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Moon: 63.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 18, 2017 at 6:19:25 am


Sunrise Today: 7:24 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:52 pm 242° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 11:48 pm 97° East
Moonset Today: 10:55 am 266° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 27 minutes (+1m 50s)

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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

6:19 am

Altitude

-11.8°

Heading

107° E

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

9h 27m 46s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 50s

Winter: +28m 2s

Summer: -5h 54m

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 – 5:44 am
Astro. Twilight5:44 am – 6:18 am
Nautical Twilight6:18 am – 6:53 am
Civil Twilight6:53 am – 7:24 am
Daylight7:24 am – 4:52 pm
Civil Twilight4:52 pm – 5:23 pm
Nautical Twilight5:23 pm – 5:58 pm
Astro. Twilight5:58 pm – 6:32 pm
Night6:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Madison - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 187:24 am4:52 pm9:27:46+1:5012:08 pm (26.6°)91.459
Jan 197:24 am4:53 pm9:29:39+1:5312:08 pm (26.8°)91.467
Jan 207:23 am4:55 pm9:31:35+1:5512:09 pm (27.0°)91.475
Jan 217:22 am4:56 pm9:33:33+1:5812:09 pm (27.2°)91.484
Jan 227:22 am4:57 pm9:35:35+2:0112:09 pm (27.5°)91.494
Jan 237:21 am4:59 pm9:37:39+2:0412:09 pm (27.7°)91.503
Jan 247:20 am5:00 pm9:39:46+2:0612:10 pm (27.9°)91.513
* All times are local time for Madison. 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

6:19 am

Altitude

40.6°

Heading

208° SW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

63.6%

Moon in Madison - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 18-10:55 am11:48 pm4:55 am(44.4°)246,64664.1%
Jan 19-11:23 am-5:39 am(40.4°)249,07354.3%
Jan 2012:46 am11:53 am-6:22 am(36.7°)250,71844.5%
Jan 211:43 am12:24 pm-7:06 am(33.5°)251,51835.0%
Jan 222:40 am12:59 pm-7:51 am(30.8°)251,48026.1%
Jan 233:35 am1:37 pm-8:38 am(28.8°)250,67518.0%
Jan 244:29 am2:21 pm-9:25 am(27.6°)249,22611.1%
* All times are local time for Madison. 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, Jan 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:49 amWed 3:00 pmWed 10:25 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 9:30 amWed 8:55 pmWed 3:12 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 9:49 amWed 9:30 pmWed 3:39 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 11:57 pmWed 11:05 amWed 5:31 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 5:01 amWed 2:10 pmWed 9:36 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 10:50 amWed 11:51 pmWed 5:21 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 9:22 amWed 8:22 pmWed 2:52 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Madison.

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