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Moon: 0.4%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Mar 28, 2017 at 8:58:54 am


Sunrise Today: 6:46 am 85° East
Sunset Today: 7:19 pm 275° West


Moonrise Today: 7:19 am 87° East
Moonset Today: 8:11 pm 276° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 33 minutes (+2m 56s)

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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

8:58 am

Altitude

23.2°

Heading

108° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 33m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 56s

Winter: +3h 33m

Summer: -2h 48m

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 – 5:09 am
Astro. Twilight5:09 am – 5:43 am
Nautical Twilight5:43 am – 6:17 am
Civil Twilight6:17 am – 6:46 am
Daylight6:46 am – 7:19 pm
Civil Twilight7:19 pm – 7:48 pm
Nautical Twilight7:48 pm – 8:21 pm
Astro. Twilight8:21 pm – 8:56 pm
Night8:56 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Madison - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 286:46 am7:19 pm12:33:27+2:561:02 pm (50.2°)92.800
Mar 296:44 am7:20 pm12:36:24+2:561:02 pm (50.6°)92.826
Mar 306:42 am7:21 pm12:39:19+2:551:01 pm (51.0°)92.853
Mar 316:40 am7:23 pm12:42:15+2:551:01 pm (51.4°)92.879
Apr 16:39 am7:24 pm12:45:10+2:551:01 pm (51.8°)92.905
Apr 26:37 am7:25 pm12:48:05+2:541:00 pm (52.1°)92.931
Apr 36:35 am7:26 pm12:51:00+2:541:00 pm (52.5°)92.957
* All times are local time for Madison. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2011:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 223:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2110:28 am
* 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 2017 Moon Phases

8:58 am

Altitude

16.8°

Heading

104° E

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.4%

Moon in Madison - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 287:19 am8:11 pm-1:40 pm(49.7°)227,4080.7%
Mar 297:55 am9:24 pm-2:34 pm(54.4°)226,3024.1%
Mar 308:32 am10:36 pm-3:30 pm(58.7°)226,13410.4%
Mar 319:14 am11:47 pm-4:27 pm(62.1°)226,82619.1%
Apr 110:01 am--5:25 pm(64.4°)228,21929.6%
Apr 2-12:54 am10:53 am6:23 pm(65.5°)230,11641.1%
Apr 3-1:55 am11:50 am7:21 pm(65.2°)232,32052.8%
* All times are local time for Madison. 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 Madison This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Mar 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:18 amTue 8:57 pmTue 2:07 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 5:56 amTue 7:03 pmTue 12:30 pmNot visible
MarsTue 8:09 amTue 10:21 pmTue 3:15 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 8:05 pmWed 7:23 amWed 1:44 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 1:49 amTue 10:57 amTue 6:23 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 7:25 amTue 8:34 pmTue 1:59 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 5:56 amTue 5:03 pmTue 11:29 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Madison.

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