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Moon: 77.9%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 21, 2018 at 4:09:27 am


Sunrise Today: 6:34 am 73° East
Sunset Today: 8:11 pm 287° West


Moonrise Today: 5:17 pm 119° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:07 am 242° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 37 minutes (-2m 35s)

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Today's Sun Position in Erie

The Sun's altitude in Erie 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

4:09 am

Altitude

-23.8°

Heading

45° NE

Position

Night

Day length

13h 37m 31s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 35s

Winter: +4h 31m

Summer: -1h 37m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Erie Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Erie 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 – 4:50 am
Astro. Twilight4:50 am – 5:28 am
Nautical Twilight5:28 am – 6:04 am
Civil Twilight6:04 am – 6:34 am
Daylight6:34 am – 8:11 pm
Civil Twilight8:11 pm – 8:41 pm
Nautical Twilight8:41 pm – 9:17 pm
Astro. Twilight9:17 pm – 9:55 pm
Night9:55 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Erie - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 216:34 am8:11 pm13:37:31−2:351:23 pm (59.8°)94.032
Aug 226:35 am8:10 pm13:34:54−2:361:23 pm (59.5°)94.012
Aug 236:36 am8:08 pm13:32:17−2:371:22 pm (59.2°)93.992
Aug 246:37 am8:07 pm13:29:39−2:371:22 pm (58.8°)93.972
Aug 256:38 am8:05 pm13:27:00−2:381:22 pm (58.5°)93.952
Aug 266:39 am8:03 pm13:24:21−2:391:22 pm (58.1°)93.932
Aug 276:40 am8:02 pm13:21:41−2:401:21 pm (57.8°)93.911
* All times are local time for Erie. 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 Erie time.

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Today's Moon in Erie

The Moon's path in Erie 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

4:09 am

Altitude

-21.4°

Heading

261° W

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

77.9%

Moon in Erie - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 21-2:07 am5:17 pm10:05 pm(26.3°)251,57683.5%
Aug 22-2:54 am6:04 pm10:53 pm(26.8°)252,08590.1%
Aug 23-3:45 am6:46 pm11:41 pm(28.2°)252,00095.1%
Aug 24-4:39 am7:23 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Aug 25-5:36 am7:57 pm12:27 am(30.5°)251,40898.4%
Aug 26-6:35 am8:28 pm1:13 am(33.6°)250,39199.9%
Aug 27-7:35 am8:56 pm1:58 am(37.3°)249,02299.4%
* All times are local time for Erie. 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 Erie This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Aug 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:16 amTue 7:16 pmTue 12:15 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 10:34 amTue 9:45 pmTue 4:10 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 7:11 pmWed 3:44 amTue 11:28 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 1:10 pmTue 11:17 pmTue 6:14 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 4:56 pmWed 2:04 amTue 9:30 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 10:37 pmTue 12:09 pmTue 5:23 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 8:52 pmTue 8:08 amTue 2:30 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Erie.

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