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

Moon: 83.6%
Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 17, 2019 at 9:37:33 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:19 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 6:27 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 8:59 pm 64° Northeast
Moonset Today: 10:47 am 294° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 8 minutes (-2m 25s)

Location of BethesdaLocation

Today's Sun Position in Bethesda

Time:9:37 pm
Altitude:-37.3°
Direction:291° NW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 11h 8m 5s (Oct 17, 2019)

2 minutes, 25 seconds shorter than yesterday (Oct 16, 2019)

1 hour, 41 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

3 hours, 46 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Bethesda Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:50 am
Astro. Twilight5:50 am – 6:21 am
Nautical Twilight6:21 am – 6:52 am
Civil Twilight6:52 am – 7:19 am
Daylight7:19 am – 6:27 pm
Civil Twilight6:27 pm – 6:54 pm
Nautical Twilight6:54 pm – 7:25 pm
Astro. Twilight7:25 pm – 7:55 pm
Night7:55 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Bethesda - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 177:19 am6:27 pm11:07:35−2:2512:53 pm (41.7°)92.640
Oct 187:20 am6:25 pm11:05:10−2:2512:53 pm (41.4°)92.614
Oct 197:21 am6:24 pm11:02:45−2:2412:53 pm (41.0°)92.588
Oct 207:22 am6:23 pm11:00:21−2:2412:53 pm (40.6°)92.563
Oct 217:23 am6:21 pm10:57:57−2:2312:52 pm (40.3°)92.537
Oct 227:24 am6:20 pm10:55:34−2:2312:52 pm (39.9°)92.512
Oct 237:25 am6:19 pm10:53:12−2:2212:52 pm (39.6°)92.487
* All times are local time for Bethesda. 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 Bethesda

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Bethesda - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 17-10:47 am8:59 pm3:31 am(68.3°)244,02588.8%
Oct 18-11:49 am9:42 pm4:21 am(71.2°)241,67081.4%
Oct 19-12:49 pm10:33 pm5:14 am(73.1°)239,08672.4%
Oct 20-1:46 pm11:32 pm6:10 am(73.7°)236,32162.1%
Oct 21-2:37 pm-7:06 am(72.8°)233,46450.8%
Oct 2212:36 am3:23 pm-8:03 am(70.5°)230,66739.3%
Oct 231:46 am4:04 pm-9:00 am(66.8°)228,13428.0%
* All times are local time for Bethesda. 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 Bethesda This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Oct 17, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 9:31 amFri 7:18 pmFri 2:25 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 8:48 amFri 7:12 pmFri 2:01 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 6:03 amFri 5:49 pmFri 11:56 amDifficult to see
JupiterFri 11:58 amFri 9:23 pmFri 4:40 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 1:42 pmThu 11:11 pmThu 6:27 pmAverage visibility
UranusFri 6:46 pmSat 8:14 amSat 1:30 amAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 4:53 pmFri 4:15 amThu 10:34 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Bethesda.

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