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

Moon: 47.7%
First Quarter
Current Time: Sep 23, 2020 at 4:39:39 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:58 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 7:04 pm 270° West
Moonrise Today: 2:04 pm 121° Southeast
Moonset Today: 11:45 pm 239° Southwest
Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 5 minutes (-2m 23s)
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Today's Sun Position in Richmond

Time:4:39 pm
Altitude:27.1°
Direction:246° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 5m 26s (Sep 23, 2020)

2 minutes, 23 seconds shorter than yesterday (Sep 22, 2020)

2 hours, 31 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

2 hours, 40 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Richmond Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:31 am
Astro. Twilight5:31 am – 6:02 am
Nautical Twilight6:02 am – 6:32 am
Civil Twilight6:32 am – 6:58 am
Daylight6:58 am – 7:04 pm
Civil Twilight7:04 pm – 7:30 pm
Nautical Twilight7:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Astro. Twilight8:00 pm – 8:31 pm
Night8:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 236:58 am7:04 pm12:05:26−2:231:01 pm (52.0°)93.259
Sep 246:59 am7:02 pm12:03:03−2:231:01 pm (51.6°)93.232
Sep 257:00 am7:01 pm12:00:40−2:231:01 pm (51.2°)93.205
Sep 267:01 am6:59 pm11:58:16−2:231:00 pm (50.9°)93.178
Sep 277:02 am6:58 pm11:55:53−2:231:00 pm (50.5°)93.152
Sep 287:03 am6:56 pm11:53:30−2:231:00 pm (50.1°)93.125
Sep 297:03 am6:55 pm11:51:06−2:2312:59 pm (49.7°)93.098
* 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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Today's Moon in Richmond

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 232:04 pm11:45 pm-6:55 pm(27.7°)234,79648.8%
Sep 243:04 pm--7:52 pm(27.2°)238,08059.9%
Sep 25-12:41 am3:56 pm8:47 pm(28.2°)241,15470.2%
Sep 26-1:41 am4:41 pm9:39 pm(30.5°)243,90979.4%
Sep 27-2:42 am5:19 pm10:28 pm(33.9°)246,29187.0%
Sep 28-3:43 am5:51 pm11:14 pm(38.0°)248,28793.0%
Sep 29-4:43 am6:20 pm11:57 pm(42.7°)249,90197.1%
* 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, Sep 23, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 9:03 amWed 7:55 pmWed 2:30 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 3:34 amWed 5:14 pmWed 10:24 amGood visibility
MarsWed 8:18 pmThu 9:02 amThu 2:40 amPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 3:25 pmThu 1:00 amWed 8:13 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 3:53 pmThu 1:38 amWed 8:45 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 8:39 pmThu 10:13 amThu 3:26 amAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 6:32 pmThu 6:03 amThu 12:17 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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