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Moon: 16.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 29, 2017 at 12:07:55 am


Sunrise Today: 6:00 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:23 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:04 am 68° East


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 22 minutes (+1m 5s)

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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

12:07 am

Altitude

-30.6°

Heading

343° N

Position

Night

Day length

14h 22m 44s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 5s

Winter: +4h 38m

Summer: -12m 23s

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 – 4:15 am
Astro. Twilight4:15 am – 4:55 am
Nautical Twilight4:55 am – 5:31 am
Civil Twilight5:31 am – 6:00 am
Daylight6:00 am – 8:23 pm
Civil Twilight8:23 pm – 8:53 pm
Nautical Twilight8:53 pm – 9:29 pm
Astro. Twilight9:29 pm – 10:09 pm
Night10:09 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 296:00 am8:23 pm14:22:44+1:051:12 pm (75.9°)94.226
May 306:00 am8:24 pm14:23:47+1:021:12 pm (76.1°)94.240
May 316:00 am8:24 pm14:24:47+1:001:12 pm (76.2°)94.254
Jun 15:59 am8:25 pm14:25:45+0:571:12 pm (76.4°)94.268
Jun 25:59 am8:26 pm14:26:40+0:551:12 pm (76.5°)94.281
Jun 35:59 am8:26 pm14:27:33+0:521:12 pm (76.6°)94.294
Jun 45:58 am8:27 pm14:28:22+0:491:12 pm (76.7°)94.307
* 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

12:07 am

Altitude

-8.1°

Heading

299° NW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

16.1%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 2910:04 am--5:13 pm(71.0°)229,65022.6%
May 30-12:17 am11:08 am6:08 pm(68.1°)233,39633.1%
May 31-1:01 am12:12 pm6:59 pm(64.5°)237,22844.1%
Jun 1-1:39 am1:13 pm7:47 pm(60.4°)240,87354.9%
Jun 2-2:15 am2:12 pm8:33 pm(56.1°)244,13665.2%
Jun 3-2:47 am3:09 pm9:17 pm(51.8°)246,89774.6%
Jun 4-3:19 am4:05 pm10:00 pm(47.7°)249,09982.8%
* 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, Mon, May 29, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 4:58 amMon 6:28 pmMon 11:43 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 3:49 amMon 4:35 pmMon 10:12 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 7:08 amMon 9:46 pmMon 2:27 pmDifficult to see
JupiterMon 3:44 pmTue 3:25 amMon 9:35 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 9:33 pmMon 7:22 amMon 2:28 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 3:55 amMon 4:56 pmMon 10:25 amDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 2:07 amMon 1:30 pmMon 7:48 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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