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Moon: 0.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Apr 25, 2017 at 5:20:57 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:54 am 71° East
Sunset Today: 7:42 pm 289° West


Moonrise Today: 5:42 am 84° East
Moonset Today: 6:51 pm 279° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 48 minutes (+2m 32s)

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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

5:20 pm

Altitude

25.2°

Heading

266° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 48m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 32s

Winter: +4h 40m

Summer: -1h 25m

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 – 4:09 am
Astro. Twilight4:09 am – 4:48 am
Nautical Twilight4:48 am – 5:24 am
Civil Twilight5:24 am – 5:54 am
Daylight5:54 am – 7:42 pm
Civil Twilight7:42 pm – 8:12 pm
Nautical Twilight8:12 pm – 8:49 pm
Astro. Twilight8:49 pm – 9:28 pm
Night9:28 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Chicago - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 255:54 am7:42 pm13:48:07+2:3212:48 pm (61.5°)93.531
Apr 265:53 am7:43 pm13:50:39+2:3112:48 pm (61.9°)93.556
Apr 275:51 am7:45 pm13:53:10+2:3012:48 pm (62.2°)93.580
Apr 285:50 am7:46 pm13:55:39+2:2912:47 pm (62.5°)93.604
Apr 295:49 am7:47 pm13:58:07+2:2812:47 pm (62.8°)93.628
Apr 305:47 am7:48 pm14:00:34+2:2612:47 pm (63.1°)93.651
May 15:46 am7:49 pm14:02:59+2:2512:47 pm (63.4°)93.674
* 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

5:20 pm

Altitude

15.2°

Heading

265° W

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.6%

Moon in Chicago - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 255:42 am6:51 pm-12:11 pm(53.3°)225,3861.1%
Apr 266:19 am8:04 pm-1:07 pm(58.0°)223,7480.3%
Apr 277:01 am9:18 pm-2:05 pm(62.0°)223,2832.7%
Apr 287:47 am10:29 pm-3:05 pm(65.0°)223,9968.2%
Apr 298:39 am11:35 pm-4:06 pm(66.6°)225,74716.3%
Apr 309:36 am--5:06 pm(66.8°)228,29126.3%
May 1-12:34 am10:38 am6:04 pm(65.7°)231,33437.4%
* 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, Tue, Apr 25, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:33 amTue 6:52 pmTue 12:13 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 4:16 amWed 4:33 pmWed 10:25 amGreat visibility
MarsTue 7:12 amTue 10:03 pmTue 2:37 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterTue 5:49 pmWed 5:18 amTue 11:34 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 11:43 pmWed 8:58 amWed 4:21 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 5:33 amTue 6:44 pmTue 12:08 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 3:56 amWed 3:08 pmWed 9:32 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Chicago.

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