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Moon: 6.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 28, 2017 at 8:42:54 am


Sunrise Today: 6:25 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 7:59 pm 289° West


Moonrise Today: 8:22 am 70° East
Moonset Today: 10:38 pm 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 33 minutes (+1m 58s)

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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

8:42 am

Altitude

26.7°

Heading

91° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 33m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 58s

Winter: +3h 49m

Summer: -1h 1m

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 – 4:51 am
Astro. Twilight4:51 am – 5:25 am
Nautical Twilight5:25 am – 5:58 am
Civil Twilight5:58 am – 6:25 am
Daylight6:25 am – 7:59 pm
Civil Twilight7:59 pm – 8:26 pm
Nautical Twilight8:26 pm – 8:59 pm
Astro. Twilight8:59 pm – 9:33 pm
Night9:33 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Raleigh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 286:25 am7:59 pm13:33:36+1:581:11 pm (68.6°)93.603
Apr 296:24 am7:59 pm13:35:34+1:571:11 pm (68.9°)93.627
Apr 306:23 am8:00 pm13:37:31+1:561:11 pm (69.2°)93.650
May 16:22 am8:01 pm13:39:27+1:551:11 pm (69.5°)93.673
May 26:21 am8:02 pm13:41:21+1:541:11 pm (69.8°)93.696
May 36:20 am8:03 pm13:43:14+1:531:11 pm (70.1°)93.719
May 46:19 am8:04 pm13:45:06+1:511:11 pm (70.4°)93.741
* 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

8:42 am

Altitude

3.1°

Heading

72° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

6.3%

Moon in Raleigh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 288:22 am10:38 pm-3:28 pm(71.1°)223,9658.0%
Apr 299:16 am11:43 pm-4:28 pm(72.8°)225,69216.1%
Apr 3010:14 am--5:28 pm(73.1°)228,22026.1%
May 1-12:42 am11:15 am6:26 pm(72.0°)231,25437.1%
May 2-1:34 am12:17 pm7:21 pm(69.7°)234,51048.6%
May 3-2:20 am1:19 pm8:13 pm(66.6°)237,74959.7%
May 4-3:01 am2:20 pm9:02 pm(62.9°)240,79970.0%
* 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, Apr 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:53 amFri 6:49 pmFri 12:21 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 4:38 amFri 4:51 pmFri 10:44 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 7:49 amFri 10:08 pmFri 2:58 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterFri 5:57 pmSat 5:33 amFri 11:45 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 11:42 pmFri 9:31 amFri 4:37 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 5:52 amFri 6:50 pmFri 12:21 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 4:07 amFri 3:29 pmFri 9:48 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Raleigh.

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