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Moon: 12.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 3, 2016 at 2:05:42 am


Sunrise Today: 7:11 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:46 pm 242° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:13 am 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:37 pm 248° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 35 minutes (-1m 5s)

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Today's Sun Position in Bethesda

The Sun's altitude in Bethesda 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

2:05 am

Altitude

-58.1°

Heading

68° E

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 35m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 5s

Winter: +9m 38s

Summer: -5h 18m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Bethesda Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Bethesda 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 – 5:36 am
Astro. Twilight5:36 am – 6:08 am
Nautical Twilight6:08 am – 6:41 am
Civil Twilight6:41 am – 7:11 am
Daylight7:11 am – 4:46 pm
Civil Twilight4:46 pm – 5:16 pm
Nautical Twilight5:16 pm – 5:49 pm
Astro. Twilight5:49 pm – 6:21 pm
Night6:21 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Bethesda - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 37:11 am4:46 pm9:35:27−1:0511:58 am (28.8°)91.622
Dec 47:12 am4:46 pm9:34:25−1:0211:59 am (28.7°)91.608
Dec 57:12 am4:46 pm9:33:27−0:5811:59 am (28.6°)91.594
Dec 67:13 am4:46 pm9:32:31−0:5512:00 pm (28.5°)91.581
Dec 77:14 am4:46 pm9:31:39−0:5212:00 pm (28.3°)91.568
Dec 87:15 am4:46 pm9:30:51−0:4812:01 pm (28.2°)91.555
Dec 97:16 am4:46 pm9:30:05−0:4512:01 pm (28.1°)91.543
* All times are local time for Bethesda. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:30 am
June SolsticeJun 206:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 2210:21 am
December SolsticeDec 215:44 am
* All times are local Bethesda time.

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Today's Moon in Bethesda

The Moon's path in Bethesda 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 2016 Moon Phases

2:05 am

Altitude

-66.6°

Heading

328° NW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

12.9%

Moon in Bethesda - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 310:13 am8:37 pm-3:23 pm(33.1°)245,66716.8%
Dec 410:54 am9:35 pm-4:13 pm(35.4°)243,11525.2%
Dec 511:33 am10:36 pm-5:01 pm(38.5°)240,18534.9%
Dec 612:09 pm11:38 pm-5:50 pm(42.3°)236,95045.6%
Dec 712:44 pm--6:40 pm(46.6°)233,54656.8%
Dec 8-12:43 am1:19 pm7:30 pm(51.3°)230,17968.0%
Dec 9-1:49 am1:55 pm8:22 pm(56.1°)227,11978.5%
* All times are local time for Bethesda. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Bethesda This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 3, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:50 amSat 5:53 pmSat 1:22 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 10:27 amSat 7:50 pmSat 3:08 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:34 amSat 9:48 pmSat 4:41 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 2:39 amSat 2:06 pmSat 8:23 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 7:37 amSat 5:13 pmSat 12:25 pmNot visible
UranusSat 2:07 pmSun 3:00 amSat 8:33 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 12:27 pmSat 11:33 pmSat 6:00 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Bethesda.

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