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Moon: 2.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 20, 2017 at 6:05:10 am


Sunrise Today: 6:37 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 7:57 pm 286° West


Moonrise Today: 5:15 am 69° East
Moonset Today: 7:19 pm 288° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 20 minutes (-2m 2s)

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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

6:05 am

Altitude

-7.1°

Heading

69° E

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

13h 20m 6s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 2s

Winter: +3h 36m

Summer: -1h 15m

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 – 5:05 am
Astro. Twilight5:05 am – 5:38 am
Nautical Twilight5:38 am – 6:10 am
Civil Twilight6:10 am – 6:37 am
Daylight6:37 am – 7:57 pm
Civil Twilight7:57 pm – 8:24 pm
Nautical Twilight8:24 pm – 8:56 pm
Astro. Twilight8:56 pm – 9:29 pm
Night9:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 206:37 am7:57 pm13:20:06−2:021:17 pm (66.4°)94.048
Aug 216:38 am7:56 pm13:18:03−2:031:17 pm (66.1°)94.029
Aug 226:39 am7:55 pm13:15:59−2:031:17 pm (65.8°)94.010
Aug 236:39 am7:53 pm13:13:54−2:041:17 pm (65.4°)93.990
Aug 246:40 am7:52 pm13:11:49−2:051:16 pm (65.1°)93.970
Aug 256:41 am7:51 pm13:09:43−2:051:16 pm (64.7°)93.949
Aug 266:42 am7:49 pm13:07:36−2:061:16 pm (64.4°)93.929
* All times are local time for Raleigh. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Raleigh on Aug 21

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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

6:05 am

Altitude

8.6°

Heading

76° E

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.4%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 205:15 am7:19 pm-12:20 pm(69.7°)229,1201.6%
Aug 216:21 am8:02 pm-1:15 pm(66.3°)231,1030.0%
Aug 227:27 am8:41 pm-2:07 pm(62.2°)233,7441.3%
Aug 238:30 am9:17 pm-2:57 pm(57.7°)236,8425.1%
Aug 249:32 am9:51 pm-3:45 pm(53.1°)240,14611.0%
Aug 2510:31 am10:24 pm-4:31 pm(48.7°)243,38418.5%
Aug 2611:29 am10:57 pm-5:16 pm(44.7°)246,29427.2%
* 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, Sun, Aug 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:40 amSun 8:05 pmSun 1:52 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 3:51 amSun 6:05 pmSun 10:58 amGood visibility
MarsSun 5:58 amSun 7:38 pmSun 12:48 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSun 10:50 amSun 10:15 pmSun 4:32 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:43 pmMon 1:33 amSun 8:38 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 10:33 pmSun 11:37 amSun 5:05 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 8:38 pmSun 7:59 amSun 2:19 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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