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

Moon: 83.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 20, 2018 at 4:37:24 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:17 am 88° East
Sunset Today: 7:32 pm 272° West


Moonrise Today: 5:36 pm 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:43 am 243° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 15 minutes (-2m 49s)

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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

4:37 pm

Altitude

30.4°

Heading

239° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 15m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 49s

Winter: +3h 10m

Summer: -3h 1m

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 – 5:42 am
Astro. Twilight5:42 am – 6:16 am
Nautical Twilight6:16 am – 6:49 am
Civil Twilight6:49 am – 7:17 am
Daylight7:17 am – 7:32 pm
Civil Twilight7:32 pm – 8:00 pm
Nautical Twilight8:00 pm – 8:33 pm
Astro. Twilight8:33 pm – 9:07 pm
Night9:07 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Detroit - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 207:17 am7:32 pm12:15:27−2:491:25 pm (48.6°)93.346
Sep 217:18 am7:31 pm12:12:37−2:491:25 pm (48.2°)93.320
Sep 227:19 am7:29 pm12:09:48−2:491:24 pm (47.8°)93.293
Sep 237:20 am7:27 pm12:06:58−2:491:24 pm (47.4°)93.267
Sep 247:21 am7:25 pm12:04:08−2:491:24 pm (47.0°)93.241
Sep 257:22 am7:24 pm12:01:18−2:491:23 pm (46.7°)93.215
Sep 267:23 am7:22 pm11:58:28−2:491:23 pm (46.3°)93.189
* 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.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 9:54 pm in Detroit.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:07 am
September EquinoxSep 229:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:23 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 2018 Moon Phases

4:37 pm

Altitude

-10.7°

Heading

106° E

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

83.8%

Moon in Detroit - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 20-2:43 am5:36 pm10:35 pm(29.3°)251,20285.5%
Sep 21-3:39 am6:10 pm11:21 pm(32.2°)250,20991.7%
Sep 22-4:38 am6:42 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 23-5:38 am7:11 pm12:06 am(35.7°)248,73296.3%
Sep 24-6:38 am7:39 pm12:51 am(39.9°)246,91199.1%
Sep 25-7:40 am8:06 pm1:35 am(44.4°)244,88099.8%
Sep 26-8:43 am8:34 pm2:20 am(49.1°)242,74798.5%
* 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, Thu, Sep 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:13 amThu 7:38 pmThu 1:26 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusThu 10:55 amThu 8:32 pmThu 3:44 pmAverage visiblity
MarsThu 5:28 pmFri 2:23 amThu 9:56 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 11:47 amThu 9:43 pmThu 4:45 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 3:11 pmFri 12:17 amThu 7:44 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 8:45 pmFri 10:16 amFri 3:30 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 7:00 pmFri 6:14 amFri 12:37 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Detroit.

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