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

Moon: 28.8%
Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 15, 2020 at 2:37:53 am


Sunrise Today: 5:56 am 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:33 pm 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:56 am 72° East
Moonset Today: 4:01 pm 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 37 minutes (-1m 16s)

Location of FairfaxLocation

Today's Sun Position in Fairfax

Time:2:37 am
Altitude:-26.7°
Direction:22° NE
Phase:Night

Day length today: 14h 36m 35s (Jul 15, 2020)

1 minute, 16 seconds shorter than yesterday (Jul 14, 2020)

5 hours, 9 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

16 minutes, 54 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Fairfax Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:03 am
Astro. Twilight4:03 am – 4:47 am
Nautical Twilight4:47 am – 5:25 am
Civil Twilight5:25 am – 5:56 am
Daylight5:56 am – 8:33 pm
Civil Twilight8:33 pm – 9:04 pm
Nautical Twilight9:04 pm – 9:42 pm
Astro. Twilight9:42 pm – 10:26 pm
Night10:26 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Fairfax - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 155:56 am8:33 pm14:36:35−1:161:15 pm (72.5°)94.485
Jul 165:57 am8:32 pm14:35:15−1:191:15 pm (72.4°)94.481
Jul 175:58 am8:32 pm14:33:53−1:221:15 pm (72.2°)94.476
Jul 185:59 am8:31 pm14:32:28−1:241:15 pm (72.0°)94.470
Jul 195:59 am8:30 pm14:31:01−1:271:15 pm (71.8°)94.464
Jul 206:00 am8:30 pm14:29:31−1:291:15 pm (71.6°)94.457
Jul 216:01 am8:29 pm14:27:59−1:311:15 pm (71.4°)94.450
* 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 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Fairfax - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 151:56 am4:01 pm-8:54 am(65.9°)248,29626.5%
Jul 162:27 am5:02 pm-9:40 am(69.7°)245,94018.1%
Jul 173:04 am6:03 pm-10:30 am(72.6°)243,14010.8%
Jul 183:47 am7:03 pm-11:23 am(74.5°)240,1225.1%
Jul 194:39 am8:00 pm-12:19 pm(75.0°)237,1301.3%
Jul 205:38 am8:51 pm-1:17 pm(73.9°)234,4010.1%
Jul 216:44 am9:36 pm-2:14 pm(71.3°)232,1281.4%
* 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, Wed, Jul 15, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:50 amWed 7:07 pmWed 11:58 amDifficult to see
VenusWed 3:16 amWed 5:21 pmWed 10:18 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 12:11 amWed 12:21 pmWed 6:16 amPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 8:24 pmWed 5:58 amWed 1:11 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 8:48 pmWed 6:32 amWed 1:40 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 1:16 amWed 2:56 pmWed 8:06 amDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 11:15 pmWed 10:49 amWed 5:02 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Fairfax.

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