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Moon: 64.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 18, 2018 at 3:41:35 am


Sunrise Today: 7:23 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 6:35 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 3:38 pm 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:26 am 247° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 11 minutes (-2m 9s)

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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

3:41 am

Altitude

-45.0°

Heading

65° NE

Position

Night

Day length

11h 11m 14s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 9s

Winter: +1h 27m

Summer: -3h 23m

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 – 5:58 am
Astro. Twilight5:58 am – 6:28 am
Nautical Twilight6:28 am – 6:57 am
Civil Twilight6:57 am – 7:23 am
Daylight7:23 am – 6:35 pm
Civil Twilight6:35 pm – 7:00 pm
Nautical Twilight7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Astro. Twilight7:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Night8:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 187:23 am6:35 pm11:11:14−2:0912:59 pm (44.5°)92.606
Oct 197:24 am6:33 pm11:09:05−2:0812:59 pm (44.1°)92.580
Oct 207:25 am6:32 pm11:06:57−2:0812:59 pm (43.7°)92.553
Oct 217:26 am6:31 pm11:04:50−2:0712:59 pm (43.4°)92.527
Oct 227:27 am6:30 pm11:02:43−2:0612:58 pm (43.0°)92.501
Oct 237:28 am6:28 pm11:00:37−2:0612:58 pm (42.7°)92.475
Oct 247:29 am6:27 pm10:58:31−2:0512:58 pm (42.3°)92.450
* All times are local time for Raleigh. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:07 am
September EquinoxSep 229:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:23 pm
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

3:41 am

Altitude

-26.4°

Heading

266° W

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

64.7%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 18-1:26 am3:38 pm8:57 pm(37.3°)250,58371.1%
Oct 19-2:21 am4:14 pm9:43 pm(40.6°)249,25779.5%
Oct 20-3:17 am4:46 pm10:27 pm(44.6°)247,32286.9%
Oct 21-4:14 am5:18 pm11:11 pm(49.0°)244,95692.9%
Oct 22-5:12 am5:49 pm11:56 pm(53.8°)242,36297.3%
Oct 23-6:11 am6:20 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 24-7:12 am6:53 pm12:42 am(58.6°)239,74099.5%
* All times are local time for Raleigh. 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 Raleigh This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Oct 18, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:54 amThu 7:18 pmThu 2:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 8:38 amThu 6:34 pmThu 1:36 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 3:31 pmFri 1:38 amThu 8:34 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 9:52 amThu 8:06 pmThu 2:59 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnThu 12:50 pmThu 10:34 pmThu 5:42 pmAverage visiblity
UranusWed 6:48 pmThu 7:58 amThu 1:23 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 4:46 pmFri 4:08 amThu 10:27 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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