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Moon: 64.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Feb 24, 2018 at 9:12:59 am


Sunrise Today: 6:47 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 5:58 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 12:25 pm 66° East
Moonset Today: 2:01 am 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 10 minutes (+2m 19s)

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Today's Sun Position in Richmond

The Sun's altitude in Richmond 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

9:12 am

Altitude

25.5°

Heading

126° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

11h 10m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 19s

Winter: +1h 36m

Summer: -3h 34m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Richmond Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Richmond 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 – 5:20 am
Astro. Twilight5:20 am – 5:51 am
Nautical Twilight5:51 am – 6:21 am
Civil Twilight6:21 am – 6:47 am
Daylight6:47 am – 5:58 pm
Civil Twilight5:58 pm – 6:24 pm
Nautical Twilight6:24 pm – 6:55 pm
Astro. Twilight6:55 pm – 7:25 pm
Night7:25 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 246:47 am5:58 pm11:10:43+2:1912:22 pm (43.2°)92.002
Feb 256:46 am5:59 pm11:13:04+2:2112:22 pm (43.6°)92.023
Feb 266:45 am6:00 pm11:15:25+2:2112:22 pm (43.9°)92.044
Feb 276:43 am6:01 pm11:17:46+2:2112:22 pm (44.3°)92.066
Feb 286:42 am6:02 pm11:20:08+2:2212:22 pm (44.7°)92.088
Mar 16:41 am6:03 pm11:22:31+2:2312:22 pm (45.1°)92.110
Mar 26:39 am6:04 pm11:24:54+2:2312:21 pm (45.4°)92.133
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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 Richmond time.

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Today's Moon in Richmond

The Moon's path in Richmond 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

9:12 am

Altitude

-28.3°

Heading

30° NE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

64.2%

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 24-2:01 am12:25 pm7:44 pm(71.8°)228,54069.0%
Feb 25-3:05 am1:22 pm8:44 pm(72.2°)227,05479.6%
Feb 26-4:05 am2:25 pm9:44 pm(71.1°)226,23888.5%
Feb 27-5:00 am3:32 pm10:44 pm(68.6°)226,26495.2%
Feb 28-5:49 am4:41 pm11:41 pm(65.0°)227,22799.0%
Mar 1-6:32 am5:51 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Mar 2-7:11 am6:59 pm12:35 am(60.6°)229,11499.9%
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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 Richmond This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Feb 24, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:10 amSat 6:26 pmSat 12:48 pmDifficult to see
VenusSat 7:23 amSat 6:50 pmSat 1:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 2:09 amSat 11:47 amSat 6:58 amAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 12:09 amSat 10:22 amSat 5:16 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 3:33 amSat 1:11 pmSat 8:22 amAverage visiblity
UranusSat 8:56 amSat 9:58 pmSat 3:27 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 7:13 amSat 6:32 pmSat 12:52 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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