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Moon: 11.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Apr 23, 2017 at 10:29:30 am


Sunrise Today: 6:20 am 73° East
Sunset Today: 7:53 pm 287° West


Moonrise Today: 4:48 am 97° East
Moonset Today: 4:44 pm 266° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 33 minutes (+2m 18s)

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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

10:29 am

Altitude

46.6°

Heading

116° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 33m 1s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 18s

Winter: +4h 6m

Summer: -1h 20m

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 – 4:42 am
Astro. Twilight4:42 am – 5:18 am
Nautical Twilight5:18 am – 5:52 am
Civil Twilight5:52 am – 6:20 am
Daylight6:20 am – 7:53 pm
Civil Twilight7:53 pm – 8:21 pm
Nautical Twilight8:21 pm – 8:55 pm
Astro. Twilight8:55 pm – 9:31 pm
Night9:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 236:20 am7:53 pm13:33:01+2:181:06 pm (63.9°)93.480
Apr 246:18 am7:54 pm13:35:19+2:171:06 pm (64.2°)93.506
Apr 256:17 am7:55 pm13:37:36+2:161:06 pm (64.5°)93.530
Apr 266:16 am7:56 pm13:39:51+2:151:05 pm (64.8°)93.555
Apr 276:14 am7:57 pm13:42:06+2:141:05 pm (65.2°)93.579
Apr 286:13 am7:58 pm13:44:20+2:131:05 pm (65.5°)93.603
Apr 296:12 am7:59 pm13:46:32+2:121:05 pm (65.8°)93.627
* 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

10:29 am

Altitude

46.2°

Heading

175° S

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

11.5%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 234:48 am4:44 pm-10:42 am(46.3°)231,58011.4%
Apr 245:23 am5:53 pm-11:34 am(51.2°)228,1415.0%
Apr 256:00 am7:03 pm-12:27 pm(56.2°)225,4511.1%
Apr 266:39 am8:16 pm-1:23 pm(60.9°)223,7790.2%
Apr 277:22 am9:28 pm-2:21 pm(64.9°)223,2802.6%
Apr 288:09 am10:38 pm-3:21 pm(67.9°)223,9598.0%
Apr 299:02 am11:43 pm-4:22 pm(69.6°)225,68316.1%
* 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, Sun, Apr 23, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:04 amSun 7:21 pmSun 12:43 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 4:42 amSun 4:57 pmSun 10:49 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 7:42 amSun 10:13 pmSun 2:57 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSun 6:14 pmMon 5:46 amMon 12:00 midnightPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 12:00 midnightMon 9:33 amMon 4:47 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 6:02 amSun 7:05 pmSun 12:33 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 4:23 amSun 3:39 pmSun 10:01 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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