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Moon: 33.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 21, 2017 at 12:53:22 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:23 am 114° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:31 pm 246° West


Moonrise Today: 1:49 am 105° East
Moonset Today: 12:53 pm 253° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 8 minutes (+1m 29s)

Location of DurhamLocation

Today's Sun Position in Durham

The Sun's altitude in Durham 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

12:53 pm

Altitude

33.9°

Heading

187° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 8m 15s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 29s

Winter: +25m 28s

Summer: -4h 28m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Durham Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Durham 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 – 5:54 am
Astro. Twilight5:54 am – 6:24 am
Nautical Twilight6:24 am – 6:55 am
Civil Twilight6:55 am – 7:23 am
Daylight7:23 am – 5:31 pm
Civil Twilight5:31 pm – 5:59 pm
Nautical Twilight5:59 pm – 6:30 pm
Astro. Twilight6:30 pm – 7:01 pm
Night7:01 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Durham - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 217:23 am5:31 pm10:08:15+1:2912:27 pm (34.3°)91.484
Jan 227:23 am5:32 pm10:09:47+1:3212:27 pm (34.5°)91.493
Jan 237:22 am5:33 pm10:11:21+1:3412:28 pm (34.8°)91.503
Jan 247:21 am5:34 pm10:12:58+1:3612:28 pm (35.0°)91.513
Jan 257:21 am5:35 pm10:14:36+1:3812:28 pm (35.2°)91.523
Jan 267:20 am5:37 pm10:16:16+1:3912:28 pm (35.5°)91.534
Jan 277:20 am5:38 pm10:17:58+1:4112:28 pm (35.8°)91.545
* All times are local time for Durham. 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 Durham time.

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Today's Moon in Durham

The Moon's path in Durham 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

12:53 pm

Altitude

-0.3°

Heading

254° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

33.3%

Moon in Durham - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 211:49 am12:53 pm-7:23 am(40.7°)251,50735.3%
Jan 222:43 am1:30 pm-8:08 am(38.0°)251,49326.4%
Jan 233:36 am2:10 pm-8:54 am(36.0°)250,70818.2%
Jan 244:28 am2:55 pm-9:42 am(34.7°)249,27611.3%
Jan 255:19 am3:44 pm-10:31 am(34.4°)247,3545.7%
Jan 266:08 am4:37 pm-11:21 am(35.0°)245,1221.9%
Jan 276:53 am5:34 pm-12:12 pm(36.6°)242,7560.1%
* All times are local time for Durham. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Durham This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jan 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:50 amSat 3:39 pmSat 10:44 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 9:38 amSat 9:20 pmSat 3:28 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 9:58 amSat 9:49 pmSat 3:53 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 11:54 pmSun 11:14 amSun 5:34 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 4:49 amSat 2:38 pmSat 9:43 amAverage visiblity
UranusSat 11:03 amSat 11:51 pmSat 5:27 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 9:22 amSat 8:36 pmSat 2:59 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Durham.

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