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Moon: 29.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 1, 2017 at 12:28:41 am


Sunrise Today: 6:22 am 71° East
Sunset Today: 8:01 pm 290° West


Moonrise Today: 11:15 am 67° East
Moonset Today: 12:42 am 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 39 minutes (+1m 55s)

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Today's Sun Position in Raleigh

The Sun's altitude in Raleigh 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

12:28 am

Altitude

-38.1°

Heading

347° N

Position

Night

Day length

13h 39m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 55s

Winter: +3h 55m

Summer: -55m 41s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Raleigh Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Raleigh 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 – 4:46 am
Astro. Twilight4:46 am – 5:21 am
Nautical Twilight5:21 am – 5:54 am
Civil Twilight5:54 am – 6:22 am
Daylight6:22 am – 8:01 pm
Civil Twilight8:01 pm – 8:29 pm
Nautical Twilight8:29 pm – 9:02 pm
Astro. Twilight9:02 pm – 9:37 pm
Night9:37 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 16:22 am8:01 pm13:39:27+1:551:11 pm (69.5°)93.673
May 26:21 am8:02 pm13:41:21+1:541:11 pm (69.8°)93.696
May 36:20 am8:03 pm13:43:14+1:531:11 pm (70.1°)93.719
May 46:19 am8:04 pm13:45:06+1:511:11 pm (70.4°)93.741
May 56:17 am8:04 pm13:46:57+1:501:11 pm (70.7°)93.763
May 66:17 am8:05 pm13:48:46+1:491:11 pm (71.0°)93.785
May 76:16 am8:06 pm13:50:34+1:471:11 pm (71.2°)93.807
* All times are local time for Raleigh. 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 Raleigh time.

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Today's Moon in Raleigh

The Moon's path in Raleigh 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

12:28 am

Altitude

1.9°

Heading

292° NW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

29.1%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 1-12:42 am11:15 am6:26 pm(72.0°)231,25437.1%
May 2-1:34 am12:17 pm7:21 pm(69.7°)234,51048.6%
May 3-2:20 am1:19 pm8:13 pm(66.6°)237,74959.7%
May 4-3:01 am2:20 pm9:02 pm(62.9°)240,79970.0%
May 5-3:38 am3:19 pm9:49 pm(58.8°)243,55279.2%
May 6-4:11 am4:17 pm10:34 pm(54.6°)245,95586.9%
May 7-4:44 am5:14 pm11:18 pm(50.4°)247,98892.9%
* All times are local time for Raleigh. 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 Raleigh This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, May 1, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:42 amMon 6:33 pmMon 12:08 pmVery difficult to see
VenusMon 4:32 amMon 4:46 pmMon 10:39 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 7:44 amMon 10:06 pmMon 2:55 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterMon 5:44 pmTue 5:20 amMon 11:32 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 11:30 pmMon 9:19 amMon 4:25 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 5:41 amMon 6:39 pmMon 12:10 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 3:56 amMon 3:18 pmMon 9:37 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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