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Moon: 14.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 22, 2017 at 5:04:15 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:53 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 6:03 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 3:57 am 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:24 pm 247° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 10 minutes (+2m 10s)

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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

5:04 pm

Altitude

10.8°

Heading

249° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 10m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 10s

Winter: +1h 26m

Summer: -3h 24m

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 – 5:27 am
Astro. Twilight5:27 am – 5:57 am
Nautical Twilight5:57 am – 6:27 am
Civil Twilight6:27 am – 6:53 am
Daylight6:53 am – 6:03 pm
Civil Twilight6:03 pm – 6:29 pm
Nautical Twilight6:29 pm – 6:58 pm
Astro. Twilight6:58 pm – 7:28 pm
Night7:28 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 226:53 am6:03 pm11:10:18+2:1012:27 pm (44.3°)91.968
Feb 236:51 am6:04 pm11:12:28+2:1012:27 pm (44.7°)91.990
Feb 246:50 am6:05 pm11:14:40+2:1112:27 pm (45.0°)92.011
Feb 256:49 am6:06 pm11:16:51+2:1112:27 pm (45.4°)92.033
Feb 266:48 am6:07 pm11:19:04+2:1212:27 pm (45.8°)92.055
Feb 276:46 am6:08 pm11:21:16+2:1212:27 pm (46.2°)92.076
Feb 286:45 am6:08 pm11:23:29+2:1312:26 pm (46.5°)92.099
* All times are local time for Raleigh. 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

5:04 pm

Altitude

-31.0°

Heading

268° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

14.5%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 223:57 am2:24 pm-9:10 am(34.9°)246,11816.9%
Feb 234:44 am3:19 pm-10:00 am(36.1°)243,3329.9%
Feb 245:28 am4:18 pm-10:51 am(38.2°)240,3474.4%
Feb 256:10 am5:19 pm-11:42 am(41.3°)237,4071.0%
Feb 266:49 am6:22 pm-12:33 pm(45.1°)234,7410.0%
Feb 277:27 am7:27 pm-1:24 pm(49.5°)232,5291.6%
Feb 288:04 am8:32 pm-2:15 pm(54.2°)230,8826.0%
* All times are local time for Raleigh. 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, Wed, Feb 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:35 amWed 5:11 pmWed 11:52 amDifficult to see
VenusWed 8:07 amWed 9:06 pmWed 2:36 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 8:49 amWed 9:37 pmWed 3:12 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 9:46 pmThu 9:07 amThu 3:27 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 2:50 amThu 12:38 pmThu 7:44 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 8:59 amWed 9:49 pmWed 3:24 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 7:17 amWed 6:34 pmWed 12:56 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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