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Moon: 3.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 21, 2017 at 4:51:23 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:05 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:26 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:11 am 66° East
Moonset Today: 6:50 pm 295° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 21 minutes (-1m 26s)

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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

4:51 pm

Altitude

40.6°

Heading

265° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 21m 38s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 26s

Winter: +4h 47m

Summer: -23m 47s

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 – 4:17 am
Astro. Twilight4:17 am – 4:58 am
Nautical Twilight4:58 am – 5:35 am
Civil Twilight5:35 am – 6:05 am
Daylight6:05 am – 8:26 pm
Civil Twilight8:26 pm – 8:56 pm
Nautical Twilight8:56 pm – 9:33 pm
Astro. Twilight9:33 pm – 10:13 pm
Night10:13 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 216:05 am8:26 pm14:21:38−1:261:16 pm (72.8°)94.448
Jul 226:05 am8:26 pm14:20:09−1:281:16 pm (72.6°)94.441
Jul 236:06 am8:25 pm14:18:38−1:311:16 pm (72.4°)94.433
Jul 246:07 am8:24 pm14:17:05−1:331:16 pm (72.2°)94.425
Jul 256:08 am8:23 pm14:15:30−1:351:16 pm (72.0°)94.415
Jul 266:09 am8:22 pm14:13:53−1:371:16 pm (71.7°)94.406
Jul 276:09 am8:22 pm14:12:13−1:391:16 pm (71.5°)94.396
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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 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 2017 Moon Phases

4:51 pm

Altitude

21.0°

Heading

278° W

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

3.6%

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 214:11 am6:50 pm-11:30 am(71.5°)224,4644.6%
Jul 225:13 am7:49 pm-12:32 pm(71.2°)224,9370.8%
Jul 236:19 am8:41 pm-1:32 pm(69.4°)226,4900.2%
Jul 247:26 am9:26 pm-2:30 pm(66.4°)229,0072.6%
Jul 258:34 am10:06 pm-3:24 pm(62.6°)232,2557.7%
Jul 269:39 am10:42 pm-4:15 pm(58.3°)235,93014.9%
Jul 2710:42 am11:16 pm-5:02 pm(53.8°)239,70423.6%
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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 Richmond This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jul 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:13 amFri 9:44 pmFri 2:59 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 3:10 amFri 5:34 pmFri 10:22 amGood visibility
MarsFri 6:12 amFri 8:35 pmFri 1:24 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterFri 12:23 pmFri 11:56 pmFri 6:10 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 5:45 pmSat 3:25 amFri 10:35 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 12:20 amSat 1:29 pmSat 6:54 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 10:31 pmSat 9:50 amSat 4:10 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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