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Moon: 1.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 29, 2016 at 2:53:31 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:04 AM 93° East
Sunset Today: 6:55 PM 267° West


Moonrise Today: 5:40 AM 84° East
Moonset Today: 6:26 PM 274° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 51 minutes (-2m 23s)

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Today's Sun Position in Richmond

The Sun's altitude in Richmond 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

2:53 PM

Altitude

41.8°

Heading

220° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 51m 12s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 23s

Winter: +2h 16m

Summer: -2h 54m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Richmond Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Richmond 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 – 5:37 AM
Astro. Twilight5:37 AM – 6:07 AM
Nautical Twilight6:07 AM – 6:38 AM
Civil Twilight6:38 AM – 7:04 AM
Daylight7:04 AM – 6:55 PM
Civil Twilight6:55 PM – 7:21 PM
Nautical Twilight7:21 PM – 7:51 PM
Astro. Twilight7:51 PM – 8:22 PM
Night8:22 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 297:04 AM6:55 PM11:51:12−2:231:00 PM (49.7°)93.099
Sep 307:05 AM6:54 PM11:48:49−2:231:00 PM (49.3°)93.073
Oct 17:06 AM6:52 PM11:46:26−2:2312:59 PM (48.9°)93.046
Oct 27:07 AM6:51 PM11:44:03−2:2212:59 PM (48.5°)93.019
Oct 37:07 AM6:49 PM11:41:40−2:2212:59 PM (48.2°)92.992
Oct 47:08 AM6:48 PM11:39:17−2:2212:58 PM (47.8°)92.965
Oct 57:09 AM6:46 PM11:36:55−2:2212:58 PM (47.4°)92.938
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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 Richmond time.

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Today's Moon in Richmond

The Moon's path in Richmond 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

2:53 PM

Altitude

39.0°

Heading

238° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.4%

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 295:40 AM6:26 PM-12:06 PM(55.9°)247,3481.7%
Sep 306:37 AM6:57 PM-12:50 PM(51.9°)249,0700.1%
Oct 17:33 AM7:28 PM-1:33 PM(47.9°)250,5050.6%
Oct 28:28 AM8:00 PM-2:17 PM(44.2°)251,5822.9%
Oct 39:23 AM8:33 PM-3:00 PM(40.8°)252,2137.1%
Oct 410:17 AM9:08 PM-3:45 PM(37.9°)252,29812.9%
Oct 511:11 AM9:46 PM-4:30 PM(35.5°)251,74320.1%
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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 Richmond This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Sep 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:36 AMThu 6:16 PMThu 11:56 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 9:36 AMThu 8:12 PMThu 2:54 PMFairly good visibility
MarsThu 2:05 PMThu 11:17 PMThu 6:41 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 6:52 AMThu 6:52 PMThu 12:52 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnThu 12:20 PMThu 10:09 PMThu 5:14 PMAverage visiblity
UranusThu 7:31 PMFri 8:26 AMFri 1:59 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 5:45 PMFri 4:55 AMThu 11:20 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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