Sedona Sunrise Sunset Calculator




Daily Details - Desktop

The Photographer's Ephemeris (TPE) application provides detailed information with the exact position of the sun, the moon, and the Milky Way as viewed from a particular location on a on a given date and time. TPE also provides shadow length, and whether or not a subject will be in shade at a given time. Click on the next icon to open The Photographer's Ephemeris centered on the location shown, clicking on the second gives the National Weather Service Point Forecast for the location, clicking on the third gives a wind forecaast from

Bell Rock: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast Oak Creek: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast Cathedral Rock: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast
Cathedral Overlook: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast Chapel of the Cross: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast Courthouse Butte: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast
Cowpies: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast Doe Mountain: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast Merry-Go-Round: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast
Rabbit Ears: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast Seven Sacred Pools: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast Shaman's Cave: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast
Yavapai Vista: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast The Cockscomb: TPE Icon   NWS Forecast Forecast

You can also import all of the points of interest on the Sedona map into TPE Desktop by downloading this POI file POI List Icon and the choosing Locations Import in TPE Desktop.

TPE is published by Crookneck Consulting LLC and the web application is free to use.


Daily Details - Mobile

There are many apps available for your phone or tablet to help with shot planning. My favorites are Photopills and TPE for Android/iOS or TPE 3D for iOS only. Both applications support the importing of Points of Interest / Locations. To import POIs for Sedona into one of these apps proceeed as follows:

  • Download the KML file with the points of interest by clicking here: POI List Icon
  • Email the downloaded file to yourself
  • On your phone open the email you just sent and tap the attachment
  • Choose Photopills or TPE or Google Earth or any other app that appears on the list
  • The locations in the attachment will be added to those already on your phone


The Sunrise Sunset calculator above provides a monthly calendar showing sunrise/set and moonrise/set and moon phase for a whole month. More detailed information can be obtained by clicking on one of the Photographer's Ephemeris icons above or via one of the mobile applications listed.

Monthly sunrise and sunset times are given at the the summit of Bell Rock in the Village of Oak Creek.