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Flag for USA Rochester, NY, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 96.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 22, 2018 at 10:50:38 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:57 am 89° East
Sunset Today: 7:07 pm 271° West


Moonrise Today: 6:21 pm 107° East
Moonset Today: 4:13 am 250° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 9 minutes (-2m 54s)

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Today's Sun Position in Rochester

The Sun's altitude in Rochester 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

10:50 pm

Altitude

-37.7°

Heading

316° NW

Position

Night

Day length

12h 9m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 54s

Winter: +3h 10m

Summer: -3h 12m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Rochester Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Rochester 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 – 5:21 am
Astro. Twilight5:21 am – 5:55 am
Nautical Twilight5:55 am – 6:29 am
Civil Twilight6:29 am – 6:57 am
Daylight6:57 am – 7:07 pm
Civil Twilight7:07 pm – 7:36 pm
Nautical Twilight7:36 pm – 8:09 pm
Astro. Twilight8:09 pm – 8:43 pm
Night8:43 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rochester - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 226:57 am7:07 pm12:09:59−2:541:03 pm (47.0°)93.294
Sep 236:58 am7:05 pm12:07:04−2:541:02 pm (46.6°)93.268
Sep 246:59 am7:04 pm12:04:09−2:541:02 pm (46.2°)93.241
Sep 257:01 am7:02 pm12:01:14−2:541:02 pm (45.8°)93.215
Sep 267:02 am7:00 pm11:58:19−2:541:01 pm (45.4°)93.189
Sep 277:03 am6:58 pm11:55:24−2:541:01 pm (45.1°)93.163
Sep 287:04 am6:56 pm11:52:29−2:541:01 pm (44.7°)93.137
* All times are local time for Rochester. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 9:54 pm in Rochester.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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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 Rochester time.

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Today's Moon in Rochester

The Moon's path in Rochester 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

10:50 pm

Altitude

33.4°

Heading

164° S

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

96.1%

Moon in Rochester - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 22-4:13 am6:21 pm11:44 pm(34.9°)248,75796.2%
Sep 23-5:14 am6:50 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-6:15 am7:17 pm12:28 am(39.0°)246,94099.0%
Sep 25-7:17 am7:44 pm1:13 am(43.5°)244,91199.8%
Sep 26-8:21 am8:12 pm1:58 am(48.2°)242,78098.5%
Sep 27-9:25 am8:41 pm2:44 am(52.9°)240,62694.9%
Sep 28-10:32 am9:14 pm3:31 am(57.4°)238,50189.2%
* All times are local time for Rochester. 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 Rochester This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Sep 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:08 amSun 7:16 pmSun 1:12 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 10:32 amSun 7:58 pmSun 3:15 pmAverage visiblity
MarsSat 5:03 pmSun 1:55 amSat 9:29 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 11:18 amSun 9:09 pmSun 4:14 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 2:45 pmSat 11:45 pmSat 7:15 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 8:10 pmMon 9:43 amMon 2:57 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 6:31 pmSun 5:43 amSun 12:07 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rochester.

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