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Flag for U.S.A. Center, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 18.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 17, 2014 at 5:20:55 PM


Sunrise Today: 8:26 AM 125° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:57 PM 235° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 3:26 AM 104° East
Moonset Today: 2:15 PM 253° West


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 30 minutes (-24s)

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Today's Sun Position in Center

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

Sun's current position over earth

5:20 PM

Altitude

-3.1°

Heading

240° SW

Phase

Civil Twilight

Day length
8h 30m 20s

-24s shorter

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Center today

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Day, night and twilight times in Center 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 – 6:34 AM
Astro. Twilight6:34 AM – 7:12 AM
Nautical Twilight7:12 AM – 7:51 AM
Civil Twilight7:51 AM – 8:26 AM
Daylight8:26 AM – 4:57 PM
Civil Twilight4:57 PM – 5:32 PM
Nautical Twilight5:32 PM – 6:11 PM
Astro. Twilight6:11 PM – 6:48 PM
Night6:48 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Center - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 178:26 AM4:57 PM8:30:20−0:2412:41 PM (19.6°)91.481
Dec 188:27 AM4:57 PM8:30:00−0:1912:42 PM (19.5°)91.473
Dec 198:27 AM4:57 PM8:29:46−0:1412:42 PM (19.5°)91.466
Dec 208:28 AM4:58 PM8:29:37−0:0812:43 PM (19.5°)91.460
Dec 218:29 AM4:58 PM8:29:34−0:0312:43 PM (19.5°)91.453
Dec 228:29 AM4:59 PM8:29:35+0:0112:44 PM (19.5°)91.447
Dec 238:30 AM4:59 PM8:29:42+0:0712:44 PM (19.5°)91.441
* All times are in local Center time.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 5:03 PM in Center. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 215:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 229:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 215:03 PM
* All times are local Center time.

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Today's moon in Center

The Moon's path in Center 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 2014 Moon Phases

5:20 PM

Altitude

-31.4°

Heading

287° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

18.9%

Moon in Center - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 173:26 AM2:15 PM-8:54 AM(31.6°)243,20421.8%
Dec 184:31 AM2:49 PM-9:43 AM(28.3°)239,79013.8%
Dec 195:36 AM3:29 PM-10:34 AM(25.7°)236,2867.1%
Dec 206:40 AM4:16 PM-11:29 AM(23.9°)232,9952.5%
Dec 217:42 AM5:12 PM-12:27 PM(23.3°)230,2060.3%
Dec 228:38 AM6:15 PM-1:25 PM(23.9°)228,1550.9%
Dec 239:28 AM7:25 PM-2:24 PM(25.8°)226,9794.6%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Center time.

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