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Moon: 49.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 21, 2018 at 10:34:36 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:50 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:20 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:11 pm 71° East
Moonset Today: 1:30 am 291° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 29 minutes (+1m 36s)

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Today's Sun Position in Gaithersburg

The Sun's altitude in Gaithersburg 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

10:34 pm

Altitude

-20.8°

Heading

322° NW

Position

Night

Day length

14h 29m 34s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 36s

Winter: +5h 4m

Summer: -25m 47s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Gaithersburg Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Gaithersburg 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 – 3:59 am
Astro. Twilight3:59 am – 4:42 am
Nautical Twilight4:42 am – 5:20 am
Civil Twilight5:20 am – 5:50 am
Daylight5:50 am – 8:20 pm
Civil Twilight8:20 pm – 8:51 pm
Nautical Twilight8:51 pm – 9:29 pm
Astro. Twilight9:29 pm – 10:11 pm
Night10:11 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Gaithersburg - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 215:50 am8:20 pm14:29:34+1:361:05 pm (71.1°)94.086
May 225:50 am8:21 pm14:31:08+1:331:05 pm (71.3°)94.103
May 235:49 am8:22 pm14:32:39+1:311:05 pm (71.5°)94.120
May 245:48 am8:22 pm14:34:08+1:281:05 pm (71.7°)94.136
May 255:48 am8:23 pm14:35:34+1:261:05 pm (71.9°)94.153
May 265:47 am8:24 pm14:36:57+1:231:05 pm (72.1°)94.169
May 275:47 am8:25 pm14:38:18+1:201:05 pm (72.2°)94.185
* All times are local time for Gaithersburg. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:07 am
September EquinoxSep 229:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:23 pm
* All times are local Gaithersburg time.

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Today's Moon in Gaithersburg

The Moon's path in Gaithersburg 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 2018 Moon Phases

10:34 pm

Altitude

39.7°

Heading

252° W

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

49.5%

Moon in Gaithersburg - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 21-1:30 am12:11 pm7:15 pm(64.1°)231,43848.0%
May 22-2:10 am1:18 pm8:07 pm(59.8°)233,77159.5%
May 23-2:46 am2:24 pm8:56 pm(55.1°)236,17470.3%
May 24-3:19 am3:28 pm9:43 pm(50.3°)238,56179.8%
May 25-3:50 am4:31 pm10:30 pm(45.5°)240,87987.7%
May 26-4:21 am5:33 pm11:16 pm(41.0°)243,10093.8%
May 27-4:53 am6:34 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Gaithersburg. 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 Gaithersburg This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, May 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:08 amTue 6:56 pmTue 12:02 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 7:49 amMon 10:56 pmMon 3:23 pmGood visibility
MarsTue 12:43 amTue 10:15 amTue 5:29 amPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 6:58 pmTue 5:17 amTue 12:08 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 11:00 pmTue 8:29 amTue 3:44 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 4:23 amTue 5:40 pmTue 11:01 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneTue 2:38 amTue 2:00 pmTue 8:19 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Gaithersburg.

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