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Moon: 91.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 21, 2018 at 9:29:01 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:50 am 89° East
Sunset Today: 7:02 pm 271° West


Moonrise Today: 5:31 pm 110° East
Moonset Today: 3:22 am 248° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 11 minutes (-2m 19s)

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Today's Sun Position in Virginia Beach

The Sun's altitude in Virginia Beach 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

9:29 pm

Altitude

-29.3°

Heading

295° NW

Position

Night

Day length

12h 11m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 19s

Winter: +2h 33m

Summer: -2h 30m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Virginia Beach Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Virginia Beach 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 – 5:24 am
Astro. Twilight5:24 am – 5:54 am
Nautical Twilight5:54 am – 6:25 am
Civil Twilight6:25 am – 6:50 am
Daylight6:50 am – 7:02 pm
Civil Twilight7:02 pm – 7:28 pm
Nautical Twilight7:28 pm – 7:58 pm
Astro. Twilight7:58 pm – 8:29 pm
Night8:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Virginia Beach - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 216:50 am7:02 pm12:11:18−2:1912:56 pm (53.7°)93.320
Sep 226:51 am7:00 pm12:08:58−2:1912:56 pm (53.3°)93.294
Sep 236:52 am6:59 pm12:06:39−2:1912:56 pm (52.9°)93.268
Sep 246:53 am6:57 pm12:04:19−2:1912:55 pm (52.5°)93.242
Sep 256:54 am6:56 pm12:01:59−2:1912:55 pm (52.1°)93.215
Sep 266:55 am6:54 pm11:59:39−2:1912:55 pm (51.7°)93.189
Sep 276:55 am6:53 pm11:57:19−2:1912:54 pm (51.4°)93.163
* All times are local time for Virginia Beach. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 9:54 pm in Virginia Beach.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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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 Virginia Beach time.

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Today's Moon in Virginia Beach

The Moon's path in Virginia Beach 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

9:29 pm

Altitude

34.0°

Heading

156° S

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

91.2%

Moon in Virginia Beach - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 21-3:22 am5:31 pm10:52 pm(37.6°)250,23491.5%
Sep 22-4:18 am6:05 pm11:37 pm(41.2°)248,76496.2%
Sep 23-5:15 am6:37 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-6:13 am7:07 pm12:22 am(45.3°)246,94999.0%
Sep 25-7:12 am7:38 pm1:06 am(49.8°)244,92199.8%
Sep 26-8:11 am8:09 pm1:51 am(54.6°)242,79098.5%
Sep 27-9:12 am8:42 pm2:37 am(59.3°)240,63695.0%
* All times are local time for Virginia Beach. 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 Virginia Beach This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Sep 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:57 amSat 7:09 pmSat 1:03 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusSat 10:10 amSat 8:11 pmSat 3:11 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 4:39 pmSat 2:10 amFri 9:25 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 11:01 amSat 9:19 pmSat 4:10 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 2:23 pmSat 12:01 amFri 7:12 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 8:17 pmSun 9:31 amSun 2:54 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 6:24 pmSat 5:46 amSat 12:05 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Virginia Beach.

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