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Moon: 23.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 21, 2017 at 1:07:41 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:37 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 5:31 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 3:00 am 116° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:56 pm 244° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 54 minutes (+2m 42s)

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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

1:07 pm

Altitude

35.9°

Heading

199° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 54m 10s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 42s

Winter: +1h 46m

Summer: -4h 19m

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 – 5:04 am
Astro. Twilight5:04 am – 5:36 am
Nautical Twilight5:36 am – 6:09 am
Civil Twilight6:09 am – 6:37 am
Daylight6:37 am – 5:31 pm
Civil Twilight5:31 pm – 5:59 pm
Nautical Twilight5:59 pm – 6:32 pm
Astro. Twilight6:32 pm – 7:04 pm
Night7:04 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 216:37 am5:31 pm10:54:10+2:4212:04 pm (37.9°)91.948
Feb 226:35 am5:32 pm10:56:52+2:4212:03 pm (38.2°)91.969
Feb 236:34 am5:33 pm10:59:36+2:4312:03 pm (38.6°)91.990
Feb 246:32 am5:35 pm11:02:20+2:4412:03 pm (39.0°)92.012
Feb 256:31 am5:36 pm11:05:05+2:4412:03 pm (39.3°)92.033
Feb 266:29 am5:37 pm11:07:50+2:4512:03 pm (39.7°)92.055
Feb 276:28 am5:38 pm11:10:35+2:4512:03 pm (40.1°)92.077
* 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

1:07 pm

Altitude

-1.6°

Heading

246° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

23.1%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 213:00 am12:56 pm-7:58 am(28.6°)248,41624.9%
Feb 223:49 am1:47 pm-8:47 am(28.8°)246,05316.7%
Feb 234:35 am2:44 pm-9:38 am(30.0°)243,2599.7%
Feb 245:17 am3:44 pm-10:28 am(32.1°)240,2724.3%
Feb 255:56 am4:48 pm-11:19 am(35.2°)237,3371.0%
Feb 266:33 am5:54 pm-12:10 pm(39.0°)234,6800.0%
Feb 277:08 am7:02 pm-1:01 pm(43.4°)232,4801.7%
* 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, Tue, Feb 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:22 amTue 4:31 pmTue 11:26 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 7:40 amTue 8:50 pmTue 2:15 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 8:22 amTue 9:18 pmTue 2:50 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 9:31 pmWed 8:42 amWed 3:07 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 2:46 amWed 12:01 pmWed 7:24 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 8:33 amTue 9:34 pmTue 3:04 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 7:02 amTue 6:08 pmTue 12:35 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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