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Moon: 85.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 22, 2018 at 2:22:40 am


Sunrise Today: 6:11 am 73° East
Sunset Today: 7:48 pm 287° West


Moonrise Today: 5:45 pm 119° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:29 am 241° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 37 minutes (-2m 41s)

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Today's Sun Position in Madison

The Sun's altitude in Madison 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

2:22 am

Altitude

-32.0°

Heading

24° NE

Position

Night

Day length

13h 37m 55s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 41s

Winter: +4h 38m

Summer: -1h 44m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Madison Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Madison 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 – 4:25 am
Astro. Twilight4:25 am – 5:04 am
Nautical Twilight5:04 am – 5:40 am
Civil Twilight5:40 am – 6:11 am
Daylight6:11 am – 7:48 pm
Civil Twilight7:48 pm – 8:18 pm
Nautical Twilight8:18 pm – 8:55 pm
Astro. Twilight8:55 pm – 9:34 pm
Night9:34 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Madison - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 226:11 am7:48 pm13:37:55−2:411:00 pm (58.5°)94.012
Aug 236:12 am7:47 pm13:35:12−2:421:00 pm (58.2°)93.992
Aug 246:13 am7:45 pm13:32:29−2:4312:59 pm (57.9°)93.972
Aug 256:14 am7:44 pm13:29:44−2:4412:59 pm (57.5°)93.952
Aug 266:15 am7:42 pm13:26:59−2:4412:59 pm (57.2°)93.931
Aug 276:16 am7:40 pm13:24:14−2:4512:58 pm (56.8°)93.911
Aug 286:17 am7:39 pm13:21:27−2:4612:58 pm (56.5°)93.890
* All times are local time for Madison. 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 2011:15 am
June SolsticeJun 215:07 am
September EquinoxSep 228:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:23 pm
* All times are local Madison time.

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Today's Moon in Madison

The Moon's path in Madison 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

2:22 am

Altitude

0.7°

Heading

240° SW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

85.0%

Moon in Madison - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 22-2:29 am5:45 pm10:32 pm(25.9°)252,09090.2%
Aug 23-3:21 am6:27 pm11:19 pm(27.3°)251,99195.2%
Aug 24-4:15 am7:04 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Aug 25-5:13 am7:37 pm12:06 am(29.6°)251,38798.5%
Aug 26-6:12 am8:07 pm12:51 am(32.8°)250,36099.9%
Aug 27-7:12 am8:35 pm1:36 am(36.5°)248,98299.4%
Aug 28-8:13 am9:02 pm2:20 am(40.7°)247,30196.8%
* All times are local time for Madison. 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 Madison This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Aug 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:48 amWed 6:54 pmWed 11:50 amDifficult to see
VenusWed 10:13 amWed 9:19 pmWed 3:46 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 6:48 pmThu 3:13 amWed 11:00 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 12:46 pmWed 10:49 pmWed 5:48 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 4:33 pmThu 1:34 amWed 9:03 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 10:09 pmWed 11:43 amWed 4:56 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 8:26 pmWed 7:40 amWed 2:03 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Madison.

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