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Moon: 39.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 20, 2017 at 7:32:17 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:19 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:08 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:44 am 101° East
Moonset Today: 12:01 pm 257° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 49 minutes (+1m 41s)

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Today's Sun Position in Wilmington

The Sun's altitude in Wilmington 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

7:32 pm

Altitude

-27.5°

Heading

266° W

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 49m 3s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 41s

Winter: +27m 49s

Summer: -5h 10m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Wilmington Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Wilmington 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 – 5:45 am
Astro. Twilight5:45 am – 6:17 am
Nautical Twilight6:17 am – 6:50 am
Civil Twilight6:50 am – 7:19 am
Daylight7:19 am – 5:08 pm
Civil Twilight5:08 pm – 5:37 pm
Nautical Twilight5:37 pm – 6:10 pm
Astro. Twilight6:10 pm – 6:42 pm
Night6:42 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wilmington - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 207:19 am5:08 pm9:49:03+1:4112:13 pm (30.3°)91.475
Jan 217:18 am5:09 pm9:50:47+1:4412:14 pm (30.5°)91.484
Jan 227:18 am5:10 pm9:52:34+1:4612:14 pm (30.8°)91.493
Jan 237:17 am5:12 pm9:54:23+1:4812:14 pm (31.0°)91.503
Jan 247:16 am5:13 pm9:56:14+1:5112:14 pm (31.2°)91.513
Jan 257:16 am5:14 pm9:58:08+1:5312:15 pm (31.5°)91.523
Jan 267:15 am5:15 pm10:00:03+1:5512:15 pm (31.7°)91.534
* All times are local time for Wilmington. 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 Wilmington time.

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Today's Moon in Wilmington

The Moon's path in Wilmington 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

7:32 pm

Altitude

-60.2°

Heading

22° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

39.8%

Moon in Wilmington - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 2012:44 am12:01 pm-6:25 am(40.2°)250,67144.9%
Jan 211:40 am12:33 pm-7:09 am(37.0°)251,50335.4%
Jan 222:35 am1:09 pm-7:54 am(34.3°)251,49726.4%
Jan 233:30 am1:48 pm-8:40 am(32.2°)250,71918.3%
Jan 244:23 am2:32 pm-9:28 am(31.0°)249,29211.3%
Jan 255:14 am3:21 pm-10:17 am(30.6°)247,3745.8%
Jan 266:02 am4:15 pm-11:08 am(31.2°)245,1441.9%
* All times are local time for Wilmington. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Wilmington This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jan 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:47 amSat 3:15 pmSat 10:31 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 9:28 amFri 9:04 pmFri 3:15 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 9:48 amFri 9:35 pmFri 3:41 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 11:48 pmSat 11:01 amSat 5:24 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 4:46 amSat 2:14 pmSat 9:30 amAverage visiblity
UranusFri 10:51 amFri 11:45 pmFri 5:18 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 9:16 amFri 8:23 pmFri 2:49 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wilmington.

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