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Moon: 2.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 27, 2017 at 10:06:36 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:37 am 100° East
Sunset Today: 5:52 pm 260° West


Moonrise Today: 7:16 am 97° East
Moonset Today: 7:12 pm 266° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 15 minutes (+2m 30s)

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Today's Sun Position in Dover

The Sun's altitude in Dover 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

10:06 pm

Altitude

-47.6°

Heading

309° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 15m 31s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 30s

Winter: +1h 50m

Summer: -3h 39m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Dover Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Dover 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 – 5:08 am
Astro. Twilight5:08 am – 5:39 am
Nautical Twilight5:39 am – 6:10 am
Civil Twilight6:10 am – 6:37 am
Daylight6:37 am – 5:52 pm
Civil Twilight5:52 pm – 6:19 pm
Nautical Twilight6:19 pm – 6:50 pm
Astro. Twilight6:50 pm – 7:21 pm
Night7:21 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Dover - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 276:37 am5:52 pm11:15:31+2:3012:14 pm (42.8°)92.076
Feb 286:35 am5:53 pm11:18:02+2:3012:14 pm (43.2°)92.098
Mar 16:34 am5:54 pm11:20:33+2:3112:14 pm (43.6°)92.121
Mar 26:32 am5:55 pm11:23:04+2:3112:14 pm (43.9°)92.143
Mar 36:31 am5:57 pm11:25:36+2:3112:13 pm (44.3°)92.165
Mar 46:29 am5:58 pm11:28:08+2:3212:13 pm (44.7°)92.188
Mar 56:28 am5:59 pm11:30:41+2:3212:13 pm (45.1°)92.211
* All times are local time for Dover. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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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 Dover time.

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Today's Moon in Dover

The Moon's path in Dover 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

10:06 pm

Altitude

-32.0°

Heading

295° NW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.9%

Moon in Dover - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 277:16 am7:12 pm-1:11 pm(46.0°)232,5461.6%
Feb 287:52 am8:20 pm-2:02 pm(50.8°)230,8935.9%
Mar 18:28 am9:27 pm-2:53 pm(55.5°)229,84412.7%
Mar 29:05 am10:36 pm-3:46 pm(60.0°)229,36921.7%
Mar 39:45 am11:43 pm-4:40 pm(63.8°)229,39732.4%
Mar 410:28 am--5:36 pm(66.8°)229,83644.0%
Mar 5-12:49 am11:17 am6:33 pm(68.7°)230,60755.8%
* All times are local time for Dover. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Dover This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Feb 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:32 amTue 5:22 pmTue 11:57 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 7:26 amTue 8:42 pmTue 2:04 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 8:20 amTue 9:25 pmTue 2:53 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 9:11 pmWed 8:27 amWed 2:49 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 2:28 amTue 11:59 amTue 7:13 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 8:20 amTue 9:17 pmTue 2:49 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 6:44 amTue 5:56 pmTue 12:20 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
* All times are local time for Dover.

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