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Groton, CT, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 97.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 19, 2019 at 3:14:38 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:53 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 6:59 pm 270° West


Moonrise Today: 5:24 pm 76° East
Moonset Today: 6:19 am 287° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 5 minutes (+2m 46s)

Location of GrotonLocation

Today's Sun Position in Groton

Time:3:14 pm
Altitude:37.8°
Direction:226° SW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 5m 20s (Mar 19, 2019)

2 minutes, 46 seconds longer than yesterday (Mar 18, 2019)

2 hours, 54 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

3 hours, 4 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Groton Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:21 am
Astro. Twilight5:21 am – 5:54 am
Nautical Twilight5:54 am – 6:26 am
Civil Twilight6:26 am – 6:53 am
Daylight6:53 am – 6:59 pm
Civil Twilight6:59 pm – 7:26 pm
Nautical Twilight7:26 pm – 7:59 pm
Astro. Twilight7:59 pm – 8:31 pm
Night8:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Groton - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 196:53 am6:59 pm12:05:20+2:4612:56 pm (48.2°)92.541
Mar 206:52 am7:00 pm12:08:07+2:4612:55 pm (48.6°)92.567
Mar 216:50 am7:01 pm12:10:54+2:4612:55 pm (49.0°)92.593
Mar 226:48 am7:02 pm12:13:40+2:4612:55 pm (49.4°)92.619
Mar 236:47 am7:03 pm12:16:27+2:4612:54 pm (49.8°)92.646
Mar 246:45 am7:04 pm12:19:13+2:4612:54 pm (50.2°)92.672
Mar 256:43 am7:05 pm12:22:00+2:4612:54 pm (50.6°)92.699
* All times are local time for Groton. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

March Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 5:58 pm in Groton.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Groton

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Groton - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 19-6:19 am5:24 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Mar 20-6:56 am6:40 pm12:15 am(57.0°)223,37698.7%
Mar 21-7:30 am7:54 pm1:10 am(51.4°)224,38199.8%
Mar 22-8:02 am9:07 pm2:03 am(45.7°)226,51297.8%
Mar 23-8:34 am10:18 pm2:55 am(40.2°)229,56593.0%
Mar 24-9:08 am11:26 pm3:47 am(35.3°)233,24285.9%
Mar 25-9:45 am-4:38 am(31.4°)237,19577.3%
* All times are local time for Groton. 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 Groton This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Mar 19, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:22 amTue 6:15 pmTue 12:19 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 5:26 amTue 3:46 pmTue 10:36 amGood visibility
MarsTue 9:05 amTue 11:33 pmTue 4:19 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 1:53 amWed 11:06 amWed 6:30 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 3:39 amWed 1:01 pmWed 8:20 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 8:12 amTue 9:37 pmTue 2:54 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 6:32 amTue 5:53 pmTue 12:12 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Groton.

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