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Flag for USA Bethesda, MD, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 22.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 29, 2017 at 5:05:58 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:45 am 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:26 pm 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:50 am 67° East


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 40 minutes (+1m 14s)

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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

5:05 pm

Altitude

36.5°

Heading

270° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 40m 15s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 14s

Winter: +5h 14m

Summer: -14m 6s

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 – 3:51 am
Astro. Twilight3:51 am – 4:35 am
Nautical Twilight4:35 am – 5:14 am
Civil Twilight5:14 am – 5:45 am
Daylight5:45 am – 8:26 pm
Civil Twilight8:26 pm – 8:57 pm
Nautical Twilight8:57 pm – 9:36 pm
Astro. Twilight9:36 pm – 10:20 pm
Night10:20 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Bethesda - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 295:45 am8:26 pm14:40:15+1:141:05 pm (72.7°)94.226
May 305:45 am8:26 pm14:41:26+1:111:05 pm (72.9°)94.240
May 315:44 am8:27 pm14:42:35+1:081:06 pm (73.0°)94.254
Jun 15:44 am8:28 pm14:43:41+1:051:06 pm (73.2°)94.268
Jun 25:44 am8:28 pm14:44:43+1:021:06 pm (73.3°)94.281
Jun 35:43 am8:29 pm14:45:43+0:591:06 pm (73.4°)94.294
Jun 45:43 am8:30 pm14:46:40+0:561:06 pm (73.5°)94.307
* 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

5:05 pm

Altitude

67.7°

Heading

180° S

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

22.6%

Moon in Bethesda - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 299:50 am--5:06 pm(67.7°)229,63522.6%
May 30-12:17 am10:56 am6:01 pm(64.9°)233,38033.1%
May 31-12:59 am12:01 pm6:52 pm(61.2°)237,21144.0%
Jun 1-1:37 am1:03 pm7:41 pm(57.2°)240,85854.9%
Jun 2-2:10 am2:04 pm8:26 pm(52.9°)244,12365.2%
Jun 3-2:41 am3:03 pm9:11 pm(48.6°)246,88674.6%
Jun 4-3:12 am4:00 pm9:54 pm(44.5°)249,09182.7%
* 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, Mon, May 29, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 4:46 amMon 6:28 pmMon 11:36 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 3:39 amTue 4:32 pmTue 10:05 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 6:52 amMon 9:49 pmMon 2:21 pmDifficult to see
JupiterMon 3:39 pmTue 3:18 amMon 9:28 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 9:31 pmTue 7:04 amTue 2:17 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 3:41 amTue 4:50 pmTue 10:16 amDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 1:59 amTue 1:17 pmTue 7:38 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Bethesda.

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