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Moon: 81.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Jun 23, 2018 at 12:29:25 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:44 am 58° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:39 pm 302° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:28 pm 104° East
Moonset Today: 2:57 am 259° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 54 minutes (-6s)

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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

12:29 pm

Altitude

72.0°

Heading

147° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 54m 20s

Change since

Yesterday: -6s

Winter: +5h 28m

Summer: -9s

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 – 3:45 am
Astro. Twilight3:45 am – 4:32 am
Nautical Twilight4:32 am – 5:12 am
Civil Twilight5:12 am – 5:44 am
Daylight5:44 am – 8:39 pm
Civil Twilight8:39 pm – 9:11 pm
Nautical Twilight9:11 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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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 235:44 am8:39 pm14:54:20−0:061:11 pm (74.4°)94.476
Jun 245:45 am8:39 pm14:54:10−0:091:12 pm (74.4°)94.481
Jun 255:45 am8:39 pm14:53:57−0:131:12 pm (74.4°)94.485
Jun 265:45 am8:39 pm14:53:41−0:161:12 pm (74.3°)94.489
Jun 275:46 am8:39 pm14:53:21−0:201:12 pm (74.3°)94.492
Jun 285:46 am8:39 pm14:52:57−0:231:13 pm (74.3°)94.495
Jun 295:46 am8:39 pm14:52:30−0:261:13 pm (74.2°)94.498
* 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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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

12:29 pm

Altitude

-44.1°

Heading

63° NE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

81.5%

Moon in Sterling - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 23-2:57 am4:28 pm10:02 pm(38.5°)245,19184.5%
Jun 24-3:30 am5:28 pm10:48 pm(35.0°)247,33991.2%
Jun 25-4:04 am6:26 pm11:36 pm(32.3°)249,11696.0%
Jun 26-4:42 am7:21 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Jun 27-5:24 am8:14 pm12:24 am(30.4°)250,51899.0%
Jun 28-6:10 am9:03 pm1:13 am(29.5°)251,53799.9%
Jun 29-7:00 am9:47 pm2:01 am(29.7°)252,14799.0%
* 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, Jun 23, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:06 amSat 10:02 pmSat 2:34 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 8:50 amSat 11:08 pmSat 4:00 pmGood visibility
MarsSat 11:06 pmSun 8:36 amSun 3:51 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 4:35 pmSun 3:00 amSat 9:47 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 8:42 pmSun 6:11 amSun 1:26 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 2:22 amSat 3:42 pmSat 9:02 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 12:29 amSun 11:53 amSun 6:11 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Sterling.

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