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Moon: 96.9%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 23, 2018 at 4:50:33 am


Sunrise Today: 6:56 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 7:03 pm 270° West


Moonrise Today: 6:43 pm 101° East
Moonset Today: 5:17 am 257° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 6 minutes (-2m 30s)

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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

4:50 am

Altitude

-24.8°

Heading

68° E

Position

Night

Day length

12h 6m 46s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 30s

Winter: +2h 40m

Summer: -2h 47m

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 – 5:27 am
Astro. Twilight5:27 am – 5:59 am
Nautical Twilight5:59 am – 6:30 am
Civil Twilight6:30 am – 6:56 am
Daylight6:56 am – 7:03 pm
Civil Twilight7:03 pm – 7:30 pm
Nautical Twilight7:30 pm – 8:01 pm
Astro. Twilight8:01 pm – 8:32 pm
Night8:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 236:56 am7:03 pm12:06:46−2:301:00 pm (50.9°)93.268
Sep 246:57 am7:01 pm12:04:15−2:301:00 pm (50.5°)93.241
Sep 256:58 am7:00 pm12:01:44−2:3012:59 pm (50.1°)93.215
Sep 266:59 am6:58 pm11:59:14−2:3012:59 pm (49.7°)93.189
Sep 277:00 am6:57 pm11:56:43−2:3012:59 pm (49.3°)93.163
Sep 287:01 am6:55 pm11:54:13−2:3012:58 pm (48.9°)93.137
Sep 297:02 am6:53 pm11:51:42−2:3012:58 pm (48.5°)93.111
* All times are local time for Washington DC. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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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 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 2018 Moon Phases

4:50 am

Altitude

4.2°

Heading

252° W

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

96.9%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 23-5:17 am6:43 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-6:16 am7:13 pm12:26 am(43.3°)246,94499.0%
Sep 25-7:16 am7:42 pm1:10 am(47.8°)244,91599.8%
Sep 26-8:17 am8:12 pm1:55 am(52.5°)242,78398.5%
Sep 27-9:19 am8:44 pm2:41 am(57.2°)240,63094.9%
Sep 28-10:22 am9:19 pm3:29 am(61.7°)238,50489.2%
Sep 29-11:27 am9:59 pm4:19 am(65.7°)236,43481.4%
* All times are local time for Washington DC. 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 Washington DC This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Sep 23, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:06 amSun 7:13 pmSun 1:10 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 10:18 amSun 8:07 pmSun 3:13 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 4:43 pmMon 2:04 amSun 9:24 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 11:07 amSun 9:16 pmSun 4:11 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 2:25 pmSun 11:52 pmSun 7:09 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 8:19 pmSun 9:38 amSun 2:58 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 6:21 pmMon 5:40 amMon 12:01 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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