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Moon: 86.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 21, 2018 at 1:05:17 am


Sunrise Today: 6:33 am 89° East
Sunset Today: 6:44 pm 271° West


Moonrise Today: 5:10 pm 109° East
Moonset Today: 3:11 am 249° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 10 minutes (-2m 9s)

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Today's Sun Position in Huntsville

The Sun's altitude in Huntsville 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

1:05 am

Altitude

-54.1°

Heading

11° N

Position

Night

Day length

12h 10m 47s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 9s

Winter: +2h 21m

Summer: -2h 18m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Huntsville Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Huntsville 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 – 5:09 am
Astro. Twilight5:09 am – 5:39 am
Nautical Twilight5:39 am – 6:08 am
Civil Twilight6:08 am – 6:33 am
Daylight6:33 am – 6:44 pm
Civil Twilight6:44 pm – 7:09 pm
Nautical Twilight7:09 pm – 7:39 pm
Astro. Twilight7:39 pm – 8:08 pm
Night8:08 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Huntsville - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 216:33 am6:44 pm12:10:47−2:0912:39 pm (55.8°)93.319
Sep 226:34 am6:43 pm12:08:38−2:0912:38 pm (55.4°)93.293
Sep 236:35 am6:41 pm12:06:28−2:0912:38 pm (55.0°)93.267
Sep 246:35 am6:40 pm12:04:19−2:0912:38 pm (54.6°)93.241
Sep 256:36 am6:38 pm12:02:10−2:0912:37 pm (54.2°)93.215
Sep 266:37 am6:37 pm12:00:00−2:0912:37 pm (53.9°)93.188
Sep 276:38 am6:35 pm11:57:51−2:0912:37 pm (53.5°)93.162
* All times are local time for Huntsville. 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 8:54 pm in Huntsville.
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 2011:15 am
June SolsticeJun 215:07 am
September EquinoxSep 228:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:23 pm
* All times are local Huntsville time.

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Today's Moon in Huntsville

The Moon's path in Huntsville 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

1:05 am

Altitude

20.6°

Heading

229° SW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

86.4%

Moon in Huntsville - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 21-3:11 am5:10 pm10:36 pm(39.9°)250,19791.7%
Sep 22-4:06 am5:45 pm11:21 pm(43.5°)248,71596.3%
Sep 23-5:02 am6:18 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-5:59 am6:50 pm12:05 am(47.6°)246,89299.1%
Sep 25-6:56 am7:21 pm12:50 am(52.1°)244,85999.8%
Sep 26-7:55 am7:54 pm1:35 am(56.9°)242,72698.4%
Sep 27-8:55 am8:28 pm2:21 am(61.6°)240,57394.8%
* All times are local time for Huntsville. 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 Huntsville This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Sep 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:35 amFri 6:51 pmFri 12:43 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusFri 9:50 amFri 8:01 pmFri 2:56 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 4:16 pmSat 1:58 amFri 9:07 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 10:43 amFri 9:09 pmFri 3:56 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 2:00 pmFri 11:49 pmFri 6:54 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 8:10 pmFri 9:19 amFri 2:45 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 6:05 pmSat 5:29 amFri 11:47 pmSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Huntsville.

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