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Flag for USA Wilmington, DE, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 5.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Oct 21, 2017 at 11:14:10 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:19 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 6:13 pm 256° West


Moonrise Today: 8:53 am 106° East
Moonset Today: 7:42 pm 252° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 54 minutes (-2m 27s)

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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

11:14 pm

Altitude

-54.8°

Heading

318° NW

Position

Night

Day length

10h 54m 54s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 27s

Winter: +1h 33m

Summer: -4h 4m

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 – 5:48 am
Astro. Twilight5:48 am – 6:20 am
Nautical Twilight6:20 am – 6:51 am
Civil Twilight6:51 am – 7:19 am
Daylight7:19 am – 6:13 pm
Civil Twilight6:13 pm – 6:41 pm
Nautical Twilight6:41 pm – 7:12 pm
Astro. Twilight7:12 pm – 7:43 pm
Night7:43 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wilmington - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 217:19 am6:13 pm10:54:54−2:2712:46 pm (39.3°)92.524
Oct 227:20 am6:12 pm10:52:27−2:2612:46 pm (39.0°)92.498
Oct 237:21 am6:11 pm10:50:01−2:2612:46 pm (38.6°)92.472
Oct 247:22 am6:09 pm10:47:36−2:2512:46 pm (38.3°)92.446
Oct 257:23 am6:08 pm10:45:11−2:2412:46 pm (37.9°)92.421
Oct 267:24 am6:07 pm10:42:47−2:2312:46 pm (37.6°)92.395
Oct 277:25 am6:06 pm10:40:25−2:2212:46 pm (37.3°)92.369
* All times are local time for Wilmington. 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 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

11:14 pm

Altitude

-39.7°

Heading

285° W

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

5.5%

Moon in Wilmington - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 218:53 am7:42 pm-2:20 pm(36.4°)248,4124.0%
Oct 229:50 am8:18 pm-3:06 pm(33.5°)250,0478.8%
Oct 2310:46 am8:58 pm-3:53 pm(31.4°)251,20115.1%
Oct 2411:39 am9:41 pm-4:41 pm(30.1°)251,73122.7%
Oct 2512:29 pm10:28 pm-5:28 pm(29.8°)251,51931.3%
Oct 261:15 pm11:19 pm-6:16 pm(30.4°)250,49540.6%
Oct 271:57 pm--7:04 pm(31.9°)248,64750.4%
* All times are local time for Wilmington. 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 Wilmington This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Oct 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:08 amSun 6:33 pmSun 1:21 pmDifficult to see
VenusSun 5:42 amSun 5:31 pmSun 11:37 amFairly good visibility
MarsSun 4:52 amSun 5:04 pmSun 10:58 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSun 7:36 amSun 6:23 pmSun 1:00 pmExtremely difficult to see
SaturnSun 11:46 amSun 9:12 pmSun 4:29 pmAverage visiblity
UranusSat 6:03 pmSun 7:12 amSun 12:37 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 4:18 pmSun 3:28 amSat 9:53 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Wilmington.

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