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Salem, OR, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 2.3%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: Sep 18, 2020 at 8:12:58 am
Sunrise Today: 6:55 am 87° East
Sunset Today: 7:15 pm 273° West
Moonrise Today: 8:18 am 91° East
Moonset Today: 8:24 pm 264° West
Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 21 minutes (-3m 5s)
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Today's Sun Position in Salem

Time:8:12 am
Altitude:12.9°
Direction:101° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 20m 45s (Sep 18, 2020)

3 minutes, 5 seconds shorter than yesterday (Sep 17, 2020)

3 hours, 34 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

3 hours, 15 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Salem Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:15 am
Astro. Twilight5:15 am – 5:51 am
Nautical Twilight5:51 am – 6:25 am
Civil Twilight6:25 am – 6:55 am
Daylight6:55 am – 7:15 pm
Civil Twilight7:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Nautical Twilight7:45 pm – 8:19 pm
Astro. Twilight8:19 pm – 8:55 pm
Night8:55 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Salem - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 186:55 am7:15 pm12:20:45−3:051:05 pm (46.5°)93.387
Sep 196:56 am7:14 pm12:17:39−3:061:05 pm (46.1°)93.361
Sep 206:57 am7:12 pm12:14:33−3:061:05 pm (45.7°)93.335
Sep 216:58 am7:10 pm12:11:27−3:061:04 pm (45.4°)93.309
Sep 226:59 am7:08 pm12:08:20−3:061:04 pm (45.0°)93.282
Sep 237:01 am7:06 pm12:05:14−3:061:04 pm (44.6°)93.256
Sep 247:02 am7:04 pm12:02:08−3:061:03 pm (44.2°)93.229
* All times are local time for Salem. 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 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 6:30 am in Salem.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Salem

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Salem - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 188:18 am8:24 pm-2:27 pm(42.0°)223,1803.3%
Sep 199:38 am8:52 pm-3:21 pm(35.7°)224,1149.2%
Sep 2010:58 am9:22 pm-4:15 pm(30.0°)226,05317.5%
Sep 2112:17 pm9:57 pm-5:11 pm(25.3°)228,74527.7%
Sep 221:32 pm10:38 pm-6:08 pm(21.9°)231,89438.8%
Sep 232:41 pm11:27 pm-7:05 pm(20.1°)235,21850.2%
Sep 243:41 pm--8:02 pm(19.8°)238,48461.3%
* All times are local time for Salem. 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 Salem This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Sep 18, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 9:00 amFri 7:56 pmFri 2:28 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 3:12 amFri 5:34 pmFri 10:24 amGood visibility
MarsThu 8:40 pmFri 9:38 amFri 3:09 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 4:09 pmSat 12:58 amFri 8:34 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 4:36 pmSat 1:38 amFri 9:07 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 8:50 pmFri 10:54 amFri 3:52 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 6:58 pmSat 6:21 amSat 12:39 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Salem.

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