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Moon: 67.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Feb 24, 2018 at 3:18:13 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:49 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 5:57 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 12:22 pm 65° East
Moonset Today: 2:05 am 294° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 7 minutes (+2m 27s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sterling

The Sun's altitude in Sterling today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

3:18 pm

Altitude

26.9°

Heading

230° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

11h 7m 46s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 27s

Winter: +1h 42m

Summer: -3h 46m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sterling Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Sterling today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 am – 5:20 am
Astro. Twilight5:20 am – 5:51 am
Nautical Twilight5:51 am – 6:22 am
Civil Twilight6:22 am – 6:49 am
Daylight6:49 am – 5:57 pm
Civil Twilight5:57 pm – 6:23 pm
Nautical Twilight6:23 pm – 6:55 pm
Astro. Twilight6:55 pm – 7:25 pm
Night7:25 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sterling - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 246:49 am5:57 pm11:07:46+2:2812:22 pm (41.7°)92.002
Feb 256:47 am5:58 pm11:10:14+2:2812:22 pm (42.1°)92.023
Feb 266:46 am5:59 pm11:12:44+2:3012:22 pm (42.5°)92.044
Feb 276:45 am6:00 pm11:15:13+2:2912:22 pm (42.8°)92.066
Feb 286:43 am6:01 pm11:17:42+2:2912:22 pm (43.2°)92.088
Mar 16:42 am6:02 pm11:20:12+2:3012:21 pm (43.6°)92.110
Mar 26:40 am6:03 pm11:22:42+2:3012:21 pm (44.0°)92.133
* All times are local time for Sterling. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:07 am
September EquinoxSep 229:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:23 pm
* All times are local Sterling time.

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Today's Moon in Sterling

The Moon's path in Sterling today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2018 Moon Phases

3:18 pm

Altitude

31.3°

Heading

90° E

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

67.0%

Moon in Sterling - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 24-2:05 am12:22 pm7:44 pm(70.3°)228,54069.0%
Feb 25-3:09 am1:18 pm8:44 pm(70.7°)227,05479.6%
Feb 26-4:09 am2:21 pm9:44 pm(69.6°)226,23888.5%
Feb 27-5:03 am3:29 pm10:44 pm(67.2°)226,26495.2%
Feb 28-5:52 am4:39 pm11:41 pm(63.5°)227,22799.0%
Mar 1-6:34 am5:49 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Mar 2-7:12 am6:58 pm12:35 am(59.1°)229,11499.9%
* All times are local time for Sterling. 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, Feb 24, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:12 amSat 6:25 pmSat 12:48 pmDifficult to see
VenusSat 7:24 amSat 6:49 pmSat 1:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 2:12 amSun 11:41 amSun 6:57 amAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 12:08 amSun 10:16 amSun 5:12 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 3:34 amSun 1:03 pmSun 8:18 amAverage visiblity
UranusSat 8:54 amSat 10:00 pmSat 3:27 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 7:14 amSat 6:30 pmSat 12:52 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sterling.

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