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

Moon: 88.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 21, 2019 at 11:27:40 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:52 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:19 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:13 pm 119° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:06 am 241° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 27 minutes (+1m 35s)

Location of FairfaxLocation

Today's Sun Position in Fairfax

Time:11:27 pm
Altitude:-26.5°
Direction:334° NW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 14h 27m 37s (May 21, 2019)

1 minute, 35 seconds longer than yesterday (May 20, 2019)

5 hours longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

25 minutes, 51 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Fairfax Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:02 am
Astro. Twilight4:02 am – 4:44 am
Nautical Twilight4:44 am – 5:21 am
Civil Twilight5:21 am – 5:52 am
Daylight5:52 am – 8:19 pm
Civil Twilight8:19 pm – 8:50 pm
Nautical Twilight8:50 pm – 9:28 pm
Astro. Twilight9:28 pm – 10:10 pm
Night10:10 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Fairfax - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 215:52 am8:19 pm14:27:37+1:351:05 pm (71.4°)94.080
May 225:51 am8:20 pm14:29:10+1:331:05 pm (71.6°)94.098
May 235:50 am8:21 pm14:30:41+1:301:05 pm (71.8°)94.116
May 245:50 am8:22 pm14:32:09+1:281:06 pm (72.0°)94.134
May 255:49 am8:23 pm14:33:35+1:251:06 pm (72.1°)94.152
May 265:48 am8:23 pm14:34:58+1:231:06 pm (72.3°)94.169
May 275:48 am8:24 pm14:36:19+1:201:06 pm (72.5°)94.186
* 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 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Fairfax - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 21-8:06 am11:13 pm3:12 am(28.6°)241,95193.5%
May 22-8:58 am-4:05 am(28.1°)244,79887.4%
May 2312:02 am9:52 am-4:56 am(28.7°)247,32479.8%
May 2412:46 am10:49 am-5:45 am(30.5°)249,32171.2%
May 251:24 am11:46 am-6:32 am(33.1°)250,62061.9%
May 261:57 am12:43 pm-7:17 am(36.5°)251,11652.2%
May 272:27 am1:40 pm-8:00 am(40.5°)250,76642.5%
* 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, May 21, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:54 amWed 8:29 pmWed 1:11 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusWed 4:51 amWed 6:23 pmWed 11:36 amFairly good visibility
MarsWed 7:58 amWed 10:56 pmWed 3:27 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 9:46 pmThu 7:15 amThu 2:31 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 11:49 pmWed 9:25 amWed 4:37 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 4:34 amWed 6:00 pmWed 11:17 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneWed 2:44 amWed 2:13 pmWed 8:29 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Fairfax.

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