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

Moon: 2.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 20, 2014 at 4:07:36 PM


Sunrise Today: 8:10 AM 122° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:11 PM 238° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 6:23 AM 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:23 PM 245° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 9 hours (-7s)

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Today's Sun Position in Grand Rapids

The Sun's altitude in Grand Rapids 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

4:07 PM

Altitude

8.2°

Heading

227° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length
9h 37s

-7s shorter

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Grand Rapids today

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Day, night and twilight times in Grand Rapids 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 – 6:27 AM
Astro. Twilight6:27 AM – 7:02 AM
Nautical Twilight7:02 AM – 7:38 AM
Civil Twilight7:38 AM – 8:10 AM
Daylight8:10 AM – 5:11 PM
Civil Twilight5:11 PM – 5:43 PM
Nautical Twilight5:43 PM – 6:19 PM
Astro. Twilight6:19 PM – 6:53 PM
Night6:53 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Grand Rapids - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 208:10 AM5:11 PM9:00:37−0:0712:40 PM (23.7°)91.460
Dec 218:10 AM5:11 PM9:00:34−0:0312:41 PM (23.6°)91.453
Dec 228:11 AM5:12 PM9:00:35+0:0112:41 PM (23.7°)91.447
Dec 238:11 AM5:12 PM9:00:41+0:0512:42 PM (23.7°)91.441
Dec 248:12 AM5:13 PM9:00:51+0:1012:42 PM (23.7°)91.436
Dec 258:12 AM5:13 PM9:01:06+0:1412:43 PM (23.7°)91.431
Dec 268:13 AM5:14 PM9:01:25+0:1912:43 PM (23.7°)91.426
* All times are in local Grand Rapids time.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 6:03 PM in Grand Rapids. This day is 6 hours, 21 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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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 216:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 2210:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 216:03 PM
* All times are local Grand Rapids time.

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Today's moon in Grand Rapids

The Moon's path in Grand Rapids 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

4:07 PM

Altitude

1.8°

Heading

242° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

2.0%

Moon in Grand Rapids - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 206:23 AM4:23 PM-11:24 AM(28.1°)233,1292.6%
Dec 217:24 AM5:19 PM-12:22 PM(27.4°)230,3140.3%
Dec 228:21 AM6:22 PM-1:20 PM(28.0°)228,2260.9%
Dec 239:13 AM7:30 PM-2:19 PM(29.9°)227,0114.3%
Dec 249:59 AM8:41 PM-3:17 PM(32.9°)226,69910.6%
Dec 2510:40 AM9:53 PM-4:12 PM(36.8°)227,21319.2%
Dec 2611:17 AM11:04 PM-5:06 PM(41.2°)228,40129.6%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Grand Rapids time.

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