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Moon: 77.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 19, 2018 at 3:36:34 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:16 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 6:08 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 4:10 pm 109° East
Moonset Today: 1:51 am 248° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 52 minutes (-2m 47s)

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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

3:36 pm

Altitude

23.6°

Heading

228° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

10h 52m 14s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 47s

Winter: +1h 52m

Summer: -4h 29m

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 – 5:41 am
Astro. Twilight5:41 am – 6:14 am
Nautical Twilight6:14 am – 6:47 am
Civil Twilight6:47 am – 7:16 am
Daylight7:16 am – 6:08 pm
Civil Twilight6:08 pm – 6:37 pm
Nautical Twilight6:37 pm – 7:10 pm
Astro. Twilight7:10 pm – 7:42 pm
Night7:42 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Madison - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 197:16 am6:08 pm10:52:14−2:4712:42 pm (36.8°)92.579
Oct 207:17 am6:06 pm10:49:27−2:4712:42 pm (36.4°)92.553
Oct 217:18 am6:05 pm10:46:41−2:4612:42 pm (36.1°)92.526
Oct 227:19 am6:03 pm10:43:55−2:4512:41 pm (35.7°)92.500
Oct 237:20 am6:02 pm10:41:10−2:4412:41 pm (35.4°)92.475
Oct 247:22 am6:00 pm10:38:26−2:4412:41 pm (35.0°)92.449
Oct 257:23 am5:59 pm10:35:43−2:4312:41 pm (34.7°)92.424
* 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

3:36 pm

Altitude

-6.6°

Heading

103° E

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

77.8%

Moon in Madison - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 19-1:51 am4:10 pm9:27 pm(33.4°)249,20779.7%
Oct 20-2:50 am4:39 pm10:11 pm(37.3°)247,25787.1%
Oct 21-3:51 am5:07 pm10:56 pm(41.8°)244,88193.1%
Oct 22-4:53 am5:34 pm11:41 pm(46.5°)242,28397.4%
Oct 23-5:57 am6:01 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 24-7:02 am6:30 pm12:27 am(51.4°)239,66399.6%
Oct 25-8:09 am7:02 pm1:15 am(56.1°)237,20199.4%
* 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, Fri, Oct 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:56 amFri 6:45 pmFri 1:51 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 8:26 amSat 5:49 pmSat 1:07 pmNot visible
MarsFri 3:28 pmSat 1:03 amFri 8:15 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 9:49 amFri 7:29 pmFri 2:39 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnFri 12:51 pmFri 9:52 pmFri 5:21 pmAverage visiblity
UranusFri 6:13 pmSat 7:42 amSat 12:58 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 4:31 pmSat 3:41 amFri 10:06 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Madison.

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