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Alexandria, VA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 95.0%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: May 21, 2024 at 4:28:55 am
Sunrise Today: 5:50 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:19 pm 297° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 6:45 pm 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:28 am 251° West
Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 29 minutes (+1m 33s)
Location of AlexandriaLocation

Today's Sun Position in Alexandria

Time:4:28 am
Altitude:-14.0°
Direction:49° NE
Phase:Astronomical Twilight

Day length today: 14h 28m 39s (May 21, 2024)

1 minute, 33 seconds longer than yesterday (May 20, 2024)

5 hours, 1 minute longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2023)

24 minutes, 36 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2023)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Alexandria Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:00 am
Astro. Twilight4:00 am – 4:42 am
Nautical Twilight4:42 am – 5:20 am
Civil Twilight5:20 am – 5:50 am
Daylight5:50 am – 8:19 pm
Civil Twilight8:19 pm – 8:50 pm
Nautical Twilight8:50 pm – 9:27 pm
Astro. Twilight9:27 pm – 10:10 pm
Night10:10 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Alexandria - Next 7 Days

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 215:50 am8:19 pm14:28:39+1:331:04 pm (71.6°)94.090
May 225:50 am8:20 pm14:30:10+1:311:04 pm (71.8°)94.107
May 235:49 am8:21 pm14:31:39+1:281:05 pm (72.0°)94.125
May 245:48 am8:21 pm14:33:05+1:261:05 pm (72.1°)94.142
May 255:48 am8:22 pm14:34:29+1:231:05 pm (72.3°)94.159
May 265:47 am8:23 pm14:35:50+1:211:05 pm (72.5°)94.176
May 275:47 am8:24 pm14:37:08+1:181:05 pm (72.7°)94.192
* All times are local time for Alexandria. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Alexandria

Year 2024 Moon Phases

Moon in Alexandria - Next 7 days

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2024Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 21-4:28 am6:45 pm11:54 pm(31.6°)245,86497.9%
May 22-4:55 am7:50 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
May 23-5:28 am8:58 pm12:42 am(27.2°)243,59599.8%
May 24-6:08 am10:03 pm1:35 am(24.0°)241,26999.4%
May 25-6:59 am11:04 pm2:32 am(22.2°)239,00196.7%
May 26-7:59 am11:56 pm3:30 am(22.1°)236,87391.6%
May 27-9:07 am-4:29 am(23.9°)234,93284.4%
* All times are local time for Alexandria. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Alexandria This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 21, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 4:54 amTue 6:17 pmTue 11:35 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 5:42 amTue 7:57 pmTue 12:49 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 3:51 amTue 4:29 pmTue 10:10 amAverage visibility
JupiterTue 5:49 amTue 8:04 pmTue 12:56 pmExtremely difficult to see
SaturnTue 2:47 amTue 2:10 pmTue 8:28 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 5:29 amTue 7:38 pmTue 12:34 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 3:11 amTue 3:07 pmTue 9:09 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Alexandria.

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