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Moon: 34.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 20, 2017 at 6:21:21 am


Sunrise Today: 6:53 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 5:55 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 2:16 am 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:39 pm 247° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 1 minute (+2m 17s)

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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

6:21 am

Altitude

-6.9°

Heading

98° E

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

11h 1m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 17s

Winter: +1h 27m

Summer: -3h 43m

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 – 5:25 am
Astro. Twilight5:25 am – 5:56 am
Nautical Twilight5:56 am – 6:26 am
Civil Twilight6:26 am – 6:53 am
Daylight6:53 am – 5:55 pm
Civil Twilight5:55 pm – 6:21 pm
Nautical Twilight6:21 pm – 6:52 pm
Astro. Twilight6:52 pm – 7:22 pm
Night7:22 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 206:53 am5:55 pm11:01:59+2:1712:23 pm (41.8°)91.926
Feb 216:51 am5:56 pm11:04:17+2:1812:23 pm (42.2°)91.947
Feb 226:50 am5:57 pm11:06:36+2:1912:23 pm (42.5°)91.968
Feb 236:49 am5:58 pm11:08:56+2:1912:23 pm (42.9°)91.990
Feb 246:47 am5:59 pm11:11:16+2:2012:23 pm (43.3°)92.011
Feb 256:46 am6:00 pm11:13:37+2:2012:23 pm (43.6°)92.033
Feb 266:45 am6:01 pm11:15:58+2:2112:23 pm (44.0°)92.054
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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

6:21 am

Altitude

31.7°

Heading

162° S

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

34.7%

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 202:16 am12:39 pm-7:28 am(33.7°)250,18734.2%
Feb 213:07 am1:25 pm-8:16 am(32.9°)248,47525.2%
Feb 223:56 am2:16 pm-9:06 am(33.1°)246,12716.9%
Feb 234:43 am3:11 pm-9:56 am(34.3°)243,3429.9%
Feb 245:27 am4:10 pm-10:47 am(36.4°)240,3574.4%
Feb 256:08 am5:12 pm-11:38 am(39.5°)237,4171.0%
Feb 266:47 am6:16 pm-12:28 pm(43.3°)234,7500.0%
* All times are local time for Richmond. 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, Mon, Feb 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:32 amMon 4:54 pmMon 11:43 amDifficult to see
VenusMon 8:08 amMon 9:07 pmMon 2:37 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 8:47 amMon 9:34 pmMon 3:11 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 9:56 pmMon 9:13 amMon 3:35 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 3:01 amMon 12:41 pmMon 7:51 amAverage visiblity
UranusMon 9:01 amMon 9:54 pmMon 3:27 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 7:22 amMon 6:36 pmMon 12:59 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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