What time does it get dark in Pomeroy ?

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The sunset in Pomeroy is at 09:01 pm

What is it sunset?

  • Sunset

  • Twilight

  • Darkness

Most people know that sunset is the time when the sun goes down. But did you know that the sun doesn't actually set? Instead, Earth rotates into darkness, giving us the illusion that the sun is setting. So what causes sunset?

Well, it's a combination of things. The Earth's atmosphere scatters sunlight in every direction, but blue and violet light are scattered more than other colors. This is why the sky is usually blue during the daytime. As the sun gets lower in the sky, the atmosphere becomes thicker and more dense.

This scattering of sunlight happens to a greater extent, and we see red and orange light more than blue and violet light. That's why sunset is usually a beautiful red or orange color. So next time you see sunset, remember that you're actually seeing Earth rotate into darkness!

Pomeroy and all the details!

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Pomeroy, located in Garfield County, is a little town on the crossroads of two long, thin highways that intersect about four miles east of the town. Sitting in the middle of these highways, Pomeroy offers a direct link to both north (Albany) and south (Denver). The town also sits on the Union Pacific Railroad, making it a stop on many rail-fan trips.

Pomeroy is located in Garfield County, Colorado, about halfway between the two largest cities in Colorado, Denver and Boulder.

The town of Pomeroy is arranged around a central square that is bisected by two long highways. The eastern highway leads to the Oklahoma border and Albuquerque, New Mexico, while the western highway leads to the Twin Cities – including Minneapolis, Minnesota – and Denver. In the center of the square sits the town's lone traffic light, and peters out a short way west of the square.

The climate in Pomeroy is typical of the plains of central Colorado: warm, dry summers and cold, dry winters. In fact, Pomeroy is considered a microcosm of the Colorado plains, with just beneath the surface of the earth the same geological formations that dot the eastern and western extremities of the state. The average January temperature is 29 degrees, and the average July temperature is 83 degrees. However, the extremities of the town experience much colder temperatures, with an average January temperature of 16 degrees and an average July temperature of 102 degrees.

Pomeroy is located about halfway between the two largest cities in Colorado, Denver and Boulder. Therefore, the closest state capital to Pomeroy is Denver, which is about 185 miles away. The closest federal capital to Pomeroy is Washington, D.C., which is about 268 miles away.

- Pomeroy was founded in 1881, as a stop on the Union Pacific Railroad

- The town's sole traffic light is a nod to Pomeroy's history as a railroad town

- The town has a population of only 1,625

- Pomeroy is home to the Garfield County Fairgrounds, which hosts trail rides, concerts, and a variety of other events throughout the year

- Pomeroy is also home to the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, which is the only presidential library in the western United States

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What time does it get dark?

As the sun sets, the sky slowly grows dark. For many people, this is a time to relax and wind down for the day. But have you ever wondered exactly when it gets dark? The answer may surprise you.

Did you know that darkness actually begins long before the sun sets? As the sun gets lower in the sky, its light has to travel through more atmosphere. This filters out some of the blue light, making the sun look redder. At the same time, shadows get longer and darker. So by the time the sun finally dips below the horizon, darkness has already begun to fall.

Of course, not all places on Earth experience darkness at the same time. Near the equator, the sun sets and rises almost directly overhead. This means that there is less of a difference between daytime and nighttime. Closer to the poles, however, the sun stays low in the sky for much of the year. This leads to longer periods of darkness during wintertime.