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Moon: 9.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 2, 2016 at 1:21:40 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:09 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:46 pm 242° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 9:28 am 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:42 pm 246° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 36 minutes (-1m 8s)

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Today's Sun Position in Washington DC

The Sun's altitude in Washington DC 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

1:21 pm

Altitude

26.0°

Heading

202° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 36m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 8s

Winter: +10m 41s

Summer: -5h 16m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Washington DC Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Washington DC 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 – 5:34 am
Astro. Twilight5:34 am – 6:07 am
Nautical Twilight6:07 am – 6:40 am
Civil Twilight6:40 am – 7:09 am
Daylight7:09 am – 4:46 pm
Civil Twilight4:46 pm – 5:16 pm
Nautical Twilight5:16 pm – 5:49 pm
Astro. Twilight5:49 pm – 6:21 pm
Night6:21 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 27:09 am4:46 pm9:36:59−1:0811:58 am (29.0°)91.637
Dec 37:10 am4:46 pm9:35:54−1:0511:58 am (28.9°)91.622
Dec 47:11 am4:46 pm9:34:53−1:0111:59 am (28.8°)91.608
Dec 57:12 am4:46 pm9:33:54−0:5811:59 am (28.6°)91.594
Dec 67:13 am4:46 pm9:32:59−0:5511:59 am (28.5°)91.581
Dec 77:14 am4:46 pm9:32:07−0:5112:00 pm (28.4°)91.568
Dec 87:15 am4:46 pm9:31:18−0:4812:00 pm (28.3°)91.555
* All times are local time for Washington DC. 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 Washington DC time.

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Today's Moon in Washington DC

The Moon's path in Washington DC 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

1:21 pm

Altitude

29.5°

Heading

161° S

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.7%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 29:28 am7:42 pm-2:34 pm(31.9°)247,81510.0%
Dec 310:12 am8:37 pm-3:23 pm(33.2°)245,66716.8%
Dec 410:54 am9:35 pm-4:12 pm(35.5°)243,11525.2%
Dec 511:32 am10:35 pm-5:01 pm(38.6°)240,18534.9%
Dec 612:09 pm11:38 pm-5:50 pm(42.4°)236,95145.6%
Dec 712:44 pm--6:39 pm(46.7°)233,54756.8%
Dec 8-12:42 am1:19 pm7:30 pm(51.4°)230,18068.0%
* All times are local time for Washington DC. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Washington DC This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Dec 2, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:47 amFri 5:51 pmFri 1:19 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 10:26 amFri 7:48 pmFri 3:07 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 11:35 amFri 9:48 pmFri 4:41 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 2:42 amFri 2:10 pmFri 8:26 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 7:40 amFri 5:16 pmFri 12:28 pmNot visible
UranusFri 2:10 pmSat 3:03 amFri 8:37 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 12:31 pmFri 11:37 pmFri 6:04 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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