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Moon: 68.6%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 8, 2016 at 8:59:17 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:50 am 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:59 pm 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:44 pm 90° East
Moonset Today: 1:06 am 266° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 8 minutes (-56s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sterling Heights

The Sun's altitude in Sterling Heights 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

8:59 pm

Altitude

-43.4°

Heading

278° W

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 8m 54s

Change since

Yesterday: -56s

Winter: +5m 48s

Summer: -6h 9m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sterling Heights Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Sterling Heights 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 – 6:08 am
Astro. Twilight6:08 am – 6:43 am
Nautical Twilight6:43 am – 7:18 am
Civil Twilight7:18 am – 7:50 am
Daylight7:50 am – 4:59 pm
Civil Twilight4:59 pm – 5:31 pm
Nautical Twilight5:31 pm – 6:06 pm
Astro. Twilight6:06 pm – 6:40 pm
Night6:40 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sterling Heights - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 87:50 am4:59 pm9:08:54−0:5612:24 pm (24.6°)91.555
Dec 97:51 am4:59 pm9:08:01−0:5212:25 pm (24.6°)91.543
Dec 107:52 am4:59 pm9:07:13−0:4812:25 pm (24.5°)91.531
Dec 117:52 am4:59 pm9:06:29−0:4312:26 pm (24.4°)91.520
Dec 127:53 am4:59 pm9:05:50−0:3912:26 pm (24.3°)91.510
Dec 137:54 am4:59 pm9:05:14−0:3512:27 pm (24.3°)91.500
Dec 147:55 am4:59 pm9:04:43−0:3112:27 pm (24.2°)91.491
* All times are local time for Sterling Heights. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:30 am
June SolsticeJun 206:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 2210:21 am
December SolsticeDec 215:44 am
* All times are local Sterling Heights time.

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Today's Moon in Sterling Heights

The Moon's path in Sterling Heights 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 2016 Moon Phases

8:59 pm

Altitude

45.6°

Heading

203° SW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

68.6%

Moon in Sterling Heights - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 8-1:06 am1:44 pm7:55 pm(47.7°)230,12668.1%
Dec 9-2:15 am2:18 pm8:47 pm(52.5°)227,07378.7%
Dec 10-3:26 am2:54 pm9:42 pm(57.1°)224,63987.8%
Dec 11-4:39 am3:35 pm10:40 pm(61.0°)223,12694.7%
Dec 12-5:53 am4:21 pm11:40 pm(64.0°)222,76498.8%
Dec 13-7:05 am5:14 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-8:13 am6:13 pm12:42 am(65.7°)223,66099.7%
* All times are local time for Sterling Heights. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Sterling Heights This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 8, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 9:34 amFri 6:16 pmFri 1:55 pmAverage visiblity
VenusFri 11:01 amFri 8:15 pmFri 3:38 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 11:55 amThu 10:04 pmThu 4:59 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 2:46 amFri 2:06 pmFri 8:26 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 7:51 amFri 5:05 pmFri 12:28 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusThu 2:07 pmFri 3:07 amThu 8:37 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 12:35 pmThu 11:34 pmThu 6:05 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sterling Heights.

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