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Moon: 52.2%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 29, 2016 at 3:44:04 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:47 AM 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:27 PM 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:34 AM 101° East
Moonset Today: 1:06 PM 261° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 39 minutes (+1m 13s)

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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

3:44 AM

Altitude

-19.1°

Heading

39° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

14h 39m 47s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 13s

Winter: +5h 13m

Summer: -13m 45s

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 – 3:53 AM
Astro. Twilight3:53 AM – 4:37 AM
Nautical Twilight4:37 AM – 5:16 AM
Civil Twilight5:16 AM – 5:47 AM
Daylight5:47 AM – 8:27 PM
Civil Twilight8:27 PM – 8:58 PM
Nautical Twilight8:58 PM – 9:37 PM
Astro. Twilight9:37 PM – 10:21 PM
Night10:21 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Fairfax - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 295:47 AM8:27 PM14:39:47+1:131:07 PM (72.9°)94.230
May 305:47 AM8:28 PM14:40:57+1:101:07 PM (73.1°)94.246
May 315:46 AM8:28 PM14:42:05+1:071:07 PM (73.2°)94.261
Jun 15:46 AM8:29 PM14:43:10+1:041:07 PM (73.3°)94.276
Jun 25:45 AM8:30 PM14:44:11+1:011:07 PM (73.5°)94.290
Jun 35:45 AM8:30 PM14:45:10+0:581:07 PM (73.6°)94.304
Jun 45:45 AM8:31 PM14:46:06+0:551:08 PM (73.7°)94.317
* 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

3:44 AM

Altitude

22.1°

Heading

123° SE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

52.2%

Moon in Fairfax - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 291:34 AM1:06 PM-7:17 AM(42.7°)233,46250.6%
May 302:11 AM2:13 PM-8:08 AM(47.1°)230,63239.0%
May 312:47 AM3:21 PM-9:00 AM(51.8°)228,07327.8%
Jun 13:25 AM4:30 PM-9:53 AM(56.6°)226,02817.6%
Jun 24:04 AM5:41 PM-10:49 AM(61.0°)224,7429.2%
Jun 34:47 AM6:52 PM-11:46 AM(64.8°)224,4223.3%
Jun 45:35 AM8:00 PM-12:46 PM(67.6°)225,1830.5%
* 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, Sun, May 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:53 AMSun 6:24 PMSun 11:38 AMDifficult
VenusSun 5:42 AMSun 8:14 PMSun 12:58 PMSlightly difficult
MarsSun 7:35 PMMon 5:11 AMMon 12:23 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 1:14 PMMon 2:07 AMSun 7:40 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 8:38 PMSun 6:22 AMSun 1:30 AMPerfect visibility
UranusSun 3:36 AMSun 4:35 PMSun 10:05 AMDifficult
NeptuneSun 1:58 AMSun 1:11 PMSun 7:34 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Fairfax.

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