Rising and setting times of the Sun and planets
The shaded regions below indicate the times of day when each planet is above the Ashburn horizon.
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Each planet is shown in a different color, and the tick-boxes at the top can be used to select which are shown.
Click and drag the plot left or right to see rising and setting times further into the past or future.
For the Sun, three lighter lines are shown before sunrise and after sunset. These indicate the progress of twilight, marking when the Sun is 6°, 12° and 18° below the horizon – the beginning and end of civil, nautical and astronomical twilight.