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Moon: 13.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Aug 14, 2018 at 9:41:21 am


Sunrise Today: 6:32 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 8:05 pm 288° West


Moonrise Today: 10:04 am 88° East
Moonset Today: 10:32 pm 269° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 32 minutes (-1m 56s)

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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

9:41 am

Altitude

37.0°

Heading

99° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 32m 37s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 56s

Winter: +3h 48m

Summer: -1h 2m

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 – 4:58 am
Astro. Twilight4:58 am – 5:32 am
Nautical Twilight5:32 am – 6:05 am
Civil Twilight6:05 am – 6:32 am
Daylight6:32 am – 8:05 pm
Civil Twilight8:05 pm – 8:32 pm
Nautical Twilight8:32 pm – 9:04 pm
Astro. Twilight9:04 pm – 9:39 pm
Night9:39 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 146:32 am8:05 pm13:32:37−1:561:19 pm (68.4°)94.161
Aug 156:33 am8:04 pm13:30:39−1:571:18 pm (68.1°)94.143
Aug 166:34 am8:02 pm13:28:40−1:581:18 pm (67.8°)94.126
Aug 176:34 am8:01 pm13:26:40−1:591:18 pm (67.5°)94.107
Aug 186:35 am8:00 pm13:24:39−2:001:18 pm (67.2°)94.089
Aug 196:36 am7:59 pm13:22:38−2:011:18 pm (66.8°)94.070
Aug 206:37 am7:57 pm13:20:36−2:021:17 pm (66.5°)94.051
* All times are local time for Raleigh. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

9:41 am

Altitude

-5.4°

Heading

84° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

13.9%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 1410:04 am10:32 pm-4:22 pm(54.4°)231,18916.2%
Aug 1511:09 am11:07 pm-5:11 pm(49.3°)235,09725.5%
Aug 1612:12 pm11:41 pm-6:00 pm(44.6°)239,04035.8%
Aug 171:13 pm--6:47 pm(40.6°)242,72646.3%
Aug 18-12:16 am2:11 pm7:35 pm(37.2°)245,93256.7%
Aug 19-12:54 am3:08 pm8:23 pm(34.8°)248,51266.5%
Aug 20-1:34 am4:02 pm9:11 pm(33.2°)250,39575.5%
* All times are local time for Raleigh. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Tue, Aug 14, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:58 amTue 7:19 pmTue 12:38 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 10:18 amTue 9:58 pmTue 4:08 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 7:15 pmWed 4:31 amTue 11:53 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 1:17 pmTue 11:49 pmTue 6:33 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 5:01 pmWed 2:45 amTue 9:53 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 11:09 pmTue 12:22 pmTue 5:45 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 9:06 pmWed 8:31 amWed 2:48 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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