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Moon: 73.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Feb 25, 2018 at 6:38:25 am


Sunrise Today: 6:49 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 6:05 pm 260° West


Moonrise Today: 1:31 pm 65° East
Moonset Today: 3:06 am 295° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 16 minutes (+2m 11s)

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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

6:38 am

Altitude

-2.3°

Heading

99° E

Position

Civil Twilight

Day length

11h 16m 19s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 11s

Winter: +1h 32m

Summer: -3h 18m

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 – 5:24 am
Astro. Twilight5:24 am – 5:54 am
Nautical Twilight5:54 am – 6:23 am
Civil Twilight6:23 am – 6:49 am
Daylight6:49 am – 6:05 pm
Civil Twilight6:05 pm – 6:31 pm
Nautical Twilight6:31 pm – 7:01 pm
Astro. Twilight7:01 pm – 7:31 pm
Night7:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 256:49 am6:05 pm11:16:20+2:1212:27 pm (45.3°)92.023
Feb 266:48 am6:06 pm11:18:32+2:1212:27 pm (45.7°)92.045
Feb 276:47 am6:07 pm11:20:44+2:1212:27 pm (46.1°)92.066
Feb 286:45 am6:08 pm11:22:58+2:1412:27 pm (46.4°)92.088
Mar 16:44 am6:09 pm11:25:11+2:1312:26 pm (46.8°)92.110
Mar 26:43 am6:10 pm11:27:25+2:1412:26 pm (47.2°)92.133
Mar 36:41 am6:11 pm11:29:39+2:1412:26 pm (47.6°)92.156
* All times are local time for Raleigh. 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

6:38 am

Altitude

-30.6°

Heading

334° NW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

73.8%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 25-3:06 am1:31 pm8:49 pm(74.0°)227,05079.6%
Feb 26-4:06 am2:34 pm9:49 pm(72.9°)226,23788.6%
Feb 27-5:01 am3:41 pm10:49 pm(70.4°)226,26595.2%
Feb 28-5:51 am4:49 pm11:46 pm(66.8°)227,23299.0%
Mar 1-6:35 am5:58 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Mar 2-7:15 am7:05 pm12:40 am(62.3°)229,12299.9%
Mar 3-7:51 am8:10 pm1:32 am(57.5°)231,80897.9%
* All times are local time for Raleigh. 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, Sun, Feb 25, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:14 amSun 6:38 pmSun 12:55 pmDifficult to see
VenusSun 7:26 amSun 6:58 pmSun 1:12 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 2:08 amSun 11:55 amSun 7:02 amAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 12:07 amSun 10:27 amSun 5:17 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 3:30 amSun 1:17 pmSun 8:23 amAverage visiblity
UranusSun 8:58 amSun 9:57 pmSun 3:28 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 7:12 amSun 6:34 pmSun 12:53 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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