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

Moon: 97.8%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Nov 28, 2020 at 3:50:05 pm
Sunrise Today: 7:01 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:38 pm 242° Southwest
Moonrise Today: 3:51 pm 70° East
Moonset Today: 5:10 am 288° West
Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 37 minutes (-1m 22s)
Location of WilmingtonLocation

Today's Sun Position in Wilmington

Time:3:50 pm
Altitude:7.3°
Direction:234° SW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 9h 37m 18s (Nov 28, 2020)

1 minute, 22 seconds shorter than yesterday (Nov 27, 2020)

16 minutes, 1 second longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

5 hours, 21 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Wilmington Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:26 am
Astro. Twilight5:26 am – 5:58 am
Nautical Twilight5:58 am – 6:31 am
Civil Twilight6:31 am – 7:01 am
Daylight7:01 am – 4:38 pm
Civil Twilight4:38 pm – 5:08 pm
Nautical Twilight5:08 pm – 5:41 pm
Astro. Twilight5:41 pm – 6:14 pm
Night6:14 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wilmington - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
NovSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Nov 287:01 am4:38 pm9:37:18−1:2211:50 am (28.8°)91.693
Nov 297:02 am4:38 pm9:35:58−1:1911:50 am (28.7°)91.677
Nov 307:03 am4:38 pm9:34:41−1:1611:51 am (28.5°)91.662
Dec 17:04 am4:38 pm9:33:28−1:1311:51 am (28.3°)91.647
Dec 27:05 am4:37 pm9:32:18−1:1011:51 am (28.2°)91.632
Dec 37:06 am4:37 pm9:31:11−1:0711:52 am (28.1°)91.619
Dec 47:07 am4:37 pm9:30:07−1:0311:52 am (27.9°)91.605
* All times are local time for Wilmington. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Wilmington

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Wilmington - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
NovMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Nov 28-5:10 am3:51 pm10:56 pm(66.4°)251,08398.6%
Nov 29-6:10 am4:22 pm11:42 pm(70.1°)249,890100.0%
Nov 30-7:10 am4:57 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 1-8:10 am5:39 pm12:31 am(72.8°)248,38299.4%
Dec 2-9:08 am6:28 pm1:22 am(74.5°)246,61496.7%
Dec 3-10:01 am7:24 pm2:15 am(74.9°)244,61492.0%
Dec 4-10:48 am8:26 pm3:08 am(73.8°)242,39785.5%
* All times are local time for Wilmington. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse visible in Wilmington on Nov 30

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Wilmington This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Nov 28, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:01 amSat 4:01 pmSat 11:01 amDifficult to see
VenusSun 4:40 amSun 3:16 pmSun 9:58 amFairly good visibility
MarsSat 2:06 pmSun 2:53 amSat 8:30 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 10:34 amSat 8:07 pmSat 3:20 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 10:42 amSat 8:19 pmSat 3:30 pmAverage visibility
UranusSat 3:01 pmSun 4:38 amSat 9:49 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 1:04 pmSun 12:30 amSat 6:47 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Wilmington.

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