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Moon: 4.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 21, 2017 at 12:58:32 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:14 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:27 pm 296° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:20 am 66° East
Moonset Today: 6:51 pm 294° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 12 minutes (-1m 20s)

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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

12:58 pm

Altitude

73.8°

Heading

161° S

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 12m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 20s

Winter: +4h 28m

Summer: -22m 10s

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 – 4:31 am
Astro. Twilight4:31 am – 5:09 am
Nautical Twilight5:09 am – 5:45 am
Civil Twilight5:45 am – 6:14 am
Daylight6:14 am – 8:27 pm
Civil Twilight8:27 pm – 8:56 pm
Nautical Twilight8:56 pm – 9:31 pm
Astro. Twilight9:31 pm – 10:09 pm
Night10:09 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 216:14 am8:27 pm14:12:57−1:201:20 pm (74.6°)94.448
Jul 226:15 am8:26 pm14:11:34−1:221:21 pm (74.4°)94.441
Jul 236:15 am8:25 pm14:10:09−1:241:21 pm (74.1°)94.433
Jul 246:16 am8:25 pm14:08:42−1:261:21 pm (73.9°)94.424
Jul 256:17 am8:24 pm14:07:13−1:281:21 pm (73.7°)94.415
Jul 266:18 am8:23 pm14:05:42−1:301:21 pm (73.5°)94.406
Jul 276:18 am8:22 pm14:04:10−1:321:21 pm (73.3°)94.396
* 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

12:58 pm

Altitude

65.6°

Heading

232° SW

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

4.3%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 214:20 am6:51 pm-11:35 am(73.3°)224,4644.6%
Jul 225:22 am7:50 pm-12:37 pm(72.9°)224,9400.8%
Jul 236:27 am8:43 pm-1:37 pm(71.1°)226,4970.2%
Jul 247:35 am9:29 pm-2:35 pm(68.2°)229,0172.6%
Jul 258:41 am10:10 pm-3:29 pm(64.3°)232,2677.7%
Jul 269:46 am10:46 pm-4:20 pm(60.0°)235,94214.9%
Jul 2710:47 am11:21 pm-5:07 pm(55.5°)239,71723.6%
* 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, Fri, Jul 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:21 amFri 9:46 pmFri 3:04 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 3:20 amFri 5:34 pmFri 10:27 amGood visibility
MarsFri 6:21 amFri 8:35 pmFri 1:28 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterFri 12:27 pmSat 12:02 amFri 6:14 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 5:45 pmSat 3:35 amFri 10:40 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 12:31 amFri 1:35 pmFri 7:03 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 10:34 pmSat 9:56 amSat 4:15 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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