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Moon: 56.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 18, 2018 at 5:54:16 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:18 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 7:53 pm 287° West


Moonrise Today: 2:05 pm 110° Southeast


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 35 minutes (-2m 16s)

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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

5:54 pm

Altitude

21.9°

Heading

269° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 35m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 16s

Winter: +4h 10m

Summer: -1h 20m

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 – 4:39 am
Astro. Twilight4:39 am – 5:15 am
Nautical Twilight5:15 am – 5:49 am
Civil Twilight5:49 am – 6:18 am
Daylight6:18 am – 7:53 pm
Civil Twilight7:53 pm – 8:21 pm
Nautical Twilight8:21 pm – 8:55 pm
Astro. Twilight8:55 pm – 9:31 pm
Night9:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Dover - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 186:18 am7:53 pm13:35:08−2:161:05 pm (63.8°)94.089
Aug 196:18 am7:51 pm13:32:50−2:171:05 pm (63.5°)94.070
Aug 206:19 am7:50 pm13:30:32−2:181:05 pm (63.1°)94.051
Aug 216:20 am7:48 pm13:28:12−2:191:05 pm (62.8°)94.032
Aug 226:21 am7:47 pm13:25:52−2:201:04 pm (62.5°)94.012
Aug 236:22 am7:46 pm13:23:31−2:211:04 pm (62.1°)93.993
Aug 246:23 am7:44 pm13:21:09−2:211:04 pm (61.8°)93.973
* 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

5:54 pm

Altitude

30.5°

Heading

156° S

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

56.0%

Moon in Dover - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 182:05 pm--7:22 pm(33.9°)245,90656.6%
Aug 19-12:34 am3:03 pm8:10 pm(31.4°)248,49366.5%
Aug 20-1:14 am3:58 pm8:58 pm(29.9°)250,38275.5%
Aug 21-1:57 am4:49 pm9:46 pm(29.3°)251,56583.4%
Aug 22-2:44 am5:36 pm10:34 pm(29.8°)252,08290.0%
Aug 23-3:34 am6:19 pm11:22 pm(31.2°)252,00595.0%
Aug 24-4:28 am6:58 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* 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, Sat, Aug 18, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:16 amSat 6:58 pmSat 12:06 pmVery difficult to see
VenusSat 10:11 amSat 9:36 pmSat 3:54 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 6:56 pmSun 3:50 amSat 11:23 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 12:56 pmSat 11:16 pmSat 6:06 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 4:41 pmSun 2:07 amSat 9:24 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 10:32 pmSun 11:54 amSun 5:13 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 8:40 pmSun 8:00 amSun 2:20 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Dover.

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