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Moon: 61.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 20, 2018 at 3:25:02 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:54 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:03 pm 296° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:06 pm 102° East
Moonset Today: 12:50 am 261° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 9 minutes (-1m 15s)

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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

3:25 pm

Altitude

54.9°

Heading

256° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 9m 16s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 15s

Winter: +4h 19m

Summer: -19m 46s

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 – 4:13 am
Astro. Twilight4:13 am – 4:50 am
Nautical Twilight4:50 am – 5:25 am
Civil Twilight5:25 am – 5:54 am
Daylight5:54 am – 8:03 pm
Civil Twilight8:03 pm – 8:31 pm
Nautical Twilight8:31 pm – 9:06 pm
Astro. Twilight9:06 pm – 9:44 pm
Night9:44 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Lancaster - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 205:54 am8:03 pm14:09:17−1:1512:58 pm (75.9°)94.454
Jul 215:54 am8:02 pm14:07:59−1:1712:58 pm (75.7°)94.447
Jul 225:55 am8:02 pm14:06:40−1:1912:59 pm (75.5°)94.439
Jul 235:56 am8:01 pm14:05:19−1:2112:59 pm (75.3°)94.430
Jul 245:56 am8:00 pm14:03:56−1:2312:59 pm (75.0°)94.422
Jul 255:57 am8:00 pm14:02:31−1:2412:59 pm (74.8°)94.413
Jul 265:58 am7:59 pm14:01:04−1:2612:59 pm (74.6°)94.403
* All times are local time for Lancaster. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 209:15 am
June SolsticeJun 213:07 am
September EquinoxSep 226:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 212:23 pm
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

3:25 pm

Altitude

14.0°

Heading

114° SE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

61.5%

Moon in Lancaster - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 20-12:50 am2:06 pm7:48 pm(43.7°)243,50463.3%
Jul 21-1:25 am3:04 pm8:35 pm(40.0°)246,34772.9%
Jul 22-2:01 am4:01 pm9:22 pm(37.1°)248,64281.4%
Jul 23-2:39 am4:55 pm10:09 pm(35.1°)250,37188.5%
Jul 24-3:21 am5:48 pm10:58 pm(34.0°)251,55294.0%
Jul 25-4:07 am6:37 pm11:46 pm(33.9°)252,22097.8%
Jul 26-4:55 am7:23 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Lancaster. 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 Lancaster This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jul 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:57 amFri 9:09 pmFri 2:33 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 9:27 amFri 10:17 pmFri 3:52 pmGood visibility
MarsFri 8:48 pmSat 6:22 amSat 1:35 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 2:23 pmSat 1:02 amFri 7:42 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 6:19 pmSat 4:10 amFri 11:14 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 12:22 amSat 1:32 pmSat 6:57 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 10:22 pmSat 9:50 amSat 4:06 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Lancaster.

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