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Detroit, MI, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 75.7%
Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 18, 2019 at 8:29:31 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:48 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 6:45 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 9:57 pm 60° Northeast
Moonset Today: 12:24 pm 299° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 58 minutes (-2m 44s)

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Today's Sun Position in Detroit

Time:8:29 pm
Altitude:-19.9°
Direction:275° W
Phase:Night

Day length today: 10h 58m 4s (Oct 18, 2019)

2 minutes, 44 seconds shorter than yesterday (Oct 17, 2019)

1 hour, 52 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

4 hours, 19 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Detroit Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:14 am
Astro. Twilight6:14 am – 6:47 am
Nautical Twilight6:47 am – 7:19 am
Civil Twilight7:19 am – 7:48 am
Daylight7:48 am – 6:45 pm
Civil Twilight6:45 pm – 7:14 pm
Nautical Twilight7:14 pm – 7:46 pm
Astro. Twilight7:46 pm – 8:19 pm
Night8:19 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Detroit - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 187:48 am6:45 pm10:57:34−2:441:17 pm (38.0°)92.613
Oct 197:49 am6:44 pm10:54:50−2:431:17 pm (37.6°)92.588
Oct 207:50 am6:42 pm10:52:07−2:421:16 pm (37.3°)92.562
Oct 217:51 am6:41 pm10:49:25−2:421:16 pm (36.9°)92.537
Oct 227:52 am6:39 pm10:46:44−2:411:16 pm (36.6°)92.512
Oct 237:54 am6:38 pm10:44:03−2:401:16 pm (36.2°)92.487
Oct 247:55 am6:36 pm10:41:23−2:401:16 pm (35.9°)92.461
* All times are local time for Detroit. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Detroit

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Detroit - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 18-12:24 pm9:57 pm4:46 am(67.9°)241,62981.3%
Oct 19-1:25 pm10:47 pm5:39 am(69.7°)239,04272.2%
Oct 20-2:21 pm11:46 pm6:34 am(70.3°)236,27461.9%
Oct 21-3:12 pm-7:31 am(69.4°)233,41750.6%
Oct 2212:52 am3:56 pm-8:28 am(67.0°)230,62239.1%
Oct 232:03 am4:35 pm-9:24 am(63.3°)228,09527.8%
Oct 243:17 am5:10 pm-10:19 am(58.5°)226,08117.6%
* All times are local time for Detroit. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 Detroit This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Oct 18, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 10:06 amSat 7:32 pmSat 2:49 pmDifficult to see
VenusSat 9:21 amSat 7:29 pmSat 2:25 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 6:27 amSat 6:09 pmSat 12:18 pmDifficult to see
JupiterFri 12:32 pmFri 9:37 pmFri 5:04 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 2:13 pmFri 11:21 pmFri 6:47 pmAverage visibility
UranusSat 7:00 pmSun 8:39 amSun 1:49 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 5:15 pmSat 4:33 amFri 10:54 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Detroit.

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