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Moon: 73.9%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 17, 2017 at 4:17:14 am


Sunrise Today: 7:24 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:13 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:56 pm 91° East
Moonset Today: 10:35 am 272° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 48 minutes (+1m 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

4:17 am

Altitude

-36.1°

Heading

88° E

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 48m 25s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 30s

Winter: +22m 7s

Summer: -5h 5m

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 – 5:51 am
Astro. Twilight5:51 am – 6:23 am
Nautical Twilight6:23 am – 6:55 am
Civil Twilight6:55 am – 7:24 am
Daylight7:24 am – 5:13 pm
Civil Twilight5:13 pm – 5:42 pm
Nautical Twilight5:42 pm – 6:14 pm
Astro. Twilight6:14 pm – 6:46 pm
Night6:46 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 177:24 am5:13 pm9:48:25+1:3012:18 pm (30.5°)91.451
Jan 187:24 am5:14 pm9:49:58+1:3312:19 pm (30.7°)91.458
Jan 197:23 am5:15 pm9:51:34+1:3512:19 pm (30.9°)91.466
Jan 207:23 am5:16 pm9:53:12+1:3812:19 pm (31.2°)91.475
Jan 217:22 am5:17 pm9:54:53+1:4012:20 pm (31.4°)91.484
Jan 227:22 am5:18 pm9:56:36+1:4312:20 pm (31.6°)91.493
Jan 237:21 am5:19 pm9:58:22+1:4512:20 pm (31.8°)91.503
* 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

4:17 am

Altitude

53.0°

Heading

179° S

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

73.9%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 17-10:35 am10:56 pm4:20 am(53.0°)243,46173.9%
Jan 18-11:06 am11:54 pm5:05 am(48.8°)246,55064.5%
Jan 19-11:36 am-5:48 am(44.8°)249,00254.7%
Jan 2012:50 am12:08 pm-6:31 am(41.1°)250,67644.9%
Jan 211:45 am12:41 pm-7:15 am(37.8°)251,50535.4%
Jan 222:40 am1:17 pm-8:00 am(35.1°)251,49526.4%
Jan 233:34 am1:56 pm-8:47 am(33.1°)250,71418.3%
* 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 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:47 amTue 3:23 pmTue 10:35 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 9:40 amTue 9:07 pmTue 3:23 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 10:00 amTue 9:42 pmTue 3:51 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 12:08 amTue 11:23 amTue 5:45 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 5:03 amTue 2:36 pmTue 9:50 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 11:09 amWed 12:02 amTue 5:35 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 9:32 amTue 8:41 pmTue 3:07 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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