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Moon: 0.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jul 23, 2017 at 9:55:48 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:35 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:17 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:51 am 66° East
Moonset Today: 8:32 pm 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 41 minutes (-1m 48s)

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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

9:55 pm

Altitude

-15.4°

Heading

316° NW

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

14h 41m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 48s

Winter: +5h 33m

Summer: -31m 56s

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 – 3:36 am
Astro. Twilight3:36 am – 4:22 am
Nautical Twilight4:22 am – 5:03 am
Civil Twilight5:03 am – 5:35 am
Daylight5:35 am – 8:17 pm
Civil Twilight8:17 pm – 8:49 pm
Nautical Twilight8:49 pm – 9:30 pm
Astro. Twilight9:30 pm – 10:16 pm
Night10:16 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 235:35 am8:17 pm14:41:43−1:4812:57 pm (68.0°)94.433
Jul 245:36 am8:16 pm14:39:52−1:5012:57 pm (67.8°)94.424
Jul 255:37 am8:15 pm14:37:59−1:5212:57 pm (67.6°)94.415
Jul 265:38 am8:14 pm14:36:04−1:5512:57 pm (67.4°)94.406
Jul 275:39 am8:13 pm14:34:07−1:5712:57 pm (67.2°)94.395
Jul 285:40 am8:12 pm14:32:07−1:5912:57 pm (66.9°)94.385
Jul 295:41 am8:11 pm14:30:05−2:0112:56 pm (66.7°)94.374
* 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

9:55 pm

Altitude

-13.9°

Heading

306° NW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.7%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 235:51 am8:32 pm-1:15 pm(64.9°)226,5490.2%
Jul 247:01 am9:16 pm-2:12 pm(61.9°)229,0912.7%
Jul 258:10 am9:53 pm-3:06 pm(58.0°)232,3557.9%
Jul 269:18 am10:27 pm-3:57 pm(53.7°)236,03715.1%
Jul 2710:23 am10:58 pm-4:45 pm(49.2°)239,81023.9%
Jul 2811:26 am11:27 pm-5:30 pm(44.8°)243,37033.5%
Jul 2912:26 pm11:57 pm-6:15 pm(40.6°)246,46843.6%
* 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, Sun, Jul 23, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:55 amMon 9:27 pmMon 2:42 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 2:40 amMon 5:31 pmMon 10:05 amGood visibility
MarsMon 5:38 amMon 8:22 pmMon 1:01 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterSun 12:00 noonSun 11:27 pmSun 5:43 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 5:29 pmMon 2:45 amSun 10:07 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 11:47 pmMon 1:07 pmMon 6:27 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 10:07 pmMon 9:19 amMon 3:43 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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