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

Moon: 11.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 20, 2017 at 11:11:32 am


Sunrise Today: 6:00 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:30 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 3:12 am 67° East
Moonset Today: 5:49 pm 294° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 29 minutes (-1m 28s)

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Today's Sun Position in Fairfax

The Sun's altitude in Fairfax today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

11:11 am

Altitude

57.7°

Heading

115° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 29m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 28s

Winter: +5h 3m

Summer: -23m 32s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Fairfax Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Fairfax today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 am – 4:09 am
Astro. Twilight4:09 am – 4:51 am
Nautical Twilight4:51 am – 5:29 am
Civil Twilight5:29 am – 6:00 am
Daylight6:00 am – 8:30 pm
Civil Twilight8:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Nautical Twilight9:00 pm – 9:38 pm
Astro. Twilight9:38 pm – 10:21 pm
Night10:21 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Fairfax - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 206:00 am8:30 pm14:29:56−1:281:15 pm (71.7°)94.455
Jul 216:01 am8:29 pm14:28:24−1:311:15 pm (71.5°)94.448
Jul 226:02 am8:28 pm14:26:51−1:331:15 pm (71.3°)94.441
Jul 236:02 am8:28 pm14:25:15−1:351:15 pm (71.1°)94.433
Jul 246:03 am8:27 pm14:23:37−1:381:15 pm (70.9°)94.425
Jul 256:04 am8:26 pm14:21:57−1:401:15 pm (70.7°)94.415
Jul 266:05 am8:25 pm14:20:14−1:421:15 pm (70.4°)94.406
* All times are local time for Fairfax. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2112:24 am
September EquinoxSep 224:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2111:28 am
* All times are local Fairfax time.

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Today's Moon in Fairfax

The Moon's path in Fairfax today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2017 Moon Phases

11:11 am

Altitude

67.2°

Heading

206° SW

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

11.1%

Moon in Fairfax - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 203:12 am5:49 pm-10:28 am(69.0°)225,05311.3%
Jul 214:07 am6:53 pm-11:30 am(70.2°)224,4644.6%
Jul 225:09 am7:52 pm-12:31 pm(69.8°)224,9370.8%
Jul 236:15 am8:43 pm-1:32 pm(68.0°)226,4900.2%
Jul 247:23 am9:28 pm-2:29 pm(65.1°)229,0062.6%
Jul 258:31 am10:07 pm-3:23 pm(61.2°)232,2547.7%
Jul 269:37 am10:43 pm-4:14 pm(56.9°)235,92814.9%
* All times are local time for Fairfax. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Thu, Jul 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:07 amThu 9:47 pmThu 2:58 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 3:06 amThu 5:35 pmThu 10:21 amGood visibility
MarsThu 6:08 amThu 8:40 pmThu 1:24 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterThu 12:27 pmThu 11:59 pmThu 6:13 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 5:52 pmFri 3:25 amThu 10:39 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 12:26 amThu 1:37 pmThu 7:02 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 10:35 pmFri 9:53 amFri 4:14 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Fairfax.

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