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Flag for U.S.A. Bethesda, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 87.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 1, 2015 at 1:06:32 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:37 AM 79° East
Sunset Today: 7:39 PM 281° West


Moonrise Today: 9:38 PM 80° East
Moonset Today: 9:54 AM 277° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 2 minutes (-2m 25s)

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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 the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

1:06 PM

Altitude

59.2°

Heading

179° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 2m 12s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 25s

Winter: +3h 36m

Summer: -1h 52m

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 – 5:03 AM
Astro. Twilight5:03 AM – 5:37 AM
Nautical Twilight5:37 AM – 6:10 AM
Civil Twilight6:10 AM – 6:37 AM
Daylight6:37 AM – 7:39 PM
Civil Twilight7:39 PM – 8:06 PM
Nautical Twilight8:06 PM – 8:39 PM
Astro. Twilight8:39 PM – 9:13 PM
Night9:13 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Bethesda - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 16:37 AM7:39 PM13:02:12−2:251:08 PM (59.2°)93.809
Sep 26:38 AM7:38 PM12:59:46−2:261:08 PM (58.9°)93.787
Sep 36:39 AM7:36 PM12:57:19−2:261:08 PM (58.5°)93.765
Sep 46:40 AM7:35 PM12:54:52−2:261:07 PM (58.1°)93.743
Sep 56:41 AM7:33 PM12:52:25−2:271:07 PM (57.8°)93.721
Sep 66:41 AM7:31 PM12:49:57−2:271:07 PM (57.4°)93.698
Sep 76:42 AM7:30 PM12:47:29−2:281:06 PM (57.0°)93.676
* All times are local time for Bethesda. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 2112:39 PM
September EquinoxSep 234:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:49 PM
* 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 2015 Moon Phases

1:06 PM

Altitude

-32.8°

Heading

312° NW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

87.6%

Moon in Bethesda - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 1-9:54 AM9:38 PM3:22 AM(55.0°)224,17390.6%
Sep 2-11:04 AM10:19 PM4:17 AM(59.5°)226,47782.2%
Sep 3-12:12 PM11:02 PM5:12 AM(63.3°)229,48972.0%
Sep 4-1:16 PM11:49 PM6:07 AM(66.2°)232,89560.9%
Sep 5-2:16 PM-7:01 AM(68.1°)236,40349.6%
Sep 612:38 AM3:10 PM-7:54 AM(68.8°)239,77938.7%
Sep 71:31 AM4:00 PM-8:46 AM(68.5°)242,85628.6%
* All times are local time for Bethesda. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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