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Nantucket, MA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 73.2%
Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 19, 2019 at 3:04:27 am


Sunrise Today: 6:56 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 5:53 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 9:57 pm 59° Northeast
Moonset Today: 12:27 pm 301° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 57 minutes (-2m 37s)

Location of NantucketLocation

Today's Sun Position in Nantucket

Time:3:04 am
Altitude:-43.0°
Direction:60° NE
Phase:Night

Day length today: 10h 57m 59s (Oct 19, 2019)

2 minutes, 37 seconds shorter than yesterday (Oct 18, 2019)

1 hour, 45 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

4 hours, 12 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Nantucket Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:24 am
Astro. Twilight5:24 am – 5:56 am
Nautical Twilight5:56 am – 6:28 am
Civil Twilight6:28 am – 6:56 am
Daylight6:56 am – 5:53 pm
Civil Twilight5:53 pm – 6:21 pm
Nautical Twilight6:21 pm – 6:53 pm
Astro. Twilight6:53 pm – 7:25 pm
Night7:25 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Nantucket - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 196:56 am5:53 pm10:57:29−2:3712:25 pm (38.7°)92.589
Oct 206:57 am5:52 pm10:54:52−2:3612:25 pm (38.3°)92.563
Oct 216:58 am5:50 pm10:52:16−2:3612:24 pm (38.0°)92.538
Oct 226:59 am5:49 pm10:49:40−2:3512:24 pm (37.6°)92.513
Oct 237:00 am5:47 pm10:47:05−2:3412:24 pm (37.3°)92.487
Oct 247:02 am5:46 pm10:44:31−2:3412:24 pm (36.9°)92.462
Oct 257:03 am5:45 pm10:41:58−2:3312:24 pm (36.6°)92.437
* All times are local time for Nantucket. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Nantucket

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Nantucket - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 19-12:27 pm9:57 pm4:45 am(70.8°)239,13972.6%
Oct 20-1:24 pm10:55 pm5:41 am(71.4°)236,37662.3%
Oct 21-2:15 pm-6:37 am(70.5°)233,52051.1%
Oct 2212:01 am3:00 pm-7:34 am(68.2°)230,71939.5%
Oct 231:11 am3:40 pm-8:31 am(64.5°)228,17928.2%
Oct 242:25 am4:15 pm-9:25 am(59.7°)226,14218.0%
Oct 253:39 am4:48 pm-10:19 am(54.1°)224,8559.5%
* All times are local time for Nantucket. 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 Nantucket This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Oct 19, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 9:11 amSat 6:43 pmSat 1:57 pmDifficult to see
VenusSat 8:27 amSat 6:39 pmSat 1:34 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 5:35 amSat 5:18 pmSat 11:27 amDifficult to see
JupiterSat 11:34 amSat 8:45 pmSat 4:09 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 1:14 pmSat 10:29 pmSat 5:51 pmAverage visibility
UranusFri 6:14 pmSat 7:49 amSat 1:02 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 4:19 pmSun 3:38 amSat 9:58 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Nantucket.

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