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Lincoln, NE, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 44.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 14, 2018 at 3:40:31 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:43 am 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:59 pm 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:37 pm 103° East
Moonset Today: 11:55 pm 260° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 16 minutes (-30s)

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Today's Sun Position in Lincoln

Time:3:40 pm
Altitude:11.1°
Direction:226° SW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 9h 16m 27s (Dec 14, 2018)

30 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 13, 2018)

1 minute, 43 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

5 hours, 49 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Lincoln Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:04 am
Astro. Twilight6:04 am – 6:37 am
Nautical Twilight6:37 am – 7:12 am
Civil Twilight7:12 am – 7:43 am
Daylight7:43 am – 4:59 pm
Civil Twilight4:59 pm – 5:30 pm
Nautical Twilight5:30 pm – 6:05 pm
Astro. Twilight6:05 pm – 6:38 pm
Night6:38 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Lincoln - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 147:43 am4:59 pm9:16:27−0:3012:21 pm (26.0°)91.497
Dec 157:43 am4:59 pm9:16:00−0:2612:21 pm (25.9°)91.487
Dec 167:44 am5:00 pm9:15:38−0:2212:22 pm (25.9°)91.478
Dec 177:45 am5:00 pm9:15:19−0:1812:22 pm (25.9°)91.469
Dec 187:45 am5:00 pm9:15:04−0:1412:23 pm (25.8°)91.461
Dec 197:46 am5:01 pm9:14:53−0:1012:23 pm (25.8°)91.453
Dec 207:46 am5:01 pm9:14:46−0:0612:24 pm (25.8°)91.446
* All times are local time for Lincoln. 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 Lincoln. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 51 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 Lincoln

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Lincoln - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 1412:37 pm11:55 pm-6:13 pm(39.9°)249,42745.5%
Dec 151:04 pm--6:55 pm(44.3°)247,08555.4%
Dec 16-12:55 am1:31 pm7:39 pm(49.0°)244,04765.4%
Dec 17-1:55 am1:59 pm8:24 pm(53.9°)240,49075.0%
Dec 18-2:58 am2:29 pm9:11 pm(58.6°)236,66383.8%
Dec 19-4:03 am3:02 pm10:02 pm(63.0°)232,87391.2%
Dec 20-5:11 am3:41 pm10:57 pm(66.7°)229,45996.7%
* All times are local time for Lincoln. 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 Lincoln This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Dec 14, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:55 amFri 3:50 pmFri 10:53 amAverage visibility
VenusSat 3:57 amSat 2:40 pmSat 9:19 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 12:27 pmFri 11:56 pmFri 6:11 pmAverage visibility
JupiterFri 6:33 amFri 4:04 pmFri 11:18 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnFri 8:55 amFri 6:12 pmFri 1:33 pmDifficult to see
UranusFri 2:00 pmSat 3:18 amFri 8:39 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 12:17 pmFri 11:30 pmFri 5:54 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Lincoln.

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