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Moon: 16.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Mar 24, 2017 at 6:12:07 am


Sunrise Today: 7:04 am 87° East
Sunset Today: 7:24 pm 273° West


Moonrise Today: 5:01 am 109° East
Moonset Today: 3:50 pm 253° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 19 minutes (+2m 32s)

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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

6:12 am

Altitude

-11.0°

Heading

79° E

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

12h 19m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 32s

Winter: +2h 52m

Summer: -2h 34m

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 – 5:35 am
Astro. Twilight5:35 am – 6:07 am
Nautical Twilight6:07 am – 6:38 am
Civil Twilight6:38 am – 7:04 am
Daylight7:04 am – 7:24 pm
Civil Twilight7:24 pm – 7:50 pm
Nautical Twilight7:50 pm – 8:22 pm
Astro. Twilight8:22 pm – 8:54 pm
Night8:54 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 247:04 am7:24 pm12:19:18+2:321:14 pm (52.8°)92.693
Mar 257:03 am7:25 pm12:21:50+2:321:13 pm (53.2°)92.719
Mar 267:01 am7:26 pm12:24:23+2:321:13 pm (53.6°)92.746
Mar 277:00 am7:27 pm12:26:55+2:321:13 pm (54.0°)92.773
Mar 286:58 am7:28 pm12:29:27+2:321:13 pm (54.4°)92.799
Mar 296:57 am7:29 pm12:31:59+2:311:12 pm (54.8°)92.826
Mar 306:55 am7:30 pm12:34:31+2:311:12 pm (55.1°)92.852
* 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

6:12 am

Altitude

11.4°

Heading

120° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

16.0%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 245:01 am3:50 pm-10:23 am(36.5°)239,21914.7%
Mar 255:40 am4:54 pm-11:14 am(40.0°)235,6497.8%
Mar 266:17 am5:59 pm-12:05 pm(44.1°)232,3152.8%
Mar 276:54 am7:07 pm-12:56 pm(48.8°)229,5080.3%
Mar 287:30 am8:16 pm-1:49 pm(53.7°)227,4630.6%
Mar 298:08 am9:27 pm-2:43 pm(58.5°)226,3244.0%
Mar 308:48 am10:37 pm-3:38 pm(62.8°)226,12510.2%
* 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, Fri, Mar 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:39 amFri 8:46 pmFri 2:12 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 6:31 amFri 7:38 pmFri 1:05 pmNot visible
MarsFri 8:37 amFri 10:24 pmFri 3:30 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 8:35 pmFri 7:58 amFri 2:17 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 2:03 amFri 11:35 amFri 6:49 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 7:55 amFri 8:55 pmFri 2:25 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 6:18 amFri 5:33 pmFri 11:55 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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