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Moon: 3.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 24, 2017 at 4:44:09 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:51 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 6:06 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 5:29 am 110° East
Moonset Today: 4:19 pm 252° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 14 minutes (+2m 12s)

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

4:44 pm

Altitude

15.0°

Heading

247° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 14m 16s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 12s

Winter: +1h 31m

Summer: -3h 22m

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 – 5:26 am
Astro. Twilight5:26 am – 5:56 am
Nautical Twilight5:56 am – 6:25 am
Civil Twilight6:25 am – 6:51 am
Daylight6:51 am – 6:06 pm
Civil Twilight6:06 pm – 6:31 pm
Nautical Twilight6:31 pm – 7:01 pm
Astro. Twilight7:01 pm – 7:31 pm
Night7:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Durham - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 246:51 am6:06 pm11:14:16+2:1212:28 pm (44.8°)92.011
Feb 256:50 am6:07 pm11:16:28+2:1212:28 pm (45.2°)92.033
Feb 266:49 am6:07 pm11:18:42+2:1312:28 pm (45.6°)92.055
Feb 276:48 am6:08 pm11:20:56+2:1312:28 pm (46.0°)92.077
Feb 286:46 am6:09 pm11:23:10+2:1412:28 pm (46.3°)92.099
Mar 16:45 am6:10 pm11:25:24+2:1412:27 pm (46.7°)92.121
Mar 26:44 am6:11 pm11:27:39+2:1412:27 pm (47.1°)92.143
* 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

4:44 pm

Altitude

-5.5°

Heading

255° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

3.4%

Moon in Durham - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 245:29 am4:19 pm-10:52 am(38.0°)240,3454.4%
Feb 256:11 am5:20 pm-11:43 am(41.0°)237,4051.0%
Feb 266:51 am6:23 pm-12:34 pm(44.9°)234,7400.0%
Feb 277:28 am7:28 pm-1:25 pm(49.3°)232,5271.6%
Feb 288:06 am8:33 pm-2:16 pm(54.0°)230,8816.0%
Mar 18:43 am9:39 pm-3:07 pm(58.8°)229,83712.8%
Mar 29:22 am10:46 pm-4:00 pm(63.2°)229,36721.8%
* 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, Fri, Feb 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:38 amFri 5:21 pmFri 11:59 amDifficult to see
VenusFri 8:00 amFri 9:03 pmFri 2:31 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 8:45 amFri 9:37 pmFri 3:11 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 9:39 pmSat 9:00 amSat 3:19 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 2:44 amSat 12:32 pmSat 7:38 amAverage visiblity
UranusFri 8:52 amFri 9:43 pmFri 3:17 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 7:11 amFri 6:27 pmFri 12:49 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Durham.

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