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

Moon: 96.1%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Aug 10, 2022 at 7:40:17 am
Sunrise Today: 6:18 am 69° East
Sunset Today: 8:10 pm 291° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 7:44 pm 122° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:04 am 236° Southwest
Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 52 minutes (-2m 7s)
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Today's Sun Position in Sterling

Time:7:40 am
Altitude:14.5°
Direction:82° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 52m 13s (Aug 10, 2022)

2 minutes, 7 seconds shorter than yesterday (Aug 9, 2022)

4 hours, 26 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2021)

1 hour, 2 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2022)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sterling Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:36 am
Astro. Twilight4:36 am – 5:14 am
Nautical Twilight5:14 am – 5:49 am
Civil Twilight5:49 am – 6:18 am
Daylight6:18 am – 8:10 pm
Civil Twilight8:10 pm – 8:39 pm
Nautical Twilight8:39 pm – 9:14 pm
Astro. Twilight9:14 pm – 9:52 pm
Night9:52 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sterling - Next 7 Days

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 106:18 am8:10 pm13:52:13−2:071:15 pm (66.4°)94.222
Aug 116:19 am8:09 pm13:50:04−2:081:14 pm (66.1°)94.206
Aug 126:20 am8:08 pm13:47:55−2:091:14 pm (65.8°)94.190
Aug 136:21 am8:07 pm13:45:44−2:101:14 pm (65.5°)94.175
Aug 146:22 am8:05 pm13:43:32−2:121:14 pm (65.2°)94.158
Aug 156:23 am8:04 pm13:41:19−2:131:14 pm (64.9°)94.142
Aug 166:24 am8:03 pm13:39:04−2:141:13 pm (64.6°)94.125
* 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 2022 Moon Phases

Moon in Sterling - Next 7 days

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2022Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 10-4:04 am7:44 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Aug 11-5:22 am8:28 pm12:30 am(26.6°)223,70798.7%
Aug 12-6:40 am9:03 pm1:30 am(31.2°)224,82199.8%
Aug 13-7:57 am9:33 pm2:25 am(37.0°)227,01697.7%
Aug 14-9:09 am9:59 pm3:16 am(43.4°)230,08393.0%
Aug 15-10:18 am10:24 pm4:04 am(50.0°)233,72485.9%
Aug 16-11:25 am10:49 pm4:49 am(56.4°)237,60577.3%
* 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, Aug 10, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:10 amWed 9:09 pmWed 2:40 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 4:41 amWed 7:11 pmWed 11:56 amFairly good visibility
MarsWed 12:21 amWed 2:23 pmWed 7:22 amAverage visibility
JupiterTue 10:19 pmWed 10:36 amWed 4:27 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 8:20 pmThu 6:41 amThu 1:30 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 12:00 midnightWed 1:59 pmWed 7:00 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 9:46 pmWed 9:29 amWed 3:38 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Sterling.

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