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Moon: 12.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 14, 2017 at 8:23:27 am


Sunrise Today: 7:35 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:54 pm 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 3:57 am 103° East
Moonset Today: 3:02 pm 255° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 18 minutes (-29s)

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Today's Sun Position in Pittsburgh

The Sun's altitude in Pittsburgh 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

8:23 am

Altitude

6.8°

Heading

128° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

9h 18m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: -29s

Winter: +1m 36s

Summer: -5h 45m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Pittsburgh Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Pittsburgh 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 – 5:57 am
Astro. Twilight5:57 am – 6:30 am
Nautical Twilight6:30 am – 7:04 am
Civil Twilight7:04 am – 7:35 am
Daylight7:35 am – 4:54 pm
Civil Twilight4:54 pm – 5:24 pm
Nautical Twilight5:24 pm – 5:59 pm
Astro. Twilight5:59 pm – 6:32 pm
Night6:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Pittsburgh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 147:35 am4:54 pm9:18:36−0:2912:14 pm (26.3°)91.499
Dec 157:36 am4:54 pm9:18:10−0:2512:15 pm (26.3°)91.491
Dec 167:36 am4:54 pm9:17:48−0:2112:15 pm (26.3°)91.482
Dec 177:37 am4:54 pm9:17:30−0:1712:16 pm (26.2°)91.474
Dec 187:38 am4:55 pm9:17:16−0:1312:16 pm (26.2°)91.467
Dec 197:38 am4:55 pm9:17:06−0:0912:17 pm (26.2°)91.460
Dec 207:39 am4:56 pm9:17:01−0:0512:17 pm (26.2°)91.453
* All times are local time for Pittsburgh. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:27 am in Pittsburgh. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 47 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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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 Pittsburgh time.

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Today's Moon in Pittsburgh

The Moon's path in Pittsburgh 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

8:23 am

Altitude

35.9°

Heading

159° S

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

12.3%

Moon in Pittsburgh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 143:57 am3:02 pm-9:32 am(38.1°)248,71512.0%
Dec 154:55 am3:35 pm-10:17 am(34.7°)250,3456.4%
Dec 165:52 am4:11 pm-11:03 am(32.0°)251,5282.5%
Dec 176:47 am4:51 pm-11:50 am(30.0°)252,2860.4%
Dec 187:40 am5:35 pm-12:38 pm(28.9°)252,6300.3%
Dec 198:29 am6:23 pm-1:26 pm(28.8°)252,5482.0%
Dec 209:15 am7:15 pm-2:14 pm(29.6°)252,0075.6%
* All times are local time for Pittsburgh. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Pittsburgh This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 14, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:13 amThu 4:44 pmThu 11:58 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 7:07 amThu 4:28 pmThu 11:48 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 3:29 amThu 2:13 pmThu 8:51 amAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 4:22 amThu 2:42 pmThu 9:32 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 8:02 amThu 5:22 pmThu 12:42 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusThu 1:43 pmFri 2:49 amThu 8:16 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 12:03 pmThu 11:12 pmThu 5:38 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Pittsburgh.

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