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Moon: 10.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 23, 2017 at 9:02:39 am


Sunrise Today: 6:48 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 5:54 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 4:44 am 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 3:06 pm 248° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 6 minutes (+2m 26s)

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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

9:02 am

Altitude

23.1°

Heading

125° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 6m 6s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 26s

Winter: +1h 39m

Summer: -3h 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 – 5:19 am
Astro. Twilight5:19 am – 5:50 am
Nautical Twilight5:50 am – 6:21 am
Civil Twilight6:21 am – 6:48 am
Daylight6:48 am – 5:54 pm
Civil Twilight5:54 pm – 6:21 pm
Nautical Twilight6:21 pm – 6:52 pm
Astro. Twilight6:52 pm – 7:23 pm
Night7:23 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 236:48 am5:54 pm11:06:06+2:2612:21 pm (41.6°)91.989
Feb 246:47 am5:55 pm11:08:34+2:2712:21 pm (41.9°)92.011
Feb 256:45 am5:56 pm11:11:02+2:2712:21 pm (42.3°)92.033
Feb 266:44 am5:57 pm11:13:30+2:2812:20 pm (42.7°)92.054
Feb 276:43 am5:59 pm11:15:59+2:2812:20 pm (43.0°)92.076
Feb 286:41 am6:00 pm11:18:28+2:2912:20 pm (43.4°)92.098
Mar 16:40 am6:01 pm11:20:58+2:2912:20 pm (43.8°)92.121
* 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

9:02 am

Altitude

31.6°

Heading

166° S

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

10.1%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 234:44 am3:06 pm-9:54 am(32.9°)243,3459.9%
Feb 245:27 am4:06 pm-10:45 am(35.0°)240,3604.4%
Feb 256:08 am5:08 pm-11:35 am(38.1°)237,4201.0%
Feb 266:46 am6:13 pm-12:26 pm(41.9°)234,7520.0%
Feb 277:22 am7:19 pm-1:17 pm(46.3°)232,5371.6%
Feb 287:58 am8:26 pm-2:08 pm(51.0°)230,8885.9%
Mar 18:34 am9:34 pm-3:00 pm(55.8°)229,84112.8%
* 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, Thu, Feb 23, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:35 amThu 5:04 pmThu 11:49 amDifficult to see
VenusThu 7:53 amThu 9:01 pmThu 2:27 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 8:38 amThu 9:33 pmThu 3:05 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 9:38 pmFri 8:54 amFri 3:16 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 2:52 amThu 12:24 pmThu 7:38 amAverage visiblity
UranusThu 8:46 amThu 9:42 pmThu 3:14 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 7:09 amThu 6:21 pmThu 12:45 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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