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Furnace Creek (Death Valley), CA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 55.9%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 15, 2018 at 6:04:35 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:52 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:33 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:24 pm 96° East


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 41 minutes (-22s)

Location of Furnace Creek (Death Valley)Location

Today's Sun Position in Furnace Creek (Death Valley)

Time:6:04 pm
Altitude:-17.8°
Direction:254° W
Phase:Astronomical Twilight

Day length today: 9h 41m 21s (Dec 15, 2018)

22 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 14, 2018)

1 minute, 3 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

4 hours, 57 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Furnace Creek (Death Valley) Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:19 am
Astro. Twilight5:19 am – 5:50 am
Nautical Twilight5:50 am – 6:23 am
Civil Twilight6:23 am – 6:52 am
Daylight6:52 am – 4:33 pm
Civil Twilight4:33 pm – 5:02 pm
Nautical Twilight5:02 pm – 5:34 pm
Astro. Twilight5:34 pm – 6:05 pm
Night6:05 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Furnace Creek (Death Valley) - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 156:52 am4:33 pm9:41:21−0:2211:42 am (30.3°)91.487
Dec 166:52 am4:33 pm9:41:02−0:1911:43 am (30.2°)91.478
Dec 176:53 am4:34 pm9:40:46−0:1511:43 am (30.2°)91.469
Dec 186:53 am4:34 pm9:40:34−0:1211:44 am (30.2°)91.460
Dec 196:54 am4:34 pm9:40:25−0:0811:44 am (30.2°)91.453
Dec 206:55 am4:35 pm9:40:20−0:0511:45 am (30.1°)91.446
Dec 216:55 am4:35 pm9:40:18−0:0211:45 am (30.1°)91.439
* All times are local time for Furnace Creek (Death Valley). They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 2:22 pm in Furnace Creek (Death Valley). In terms of daylight, this day is 4 hours, 59 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 Furnace Creek (Death Valley)

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Furnace Creek (Death Valley) - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 1512:24 pm--6:19 pm(49.0°)246,93256.0%
Dec 16-12:20 am12:53 pm7:02 pm(53.7°)243,85965.9%
Dec 17-1:18 am1:23 pm7:47 pm(58.5°)240,28075.5%
Dec 18-2:19 am1:56 pm8:35 pm(63.3°)236,44684.2%
Dec 19-3:22 am2:32 pm9:26 pm(67.6°)232,66891.6%
Dec 20-4:28 am3:13 pm10:21 pm(71.3°)229,28696.9%
Dec 21-5:35 am4:01 pm11:20 pm(73.8°)226,62399.7%
* All times are local time for Furnace Creek (Death Valley). 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 Furnace Creek (Death Valley) This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 15, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:09 amSun 3:18 pmSun 10:14 amAverage visibility
VenusSun 3:12 amSun 2:05 pmSun 8:39 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:42 amSat 11:18 pmSat 5:30 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSun 5:37 amSun 3:29 pmSun 10:33 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 7:56 amSun 5:38 pmSun 12:47 pmDifficult to see
UranusSat 1:22 pmSun 2:29 amSat 7:56 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 11:30 amSat 10:51 pmSat 5:10 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Furnace Creek (Death Valley).

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