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

Moon: 45.8%
Waning Crescent
Current Time: Aug 19, 2022 at 11:11:14 am
Sunrise Today: 6:26 am 73° East
Sunset Today: 7:58 pm 287° West
Moonset Today: 2:36 pm 299° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 32 minutes (-2m 16s)
Location of FairfaxLocation

Today's Sun Position in Fairfax

Time:11:11 am
Altitude:52.4°
Direction:126° SE
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 31m 46s (Aug 19, 2022)

2 minutes, 16 seconds shorter than yesterday (Aug 18, 2022)

4 hours, 5 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2021)

1 hour, 21 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2022)

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 – 5:58 am
Civil Twilight5:58 am – 6:26 am
Daylight6:26 am – 7:58 pm
Civil Twilight7:58 pm – 8:26 pm
Nautical Twilight8:26 pm – 9:00 pm
Astro. Twilight9:00 pm – 9:35 pm
Night9:35 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Fairfax - Next 7 Days

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 196:26 am7:58 pm13:31:46−2:161:12 pm (63.8°)94.074
Aug 206:27 am7:56 pm13:29:29−2:171:12 pm (63.4°)94.056
Aug 216:28 am7:55 pm13:27:11−2:171:12 pm (63.1°)94.037
Aug 226:29 am7:54 pm13:24:52−2:181:12 pm (62.8°)94.019
Aug 236:30 am7:52 pm13:22:33−2:191:11 pm (62.4°)94.000
Aug 246:31 am7:51 pm13:20:13−2:201:11 pm (62.1°)93.980
Aug 256:32 am7:49 pm13:17:52−2:201:11 pm (61.8°)93.960
* 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 2022 Moon Phases

Moon in Fairfax - Next 7 days

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2022Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 19-2:36 pm-7:06 am(72.0°)247,72047.5%
Aug 2012:18 am3:37 pm-7:54 am(75.2°)249,88137.6%
Aug 2112:57 am4:35 pm-8:44 am(77.3°)251,26628.4%
Aug 221:42 am5:27 pm-9:34 am(78.1°)251,87620.1%
Aug 232:33 am6:13 pm-10:25 am(77.5°)251,76612.9%
Aug 243:30 am6:53 pm-11:15 am(75.6°)251,0347.1%
Aug 254:31 am7:26 pm-12:03 pm(72.4°)249,8002.9%
* 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, Fri, Aug 19, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:39 amFri 8:57 pmFri 2:49 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 5:00 amFri 7:12 pmFri 12:06 pmFairly good visibility
MarsFri 12:03 amFri 2:14 pmFri 7:08 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 9:38 pmSat 9:53 amSat 3:46 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 7:42 pmSat 6:02 amSat 12:52 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 11:25 pmFri 1:23 pmFri 6:24 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 9:05 pmSat 8:49 amSat 2:57 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Fairfax.

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