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Moon: 79.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 19, 2018 at 9:56:18 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:14 am 88° East
Sunset Today: 6:28 pm 272° West


Moonrise Today: 3:34 pm 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:13 am 245° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 14 minutes (-2m 3s)

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Today's Sun Position in Phoenix

The Sun's altitude in Phoenix 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

9:56 pm

Altitude

-41.4°

Heading

308° NW

Position

Night

Day length

12h 14m 29s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 3s

Winter: +2h 18m

Summer: -2h 7m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Phoenix Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Phoenix 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 – 4:51 am
Astro. Twilight4:51 am – 5:20 am
Nautical Twilight5:20 am – 5:49 am
Civil Twilight5:49 am – 6:14 am
Daylight6:14 am – 6:28 pm
Civil Twilight6:28 pm – 6:53 pm
Nautical Twilight6:53 pm – 7:22 pm
Astro. Twilight7:22 pm – 7:52 pm
Night7:52 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Phoenix - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 196:14 am6:28 pm12:14:29−2:0312:21 pm (57.8°)93.370
Sep 206:15 am6:27 pm12:12:26−2:0312:21 pm (57.4°)93.344
Sep 216:15 am6:26 pm12:10:23−2:0312:21 pm (57.1°)93.318
Sep 226:16 am6:24 pm12:08:20−2:0312:20 pm (56.7°)93.291
Sep 236:17 am6:23 pm12:06:16−2:0312:20 pm (56.3°)93.265
Sep 246:17 am6:22 pm12:04:13−2:0312:20 pm (55.9°)93.239
Sep 256:18 am6:20 pm12:02:10−2:0312:19 pm (55.5°)93.213
* All times are local time for Phoenix. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 6:54 pm in Phoenix.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 209:15 am
June SolsticeJun 213:07 am
September EquinoxSep 226:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 213:23 pm
* All times are local Phoenix time.

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Today's Moon in Phoenix

The Moon's path in Phoenix 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 2018 Moon Phases

9:56 pm

Altitude

34.2°

Heading

199° S

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

79.0%

Moon in Phoenix - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 19-1:13 am3:34 pm8:48 pm(36.4°)251,57378.6%
Sep 20-2:05 am4:15 pm9:35 pm(38.5°)251,14386.0%
Sep 21-2:59 am4:53 pm10:21 pm(41.4°)250,10692.1%
Sep 22-3:54 am5:28 pm11:06 pm(45.0°)248,59696.6%
Sep 23-4:49 am6:01 pm11:51 pm(49.2°)246,75499.2%
Sep 24-5:45 am6:34 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 25-6:42 am7:06 pm12:35 am(53.7°)244,71099.8%
* All times are local time for Phoenix. 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 Phoenix This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Sep 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:12 amThu 6:32 pmThu 12:23 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusThu 9:30 amThu 7:49 pmThu 2:40 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 4:00 pmThu 1:48 amWed 8:54 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 10:25 amThu 8:56 pmThu 3:41 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 1:46 pmWed 11:42 pmWed 6:44 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 7:53 pmFri 8:59 amFri 2:26 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 5:53 pmThu 5:20 amWed 11:37 pmSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Phoenix.

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