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Moon: 2.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jul 24, 2017 at 3:02:23 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:07 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:24 pm 296° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 7:26 am 71° East
Moonset Today: 9:26 pm 287° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 17 minutes (-1m 33s)

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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

3:02 pm

Altitude

60.9°

Heading

240° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 17m 5s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 33s

Winter: +4h 42m

Summer: -28m 20s

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 – 4:21 am
Astro. Twilight4:21 am – 5:01 am
Nautical Twilight5:01 am – 5:37 am
Civil Twilight5:37 am – 6:07 am
Daylight6:07 am – 8:24 pm
Civil Twilight8:24 pm – 8:54 pm
Nautical Twilight8:54 pm – 9:30 pm
Astro. Twilight9:30 pm – 10:10 pm
Night10:10 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Richmond - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 246:07 am8:24 pm14:17:05−1:331:16 pm (72.2°)94.425
Jul 256:08 am8:23 pm14:15:30−1:351:16 pm (72.0°)94.415
Jul 266:09 am8:22 pm14:13:53−1:371:16 pm (71.7°)94.406
Jul 276:09 am8:22 pm14:12:13−1:391:16 pm (71.5°)94.396
Jul 286:10 am8:21 pm14:10:32−1:401:16 pm (71.3°)94.385
Jul 296:11 am8:20 pm14:08:50−1:421:16 pm (71.0°)94.374
Jul 306:12 am8:19 pm14:07:05−1:441:16 pm (70.8°)94.363
* 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

3:02 pm

Altitude

65.3°

Heading

198° S

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.7%

Moon in Richmond - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 247:26 am9:26 pm-2:30 pm(66.4°)229,0072.6%
Jul 258:34 am10:06 pm-3:24 pm(62.6°)232,2557.7%
Jul 269:39 am10:42 pm-4:15 pm(58.3°)235,93014.9%
Jul 2710:42 am11:16 pm-5:02 pm(53.8°)239,70423.6%
Jul 2811:42 am11:48 pm-5:48 pm(49.3°)243,27533.2%
Jul 2912:41 pm--6:33 pm(45.1°)246,38843.3%
Jul 30-12:19 am1:38 pm7:17 pm(41.4°)248,85853.3%
* 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, Mon, Jul 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:21 amMon 9:40 pmMon 3:01 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 3:12 amMon 5:38 pmMon 10:25 amGood visibility
MarsMon 6:10 amMon 8:30 pmMon 1:20 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterMon 12:13 pmMon 11:45 pmMon 5:59 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 5:32 pmTue 3:13 amMon 10:23 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 12:08 amTue 1:17 pmTue 6:43 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 10:19 pmTue 9:38 amTue 3:58 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Richmond.

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