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

Moon: 30.1%
Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 14, 2020 at 11:15:50 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:56 am 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:34 pm 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:28 am 78° East
Moonset Today: 3:02 pm 285° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 39 minutes (-1m 14s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sterling

Time:11:15 pm
Altitude:-23.3°
Direction:330° NW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 14h 38m 46s (Jul 14, 2020)

1 minute, 14 seconds shorter than yesterday (Jul 13, 2020)

5 hours, 13 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

15 minutes, 43 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sterling Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:01 am
Astro. Twilight4:01 am – 4:45 am
Nautical Twilight4:45 am – 5:24 am
Civil Twilight5:24 am – 5:56 am
Daylight5:56 am – 8:34 pm
Civil Twilight8:34 pm – 9:06 pm
Nautical Twilight9:06 pm – 9:44 pm
Astro. Twilight9:44 pm – 10:28 pm
Night10:28 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sterling - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jul 145:56 am8:34 pm14:38:46−1:141:15 pm (72.5°)94.489
Jul 155:56 am8:34 pm14:37:29−1:171:15 pm (72.4°)94.485
Jul 165:57 am8:33 pm14:36:09−1:201:15 pm (72.2°)94.481
Jul 175:58 am8:33 pm14:34:46−1:221:15 pm (72.0°)94.476
Jul 185:59 am8:32 pm14:33:21−1:251:16 pm (71.8°)94.470
Jul 195:59 am8:31 pm14:31:53−1:271:16 pm (71.7°)94.464
Jul 206:00 am8:31 pm14:30:23−1:301:16 pm (71.5°)94.457
* 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 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Sterling - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 141:28 am3:02 pm-8:11 am(61.3°)250,01935.7%
Jul 151:56 am4:01 pm-8:54 am(65.7°)248,29526.5%
Jul 162:27 am5:02 pm-9:41 am(69.5°)245,94018.1%
Jul 173:04 am6:04 pm-10:31 am(72.5°)243,13910.8%
Jul 183:47 am7:04 pm-11:24 am(74.3°)240,1215.0%
Jul 194:39 am8:01 pm-12:20 pm(74.8°)237,1291.3%
Jul 205:38 am8:52 pm-1:17 pm(73.7°)234,4010.1%
* 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, Tue, Jul 14, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:50 amWed 7:08 pmWed 11:59 amDifficult to see
VenusWed 3:16 amWed 5:21 pmWed 10:18 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 12:12 amWed 12:22 pmWed 6:17 amPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 8:25 pmWed 5:58 amWed 1:11 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 8:44 pmThu 6:27 amThu 1:36 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 1:16 amWed 2:56 pmWed 8:06 amDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 11:16 pmWed 10:49 amWed 5:03 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Sterling.

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