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Moon: 9.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 14, 2017 at 6:30:01 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:50 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:12 pm 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 4:14 am 103° East
Moonset Today: 3:20 pm 255° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 22 minutes (-28s)

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Today's Sun Position in Dayton

The Sun's altitude in Dayton 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

6:30 pm

Altitude

-14.3°

Heading

251° W

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

9h 22m 45s

Change since

Yesterday: -28s

Winter: +1m 33s

Summer: -5h 36m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Dayton Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Dayton 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 – 6:13 am
Astro. Twilight6:13 am – 6:45 am
Nautical Twilight6:45 am – 7:19 am
Civil Twilight7:19 am – 7:50 am
Daylight7:50 am – 5:12 pm
Civil Twilight5:12 pm – 5:43 pm
Nautical Twilight5:43 pm – 6:17 pm
Astro. Twilight6:17 pm – 6:50 pm
Night6:50 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Dayton - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 147:50 am5:12 pm9:22:45−0:2812:31 pm (27.0°)91.499
Dec 157:50 am5:13 pm9:22:20−0:2512:32 pm (27.0°)91.491
Dec 167:51 am5:13 pm9:21:59−0:2112:32 pm (26.9°)91.482
Dec 177:52 am5:13 pm9:21:42−0:1712:33 pm (26.9°)91.474
Dec 187:52 am5:14 pm9:21:28−0:1312:33 pm (26.9°)91.467
Dec 197:53 am5:14 pm9:21:19−0:0912:34 pm (26.9°)91.459
Dec 207:53 am5:15 pm9:21:13−0:0512:34 pm (26.8°)91.453
* All times are local time for Dayton. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:27 am in Dayton. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 38 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2112:24 am
September EquinoxSep 224:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2111:28 am
* All times are local Dayton time.

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Today's Moon in Dayton

The Moon's path in Dayton 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

6:30 pm

Altitude

-35.9°

Heading

285° W

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.8%

Moon in Dayton - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 144:14 am3:20 pm-9:50 am(38.7°)248,73712.0%
Dec 155:12 am3:53 pm-10:35 am(35.4°)250,3616.3%
Dec 166:08 am4:30 pm-11:21 am(32.6°)251,5392.4%
Dec 177:03 am5:10 pm-12:08 pm(30.7°)252,2930.4%
Dec 187:56 am5:54 pm-12:55 pm(29.6°)252,6320.3%
Dec 198:45 am6:42 pm-1:43 pm(29.5°)252,5442.1%
Dec 209:30 am7:34 pm-2:31 pm(30.3°)251,9985.7%
* All times are local time for Dayton. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Dayton This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 14, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:17 amFri 4:55 pmFri 12:06 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 7:24 amFri 4:48 pmFri 12:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 3:44 amFri 2:29 pmFri 9:07 amAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 4:35 amFri 2:57 pmFri 9:46 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 8:14 amFri 5:38 pmFri 12:56 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusThu 2:01 pmFri 3:05 amThu 8:33 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 12:20 pmThu 11:30 pmThu 5:55 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Dayton.

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