Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Happy Winter Soltace!

U.S. Naval Observatory
Astronomical Applications Department

Sun and Moon Data for One Day

The following information is provided for Fullerton, Orange County, California (longitude W117.9, latitude N33.9):
        21 December 2011      Pacific Standard Time          

        Begin civil twilight       6:25 a.m.                 
        Sunrise                    6:53 a.m.                 
        Sun transit               11:50 a.m.                 
        Sunset                     4:47 p.m.                 
        End civil twilight         5:15 p.m.                 

        Moonset                    1:20 p.m. on preceding day
        Moonrise                   3:34 a.m.                 
        Moon transit               8:53 a.m.                 
        Moonset                    2:08 p.m.                 
        Moonrise                   4:43 a.m. on following day

Phase of the Moon on 21 December:   waning crescent with 11% of the Moon's visible disk illuminated.
New Moon on 24 December 2011 at 10:07 a.m. Pacific Standard Time.

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