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

Moon: 27.7%
Waning Crescent

Current Time: Oct 23, 2019 at 9:42:29 am


Sunrise Today: 7:27 am 104° East
Sunset Today: 6:20 pm 256° West


Moonrise Today: 1:47 am 68° East
Moonset Today: 4:06 pm 289° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 53 minutes (-2m 22s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sterling

Time:9:42 am
Altitude:22.7°
Direction:128° SE
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 10h 53m 38s (Oct 23, 2019)

2 minutes, 22 seconds shorter than yesterday (Oct 22, 2019)

1 hour, 27 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

4 hours, 1 minute shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sterling Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:57 am
Astro. Twilight5:57 am – 6:28 am
Nautical Twilight6:28 am – 6:59 am
Civil Twilight6:59 am – 7:27 am
Daylight7:27 am – 6:20 pm
Civil Twilight6:20 pm – 6:47 pm
Nautical Twilight6:47 pm – 7:18 pm
Astro. Twilight7:18 pm – 7:49 pm
Night7:49 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sterling - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 237:27 am6:20 pm10:53:08−2:2212:54 pm (39.5°)92.487
Oct 247:28 am6:19 pm10:50:47−2:2112:53 pm (39.2°)92.462
Oct 257:29 am6:17 pm10:48:26−2:2112:53 pm (38.9°)92.437
Oct 267:30 am6:16 pm10:46:05−2:2012:53 pm (38.5°)92.412
Oct 277:31 am6:15 pm10:43:46−2:1912:53 pm (38.2°)92.387
Oct 287:32 am6:13 pm10:41:28−2:1812:53 pm (37.8°)92.362
Oct 297:33 am6:12 pm10:39:10−2:1712:53 pm (37.5°)92.337
* 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 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Sterling - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 231:47 am4:06 pm-9:01 am(66.8°)228,13128.0%
Oct 242:59 am4:42 pm-9:56 am(61.9°)226,10717.8%
Oct 254:12 am5:17 pm-10:50 am(56.3°)224,8399.4%
Oct 265:26 am5:50 pm-11:43 am(50.2°)224,5303.5%
Oct 276:39 am6:23 pm-12:36 pm(44.2°)225,2970.5%
Oct 287:52 am6:58 pm-1:29 pm(38.6°)227,1290.6%
Oct 299:05 am7:36 pm-2:24 pm(33.9°)229,8843.7%
* 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, Oct 23, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 9:38 amWed 7:13 pmWed 2:26 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 9:02 amWed 7:11 pmWed 2:07 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 6:01 amWed 5:39 pmWed 11:50 amDifficult to see
JupiterWed 11:43 amWed 9:08 pmWed 4:26 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 1:21 pmWed 10:50 pmWed 6:06 pmAverage visibility
UranusWed 6:27 pmThu 7:54 amThu 1:11 amAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 4:30 pmThu 3:53 amWed 10:11 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Sterling.

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