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Moon: 0.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 27, 2017 at 1:17:42 am


Sunrise Today: 6:05 am 71° East
Sunset Today: 7:51 pm 289° West


Moonrise Today: 7:13 am 73° East
Moonset Today: 9:22 pm 290° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 45 minutes (+2m 20s)

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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

1:17 am

Altitude

-36.0°

Heading

6° N

Position

Night

Day length

13h 45m 50s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 20s

Winter: +4h 25m

Summer: -1h 14m

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 – 4:24 am
Astro. Twilight4:24 am – 5:01 am
Nautical Twilight5:01 am – 5:36 am
Civil Twilight5:36 am – 6:05 am
Daylight6:05 am – 7:51 pm
Civil Twilight7:51 pm – 8:20 pm
Nautical Twilight8:20 pm – 8:55 pm
Astro. Twilight8:55 pm – 9:33 pm
Night9:33 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Philadelphia - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 276:05 am7:51 pm13:45:50+2:2012:58 pm (64.1°)93.579
Apr 286:04 am7:52 pm13:48:10+2:1912:58 pm (64.4°)93.603
Apr 296:03 am7:53 pm13:50:27+2:1712:57 pm (64.7°)93.627
Apr 306:01 am7:54 pm13:52:44+2:1612:57 pm (65.0°)93.650
May 16:00 am7:55 pm13:54:59+2:1512:57 pm (65.3°)93.673
May 25:59 am7:56 pm13:57:14+2:1412:57 pm (65.6°)93.696
May 35:58 am7:57 pm13:59:26+2:1212:57 pm (65.9°)93.718
* 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

1:17 am

Altitude

-38.3°

Heading

352° N

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.9%

Moon in Philadelphia - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 277:13 am9:22 pm-2:13 pm(63.8°)223,2792.5%
Apr 287:59 am10:32 pm-3:13 pm(66.8°)223,9538.0%
Apr 298:52 am11:38 pm-4:14 pm(68.5°)225,67116.0%
Apr 309:49 am--5:14 pm(68.8°)228,19226.0%
May 1-12:37 am10:51 am6:12 pm(67.7°)231,22337.0%
May 2-1:29 am11:54 am7:07 pm(65.5°)234,47848.5%
May 3-2:14 am12:58 pm7:59 pm(62.4°)237,71859.6%
* 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, Thu, Apr 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:38 amThu 6:46 pmThu 12:13 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 4:25 amThu 4:40 pmThu 10:33 amGreat visibility
MarsThu 7:25 amThu 10:06 pmThu 2:45 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterThu 5:50 pmFri 5:21 amThu 11:35 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 11:44 pmThu 9:10 amThu 4:27 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 5:38 amThu 6:44 pmThu 12:11 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 4:01 amThu 3:16 pmThu 9:38 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Philadelphia.

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