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

Moon: 98.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 23, 2018 at 6:31:44 am


Sunrise Today: 7:25 am 104° East
Sunset Today: 6:21 pm 256° West


Moonrise Today: 6:15 pm 85° East
Moonset Today: 6:06 am 272° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 56 minutes (-2m 14s)

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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

6:31 am

Altitude

-11.4°

Heading

96° E

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

10h 56m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 14s

Winter: +1h 22m

Summer: -3h 49m

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 – 5:58 am
Astro. Twilight5:58 am – 6:28 am
Nautical Twilight6:28 am – 6:58 am
Civil Twilight6:58 am – 7:25 am
Daylight7:25 am – 6:21 pm
Civil Twilight6:21 pm – 6:48 pm
Nautical Twilight6:48 pm – 7:19 pm
Astro. Twilight7:19 pm – 7:49 pm
Night7:49 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 237:25 am6:21 pm10:56:18−2:1412:54 pm (40.9°)92.475
Oct 247:26 am6:20 pm10:54:04−2:1412:53 pm (40.6°)92.450
Oct 257:27 am6:19 pm10:51:51−2:1312:53 pm (40.2°)92.425
Oct 267:28 am6:18 pm10:49:39−2:1212:53 pm (39.9°)92.400
Oct 277:29 am6:17 pm10:47:27−2:1112:53 pm (39.6°)92.375
Oct 287:30 am6:15 pm10:45:16−2:1012:53 pm (39.2°)92.350
Oct 297:31 am6:14 pm10:43:06−2:0912:53 pm (38.9°)92.326
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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 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

6:31 am

Altitude

-5.6°

Heading

275° W

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

98.1%

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 23-6:06 am6:15 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 24-7:08 am6:47 pm12:37 am(56.8°)239,74999.5%
Oct 25-8:12 am7:22 pm1:25 am(61.6°)237,27999.5%
Oct 26-9:17 am8:01 pm2:16 am(65.9°)235,10197.0%
Oct 27-10:23 am8:46 pm3:09 am(69.5°)233,30492.0%
Oct 28-11:27 am9:38 pm4:05 am(72.1°)231,92184.6%
Oct 29-12:29 pm10:35 pm5:03 am(73.4°)230,94275.3%
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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 Richmond This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Oct 23, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 9:10 amTue 7:09 pmTue 2:10 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 8:03 amTue 6:01 pmTue 1:02 pmNot visible
MarsTue 3:17 pmWed 1:24 amTue 8:20 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 9:36 amTue 7:41 pmTue 2:39 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnTue 12:32 pmTue 10:06 pmTue 5:19 pmAverage visiblity
UranusMon 6:21 pmTue 7:34 amTue 12:58 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 4:22 pmWed 3:42 amTue 10:02 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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