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Moon: 15.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jul 26, 2017 at 4:57:06 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:04 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:24 pm 296° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:36 am 81° East
Moonset Today: 10:42 pm 277° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 20 minutes (-1m 42s)

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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

4:57 pm

Altitude

38.5°

Heading

264° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 20m 32s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 42s

Winter: +4h 54m

Summer: -33m 18s

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 – 4:15 am
Astro. Twilight4:15 am – 4:56 am
Nautical Twilight4:56 am – 5:33 am
Civil Twilight5:33 am – 6:04 am
Daylight6:04 am – 8:24 pm
Civil Twilight8:24 pm – 8:54 pm
Nautical Twilight8:54 pm – 9:31 pm
Astro. Twilight9:31 pm – 10:12 pm
Night10:12 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 266:04 am8:24 pm14:20:32−1:421:14 pm (70.4°)94.406
Jul 276:05 am8:23 pm14:18:47−1:441:14 pm (70.1°)94.396
Jul 286:05 am8:22 pm14:17:01−1:461:14 pm (69.9°)94.385
Jul 296:06 am8:21 pm14:15:13−1:481:14 pm (69.7°)94.374
Jul 306:07 am8:20 pm14:13:22−1:501:14 pm (69.4°)94.363
Jul 316:08 am8:19 pm14:11:30−1:521:14 pm (69.2°)94.351
Aug 16:09 am8:18 pm14:09:36−1:531:14 pm (68.9°)94.338
* 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

4:57 pm

Altitude

55.4°

Heading

199° S

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

15.1%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 269:36 am10:42 pm-4:13 pm(56.9°)235,92614.9%
Jul 2710:40 am11:14 pm-5:01 pm(52.4°)239,70023.6%
Jul 2811:41 am11:45 pm-5:47 pm(48.0°)243,27133.2%
Jul 2912:40 pm--6:31 pm(43.8°)246,38543.3%
Jul 30-12:17 am1:38 pm7:16 pm(40.0°)248,85653.3%
Jul 31-12:48 am2:34 pm8:00 pm(36.7°)250,57263.1%
Aug 1-1:22 am3:29 pm8:46 pm(34.1°)251,49272.2%
* 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, Jul 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:22 amWed 9:37 pmWed 3:00 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 3:07 amWed 5:43 pmWed 10:25 amGood visibility
MarsWed 6:03 amWed 8:28 pmWed 1:16 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterWed 12:06 pmWed 11:35 pmWed 5:51 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 5:26 pmThu 2:59 amWed 10:13 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 11:57 pmThu 1:09 pmThu 6:33 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 10:10 pmThu 9:27 amThu 3:49 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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