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Flag for USA Fairfax, VA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 8.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Apr 23, 2017 at 7:50:36 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:21 am 73° East
Sunset Today: 7:54 pm 287° West


Moonrise Today: 4:49 am 97° East
Moonset Today: 4:46 pm 266° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 32 minutes (+2m 18s)

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Today's Sun Position in Fairfax

The Sun's altitude in Fairfax 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

7:50 pm

Altitude

0.3°

Heading

287° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 32m 50s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 18s

Winter: +4h 6m

Summer: -1h 20m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Fairfax Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Fairfax 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 – 4:43 am
Astro. Twilight4:43 am – 5:19 am
Nautical Twilight5:19 am – 5:53 am
Civil Twilight5:53 am – 6:21 am
Daylight6:21 am – 7:54 pm
Civil Twilight7:54 pm – 8:22 pm
Nautical Twilight8:22 pm – 8:56 pm
Astro. Twilight8:56 pm – 9:32 pm
Night9:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Fairfax - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 236:21 am7:54 pm13:32:50+2:181:07 pm (63.9°)93.480
Apr 246:20 am7:55 pm13:35:07+2:171:07 pm (64.2°)93.506
Apr 256:18 am7:56 pm13:37:24+2:161:07 pm (64.6°)93.530
Apr 266:17 am7:57 pm13:39:39+2:151:06 pm (64.9°)93.555
Apr 276:16 am7:58 pm13:41:54+2:141:06 pm (65.2°)93.579
Apr 286:14 am7:59 pm13:44:07+2:131:06 pm (65.5°)93.603
Apr 296:13 am7:59 pm13:46:20+2:121:06 pm (65.8°)93.627
* All times are local time for Fairfax. 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 Fairfax time.

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Today's Moon in Fairfax

The Moon's path in Fairfax 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

7:50 pm

Altitude

-33.9°

Heading

298° NW

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

8.8%

Moon in Fairfax - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 234:49 am4:46 pm-10:43 am(46.4°)231,57811.4%
Apr 245:25 am5:54 pm-11:35 am(51.3°)228,1395.0%
Apr 256:01 am7:05 pm-12:29 pm(56.2°)225,4491.1%
Apr 266:40 am8:17 pm-1:24 pm(60.9°)223,7790.2%
Apr 277:23 am9:29 pm-2:22 pm(65.0°)223,2802.6%
Apr 288:11 am10:39 pm-3:22 pm(68.0°)223,9608.0%
Apr 299:03 am11:44 pm-4:23 pm(69.7°)225,68416.1%
* All times are local time for Fairfax. 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 Fairfax This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Apr 23, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:00 amMon 7:15 pmMon 12:38 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusMon 4:40 amMon 4:56 pmMon 10:48 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 7:43 amSun 10:14 pmSun 2:58 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSun 6:15 pmMon 5:47 amMon 12:01 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 12:01 amMon 9:34 amMon 4:48 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 5:59 amMon 7:03 pmMon 12:31 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 4:20 amMon 3:37 pmMon 9:58 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Fairfax.

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