:15 pm14:54:59+1:2912:47 pm (69.5°)94.196
May 285:19 am8:16 pm14:56:25+1:2612:47 pm (69.7°)94.211
* All times are local time for Chicago. 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 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

12:20 pm

Altitude

40.0°

Heading

229° SW

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

13.9%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 223:37 am4:25 pm-9:56 am(50.7°)228,44214.7%
May 234:12 am5:38 pm-10:50 am(55.5°)225,2947.2%
May 244:50 am6:52 pm-11:46 am(60.0°)223,0662.1%
May 255:34 am8:06 pm-12:46 pm(63.6°)222,0190.2%
May 266:23 am9:17 pm-1:48 pm(66.1°)222,2791.6%
May 277:20 am10:21 pm-2:50 pm(67.1°)223,8046.2%
May 288:22 am11:18 pm-3:51 pm(66.6°)226,39513.6%
* All times are local time for Chicago. 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 Chicago This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, May 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 4:28 amMon 5:53 pmMon 11:10 amDifficult to see
VenusMon 3:30 amMon 4:13 pmMon 9:51 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 6:33 amMon 9:47 pmMon 2:10 pmDifficult to see
JupiterMon 3:51 pmTue 3:27 amMon 9:39 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 9:51 pmTue 7:07 amTue 2:29 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 3:50 amMon 5:05 pmMon 10:28 amDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 2:15 amMon 1:28 pmMon 7:51 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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