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

Moon: 12.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Mar 1, 2017 at 3:29:09 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:34 am 99° East
Sunset Today: 5:54 pm 261° West


Moonrise Today: 8:28 am 85° East
Moonset Today: 9:27 pm 278° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 20 minutes (+2m 31s)

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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

3:29 pm

Altitude

25.4°

Heading

236° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 20m 33s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 31s

Winter: +1h 55m

Summer: -3h 34m

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 – 5:05 am
Astro. Twilight5:05 am – 5:36 am
Nautical Twilight5:36 am – 6:07 am
Civil Twilight6:07 am – 6:34 am
Daylight6:34 am – 5:54 pm
Civil Twilight5:54 pm – 6:21 pm
Nautical Twilight6:21 pm – 6:52 pm
Astro. Twilight6:52 pm – 7:23 pm
Night7:23 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Dover - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
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
Mar 66:26 am6:00 pm11:33:14+2:3212:13 pm (45.5°)92.234
Mar 76:25 am6:01 pm11:35:46+2:3212:12 pm (45.9°)92.257
* 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

3:29 pm

Altitude

54.7°

Heading

195° S

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

12.9%

Moon in Dover - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
Mar 6-1:53 am12:10 pm7:30 pm(69.4°)231,65867.3%
Mar 7-2:51 am1:08 pm8:27 pm(68.8°)232,96477.7%
* 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, Wed, Mar 1, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:33 amWed 5:28 pmWed 12:00 noonVery difficult to see
VenusWed 7:21 amWed 8:39 pmWed 2:00 pmFairly good visibility
MarsWed 8:18 amWed 9:25 pmWed 2:51 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 9:07 pmThu 8:23 amThu 2:45 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 2:21 amThu 11:51 amThu 7:06 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 8:17 amWed 9:14 pmWed 2:45 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 6:37 amThu 5:49 pmThu 12:13 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
* All times are local time for Dover.

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