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

Moon: 61.5%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 25, 2019 at 7:36:14 am


Sunrise Today: 5:49 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:24 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:25 am 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 11:46 am 248° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 34 minutes (+1m 26s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sterling

Time:7:36 am
Altitude:18.6°
Direction:78° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 34m 28s (May 25, 2019)

1 minute, 26 seconds longer than yesterday (May 24, 2019)

5 hours, 8 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

20 minutes, 1 second shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sterling Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:57 am
Astro. Twilight3:57 am – 4:40 am
Nautical Twilight4:40 am – 5:18 am
Civil Twilight5:18 am – 5:49 am
Daylight5:49 am – 8:24 pm
Civil Twilight8:24 pm – 8:55 pm
Nautical Twilight8:55 pm – 9:33 pm
Astro. Twilight9:33 pm – 10:16 pm
Night10:16 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sterling - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 255:49 am8:24 pm14:34:28+1:261:06 pm (72.0°)94.152
May 265:49 am8:24 pm14:35:51+1:231:06 pm (72.2°)94.169
May 275:48 am8:25 pm14:37:13+1:211:06 pm (72.3°)94.186
May 285:47 am8:26 pm14:38:31+1:181:06 pm (72.5°)94.202
May 295:47 am8:27 pm14:39:47+1:151:07 pm (72.6°)94.219
May 305:46 am8:27 pm14:41:00+1:121:07 pm (72.8°)94.234
May 315:46 am8:28 pm14:42:10+1:101:07 pm (72.9°)94.249
* 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 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Sterling - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 251:25 am11:46 am-6:33 am(33.0°)250,62161.9%
May 261:58 am12:43 pm-7:18 am(36.4°)251,11652.2%
May 272:28 am1:41 pm-8:01 am(40.4°)250,76642.5%
May 282:55 am2:38 pm-8:43 am(44.8°)249,59632.9%
May 293:22 am3:36 pm-9:25 am(49.5°)247,69723.9%
May 303:49 am4:36 pm-10:08 am(54.4°)245,22015.8%
May 314:17 am5:38 pm-10:53 am(59.2°)242,3649.0%
* 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, Sat, May 25, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:03 amSat 8:53 pmSat 1:27 pmDifficult to see
VenusSat 4:49 amSat 6:30 pmSat 11:39 amFairly good visibility
MarsSat 7:55 amSat 10:54 pmSat 3:24 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSat 9:34 pmSun 7:02 amSun 2:18 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 11:37 pmSat 9:13 amSat 4:25 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 4:23 amSat 5:50 pmSat 11:07 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneSat 2:33 amSat 2:02 pmSat 8:17 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sterling.

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