Sun and Moon Data for One Day

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You can obtain the times of sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset, transits of the Sun and Moon, along with information on the moon's phase by specifying the date and place below and clicking on the "Get data" button.

Specify date and place:

*** Attention: Make sure the correct Month is selected! ***

Year: Month: Day:

State: Place Name:



Courtesy of: U.S. Naval Observatory Astronomical Applications Department


Notes on the Data:

For information on the definitions of terms used, see Rise, Set, and Twilight Definitions or Phases of the Moon and Percent of the Moon Illuminated in FAQ.

If you need rise/set or twilight times for a series of dates, use our table program, which computes a one-page table covering an entire year.

The times of the phenomena are presented in the standard time of the place requested, using the current time zone of the place. Standard time in time zones was introduced in the U.S. in 1883, but the time zone boundaries have evolved considerably since then, with places shifting from one zone to another. There is no attempt here to track such changes.

Daylight time is implemented only for years 1967 and later, in accordance with the Uniform Time Act of 1966 and subsequent legislation. Daylight time is not used for places currently exempt from it.

Need other kinds of astronomical information? Start at our home page.