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Moon: 20.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Aug 15, 2018 at 4:49:13 am


Sunrise Today: 6:25 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 8:02 pm 288° West


Moonrise Today: 11:05 am 94° East
Moonset Today: 11:01 pm 263° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 36 minutes (-2m 6s)

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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

4:49 am

Altitude

-17.9°

Heading

55° NE

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

13h 36m 23s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 6s

Winter: +4h 2m

Summer: -1h 9m

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 – 4:48 am
Astro. Twilight4:48 am – 5:24 am
Nautical Twilight5:24 am – 5:57 am
Civil Twilight5:57 am – 6:25 am
Daylight6:25 am – 8:02 pm
Civil Twilight8:02 pm – 8:29 pm
Nautical Twilight8:29 pm – 9:03 pm
Astro. Twilight9:03 pm – 9:38 pm
Night9:38 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 156:25 am8:02 pm13:36:23−2:061:14 pm (66.4°)94.143
Aug 166:26 am8:00 pm13:34:16−2:071:13 pm (66.1°)94.126
Aug 176:27 am7:59 pm13:32:08−2:071:13 pm (65.7°)94.107
Aug 186:28 am7:58 pm13:29:59−2:081:13 pm (65.4°)94.089
Aug 196:29 am7:56 pm13:27:49−2:091:13 pm (65.1°)94.070
Aug 206:29 am7:55 pm13:25:38−2:101:13 pm (64.8°)94.051
Aug 216:30 am7:54 pm13:23:27−2:111:12 pm (64.4°)94.032
* 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

4:49 am

Altitude

-54.8°

Heading

3° N

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

20.7%

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 1511:05 am11:01 pm-5:07 pm(47.5°)235,08425.5%
Aug 1612:09 pm11:34 pm-5:55 pm(42.9°)239,02735.7%
Aug 171:10 pm--6:42 pm(38.8°)242,71446.3%
Aug 18-12:09 am2:10 pm7:30 pm(35.5°)245,92256.7%
Aug 19-12:45 am3:07 pm8:18 pm(33.0°)248,50466.5%
Aug 20-1:25 am4:01 pm9:06 pm(31.5°)250,39075.5%
Aug 21-2:09 am4:53 pm9:54 pm(30.9°)251,57083.4%
* 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, Wed, Aug 15, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:44 amWed 7:13 pmWed 12:28 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 10:14 amWed 9:51 pmWed 4:03 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 7:11 pmThu 4:16 amWed 11:44 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 1:11 pmWed 11:37 pmWed 6:24 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 4:57 pmThu 2:32 amWed 9:44 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 10:57 pmWed 12:15 pmWed 5:36 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 9:02 pmWed 8:25 amWed 2:44 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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