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Moon: 21.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 22, 2017 at 8:59:32 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:57 am 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:12 pm 247° West


Moonrise Today: 2:23 am 108° East
Moonset Today: 1:13 pm 250° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 15 minutes (+1m 27s)

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Today's Sun Position in Lancaster

The Sun's altitude in Lancaster 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

8:59 pm

Altitude

-46.5°

Heading

278° W

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 15m 29s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 27s

Winter: +25m 47s

Summer: -4h 13m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Lancaster Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Lancaster 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 – 5:29 am
Astro. Twilight5:29 am – 5:59 am
Nautical Twilight5:59 am – 6:30 am
Civil Twilight6:30 am – 6:57 am
Daylight6:57 am – 5:12 pm
Civil Twilight5:12 pm – 5:39 pm
Nautical Twilight5:39 pm – 6:10 pm
Astro. Twilight6:10 pm – 6:40 pm
Night6:40 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Lancaster - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 226:57 am5:12 pm10:15:29+1:2712:04 pm (35.8°)91.494
Jan 236:56 am5:13 pm10:16:59+1:2912:05 pm (36.1°)91.504
Jan 246:56 am5:14 pm10:18:30+1:3112:05 pm (36.3°)91.514
Jan 256:55 am5:15 pm10:20:04+1:3312:05 pm (36.6°)91.525
Jan 266:55 am5:16 pm10:21:39+1:3512:05 pm (36.8°)91.535
Jan 276:54 am5:17 pm10:23:16+1:3612:05 pm (37.1°)91.547
Jan 286:53 am5:18 pm10:24:55+1:3812:06 pm (37.3°)91.558
* All times are local time for Lancaster. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 203:29 am
June SolsticeJun 209:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 221:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 218:28 am
* All times are local Lancaster time.

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Today's Moon in Lancaster

The Moon's path in Lancaster 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 2017 Moon Phases

8:59 pm

Altitude

-69.6°

Heading

32° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

21.0%

Moon in Lancaster - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 222:23 am1:13 pm-7:50 am(39.1°)251,44325.4%
Jan 233:16 am1:55 pm-8:36 am(37.1°)250,58117.4%
Jan 244:08 am2:40 pm-9:24 am(36.0°)249,08710.6%
Jan 254:59 am3:29 pm-10:14 am(35.7°)247,1235.2%
Jan 265:47 am4:23 pm-11:04 am(36.4°)244,8681.6%
Jan 276:33 am5:19 pm-11:54 am(38.2°)242,4970.1%
Jan 287:15 am6:18 pm-12:45 pm(40.8°)240,1590.8%
* All times are local time for Lancaster. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Lancaster This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jan 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:27 amMon 3:21 pmMon 10:24 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 9:10 amMon 8:58 pmMon 3:04 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 9:32 amSun 9:26 pmSun 3:29 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 11:26 pmMon 10:48 amMon 5:07 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 4:16 amMon 2:10 pmMon 9:13 amAverage visiblity
UranusSun 10:37 amSun 11:23 pmSun 5:00 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 8:49 amMon 8:06 pmMon 2:28 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Lancaster.

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