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Moon: 3.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 28, 2017 at 12:38:55 am


Sunrise Today: 6:41 am 99° East
Sunset Today: 6:00 pm 261° West


Moonrise Today: 7:58 am 91° East
Moonset Today: 8:26 pm 272° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 18 minutes (+2m 29s)

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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

12:38 am

Altitude

-58.6°

Heading

9° N

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 18m 20s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 29s

Winter: +1h 52m

Summer: -3h 36m

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 – 5:13 am
Astro. Twilight5:13 am – 5:44 am
Nautical Twilight5:44 am – 6:15 am
Civil Twilight6:15 am – 6:41 am
Daylight6:41 am – 6:00 pm
Civil Twilight6:00 pm – 6:27 pm
Nautical Twilight6:27 pm – 6:58 pm
Astro. Twilight6:58 pm – 7:28 pm
Night7:28 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Bethesda - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 286:41 am6:00 pm11:18:20+2:2912:20 pm (43.3°)92.098
Mar 16:40 am6:01 pm11:20:50+2:3012:20 pm (43.7°)92.121
Mar 26:39 am6:02 pm11:23:21+2:3012:20 pm (44.1°)92.143
Mar 36:37 am6:03 pm11:25:52+2:3012:20 pm (44.5°)92.165
Mar 46:36 am6:04 pm11:28:23+2:3112:19 pm (44.9°)92.188
Mar 56:34 am6:05 pm11:30:54+2:3112:19 pm (45.3°)92.211
Mar 66:33 am6:06 pm11:33:26+2:3112:19 pm (45.6°)92.234
* All times are local time for Bethesda. 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

12:38 am

Altitude

-51.0°

Heading

335° N

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

3.3%

Moon in Bethesda - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 287:58 am8:26 pm-2:08 pm(51.0°)230,8875.9%
Mar 18:34 am9:34 pm-3:00 pm(55.7°)229,84112.8%
Mar 29:12 am10:42 pm-3:53 pm(60.2°)229,36821.8%
Mar 39:51 am11:50 pm-4:47 pm(64.0°)229,39832.4%
Mar 410:35 am--5:43 pm(67.0°)229,83944.0%
Mar 5-12:56 am11:24 am6:40 pm(68.9°)230,61155.9%
Mar 6-1:59 am12:17 pm7:37 pm(69.5°)231,66367.3%
* All times are local time for Bethesda. 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, Tue, Feb 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:38 amTue 5:29 pmTue 12:03 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 7:32 amTue 8:48 pmTue 2:10 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 8:27 amTue 9:32 pmTue 2:59 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 9:21 pmTue 8:38 amTue 3:00 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 2:34 amTue 12:05 pmTue 7:20 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 8:27 amTue 9:23 pmTue 2:55 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 6:51 amTue 6:03 pmTue 12:27 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
* All times are local time for Bethesda.

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