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Moon: 2.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 20, 2017 at 6:09:52 am


Sunrise Today: 6:30 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 7:55 pm 286° West


Moonrise Today: 5:06 am 69° East
Moonset Today: 7:17 pm 289° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 25 minutes (-2m 10s)

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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

6:09 am

Altitude

-4.7°

Heading

71° E

Position

Civil Twilight

Day length

13h 25m 7s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 10s

Winter: +3h 50m

Summer: -1h 20m

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 – 4:54 am
Astro. Twilight4:54 am – 5:29 am
Nautical Twilight5:29 am – 6:02 am
Civil Twilight6:02 am – 6:30 am
Daylight6:30 am – 7:55 pm
Civil Twilight7:55 pm – 8:22 pm
Nautical Twilight8:22 pm – 8:55 pm
Astro. Twilight8:55 pm – 9:30 pm
Night9:30 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 206:30 am7:55 pm13:25:07−2:101:13 pm (64.7°)94.048
Aug 216:30 am7:53 pm13:22:55−2:111:12 pm (64.3°)94.029
Aug 226:31 am7:52 pm13:20:43−2:121:12 pm (64.0°)94.010
Aug 236:32 am7:51 pm13:18:30−2:131:12 pm (63.7°)93.990
Aug 246:33 am7:49 pm13:16:16−2:131:11 pm (63.3°)93.970
Aug 256:34 am7:48 pm13:14:02−2:141:11 pm (63.0°)93.950
Aug 266:35 am7:47 pm13:11:46−2:151:11 pm (62.6°)93.929
* All times are local time for Richmond. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Richmond on Aug 21

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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

6:09 am

Altitude

10.8°

Heading

78° E

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.4%

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 205:06 am7:17 pm-12:15 pm(67.9°)229,1151.6%
Aug 216:13 am8:00 pm-1:10 pm(64.5°)231,0960.0%
Aug 227:20 am8:38 pm-2:02 pm(60.4°)233,7341.2%
Aug 238:24 am9:12 pm-2:52 pm(55.9°)236,8315.0%
Aug 249:27 am9:45 pm-3:40 pm(51.3°)240,13510.9%
Aug 2510:27 am10:18 pm-4:26 pm(47.0°)243,37318.5%
Aug 2611:26 am10:50 pm-5:11 pm(42.9°)246,28527.2%
* 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, Sun, Aug 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:34 amSun 8:01 pmSun 1:47 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 3:41 amSun 6:05 pmSun 10:53 amGood visibility
MarsSun 5:50 amSun 7:37 pmSun 12:44 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSun 10:46 amSun 10:09 pmSun 4:27 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:43 pmMon 1:23 amSun 8:33 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 10:26 pmSun 11:34 amSun 5:00 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 8:35 pmSun 7:53 amSun 2:14 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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