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

Moon: 46.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 22, 2019 at 6:16:34 am


Sunrise Today: 6:47 am 89° East
Sunset Today: 6:58 pm 271° West


Moonset Today: 2:50 pm 300° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 10 minutes (-2m 36s)

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Today's Sun Position in Philadelphia

Time:6:16 am
Altitude:-6.8°
Direction:84° E
Phase:Nautical Twilight

Day length today: 12h 10m 5s (Sep 22, 2019)

2 minutes, 36 seconds shorter than yesterday (Sep 21, 2019)

2 hours, 50 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

2 hours, 50 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Philadelphia Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:17 am
Astro. Twilight5:17 am – 5:49 am
Nautical Twilight5:49 am – 6:20 am
Civil Twilight6:20 am – 6:47 am
Daylight6:47 am – 6:58 pm
Civil Twilight6:58 pm – 7:25 pm
Nautical Twilight7:25 pm – 7:56 pm
Astro. Twilight7:56 pm – 8:28 pm
Night8:28 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Philadelphia - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 226:47 am6:58 pm12:10:05−2:3612:53 pm (50.3°)93.306
Sep 236:48 am6:56 pm12:07:29−2:3612:53 pm (49.9°)93.281
Sep 246:49 am6:54 pm12:04:53−2:3612:52 pm (49.5°)93.255
Sep 256:50 am6:53 pm12:02:16−2:3612:52 pm (49.1°)93.229
Sep 266:51 am6:51 pm11:59:40−2:3612:51 pm (48.7°)93.204
Sep 276:52 am6:49 pm11:57:04−2:3612:51 pm (48.4°)93.177
Sep 286:53 am6:48 pm11:54:27−2:3612:51 pm (48.0°)93.151
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 3:50 am in Philadelphia.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Philadelphia

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Philadelphia - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 22-2:50 pm-7:11 am(72.2°)235,93146.3%
Sep 2312:30 am3:46 pm-8:09 am(72.3°)232,29235.1%
Sep 241:32 am4:37 pm-9:07 am(70.9°)228,80524.3%
Sep 252:42 am5:22 pm-10:06 am(67.9°)225,79114.7%
Sep 263:56 am6:02 pm-11:04 am(63.6°)223,5767.0%
Sep 275:11 am6:39 pm-12:01 pm(58.2°)222,4392.0%
Sep 286:28 am7:12 pm-12:55 pm(52.2°)222,5470.2%
* All times are local time for Philadelphia. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Sun, Sep 22, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:01 amSun 7:31 pmSun 1:47 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 7:40 amSun 7:27 pmSun 1:34 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 6:14 amSun 6:45 pmSun 12:30 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSun 1:17 pmSun 10:40 pmSun 5:58 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:13 pmMon 12:36 amSun 7:54 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 8:25 pmSun 9:59 amSun 3:12 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 6:26 pmMon 5:48 amMon 12:07 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Philadelphia.

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