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Moon: 2.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 24, 2017 at 1:52:06 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:03 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:21 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:22 am 76° East
Moonset Today: 7:05 pm 286° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 17 minutes (+1m 17s)

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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

1:52 pm

Altitude

72.6°

Heading

212° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 17m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 17s

Winter: +4h 35m

Summer: -18m 24s

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 – 4:19 am
Astro. Twilight4:19 am – 4:58 am
Nautical Twilight4:58 am – 5:34 am
Civil Twilight5:34 am – 6:03 am
Daylight6:03 am – 8:21 pm
Civil Twilight8:21 pm – 8:50 pm
Nautical Twilight8:50 pm – 9:26 pm
Astro. Twilight9:26 pm – 10:06 pm
Night10:06 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Durham - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 246:03 am8:21 pm14:17:57+1:171:12 pm (74.9°)94.146
May 256:03 am8:22 pm14:19:12+1:151:12 pm (75.1°)94.163
May 266:02 am8:23 pm14:20:26+1:131:12 pm (75.3°)94.179
May 276:02 am8:23 pm14:21:36+1:101:12 pm (75.4°)94.195
May 286:01 am8:24 pm14:22:45+1:081:12 pm (75.6°)94.211
May 296:01 am8:25 pm14:23:51+1:051:13 pm (75.7°)94.226
May 306:00 am8:25 pm14:24:54+1:031:13 pm (75.9°)94.240
* All times are local time for Durham. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

1:52 pm

Altitude

57.3°

Heading

229° SW

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.0%

Moon in Durham - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 245:22 am7:05 pm-12:10 pm(65.9°)223,1072.2%
May 256:09 am8:16 pm-1:10 pm(69.5°)222,0290.2%
May 267:01 am9:26 pm-2:11 pm(72.0°)222,2571.5%
May 277:58 am10:30 pm-3:14 pm(73.1°)223,7546.1%
May 289:00 am11:28 pm-4:15 pm(72.6°)226,32113.4%
May 2910:04 am--5:14 pm(70.8°)229,65322.6%
May 30-12:18 am11:09 am6:09 pm(67.9°)233,39933.1%
* All times are local time for Durham. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Wed, May 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:00 amWed 6:14 pmWed 11:37 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 3:56 amWed 4:34 pmWed 10:15 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 7:14 amWed 9:52 pmWed 2:33 pmDifficult to see
JupiterWed 4:06 pmThu 3:46 amWed 9:56 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 9:52 pmThu 7:40 amThu 2:46 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 4:15 amWed 5:16 pmWed 10:45 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 2:24 amThu 1:46 pmThu 8:05 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Durham.

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