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Moon: 79.0%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jun 24, 2016 at 7:56:03 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:45 AM 59° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:38 PM 301° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:37 PM 103° East
Moonset Today: 9:55 AM 254° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 53 minutes (-11s)

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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

7:56 PM

Altitude

6.6°

Heading

295° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 53m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: -11s

Winter: +5h 26m

Summer: -24s

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 – 3:46 AM
Astro. Twilight3:46 AM – 4:33 AM
Nautical Twilight4:33 AM – 5:13 AM
Civil Twilight5:13 AM – 5:45 AM
Daylight5:45 AM – 8:38 PM
Civil Twilight8:38 PM – 9:10 PM
Nautical Twilight9:10 PM – 9:51 PM
Astro. Twilight9:51 PM – 10:37 PM
Night10:37 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Fairfax - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 245:45 AM8:38 PM14:53:08−0:111:12 PM (74.5°)94.486
Jun 255:46 AM8:38 PM14:52:53−0:141:12 PM (74.5°)94.491
Jun 265:46 AM8:38 PM14:52:35−0:181:12 PM (74.5°)94.495
Jun 275:46 AM8:38 PM14:52:13−0:211:12 PM (74.4°)94.499
Jun 285:47 AM8:38 PM14:51:48−0:241:13 PM (74.4°)94.503
Jun 295:47 AM8:38 PM14:51:20−0:281:13 PM (74.3°)94.506
Jun 305:48 AM8:38 PM14:50:47−0:321:13 PM (74.3°)94.508
* 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

7:56 PM

Altitude

-41.7°

Heading

67° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

79.0%

Moon in Fairfax - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 24-9:55 AM11:37 PM4:24 AM(37.6°)237,23184.4%
Jun 25-10:59 AM-5:15 AM(41.3°)235,12375.4%
Jun 2612:14 AM12:04 PM-6:05 AM(45.5°)233,11265.0%
Jun 2712:49 AM1:10 PM-6:56 AM(50.1°)231,25153.6%
Jun 281:25 AM2:17 PM-7:47 AM(54.7°)229,62541.8%
Jun 292:02 AM3:25 PM-8:40 AM(59.2°)228,35230.3%
Jun 302:42 AM4:34 PM-9:35 AM(63.2°)227,57719.8%
* 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, Fri, Jun 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 4:51 AMSat 7:38 PMSat 12:14 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 6:06 AMFri 9:00 PMFri 1:33 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 5:25 PMSat 3:06 AMFri 10:15 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 11:43 AMSat 12:30 AMFri 6:07 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 6:43 PMSat 4:28 AMFri 11:36 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSat 1:52 AMSat 2:53 PMSat 8:23 AMDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 12:12 AMSat 11:25 AMSat 5:48 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Fairfax.

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