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Moon: 20.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 17, 2017 at 3:40:52 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:41 am 71° East
Sunset Today: 8:29 pm 289° West


Moonrise Today: 2:12 am 64° Northeast
Moonset Today: 5:12 pm 296° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 47 minutes (-2m 33s)

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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 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

3:40 pm

Altitude

50.3°

Heading

232° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 47m 54s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 33s

Winter: +4h 43m

Summer: -1h 28m

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 – 4:55 am
Astro. Twilight4:55 am – 5:35 am
Nautical Twilight5:35 am – 6:11 am
Civil Twilight6:11 am – 6:41 am
Daylight6:41 am – 8:29 pm
Civil Twilight8:29 pm – 8:59 pm
Nautical Twilight8:59 pm – 9:36 pm
Astro. Twilight9:36 pm – 10:15 pm
Night10:15 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Detroit - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 176:41 am8:29 pm13:47:54−2:331:36 pm (60.9°)94.102
Aug 186:42 am8:28 pm13:45:20−2:341:35 pm (60.5°)94.084
Aug 196:43 am8:26 pm13:42:45−2:351:35 pm (60.2°)94.066
Aug 206:45 am8:25 pm13:40:09−2:361:35 pm (59.9°)94.048
Aug 216:46 am8:23 pm13:37:32−2:361:35 pm (59.6°)94.029
Aug 226:47 am8:22 pm13:34:54−2:371:34 pm (59.2°)94.010
Aug 236:48 am8:20 pm13:32:15−2:381:34 pm (58.9°)93.990
* All times are local time for Detroit. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Detroit on Aug 21

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2112:24 am
September EquinoxSep 224:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2111:28 am
* 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 2017 Moon Phases

3:40 pm

Altitude

14.5°

Heading

282° W

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

20.1%

Moon in Detroit - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 172:12 am5:12 pm-9:41 am(66.3°)227,80622.5%
Aug 183:09 am6:11 pm-10:41 am(66.6°)227,49813.1%
Aug 194:12 am7:04 pm-11:40 am(65.5°)227,9216.0%
Aug 205:19 am7:50 pm-12:38 pm(63.0°)229,1401.5%
Aug 216:28 am8:29 pm-1:33 pm(59.6°)231,1320.0%
Aug 227:37 am9:05 pm-2:26 pm(55.5°)233,7791.3%
Aug 238:45 am9:37 pm-3:15 pm(51.0°)236,8825.1%
* All times are local time for Detroit. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Thu, Aug 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:14 amThu 8:42 pmThu 2:28 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 3:45 amThu 6:39 pmThu 11:12 amGood visibility
MarsThu 6:04 amThu 8:15 pmThu 1:10 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterThu 11:22 amThu 10:38 pmThu 5:00 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 4:31 pmFri 1:44 amThu 9:07 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 10:50 pmFri 12:11 pmFri 5:30 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 9:09 pmFri 8:19 amFri 2:44 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Detroit.

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