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Moon: 0.3%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Apr 26, 2017 at 3:48:19 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:20 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 7:55 pm 288° West


Moonrise Today: 6:42 am 79° East
Moonset Today: 8:15 pm 284° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 35 minutes (+2m 9s)

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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

3:48 pm

Altitude

47.2°

Heading

247° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 35m 16s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 9s

Winter: +4h 1m

Summer: -1h 10m

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 – 4:43 am
Astro. Twilight4:43 am – 5:18 am
Nautical Twilight5:18 am – 5:52 am
Civil Twilight5:52 am – 6:20 am
Daylight6:20 am – 7:55 pm
Civil Twilight7:55 pm – 8:23 pm
Nautical Twilight8:23 pm – 8:56 pm
Astro. Twilight8:56 pm – 9:32 pm
Night9:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 266:20 am7:55 pm13:35:16+2:091:07 pm (66.2°)93.555
Apr 276:18 am7:56 pm13:37:24+2:081:07 pm (66.5°)93.579
Apr 286:17 am7:57 pm13:39:31+2:071:07 pm (66.8°)93.603
Apr 296:16 am7:58 pm13:41:37+2:051:07 pm (67.1°)93.627
Apr 306:15 am7:59 pm13:43:42+2:041:06 pm (67.4°)93.650
May 16:14 am7:59 pm13:45:46+2:031:06 pm (67.7°)93.673
May 26:13 am8:00 pm13:47:48+2:021:06 pm (68.0°)93.696
* 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

3:48 pm

Altitude

48.4°

Heading

238° SW

Position

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.3%

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 266:42 am8:15 pm-1:25 pm(62.3°)223,7780.2%
Apr 277:26 am9:27 pm-2:23 pm(66.3°)223,2802.6%
Apr 288:14 am10:36 pm-3:23 pm(69.3°)223,9618.0%
Apr 299:07 am11:42 pm-4:23 pm(71.0°)225,68516.1%
Apr 3010:05 am--5:23 pm(71.3°)228,21026.0%
May 1-12:41 am11:06 am6:21 pm(70.2°)231,24337.1%
May 2-1:33 am12:09 pm7:16 pm(68.0°)234,49948.5%
* 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, Wed, Apr 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:54 amWed 6:59 pmWed 12:27 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 4:37 amWed 4:51 pmWed 10:44 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 7:42 amWed 10:09 pmWed 2:56 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterWed 6:02 pmThu 5:36 amWed 11:49 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 11:46 pmThu 9:26 amThu 4:36 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 5:53 amWed 6:55 pmWed 12:24 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 4:08 amThu 3:27 pmThu 9:47 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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