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Moon: 5.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 28, 2017 at 12:11:05 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:35 am 99° East
Sunset Today: 5:51 pm 261° West


Moonrise Today: 7:51 am 91° East
Moonset Today: 8:18 pm 272° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 16 minutes (+2m 35s)

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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

12:11 pm

Altitude

42.4°

Heading

179° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 16m 41s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 35s

Winter: +1h 56m

Summer: -3h 43m

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 – 5:05 am
Astro. Twilight5:05 am – 5:36 am
Nautical Twilight5:36 am – 6:07 am
Civil Twilight6:07 am – 6:35 am
Daylight6:35 am – 5:51 pm
Civil Twilight5:51 pm – 6:18 pm
Nautical Twilight6:18 pm – 6:50 pm
Astro. Twilight6:50 pm – 7:21 pm
Night7:21 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Philadelphia - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 286:35 am5:51 pm11:16:41+2:3512:13 pm (42.4°)92.098
Mar 16:33 am5:52 pm11:19:16+2:3512:12 pm (42.8°)92.121
Mar 26:32 am5:53 pm11:21:52+2:3512:12 pm (43.1°)92.143
Mar 36:30 am5:55 pm11:24:28+2:3612:12 pm (43.5°)92.165
Mar 46:29 am5:56 pm11:27:05+2:3612:12 pm (43.9°)92.188
Mar 56:27 am5:57 pm11:29:42+2:3612:12 pm (44.3°)92.211
Mar 66:25 am5:58 pm11:32:19+2:3712:11 pm (44.7°)92.234
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. 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

12:11 pm

Altitude

42.8°

Heading

142° SE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

5.5%

Moon in Philadelphia - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 287:51 am8:18 pm-2:00 pm(49.9°)230,8955.9%
Mar 18:26 am9:26 pm-2:52 pm(54.7°)229,84512.7%
Mar 29:03 am10:35 pm-3:45 pm(59.2°)229,37021.7%
Mar 39:42 am11:43 pm-4:39 pm(63.0°)229,39632.3%
Mar 410:25 am--5:35 pm(66.0°)229,83543.9%
Mar 5-12:50 am11:13 am6:32 pm(67.9°)230,60755.8%
Mar 6-1:53 am12:07 pm7:29 pm(68.6°)231,65667.3%
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. 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, Tue, Feb 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:32 amTue 5:20 pmTue 11:55 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 7:23 amTue 8:42 pmTue 2:02 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 8:18 amTue 9:25 pmTue 2:51 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 9:10 pmWed 8:25 amWed 2:48 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 2:25 amWed 11:51 amWed 7:08 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 8:18 amTue 9:17 pmTue 2:47 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 6:44 amTue 5:54 pmTue 12:19 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
* All times are local time for Philadelphia.

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