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Moon: 2.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 24, 2017 at 1:51:32 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:48 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:21 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:11 am 76° East
Moonset Today: 7:02 pm 287° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 33 minutes (+1m 27s)

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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

1:51 pm

Altitude

69.4°

Heading

212° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 33m 9s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 27s

Winter: +5h 6m

Summer: -20m 41s

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 – 3:56 am
Astro. Twilight3:56 am – 4:39 am
Nautical Twilight4:39 am – 5:17 am
Civil Twilight5:17 am – 5:48 am
Daylight5:48 am – 8:21 pm
Civil Twilight8:21 pm – 8:52 pm
Nautical Twilight8:52 pm – 9:31 pm
Astro. Twilight9:31 pm – 10:14 pm
Night10:14 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 245:48 am8:21 pm14:33:09+1:271:04 pm (72.0°)94.146
May 255:48 am8:22 pm14:34:34+1:241:05 pm (72.2°)94.163
May 265:47 am8:23 pm14:35:56+1:221:05 pm (72.3°)94.179
May 275:46 am8:24 pm14:37:16+1:191:05 pm (72.5°)94.195
May 285:46 am8:24 pm14:38:33+1:161:05 pm (72.7°)94.211
May 295:45 am8:25 pm14:39:47+1:141:05 pm (72.8°)94.226
May 305:45 am8:26 pm14:40:58+1:111:05 pm (73.0°)94.240
* All times are local time for Washington DC. 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 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

1:51 pm

Altitude

54.3°

Heading

228° SW

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.0%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 245:11 am7:02 pm-12:02 pm(62.9°)223,1162.2%
May 255:56 am8:15 pm-1:02 pm(66.6°)222,0320.2%
May 266:47 am9:25 pm-2:04 pm(69.1°)222,2531.5%
May 277:43 am10:29 pm-3:06 pm(70.1°)223,7436.1%
May 288:45 am11:27 pm-4:07 pm(69.6°)226,30613.3%
May 299:50 am--5:06 pm(67.8°)229,63422.6%
May 30-12:16 am10:56 am6:01 pm(64.9°)233,37933.1%
* All times are local time for Washington DC. 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 Washington DC This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, May 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:48 amWed 6:11 pmWed 11:29 amDifficult to see
VenusWed 3:47 amWed 4:29 pmWed 10:08 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 6:58 amWed 9:53 pmWed 2:26 pmDifficult to see
JupiterWed 4:00 pmThu 3:38 amWed 9:49 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 9:52 pmThu 7:25 amThu 2:38 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 4:04 amWed 5:12 pmWed 10:38 amDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 2:18 amThu 1:37 pmThu 7:58 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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