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Moon: 4.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jan 19, 2018 at 2:23:06 am


Sunrise Today: 7:13 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:49 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 8:43 am 108° East
Moonset Today: 7:28 pm 254° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 35 minutes (+1m 47s)

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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

2:23 am

Altitude

-53.2°

Heading

65° E

Position

Night

Day length

9h 35m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 47s

Winter: +28m 4s

Summer: -5h 37m

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 – 6:43 am
Civil Twilight6:43 am – 7:13 am
Daylight7:13 am – 4:49 pm
Civil Twilight4:49 pm – 5:19 pm
Nautical Twilight5:19 pm – 5:54 pm
Astro. Twilight5:54 pm – 6:27 pm
Night6:27 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 197:13 am4:49 pm9:35:51+1:4612:01 pm (27.9°)91.469
Jan 207:12 am4:50 pm9:37:41+1:5012:01 pm (28.1°)91.476
Jan 217:12 am4:51 pm9:39:33+1:5212:01 pm (28.4°)91.484
Jan 227:11 am4:53 pm9:41:29+1:5612:02 pm (28.6°)91.492
Jan 237:10 am4:54 pm9:43:27+1:5812:02 pm (28.8°)91.501
Jan 247:10 am4:55 pm9:45:27+2:0012:02 pm (29.1°)91.510
Jan 257:09 am4:56 pm9:47:30+2:0312:02 pm (29.3°)91.519
* All times are local time for Chicago. 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 2011:15 am
June SolsticeJun 215:07 am
September EquinoxSep 228:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:23 pm
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

2:23 am

Altitude

-61.5°

Heading

21° NE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

4.6%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 198:43 am7:28 pm-2:03 pm(34.6°)248,2266.8%
Jan 209:15 am8:28 pm-2:48 pm(38.3°)246,25112.8%
Jan 219:45 am9:30 pm-3:34 pm(42.4°)243,90620.4%
Jan 2210:14 am10:32 pm-4:19 pm(46.9°)241,19829.5%
Jan 2310:44 am11:36 pm-5:05 pm(51.6°)238,17139.8%
Jan 2411:15 am--5:54 pm(56.1°)234,92250.8%
Jan 25-12:42 am11:49 am6:45 pm(60.3°)231,61662.2%
* All times are local time for Chicago. 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 Chicago This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jan 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:13 amFri 3:18 pmFri 10:46 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 7:28 amFri 4:57 pmFri 12:12 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 2:35 amFri 12:22 pmFri 7:29 amAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 2:04 amFri 12:05 pmFri 7:05 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 5:34 amFri 2:45 pmFri 10:09 amSlightly difficult to see
UranusFri 10:50 amSat 12:00 midnightFri 5:25 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 9:16 amFri 8:24 pmFri 2:50 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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