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Moon: 12.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 14, 2017 at 6:24:11 am


Sunrise Today: 7:25 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:52 pm 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 3:54 am 103° East
Moonset Today: 3:01 pm 255° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 26 minutes (-27s)

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Today's Sun Position in Grand Junction

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

Sun's current position over Earth

6:24 am

Altitude

-11.6°

Heading

111° SE

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

9h 26m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: -27s

Winter: +1m 29s

Summer: -5h 28m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Grand Junction Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Grand Junction 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 – 5:49 am
Astro. Twilight5:49 am – 6:22 am
Nautical Twilight6:22 am – 6:55 am
Civil Twilight6:55 am – 7:25 am
Daylight7:25 am – 4:52 pm
Civil Twilight4:52 pm – 5:22 pm
Nautical Twilight5:22 pm – 5:56 pm
Astro. Twilight5:56 pm – 6:28 pm
Night6:28 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Grand Junction - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 147:25 am4:52 pm9:26:51−0:2712:09 pm (27.7°)91.499
Dec 157:26 am4:52 pm9:26:27−0:2412:09 pm (27.7°)91.490
Dec 167:27 am4:53 pm9:26:07−0:2012:10 pm (27.6°)91.482
Dec 177:27 am4:53 pm9:25:50−0:1612:10 pm (27.6°)91.474
Dec 187:28 am4:53 pm9:25:37−0:1212:11 pm (27.6°)91.466
Dec 197:28 am4:54 pm9:25:28−0:0912:11 pm (27.5°)91.459
Dec 207:29 am4:54 pm9:25:23−0:0512:12 pm (27.5°)91.452
* All times are local time for Grand Junction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 9:27 am in Grand Junction. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 30 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 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 204:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2010:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 222:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 219:28 am
* All times are local Grand Junction time.

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Today's Moon in Grand Junction

The Moon's path in Grand Junction 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 2017 Moon Phases

6:24 am

Altitude

24.1°

Heading

130° SE

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

12.3%

Moon in Grand Junction - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 143:54 am3:01 pm-9:30 am(39.2°)248,86111.5%
Dec 154:52 am3:34 pm-10:15 am(35.8°)250,4556.0%
Dec 165:48 am4:11 pm-11:01 am(33.2°)251,6032.2%
Dec 176:43 am4:52 pm-11:48 am(31.3°)252,3290.3%
Dec 187:35 am5:36 pm-12:36 pm(30.3°)252,6390.4%
Dec 198:24 am6:25 pm-1:24 pm(30.2°)252,5222.3%
Dec 209:09 am7:17 pm-2:12 pm(31.1°)251,9436.0%
* All times are local time for Grand Junction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Grand Junction This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 14, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:02 amThu 4:42 pmThu 11:52 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 6:57 amThu 4:27 pmThu 11:42 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 3:21 amThu 2:09 pmThu 8:45 amAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 4:14 amThu 2:38 pmThu 9:26 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 7:52 amThu 5:20 pmThu 12:36 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusThu 1:39 pmFri 2:42 amThu 8:10 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 11:56 amThu 11:08 pmThu 5:32 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Grand Junction.

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