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

Moon: 50.9%
First Quarter
Current Time: Apr 20, 2021 at 4:44:44 am
Sunrise Today: 6:25 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 7:51 pm 286° West
Moonrise Today: 12:29 pm 60° Northeast
Moonset Today: 2:51 am 301° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 26 minutes (+2m 21s)
Location of FairfaxLocation

Today's Sun Position in Fairfax

Time:4:44 am
Altitude:-18.7°
Direction:57° NE
Phase:Night

Day length today: 13h 25m 57s (Apr 20, 2021)

2 minutes, 21 seconds longer than yesterday (Apr 19, 2021)

3 hours, 59 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

1 hour, 27 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Fairfax Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:48 am
Astro. Twilight4:48 am – 5:24 am
Nautical Twilight5:24 am – 5:57 am
Civil Twilight5:57 am – 6:25 am
Daylight6:25 am – 7:51 pm
Civil Twilight7:51 pm – 8:19 pm
Nautical Twilight8:19 pm – 8:52 pm
Astro. Twilight8:52 pm – 9:28 pm
Night9:28 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Fairfax - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Apr 206:25 am7:51 pm13:25:57+2:211:08 pm (62.9°)93.401
Apr 216:24 am7:52 pm13:28:18+2:201:07 pm (63.3°)93.426
Apr 226:22 am7:53 pm13:30:37+2:191:07 pm (63.6°)93.451
Apr 236:21 am7:54 pm13:32:55+2:181:07 pm (63.9°)93.475
Apr 246:20 am7:55 pm13:35:13+2:171:07 pm (64.3°)93.500
Apr 256:18 am7:56 pm13:37:29+2:161:07 pm (64.6°)93.524
Apr 266:17 am7:57 pm13:39:45+2:151:06 pm (64.9°)93.549
* All times are local time for Fairfax. 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 Fairfax

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Fairfax - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 20-2:51 am12:29 pm8:04 pm(73.0°)240,66057.4%
Apr 21-3:32 am1:35 pm8:56 pm(69.3°)236,74668.0%
Apr 22-4:08 am2:43 pm9:47 pm(64.4°)232,72278.0%
Apr 23-4:40 am3:54 pm10:38 pm(58.6°)228,91386.9%
Apr 24-5:10 am5:06 pm11:28 pm(52.1°)225,67494.0%
Apr 25-5:40 am6:20 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Apr 26-6:10 am7:36 pm12:20 am(45.3°)223,34298.5%
* All times are local time for Fairfax. 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 Fairfax This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Apr 20, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:32 amTue 8:00 pmTue 1:15 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusTue 6:47 amTue 8:21 pmTue 1:34 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 9:34 amWed 12:36 amTue 5:05 pmAverage visibility
JupiterTue 3:52 amTue 2:29 pmTue 9:10 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 3:11 amTue 1:18 pmTue 8:15 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 6:54 amTue 8:34 pmTue 1:44 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 4:57 amTue 4:34 pmTue 10:46 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Fairfax.

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