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Sterling Heights, MI, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 61.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 16, 2018 at 11:00:07 am


Sunrise Today: 7:55 am 122° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:59 pm 238° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:36 pm 91° East
Moonset Today: 12:57 am 265° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 4 minutes (-24s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sterling Heights

Time:11:00 am
Altitude:21.1°
Direction:158° S
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 9h 4m 6s (Dec 16, 2018)

24 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 15, 2018)

58 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

6 hours, 14 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sterling Heights Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:13 am
Astro. Twilight6:13 am – 6:48 am
Nautical Twilight6:48 am – 7:23 am
Civil Twilight7:23 am – 7:55 am
Daylight7:55 am – 4:59 pm
Civil Twilight4:59 pm – 5:31 pm
Nautical Twilight5:31 pm – 6:07 pm
Astro. Twilight6:07 pm – 6:41 pm
Night6:41 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sterling Heights - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 167:55 am4:59 pm9:04:06−0:2412:27 pm (24.1°)91.478
Dec 177:56 am5:00 pm9:03:45−0:2012:28 pm (24.1°)91.470
Dec 187:57 am5:00 pm9:03:29−0:1612:28 pm (24.1°)91.461
Dec 197:57 am5:00 pm9:03:17−0:1112:29 pm (24.0°)91.453
Dec 207:58 am5:01 pm9:03:10−0:0712:29 pm (24.0°)91.446
Dec 217:58 am5:01 pm9:03:07−0:0312:30 pm (24.0°)91.440
Dec 227:59 am5:02 pm9:03:08+0:0112:30 pm (24.0°)91.433
* All times are local time for Sterling Heights. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 5:22 pm in Sterling Heights. In terms of daylight, this day is 6 hours, 16 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Today's Moon in Sterling Heights

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Sterling Heights - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 16-12:57 am1:36 pm7:43 pm(47.1°)244,17365.0%
Dec 17-1:59 am2:02 pm8:28 pm(51.9°)240,63274.6%
Dec 18-3:02 am2:31 pm9:15 pm(56.6°)236,80983.5%
Dec 19-4:09 am3:03 pm10:06 pm(61.0°)233,01290.9%
Dec 20-5:18 am3:40 pm11:00 pm(64.7°)229,57896.5%
Dec 21-6:29 am4:25 pm11:59 pm(67.4°)226,83599.5%
Dec 22-7:38 am5:18 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Sterling Heights. 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 Heights This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 16, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:07 amSun 3:49 pmSun 10:58 amAverage visibility
VenusSun 4:05 amSun 2:42 pmSun 9:23 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 12:28 pmSun 11:59 pmSun 6:13 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 6:38 amSun 3:58 pmSun 11:18 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 8:59 amSun 6:05 pmSun 1:32 pmDifficult to see
UranusSun 1:55 pmMon 3:18 amSun 8:37 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 12:16 pmSun 11:27 pmSun 5:51 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sterling Heights.

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