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Huntsville, AL, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 87.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 19, 2018 at 9:53:48 am


Sunrise Today: 6:48 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:38 pm 242° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:30 pm 74° East
Moonset Today: 3:13 am 283° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 49 minutes (-8s)

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Today's Sun Position in Huntsville

Time:9:53 am
Altitude:26.3°
Direction:152° SE
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 9h 49m 41s (Dec 19, 2018)

8 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 18, 2018)

7 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

4 hours, 39 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Huntsville Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:18 am
Astro. Twilight5:18 am – 5:49 am
Nautical Twilight5:49 am – 6:20 am
Civil Twilight6:20 am – 6:48 am
Daylight6:48 am – 4:38 pm
Civil Twilight4:38 pm – 5:06 pm
Nautical Twilight5:06 pm – 5:38 pm
Astro. Twilight5:38 pm – 6:08 pm
Night6:08 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Huntsville - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 196:48 am4:38 pm9:49:41−0:0811:43 am (31.9°)91.453
Dec 206:49 am4:38 pm9:49:36−0:0511:44 am (31.9°)91.446
Dec 216:49 am4:39 pm9:49:33−0:0211:44 am (31.9°)91.439
Dec 226:50 am4:39 pm9:49:35+0:0111:44 am (31.9°)91.433
Dec 236:50 am4:40 pm9:49:39+0:0411:45 am (31.9°)91.428
Dec 246:51 am4:40 pm9:49:46+0:0711:45 am (31.9°)91.423
Dec 256:51 am4:41 pm9:49:57+0:1011:46 am (31.9°)91.419
* All times are local time for Huntsville. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 4:22 pm in Huntsville. In terms of daylight, this day is 4 hours, 40 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Today's Moon in Huntsville

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Huntsville - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 19-3:13 am2:30 pm9:20 pm(69.0°)232,97591.0%
Dec 20-4:18 am3:12 pm10:15 pm(72.7°)229,54796.5%
Dec 21-5:25 am4:00 pm11:14 pm(75.4°)226,81299.5%
Dec 22-6:32 am4:55 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 23-7:36 am5:58 pm12:15 am(76.6°)225,03499.6%
Dec 24-8:36 am7:05 pm1:18 am(76.1°)224,35996.5%
Dec 25-9:28 am8:15 pm2:20 am(74.0°)224,78790.5%
* All times are local time for Huntsville. 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 Huntsville This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:09 amWed 3:20 pmWed 10:15 amAverage visibility
VenusWed 3:08 amWed 2:03 pmWed 8:36 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 11:31 amWed 11:15 pmWed 5:23 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 5:23 amWed 3:23 pmWed 10:23 amAverage visibility
SaturnWed 7:40 amWed 5:31 pmWed 12:36 pmDifficult to see
UranusWed 1:08 pmThu 2:10 amWed 7:39 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 11:12 amWed 10:36 pmWed 4:54 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Huntsville.

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