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Moon: 14.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Sep 23, 2017 at 6:16:49 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:49 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 6:55 pm 270° West


Moonrise Today: 10:04 am 103° East
Moonset Today: 9:09 pm 254° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 6 minutes (-2m 36s)

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Today's Sun Position in Philadelphia

The Sun's altitude in Philadelphia 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

6:16 pm

Altitude

6.7°

Heading

264° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 6m 12s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 36s

Winter: +2h 46m

Summer: -2h 54m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Philadelphia Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Philadelphia 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 – 5:18 am
Astro. Twilight5:18 am – 5:50 am
Nautical Twilight5:50 am – 6:22 am
Civil Twilight6:22 am – 6:49 am
Daylight6:49 am – 6:55 pm
Civil Twilight6:55 pm – 7:22 pm
Nautical Twilight7:22 pm – 7:54 pm
Astro. Twilight7:54 pm – 8:26 pm
Night8:26 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Philadelphia - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 236:49 am6:55 pm12:06:12−2:3612:52 pm (49.7°)93.263
Sep 246:50 am6:54 pm12:03:36−2:3612:52 pm (49.3°)93.237
Sep 256:51 am6:52 pm12:01:00−2:3612:52 pm (48.9°)93.210
Sep 266:52 am6:50 pm11:58:23−2:3612:51 pm (48.6°)93.183
Sep 276:53 am6:49 pm11:55:47−2:3612:51 pm (48.2°)93.156
Sep 286:54 am6:47 pm11:53:11−2:3612:51 pm (47.8°)93.129
Sep 296:55 am6:45 pm11:50:34−2:3612:50 pm (47.4°)93.102
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. 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 206:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2112:24 am
September EquinoxSep 224:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2111:28 am
* All times are local Philadelphia time.

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Today's Moon in Philadelphia

The Moon's path in Philadelphia 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

6:16 pm

Altitude

26.9°

Heading

223° SW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

14.1%

Moon in Philadelphia - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 2310:04 am9:09 pm-3:39 pm(38.3°)246,95313.4%
Sep 2411:03 am9:43 pm-4:25 pm(35.1°)249,02121.0%
Sep 2511:59 am10:20 pm-5:11 pm(32.5°)250,48329.5%
Sep 2612:53 pm11:01 pm-5:58 pm(30.8°)251,19638.8%
Sep 271:45 pm11:46 pm-6:46 pm(29.9°)251,07248.5%
Sep 282:34 pm--7:34 pm(29.9°)250,09158.3%
Sep 29-12:35 am3:19 pm8:22 pm(30.9°)248,30667.9%
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Sep 23, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:45 amSat 6:34 pmSat 12:10 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 4:38 amSun 5:55 pmSun 11:17 amFairly good visibility
MarsSun 5:12 amSun 6:11 pmSun 11:42 amDifficult to see
JupiterSat 8:58 amSat 8:00 pmSat 2:29 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnSat 1:30 pmSat 10:56 pmSat 6:13 pmAverage visiblity
UranusSat 7:54 pmSun 9:06 amSun 2:30 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 6:08 pmSun 5:19 amSat 11:44 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Philadelphia.

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