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Philadelphia, PA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 92.9%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Nov 20, 2018 at 2:47:06 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:51 am 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:40 pm 245° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 3:33 pm 82° East
Moonset Today: 3:43 am 275° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 49 minutes (-1m 46s)

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Today's Sun Position in Philadelphia

Time:2:47 pm
Altitude:16.9°
Direction:224° SW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 9h 49m 29s (Nov 20, 2018)

1 minute, 46 seconds shorter than yesterday (Nov 19, 2018)

29 minutes, 29 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

5 hours, 11 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Philadelphia Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:16 am
Astro. Twilight5:16 am – 5:49 am
Nautical Twilight5:49 am – 6:22 am
Civil Twilight6:22 am – 6:51 am
Daylight6:51 am – 4:40 pm
Civil Twilight4:40 pm – 5:10 pm
Nautical Twilight5:10 pm – 5:43 pm
Astro. Twilight5:43 pm – 6:15 pm
Night6:15 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Philadelphia - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
NovSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Nov 206:51 am4:40 pm9:49:29−1:4611:46 am (30.3°)91.840
Nov 216:52 am4:40 pm9:47:46−1:4311:46 am (30.1°)91.821
Nov 226:53 am4:39 pm9:46:05−1:4111:46 am (29.9°)91.803
Nov 236:54 am4:39 pm9:44:26−1:3811:47 am (29.6°)91.785
Nov 246:55 am4:38 pm9:42:50−1:3611:47 am (29.4°)91.767
Nov 256:56 am4:38 pm9:41:17−1:3311:47 am (29.3°)91.750
Nov 266:57 am4:37 pm9:39:46−1:3011:47 am (29.1°)91.733
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Philadelphia

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Philadelphia - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
NovMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Nov 20-3:43 am3:33 pm10:06 pm(56.9°)237,49194.5%
Nov 21-4:47 am4:06 pm10:55 pm(61.6°)234,37198.4%
Nov 22-5:54 am4:42 pm11:48 pm(65.7°)231,67999.9%
Nov 23-7:03 am5:24 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Nov 24-8:12 am6:13 pm12:45 am(68.8°)229,62298.6%
Nov 25-9:17 am7:10 pm1:44 am(70.8°)228,32694.5%
Nov 26-10:18 am8:13 pm2:44 am(71.2°)227,81887.7%
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Nov 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:08 amTue 5:21 pmTue 12:44 pmVery difficult to see
VenusTue 4:09 amTue 3:04 pmTue 9:36 amGreat visibility
MarsTue 1:01 pmTue 11:46 pmTue 6:23 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 7:13 amTue 4:56 pmTue 12:05 pmVery difficult to see
SaturnTue 9:50 amTue 7:11 pmTue 2:30 pmAverage visibility
UranusTue 3:12 pmWed 4:29 amTue 9:50 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 1:24 pmWed 12:39 amTue 7:02 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Philadelphia.

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