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Moon: 13.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 24, 2017 at 2:13:46 am


Sunrise Today: 7:20 am 114° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:21 pm 246° West


Moonrise Today: 4:27 am 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:40 pm 246° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours (+1m 47s)

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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

2:13 am

Altitude

-58.5°

Heading

59° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 9s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 47s

Winter: +33m 52s

Summer: -4h 53m

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 – 5:48 am
Astro. Twilight5:48 am – 6:20 am
Nautical Twilight6:20 am – 6:52 am
Civil Twilight6:52 am – 7:20 am
Daylight7:20 am – 5:21 pm
Civil Twilight5:21 pm – 5:49 pm
Nautical Twilight5:49 pm – 6:22 pm
Astro. Twilight6:22 pm – 6:53 pm
Night6:53 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 247:20 am5:21 pm10:00:09+1:4712:20 pm (32.1°)91.513
Jan 257:20 am5:22 pm10:01:59+1:4912:21 pm (32.3°)91.523
Jan 267:19 am5:23 pm10:03:51+1:5112:21 pm (32.6°)91.534
Jan 277:18 am5:24 pm10:05:45+1:5312:21 pm (32.8°)91.545
Jan 287:18 am5:25 pm10:07:41+1:5512:21 pm (33.1°)91.557
Jan 297:17 am5:26 pm10:09:39+1:5712:21 pm (33.4°)91.568
Jan 307:16 am5:28 pm10:11:38+1:5912:21 pm (33.7°)91.580
* 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

2:13 am

Altitude

-24.9°

Heading

95° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

13.2%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 244:27 am2:40 pm-9:34 am(31.8°)249,28411.3%
Jan 255:18 am3:29 pm-10:24 am(31.4°)247,3655.7%
Jan 266:06 am4:23 pm-11:14 am(32.1°)245,1351.9%
Jan 276:52 am5:20 pm-12:04 pm(33.7°)242,7680.1%
Jan 287:34 am6:20 pm-12:55 pm(36.2°)240,4200.6%
Jan 298:13 am7:23 pm-1:45 pm(39.6°)238,2053.5%
Jan 308:49 am8:27 pm-2:34 pm(43.6°)236,1958.6%
* 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, Tue, Jan 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:55 amTue 3:26 pmTue 10:40 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 9:25 amTue 9:13 pmTue 3:19 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 9:45 amTue 9:40 pmTue 3:42 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 11:42 pmTue 10:56 amTue 5:19 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 4:39 amTue 2:12 pmTue 9:25 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 10:42 amTue 11:35 pmTue 5:08 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 9:05 amTue 8:14 pmTue 2:40 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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