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Moon: 54.3%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 26, 2016 at 10:13:16 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:06 AM 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:25 PM 296° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:04 AM 83° East
Moonset Today: 1:17 PM 280° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 19 minutes (-1m 42s)

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Today's Sun Position in Fairfax

The Sun's altitude in Fairfax 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

10:13 AM

Altitude

46.2°

Heading

103° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 19m 53s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 42s

Winter: +4h 53m

Summer: -33m 39s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Fairfax Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Fairfax 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 – 4:17 AM
Astro. Twilight4:17 AM – 4:58 AM
Nautical Twilight4:58 AM – 5:35 AM
Civil Twilight5:35 AM – 6:06 AM
Daylight6:06 AM – 8:25 PM
Civil Twilight8:25 PM – 8:55 PM
Nautical Twilight8:55 PM – 9:33 PM
Astro. Twilight9:33 PM – 10:13 PM
Night10:13 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Fairfax - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 266:06 AM8:25 PM14:19:53−1:421:16 PM (70.4°)94.403
Jul 276:06 AM8:25 PM14:18:08−1:441:16 PM (70.2°)94.394
Jul 286:07 AM8:24 PM14:16:21−1:461:16 PM (69.9°)94.384
Jul 296:08 AM8:23 PM14:14:33−1:481:16 PM (69.7°)94.374
Jul 306:09 AM8:22 PM14:12:42−1:501:16 PM (69.4°)94.364
Jul 316:10 AM8:21 PM14:10:50−1:521:16 PM (69.2°)94.353
Aug 16:11 AM8:20 PM14:08:56−1:531:15 PM (68.9°)94.341
* All times are local time for Fairfax. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 Fairfax time.

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Today's Moon in Fairfax

The Moon's path in Fairfax 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

10:13 AM

Altitude

33.0°

Heading

251° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

54.3%

Moon in Fairfax - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 2612:04 AM1:17 PM-6:37 AM(57.7°)229,87256.1%
Jul 2712:43 AM2:24 PM-7:30 AM(61.9°)229,69844.1%
Jul 281:25 AM3:31 PM-8:24 AM(65.3°)229,87732.5%
Jul 292:10 AM4:35 PM-9:21 AM(67.8°)230,44621.9%
Jul 303:01 AM5:36 PM-10:18 AM(69.1°)231,44813.0%
Jul 313:56 AM6:32 PM-11:15 AM(69.2°)232,9146.1%
Aug 14:56 AM7:22 PM-12:11 PM(68.1°)234,8411.8%
* All times are local time for Fairfax. 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 Fairfax This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jul 26, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:41 AMTue 9:27 PMTue 2:35 PMAverage visiblity
VenusTue 7:12 AMTue 9:12 PMTue 2:13 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 3:42 PMWed 1:13 AMTue 8:27 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 10:02 AMTue 10:35 PMTue 4:19 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 4:30 PMWed 2:16 AMTue 9:23 PMPerfect visibility
UranusMon 11:52 PMTue 12:54 PMTue 6:23 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 10:05 PMWed 9:17 AMWed 3:41 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Fairfax.

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