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Moon: 0.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 20, 2017 at 4:16:40 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:17 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 7:33 pm 285° West


Moonrise Today: 5:02 am 70° East
Moonset Today: 7:00 pm 288° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 16 minutes (-1m 57s)

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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

4:16 pm

Altitude

39.4°

Heading

256° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 16m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 57s

Winter: +3h 27m

Summer: -1h 12m

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 – 4:46 am
Astro. Twilight4:46 am – 5:19 am
Nautical Twilight5:19 am – 5:50 am
Civil Twilight5:50 am – 6:17 am
Daylight6:17 am – 7:33 pm
Civil Twilight7:33 pm – 8:00 pm
Nautical Twilight8:00 pm – 8:31 pm
Astro. Twilight8:31 pm – 9:04 pm
Night9:04 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Lancaster - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 206:17 am7:33 pm13:16:56−1:5712:55 pm (67.5°)94.046
Aug 216:17 am7:32 pm13:14:57−1:5812:55 pm (67.1°)94.027
Aug 226:18 am7:31 pm13:12:58−1:5912:55 pm (66.8°)94.008
Aug 236:19 am7:30 pm13:10:58−1:5912:55 pm (66.5°)93.988
Aug 246:20 am7:28 pm13:08:58−2:0012:54 pm (66.1°)93.968
Aug 256:20 am7:27 pm13:06:57−2:0112:54 pm (65.8°)93.947
Aug 266:21 am7:26 pm13:04:55−2:0112:54 pm (65.4°)93.926
* All times are local time for Lancaster. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Lancaster on Aug 21

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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

4:16 pm

Altitude

31.6°

Heading

266° W

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.9%

Moon in Lancaster - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 205:02 am7:00 pm-12:04 pm(70.5°)229,3021.3%
Aug 216:08 am7:43 pm-12:59 pm(67.0°)231,3640.0%
Aug 227:13 am8:22 pm-1:51 pm(62.8°)234,0651.6%
Aug 238:16 am8:58 pm-2:40 pm(58.3°)237,1995.6%
Aug 249:16 am9:33 pm-3:28 pm(53.7°)240,51011.7%
Aug 2510:15 am10:06 pm-4:14 pm(49.3°)243,72319.4%
Aug 2611:12 am10:40 pm-4:59 pm(45.4°)246,58328.2%
* All times are local time for Lancaster. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Aug 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:18 amSun 7:41 pmSun 1:29 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 3:31 amSun 5:41 pmSun 10:36 amGood visibility
MarsSun 5:38 amSun 7:14 pmSun 12:26 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSun 10:27 amSun 9:53 pmSun 4:10 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:18 pmMon 1:13 amSun 8:16 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 10:08 pmMon 11:09 amMon 4:38 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 8:11 pmMon 7:33 amMon 1:52 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Lancaster.

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