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Sterling, VA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 74.9%
Waning Gibbous
Current Time: Jul 28, 2021 at 5:36:26 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:07 am 65° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:24 pm 295° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 11:24 pm 91° East
Moonset Today: 10:49 am 266° West
Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 17 minutes (-1m 46s)
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Today's Sun Position in Sterling

Time:5:36 pm
Altitude:30.9°
Direction:270° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 17m 28s (Jul 28, 2021)

1 minute, 46 seconds shorter than yesterday (Jul 27, 2021)

4 hours, 51 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

37 minutes, 2 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2021)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sterling Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:19 am
Astro. Twilight4:19 am – 5:00 am
Nautical Twilight5:00 am – 5:37 am
Civil Twilight5:37 am – 6:07 am
Daylight6:07 am – 8:24 pm
Civil Twilight8:24 pm – 8:54 pm
Nautical Twilight8:54 pm – 9:31 pm
Astro. Twilight9:31 pm – 10:12 pm
Night10:12 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sterling - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 286:07 am8:24 pm14:17:28−1:461:16 pm (69.8°)94.384
Jul 296:08 am8:23 pm14:15:39−1:481:16 pm (69.6°)94.374
Jul 306:08 am8:22 pm14:13:48−1:501:16 pm (69.3°)94.364
Jul 316:09 am8:21 pm14:11:56−1:521:16 pm (69.1°)94.353
Aug 16:10 am8:20 pm14:10:02−1:541:16 pm (68.8°)94.342
Aug 26:11 am8:19 pm14:08:06−1:551:15 pm (68.6°)94.330
Aug 36:12 am8:18 pm14:06:08−1:571:15 pm (68.3°)94.318
* All times are local time for Sterling. 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 Sterling

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Sterling - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 28-10:49 am11:24 pm4:50 am(45.7°)242,39479.4%
Jul 29-11:50 am11:48 pm5:32 am(51.4°)245,49770.5%
Jul 30-12:50 pm-6:14 am(56.9°)248,06860.9%
Jul 3112:12 am1:49 pm-6:56 am(62.0°)249,94351.1%
Aug 112:37 am2:49 pm-7:39 am(66.7°)251,02241.3%
Aug 21:06 am3:49 pm-8:23 am(70.6°)251,27331.9%
Aug 31:39 am4:48 pm-9:10 am(73.7°)250,73123.2%
* All times are local time for Sterling. 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 Sterling This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jul 28, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:40 amWed 8:16 pmWed 12:59 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 8:48 amWed 9:59 pmWed 3:24 pmGood visibility
MarsWed 8:05 amWed 9:35 pmWed 2:50 pmDifficult to see
JupiterWed 9:30 pmThu 8:11 amThu 2:50 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 8:33 pmThu 6:33 amThu 1:33 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 12:34 amThu 2:24 pmThu 7:29 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 10:27 pmThu 10:06 amThu 4:16 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Sterling.

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