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Moon: 41.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 19, 2017 at 11:51:30 am


Sunrise Today: 6:54 am 104° East
Sunset Today: 5:50 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 1:24 am 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 11:52 am 248° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 56 minutes (+2m 24s)

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Today's Sun Position in Washington DC

The Sun's altitude in Washington DC 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

11:51 am

Altitude

39.6°

Heading

170° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 56m 22s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 24s

Winter: +1h 30m

Summer: -3h 57m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Washington DC Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Washington DC 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 – 6:27 am
Civil Twilight6:27 am – 6:54 am
Daylight6:54 am – 5:50 pm
Civil Twilight5:50 pm – 6:17 pm
Nautical Twilight6:17 pm – 6:49 pm
Astro. Twilight6:49 pm – 7:19 pm
Night7:19 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 196:54 am5:50 pm10:56:22+2:2412:22 pm (40.1°)91.906
Feb 206:53 am5:51 pm10:58:47+2:2412:22 pm (40.4°)91.926
Feb 216:51 am5:53 pm11:01:12+2:2512:22 pm (40.8°)91.947
Feb 226:50 am5:54 pm11:03:38+2:2612:22 pm (41.2°)91.968
Feb 236:49 am5:55 pm11:06:05+2:2612:21 pm (41.5°)91.989
Feb 246:47 am5:56 pm11:08:32+2:2712:21 pm (41.9°)92.011
Feb 256:46 am5:57 pm11:11:00+2:2712:21 pm (42.3°)92.033
* All times are local time for Washington DC. 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 Washington DC time.

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Today's Moon in Washington DC

The Moon's path in Washington DC 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

11:51 am

Altitude

-0.1°

Heading

248° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

41.8%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 191:24 am11:52 am-6:39 am(33.9°)251,11943.8%
Feb 202:17 am12:34 pm-7:26 am(32.3°)250,18834.3%
Feb 213:09 am1:20 pm-8:15 am(31.5°)248,47725.2%
Feb 223:58 am2:11 pm-9:04 am(31.7°)246,13016.9%
Feb 234:44 am3:07 pm-9:54 am(32.9°)243,3459.9%
Feb 245:28 am4:06 pm-10:45 am(35.0°)240,3604.4%
Feb 256:08 am5:09 pm-11:36 am(38.1°)237,4201.0%
* All times are local time for Washington DC. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Washington DC This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Feb 19, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:32 amSun 4:45 pmSun 11:38 amDifficult to see
VenusSun 8:09 amSun 9:08 pmSun 2:38 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 8:47 amSun 9:34 pmSun 3:10 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 9:55 pmMon 9:11 amMon 3:33 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 3:07 amSun 12:39 pmSun 7:53 amAverage visiblity
UranusSun 9:02 amSun 9:57 pmSun 3:29 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 7:25 amSun 6:37 pmSun 1:01 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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