What time is sunrise/sunset or moonrise/moonset at my location? (Beginner)

The US Naval Observatory operates a useful set of websites that allows you to get astronomical data such as sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset or moon phase for a particular location.

Here is the main page: USNO Data Services

Here are some specific services:

Complete Sun and Moon Data for a Single Day

Phase of the Moon


This page was last updated July 18, 2015.

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Laura Spitler

Laura Spitler was a graduate student working with Prof. Jim Cordes. After graduating in 2013, she went on to a postdoctoral fellowship at the Max Planck Institute in Bonn, Germany. She works on a range of projects involving the time variability of radio sources, including pulsars, binary white dwarfs and ETI. In particular she is interested in building digital instruments and developing signal processing techniques that allow one to more easily identify and classify transient sources.

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