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Moon: 0.1%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Mar 28, 2017 at 12:19:09 am


Sunrise Today: 7:06 am 86° East
Sunset Today: 7:33 pm 275° West


Moonrise Today: 7:37 am 88° East
Moonset Today: 8:22 pm 275° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 26 minutes (+2m 15s)

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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

12:19 am

Altitude

-48.7°

Heading

337° N

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 26m 52s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 15s

Winter: +2h 42m

Summer: -2h 8m

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 – 5:40 am
Astro. Twilight5:40 am – 6:10 am
Nautical Twilight6:10 am – 6:40 am
Civil Twilight6:40 am – 7:06 am
Daylight7:06 am – 7:33 pm
Civil Twilight7:33 pm – 7:58 pm
Nautical Twilight7:58 pm – 8:29 pm
Astro. Twilight8:29 pm – 8:59 pm
Night8:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 287:06 am7:33 pm12:26:52+2:151:19 pm (57.5°)92.799
Mar 297:04 am7:34 pm12:29:07+2:151:19 pm (57.9°)92.826
Mar 307:03 am7:34 pm12:31:23+2:151:18 pm (58.3°)92.852
Mar 317:02 am7:35 pm12:33:38+2:151:18 pm (58.7°)92.878
Apr 17:00 am7:36 pm12:35:53+2:141:18 pm (59.0°)92.904
Apr 26:59 am7:37 pm12:38:07+2:141:17 pm (59.4°)92.930
Apr 36:57 am7:38 pm12:40:22+2:141:17 pm (59.8°)92.956
* 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

12:19 am

Altitude

-51.0°

Heading

333° NW

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.1%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 287:37 am8:22 pm-1:56 pm(56.9°)227,4550.6%
Mar 298:16 am9:30 pm-2:50 pm(61.7°)226,3214.0%
Mar 308:58 am10:39 pm-3:45 pm(66.0°)226,12610.2%
Mar 319:43 am11:47 pm-4:42 pm(69.5°)226,79418.8%
Apr 110:33 am--5:40 pm(71.8°)228,16929.3%
Apr 2-12:52 am11:26 am6:39 pm(72.9°)230,05440.7%
Apr 3-1:52 am12:23 pm7:36 pm(72.6°)232,25252.4%
* 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, Mar 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:46 amTue 9:03 pmTue 2:24 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 6:21 amTue 7:12 pmTue 12:47 pmNot visible
MarsTue 8:41 amTue 10:23 pmTue 3:32 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 8:22 pmTue 7:49 amTue 2:05 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 1:46 amTue 11:34 amTue 6:40 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 7:50 amTue 8:44 pmTue 2:17 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 6:07 amTue 5:26 pmTue 11:47 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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