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Moon: 79.6%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Feb 25, 2018 at 8:48:02 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:46 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 5:56 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 1:17 pm 64° Northeast
Moonset Today: 3:07 am 296° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 10 minutes (+2m 27s)

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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

8:48 pm

Altitude

-33.8°

Heading

288° W

Position

Night

Day length

11h 10m 26s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 27s

Winter: +1h 44m

Summer: -3h 43m

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 – 5:17 am
Astro. Twilight5:17 am – 5:48 am
Nautical Twilight5:48 am – 6:19 am
Civil Twilight6:19 am – 6:46 am
Daylight6:46 am – 5:56 pm
Civil Twilight5:56 pm – 6:23 pm
Nautical Twilight6:23 pm – 6:54 pm
Astro. Twilight6:54 pm – 7:25 pm
Night7:25 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Washington DC - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 256:46 am5:56 pm11:10:27+2:2912:21 pm (42.2°)92.023
Feb 266:44 am5:57 pm11:12:55+2:2812:20 pm (42.6°)92.044
Feb 276:43 am5:58 pm11:15:23+2:2812:20 pm (42.9°)92.066
Feb 286:41 am5:59 pm11:17:52+2:2912:20 pm (43.3°)92.088
Mar 16:40 am6:00 pm11:20:21+2:2912:20 pm (43.7°)92.110
Mar 26:39 am6:01 pm11:22:51+2:3012:20 pm (44.1°)92.133
Mar 36:37 am6:02 pm11:25:22+2:3112:19 pm (44.5°)92.156
* All times are local time for Washington DC. 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

8:48 pm

Altitude

70.8°

Heading

184° S

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

79.6%

Moon in Washington DC - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 25-3:07 am1:17 pm8:42 pm(70.8°)227,05679.6%
Feb 26-4:07 am2:19 pm9:43 pm(69.7°)226,23988.5%
Feb 27-5:01 am3:27 pm10:42 pm(67.3°)226,26395.2%
Feb 28-5:50 am4:37 pm11:39 pm(63.6°)227,22599.0%
Mar 1-6:32 am5:48 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Mar 2-7:11 am6:57 pm12:34 am(59.2°)229,11199.9%
Mar 3-7:46 am8:03 pm1:25 am(54.3°)231,79497.9%
* All times are local time for Washington DC. 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, Feb 25, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:10 amMon 6:35 pmMon 12:52 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 7:21 amMon 6:52 pmMon 1:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 2:09 amMon 11:38 amMon 6:54 amAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 12:03 amMon 10:10 amMon 5:07 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 3:28 amMon 12:58 pmMon 8:13 amAverage visiblity
UranusSun 8:49 amSun 9:54 pmSun 3:21 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 7:04 amMon 6:21 pmMon 12:43 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Washington DC.

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