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

Moon: 98.2%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Jun 20, 2024 at 4:06:28 pm
Sunrise Today: 5:44 am 58° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:38 pm 302° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 7:52 pm 126° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:04 am 236° Southwest
Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 55 minutes (+2s)
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Today's Sun Position in Sterling

Time:4:06 pm
Altitude:50.0°
Direction:260° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 54m 31s (Jun 20, 2024)

2 seconds longer than yesterday (Jun 19, 2024)

5 hours, 28 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2023)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sterling Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:44 am
Astro. Twilight3:44 am – 4:31 am
Nautical Twilight4:31 am – 5:12 am
Civil Twilight5:12 am – 5:44 am
Daylight5:44 am – 8:38 pm
Civil Twilight8:38 pm – 9:10 pm
Nautical Twilight9:10 pm – 9:51 pm
Astro. Twilight9:51 pm – 10:38 pm
Night10:38 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sterling - Next 7 Days

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jun 205:44 am8:38 pm14:54:31+0:021:11 pm (74.4°)94.460
Jun 215:44 am8:38 pm14:54:30−0:011:11 pm (74.4°)94.466
Jun 225:44 am8:39 pm14:54:25−0:041:11 pm (74.4°)94.472
Jun 235:44 am8:39 pm14:54:17−0:081:12 pm (74.4°)94.477
Jun 245:45 am8:39 pm14:54:05−0:111:12 pm (74.4°)94.482
Jun 255:45 am8:39 pm14:53:50−0:151:12 pm (74.4°)94.487
Jun 265:45 am8:39 pm14:53:32−0:181:12 pm (74.3°)94.491
* 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.

The June solstice (summer solstice) in Sterling is at 4:50 pm on Thursday, June 20, 2024. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 29 minutes longer than the December solstice. In most locations north of the equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

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Today's Moon in Sterling

Year 2024 Moon Phases

Moon in Sterling - Next 7 days

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2024Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 20-4:04 am7:52 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Jun 21-4:50 am8:56 pm12:22 am(22.5°)238,36799.0%
Jun 22-5:48 am9:52 pm1:22 am(21.8°)235,72099.8%
Jun 23-6:55 am10:39 pm2:22 am(22.9°)233,44798.0%
Jun 24-8:09 am11:18 pm3:21 am(26.0°)231,66593.6%
Jun 25-9:24 am11:50 pm4:17 am(30.6°)230,42286.6%
Jun 26-10:38 am-5:09 am(36.4°)229,70577.6%
* 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, Thu, Jun 20, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:10 amThu 9:17 pmThu 1:43 pmDifficult to see
VenusThu 6:02 amThu 8:58 pmThu 1:30 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 2:51 amThu 4:25 pmThu 9:38 amAverage visibility
JupiterThu 4:15 amThu 6:42 pmThu 11:29 amAverage visibility
SaturnFri 12:50 amFri 12:15 pmFri 6:33 amGreat visibility
UranusThu 3:38 amThu 5:50 pmThu 10:44 amDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 1:12 amFri 1:08 pmFri 7:10 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Sterling.

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