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

Moon: 22.4%
Waning Crescent
Current Time: Aug 3, 2021 at 11:37:29 am
Sunrise Today: 6:12 am 67° East
Sunset Today: 8:17 pm 293° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 1:39 am 61° Northeast
Moonset Today: 4:47 pm 301° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 5 minutes (-1m 56s)
Location of FairfaxLocation

Today's Sun Position in Fairfax

Time:11:37 am
Altitude:59.7°
Direction:128° SE
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 5m 26s (Aug 3, 2021)

1 minute, 56 seconds shorter than yesterday (Aug 2, 2021)

4 hours, 38 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

48 minutes, 3 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2021)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Fairfax Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:27 am
Astro. Twilight4:27 am – 5:06 am
Nautical Twilight5:06 am – 5:42 am
Civil Twilight5:42 am – 6:12 am
Daylight6:12 am – 8:17 pm
Civil Twilight8:17 pm – 8:47 pm
Nautical Twilight8:47 pm – 9:23 pm
Astro. Twilight9:23 pm – 10:02 pm
Night10:02 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Fairfax - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 36:12 am8:17 pm14:05:26−1:561:15 pm (68.5°)94.318
Aug 46:13 am8:16 pm14:03:27−1:581:15 pm (68.2°)94.306
Aug 56:14 am8:15 pm14:01:27−1:591:15 pm (67.9°)94.293
Aug 66:15 am8:14 pm13:59:26−2:011:15 pm (67.7°)94.280
Aug 76:15 am8:13 pm13:57:23−2:021:14 pm (67.4°)94.266
Aug 86:16 am8:12 pm13:55:18−2:041:14 pm (67.1°)94.251
Aug 96:17 am8:10 pm13:53:13−2:051:14 pm (66.8°)94.237
* 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
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 31:39 am4:47 pm-9:10 am(73.8°)250,73123.2%
Aug 42:18 am5:44 pm-9:59 am(75.9°)249,48715.4%
Aug 53:04 am6:37 pm-10:51 am(76.6°)247,6808.9%
Aug 63:58 am7:26 pm-11:43 am(76.0°)245,4814.0%
Aug 74:57 am8:08 pm-12:36 pm(74.0°)243,0721.0%
Aug 86:01 am8:45 pm-1:28 pm(70.7°)240,6250.2%
Aug 97:08 am9:17 pm-2:18 pm(66.3°)238,2851.8%
* 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, Aug 3, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:20 amTue 8:32 pmTue 1:27 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 9:00 amTue 9:51 pmTue 3:26 pmGood visibility
MarsTue 8:00 amTue 9:20 pmTue 2:40 pmDifficult to see
JupiterTue 9:04 pmWed 7:43 amWed 2:24 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 8:08 pmWed 6:07 amWed 1:08 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 12:14 amTue 2:04 pmTue 7:09 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 10:02 pmWed 9:41 amWed 3:52 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Fairfax.

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