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Moon: 80.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 20, 2018 at 5:45:32 am


Sunrise Today: 6:47 am 88° East
Sunset Today: 6:59 pm 271° West


Moonrise Today: 4:38 pm 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:41 am 248° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 11 minutes (-1m 47s)

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Today's Sun Position in New Orleans

The Sun's altitude in New Orleans 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

5:45 am

Altitude

-14.2°

Heading

80° E

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

12h 11m 39s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 47s

Winter: +1h 58m

Summer: -1h 52m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in New Orleans Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in New Orleans 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 – 5:27 am
Astro. Twilight5:27 am – 5:55 am
Nautical Twilight5:55 am – 6:23 am
Civil Twilight6:23 am – 6:47 am
Daylight6:47 am – 6:59 pm
Civil Twilight6:59 pm – 7:23 pm
Nautical Twilight7:23 pm – 7:50 pm
Astro. Twilight7:50 pm – 8:19 pm
Night8:19 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in New Orleans - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 206:47 am6:59 pm12:11:39−1:4712:53 pm (61.0°)93.345
Sep 216:48 am6:57 pm12:09:52−1:4712:53 pm (60.6°)93.319
Sep 226:48 am6:56 pm12:08:04−1:4712:52 pm (60.2°)93.293
Sep 236:49 am6:55 pm12:06:17−1:4712:52 pm (59.8°)93.267
Sep 246:49 am6:54 pm12:04:29−1:4712:52 pm (59.4°)93.240
Sep 256:50 am6:53 pm12:02:42−1:4712:51 pm (59.0°)93.214
Sep 266:50 am6:51 pm12:00:54−1:4712:51 pm (58.6°)93.188
* All times are local time for New Orleans. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 8:54 pm in New Orleans.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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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 New Orleans time.

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Today's Moon in New Orleans

The Moon's path in New Orleans 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

5:45 am

Altitude

-38.1°

Heading

268° W

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

80.8%

Moon in New Orleans - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 20-2:41 am4:38 pm10:04 pm(41.9°)251,18885.6%
Sep 21-3:34 am5:17 pm10:50 pm(44.7°)250,18491.8%
Sep 22-4:27 am5:54 pm11:35 pm(48.3°)248,69996.3%
Sep 23-5:21 am6:28 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-6:16 am7:02 pm12:20 am(52.5°)246,87399.1%
Sep 25-7:11 am7:36 pm1:04 am(57.0°)244,83999.8%
Sep 26-8:08 am8:11 pm1:49 am(61.7°)242,70598.4%
* All times are local time for New Orleans. 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 New Orleans This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Sep 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:45 amThu 7:03 pmThu 12:55 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusThu 9:56 amThu 8:28 pmThu 3:12 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 4:21 pmFri 2:27 amThu 9:24 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 10:52 amThu 9:34 pmThu 4:13 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 2:06 pmFri 12:18 amThu 7:12 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 8:34 pmThu 9:31 amThu 3:03 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 6:19 pmFri 5:50 amFri 12:05 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for New Orleans.

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