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Flag for USA Dover, DE, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 35.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 20, 2018 at 3:50:38 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:44 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:12 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:56 am 67° East
Moonset Today: 12:36 am 295° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 28 minutes (+1m 38s)

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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

3:50 pm

Altitude

48.6°

Heading

255° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 28m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 38s

Winter: +5h 3m

Summer: -27m 24s

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 – 3:54 am
Astro. Twilight3:54 am – 4:36 am
Nautical Twilight4:36 am – 5:14 am
Civil Twilight5:14 am – 5:44 am
Daylight5:44 am – 8:12 pm
Civil Twilight8:12 pm – 8:43 pm
Nautical Twilight8:43 pm – 9:21 pm
Astro. Twilight9:21 pm – 10:03 pm
Night10:03 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Dover - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 205:44 am8:12 pm14:28:02+1:3812:58 pm (70.9°)94.068
May 215:44 am8:13 pm14:29:38+1:3612:58 pm (71.1°)94.085
May 225:43 am8:14 pm14:31:12+1:3312:58 pm (71.3°)94.103
May 235:42 am8:15 pm14:32:43+1:3112:58 pm (71.5°)94.120
May 245:42 am8:16 pm14:34:12+1:2812:58 pm (71.7°)94.136
May 255:41 am8:17 pm14:35:38+1:2612:59 pm (71.9°)94.153
May 265:40 am8:17 pm14:37:02+1:2312:59 pm (72.0°)94.169
* All times are local time for Dover. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 2012:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:07 am
September EquinoxSep 229:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:23 pm
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

3:50 pm

Altitude

52.6°

Heading

116° SE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

35.1%

Moon in Dover - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 20-12:36 am10:56 am6:13 pm(67.6°)229,30336.2%
May 21-1:23 am12:04 pm7:08 pm(64.1°)231,42847.9%
May 22-2:04 am1:11 pm8:00 pm(59.8°)233,75959.5%
May 23-2:40 am2:17 pm8:49 pm(55.1°)236,16370.2%
May 24-3:12 am3:21 pm9:36 pm(50.3°)238,55079.8%
May 25-3:44 am4:24 pm10:23 pm(45.5°)240,86887.7%
May 26-4:14 am5:26 pm11:09 pm(41.0°)243,08993.8%
* All times are local time for Dover. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 Dover This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, May 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:00 amSun 6:38 pmSun 11:49 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 7:41 amSun 10:48 pmSun 3:15 pmGood visibility
MarsMon 12:38 amMon 10:11 amMon 5:25 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 6:56 pmMon 5:15 amMon 12:06 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 10:57 pmMon 8:26 amMon 3:42 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 4:23 amSun 5:41 pmSun 11:02 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneMon 2:35 amMon 1:58 pmMon 8:16 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Dover.

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