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Moon: 76.9%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 19, 2018 at 6:36:21 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:52 am 87° East
Sunset Today: 7:09 pm 272° West


Moonrise Today: 4:26 pm 117° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:30 am 242° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 17 minutes (-2m 37s)

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Today's Sun Position in Harrisburg

The Sun's altitude in Harrisburg 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

6:36 pm

Altitude

5.7°

Heading

267° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 17m 23s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 37s

Winter: +2h 59m

Summer: -2h 45m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Harrisburg Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Harrisburg 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 – 5:20 am
Astro. Twilight5:20 am – 5:53 am
Nautical Twilight5:53 am – 6:25 am
Civil Twilight6:25 am – 6:52 am
Daylight6:52 am – 7:09 pm
Civil Twilight7:09 pm – 7:36 pm
Nautical Twilight7:36 pm – 8:08 pm
Astro. Twilight8:08 pm – 8:41 pm
Night8:41 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Harrisburg - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 196:52 am7:09 pm12:17:23−2:371:01 pm (51.1°)93.372
Sep 206:53 am7:07 pm12:14:45−2:371:00 pm (50.7°)93.346
Sep 216:54 am7:06 pm12:12:07−2:371:00 pm (50.3°)93.320
Sep 226:55 am7:04 pm12:09:29−2:371:00 pm (49.9°)93.294
Sep 236:56 am7:02 pm12:06:51−2:3812:59 pm (49.5°)93.268
Sep 246:57 am7:01 pm12:04:13−2:3812:59 pm (49.1°)93.241
Sep 256:58 am6:59 pm12:01:35−2:3812:59 pm (48.7°)93.215
* All times are local time for Harrisburg. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 9:54 pm in Harrisburg.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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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 Harrisburg time.

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Today's Moon in Harrisburg

The Moon's path in Harrisburg 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

6:36 pm

Altitude

18.3°

Heading

140° SE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

76.9%

Moon in Harrisburg - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 19-1:30 am4:26 pm9:23 pm(29.3°)251,57877.8%
Sep 20-2:23 am5:05 pm10:10 pm(31.4°)251,21485.4%
Sep 21-3:19 am5:41 pm10:56 pm(34.2°)250,23091.6%
Sep 22-4:16 am6:13 pm11:41 pm(37.8°)248,76096.2%
Sep 23-5:15 am6:44 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-6:14 am7:13 pm12:25 am(41.9°)246,94499.0%
Sep 25-7:15 am7:41 pm1:10 am(46.4°)244,91699.8%
* All times are local time for Harrisburg. 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 Harrisburg This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Sep 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:44 amWed 7:13 pmWed 12:59 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusWed 10:26 amWed 8:16 pmWed 3:21 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 5:00 pmThu 2:08 amWed 9:34 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 11:21 amWed 9:26 pmWed 4:24 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 2:44 pmThu 12:03 amWed 7:23 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 8:28 pmThu 9:52 amThu 3:10 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 6:38 pmThu 5:55 amThu 12:16 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Harrisburg.

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