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Moon: 0.3%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Aug 21, 2017 at 2:57:19 am


Sunrise Today: 6:18 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 7:48 pm 286° West


Moonrise Today: 6:00 am 72° East
Moonset Today: 7:54 pm 285° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 30 minutes (-2m 23s)

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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

2:57 am

Altitude

-31.7°

Heading

33° NE

Position

Night

Day length

13h 30m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 23s

Winter: +4h 10m

Summer: -1h 30m

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 – 4:39 am
Astro. Twilight4:39 am – 5:15 am
Nautical Twilight5:15 am – 5:49 am
Civil Twilight5:49 am – 6:18 am
Daylight6:18 am – 7:48 pm
Civil Twilight7:48 pm – 8:16 pm
Nautical Twilight8:16 pm – 8:50 pm
Astro. Twilight8:50 pm – 9:27 pm
Night9:27 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Philadelphia - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 216:18 am7:48 pm13:30:02−2:231:03 pm (61.9°)94.029
Aug 226:19 am7:46 pm13:27:38−2:241:03 pm (61.6°)94.010
Aug 236:20 am7:45 pm13:25:12−2:251:03 pm (61.3°)93.990
Aug 246:21 am7:43 pm13:22:46−2:261:02 pm (60.9°)93.970
Aug 256:22 am7:42 pm13:20:19−2:261:02 pm (60.6°)93.950
Aug 266:23 am7:40 pm13:17:51−2:271:02 pm (60.2°)93.929
Aug 276:24 am7:39 pm13:15:23−2:281:02 pm (59.9°)93.907
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Philadelphia on Aug 21

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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

2:57 am

Altitude

-28.1°

Heading

38° NE

Position

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.3%

Moon in Philadelphia - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 216:00 am7:54 pm-1:01 pm(62.1°)231,0810.0%
Aug 227:07 am8:30 pm-1:53 pm(58.0°)233,7161.2%
Aug 238:13 am9:04 pm-2:43 pm(53.5°)236,8115.0%
Aug 249:17 am9:36 pm-3:30 pm(48.9°)240,11410.9%
Aug 2510:19 am10:07 pm-4:16 pm(44.5°)243,35418.4%
Aug 2611:19 am10:38 pm-5:02 pm(40.5°)246,26827.1%
Aug 2712:17 pm11:11 pm-5:47 pm(36.9°)248,63536.5%
* 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, Mon, Aug 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:17 amMon 7:47 pmMon 1:32 pmNot visible
VenusMon 3:27 amMon 6:03 pmMon 10:45 amGood visibility
MarsMon 5:36 amMon 7:30 pmMon 12:33 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterMon 10:36 amMon 9:54 pmMon 4:15 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 3:36 pmTue 1:04 amMon 8:20 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 10:10 pmMon 11:24 amMon 4:47 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 8:24 pmMon 7:38 amMon 2:01 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Philadelphia.

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