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Moon: 23.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 30, 2017 at 11:17:17 am


Sunrise Today: 6:11 am 70° East
Sunset Today: 8:00 pm 290° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:00 am 65° East


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 49 minutes (+2m 11s)

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Today's Sun Position in Bethesda

The Sun's altitude in Bethesda 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

11:17 am

Altitude

56.2°

Heading

128° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 49m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 11s

Winter: +4h 23m

Summer: -1h 5m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Bethesda Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Bethesda 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 – 4:30 am
Astro. Twilight4:30 am – 5:07 am
Nautical Twilight5:07 am – 5:42 am
Civil Twilight5:42 am – 6:11 am
Daylight6:11 am – 8:00 pm
Civil Twilight8:00 pm – 8:29 pm
Nautical Twilight8:29 pm – 9:04 pm
Astro. Twilight9:04 pm – 9:41 pm
Night9:41 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Bethesda - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 306:11 am8:00 pm13:49:02+2:111:05 pm (66.0°)93.650
May 16:10 am8:01 pm13:51:13+2:101:05 pm (66.3°)93.673
May 26:08 am8:02 pm13:53:22+2:091:05 pm (66.6°)93.696
May 36:07 am8:03 pm13:55:30+2:071:05 pm (66.9°)93.719
May 46:06 am8:04 pm13:57:37+2:061:05 pm (67.2°)93.741
May 56:05 am8:05 pm13:59:42+2:051:05 pm (67.5°)93.763
May 66:04 am8:06 pm14:01:45+2:031:04 pm (67.7°)93.785
* All times are local time for Bethesda. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2112:24 am
September EquinoxSep 224:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2111:28 am
* All times are local Bethesda time.

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Today's Moon in Bethesda

The Moon's path in Bethesda 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 2017 Moon Phases

11:17 am

Altitude

12.8°

Heading

76° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

23.5%

Moon in Bethesda - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 3010:00 am--5:22 pm(69.8°)228,20826.0%
May 1-12:43 am11:01 am6:20 pm(68.7°)231,24037.1%
May 2-1:35 am12:04 pm7:15 pm(66.5°)234,49648.5%
May 3-2:20 am1:08 pm8:07 pm(63.4°)237,73559.7%
May 4-2:59 am2:10 pm8:56 pm(59.7°)240,78670.0%
May 5-3:34 am3:11 pm9:42 pm(55.6°)243,54179.2%
May 6-4:07 am4:10 pm10:27 pm(51.4°)245,94586.9%
* All times are local time for Bethesda. 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 Bethesda This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Apr 30, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:36 amSun 6:35 pmSun 12:06 pmVery difficult to see
VenusSun 4:27 amSun 4:42 pmSun 10:34 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 7:31 amSun 10:10 pmSun 2:50 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSun 5:43 pmMon 5:17 amSun 11:30 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 11:32 pmMon 9:04 amMon 4:18 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 5:35 amSun 6:40 pmSun 12:08 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 3:56 amSun 3:13 pmSun 9:34 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Bethesda.

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