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Moon: 7.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 23, 2017 at 10:53:37 am


Sunrise Today: 6:03 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:19 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:40 am 82° East
Moonset Today: 5:53 pm 281° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 15 minutes (+1m 19s)

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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

10:53 am

Altitude

56.4°

Heading

107° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 15m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 19s

Winter: +4h 31m

Summer: -19m 31s

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 – 4:20 am
Astro. Twilight4:20 am – 4:59 am
Nautical Twilight4:59 am – 5:34 am
Civil Twilight5:34 am – 6:03 am
Daylight6:03 am – 8:19 pm
Civil Twilight8:19 pm – 8:48 pm
Nautical Twilight8:48 pm – 9:24 pm
Astro. Twilight9:24 pm – 10:02 pm
Night10:02 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 236:03 am8:19 pm14:15:36+1:191:11 pm (74.9°)94.129
May 246:03 am8:20 pm14:16:53+1:171:11 pm (75.1°)94.146
May 256:02 am8:20 pm14:18:08+1:141:11 pm (75.3°)94.163
May 266:02 am8:21 pm14:19:20+1:121:11 pm (75.5°)94.179
May 276:01 am8:22 pm14:20:31+1:101:11 pm (75.6°)94.195
May 286:01 am8:22 pm14:21:39+1:071:11 pm (75.8°)94.211
May 296:00 am8:23 pm14:22:44+1:051:12 pm (75.9°)94.226
* 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

10:53 am

Altitude

61.2°

Heading

170° S

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

7.4%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 234:40 am5:53 pm-11:13 am(61.6°)225,3637.3%
May 245:22 am7:04 pm-12:09 pm(66.1°)223,1092.2%
May 256:08 am8:15 pm-1:08 pm(69.8°)222,0300.2%
May 267:00 am9:24 pm-2:10 pm(72.2°)222,2571.5%
May 277:57 am10:28 pm-3:13 pm(73.3°)223,7526.1%
May 288:59 am11:26 pm-4:14 pm(72.8°)226,31913.4%
May 2910:04 am--5:13 pm(71.0°)229,65022.6%
* 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, Tue, May 23, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 4:59 amTue 6:11 pmTue 11:35 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 3:57 amTue 4:33 pmTue 10:15 amGreat visibility
MarsTue 7:15 amTue 9:51 pmTue 2:33 pmDifficult to see
JupiterTue 4:09 pmWed 3:49 amTue 9:59 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 9:54 pmWed 7:43 amWed 2:49 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 4:18 amTue 5:18 pmTue 10:48 amDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 2:30 amTue 1:53 pmTue 8:12 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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