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

Moon: 22.6%
Waning Crescent
Current Time: Mar 8, 2021 at 11:51:20 am
Sunrise Today: 6:31 am 95° East
Sunset Today: 6:09 pm 265° West
Moonrise Today: 3:50 am 123° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:14 pm 238° Southwest
Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 39 minutes (+2m 32s)
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Today's Sun Position in Sterling

Time:11:51 am
Altitude:45.9°
Direction:170° S
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 11h 38m 34s (Mar 8, 2021)

2 minutes, 32 seconds longer than yesterday (Mar 7, 2021)

2 hours, 12 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

3 hours, 15 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sterling Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:02 am
Astro. Twilight5:02 am – 5:33 am
Nautical Twilight5:33 am – 6:04 am
Civil Twilight6:04 am – 6:31 am
Daylight6:31 am – 6:09 pm
Civil Twilight6:09 pm – 6:36 pm
Nautical Twilight6:36 pm – 7:07 pm
Astro. Twilight7:07 pm – 7:38 pm
Night7:38 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sterling - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 86:31 am6:09 pm11:38:34+2:3212:20 pm (46.4°)92.281
Mar 96:29 am6:10 pm11:41:06+2:3212:20 pm (46.8°)92.306
Mar 106:28 am6:12 pm11:43:39+2:3212:19 pm (47.2°)92.331
Mar 116:26 am6:13 pm11:46:12+2:3312:19 pm (47.6°)92.356
Mar 126:25 am6:14 pm11:48:45+2:3312:19 pm (48.0°)92.381
Mar 136:23 am6:15 pm11:51:19+2:3312:19 pm (48.4°)92.406
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 147:22 am7:16 pm11:53:52+2:331:18 pm (48.8°)92.431
* 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.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 2:00 am, and this is accounted for above.

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Today's Moon in Sterling

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Sterling - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 83:50 am1:14 pm-8:31 am(25.4°)236,14323.9%
Mar 94:40 am2:19 pm-9:27 am(27.2°)238,29115.1%
Mar 105:21 am3:25 pm-10:20 am(30.4°)240,4508.2%
Mar 115:56 am4:30 pm-11:09 am(34.5°)242,5993.4%
Mar 126:26 am5:33 pm-11:56 am(39.4°)244,7080.7%
Mar 136:52 am6:34 pm-12:39 pm(44.6°)246,7210.3%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 148:17 am8:34 pm-2:21 pm(50.0°)248,5531.9%
* 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, Mon, Mar 8, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:26 amMon 3:51 pmMon 10:38 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 6:28 amMon 5:44 pmMon 12:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 9:44 amTue 12:24 amMon 5:04 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 5:18 amMon 3:36 pmMon 10:27 amAverage visibility
SaturnMon 4:50 amMon 2:50 pmMon 9:50 amAverage visibility
UranusMon 8:37 amMon 10:13 pmMon 3:25 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 6:43 amMon 6:16 pmMon 12:30 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sterling.

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