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Flag for U.S.A. Detroit, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 0.2%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 21, 2014 at 9:52:36 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:58 AM 122° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:03 PM 238° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 7:12 AM 116° Southeast
Moonset Today: 5:10 PM 244° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 4 minutes (-3s)

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Today's Sun Position in Detroit

The Sun's altitude in Detroit today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over earth

9:52 PM

Altitude

-52.5°

Heading

288° W

Phase

Night

Day length
9h 4m 44s

-3s shorter

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Detroit today

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Day, night and twilight times in Detroit 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 – 6:16 AM
Astro. Twilight6:16 AM – 6:50 AM
Nautical Twilight6:50 AM – 7:26 AM
Civil Twilight7:26 AM – 7:58 AM
Daylight7:58 AM – 5:03 PM
Civil Twilight5:03 PM – 5:35 PM
Nautical Twilight5:35 PM – 6:10 PM
Astro. Twilight6:10 PM – 6:44 PM
Night6:44 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Detroit - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 217:58 AM5:03 PM9:04:45−0:0312:30 PM (24.3°)91.453
Dec 227:58 AM5:03 PM9:04:46+0:0112:31 PM (24.3°)91.447
Dec 237:59 AM5:04 PM9:04:51+0:0512:31 PM (24.3°)91.441
Dec 247:59 AM5:04 PM9:05:01+0:0912:32 PM (24.3°)91.436
Dec 258:00 AM5:05 PM9:05:15+0:1412:32 PM (24.3°)91.431
Dec 268:00 AM5:06 PM9:05:34+0:1812:33 PM (24.4°)91.426
Dec 278:00 AM5:06 PM9:05:57+0:2212:33 PM (24.4°)91.422
* All times are in local Detroit time.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 6:03 PM in Detroit. This day is 6 hours, 12 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 216:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 2210:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 216:03 PM
* All times are local Detroit time.

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Today's moon in Detroit

The Moon's path in Detroit 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 2014 Moon Phases

9:52 PM

Altitude

-49.4°

Heading

293° NW

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.2%

Moon in Detroit - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 217:12 AM5:10 PM-12:11 PM(28.0°)230,3320.3%
Dec 228:09 AM6:12 PM-1:10 PM(28.6°)228,2380.8%
Dec 239:01 AM7:20 PM-2:08 PM(30.5°)227,0164.3%
Dec 249:47 AM8:31 PM-3:06 PM(33.5°)226,69810.6%
Dec 2510:28 AM9:42 PM-4:02 PM(37.4°)227,20719.2%
Dec 2611:06 AM10:53 PM-4:55 PM(41.8°)228,39029.5%
Dec 2711:40 AM--5:47 PM(46.5°)230,05940.9%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Detroit time.

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