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Moon: 0.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Oct 20, 2017 at 8:34:57 am


Sunrise Today: 7:25 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 6:32 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 8:03 am 101° East
Moonset Today: 7:26 pm 257° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 6 minutes (-2m 7s)

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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

8:34 am

Altitude

12.6°

Heading

113° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

11h 6m 26s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 7s

Winter: +1h 22m

Summer: -3h 28m

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 – 6:00 am
Astro. Twilight6:00 am – 6:30 am
Nautical Twilight6:30 am – 6:59 am
Civil Twilight6:59 am – 7:25 am
Daylight7:25 am – 6:32 pm
Civil Twilight6:32 pm – 6:58 pm
Nautical Twilight6:58 pm – 7:27 pm
Astro. Twilight7:27 pm – 7:57 pm
Night7:57 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 207:25 am6:32 pm11:06:26−2:0712:59 pm (43.7°)92.550
Oct 217:26 am6:31 pm11:04:19−2:0712:59 pm (43.3°)92.524
Oct 227:27 am6:29 pm11:02:12−2:0612:58 pm (42.9°)92.498
Oct 237:28 am6:28 pm11:00:06−2:0612:58 pm (42.6°)92.472
Oct 247:29 am6:27 pm10:58:00−2:0512:58 pm (42.3°)92.446
Oct 257:30 am6:26 pm10:55:56−2:0412:58 pm (41.9°)92.420
Oct 267:31 am6:25 pm10:53:52−2:0312:58 pm (41.6°)92.395
* 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

8:34 am

Altitude

5.4°

Heading

106° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.7%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 208:03 am7:26 pm-1:47 pm(43.9°)246,4671.1%
Oct 219:00 am8:02 pm-2:33 pm(40.4°)248,4284.0%
Oct 229:56 am8:39 pm-3:19 pm(37.5°)250,0608.8%
Oct 2310:50 am9:20 pm-4:06 pm(35.4°)251,20915.1%
Oct 2411:42 am10:04 pm-4:53 pm(34.1°)251,73222.7%
Oct 2512:32 pm10:51 pm-5:41 pm(33.8°)251,51431.3%
Oct 261:18 pm11:41 pm-6:29 pm(34.4°)250,48340.7%
* 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, Fri, Oct 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:05 amFri 6:52 pmFri 1:29 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 5:49 amFri 5:46 pmFri 11:48 amFairly good visibility
MarsFri 5:07 amFri 5:21 pmFri 11:14 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterFri 7:49 amFri 6:47 pmFri 1:18 pmDifficult to see
SaturnFri 11:55 amFri 9:42 pmFri 4:49 pmAverage visiblity
UranusFri 6:24 pmSat 7:24 amSat 12:54 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 4:31 pmSat 3:48 amFri 10:09 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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