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Moon: 7.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 29, 2016 at 11:03:03 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:24 AM 79° East
Sunset Today: 7:20 PM 281° West


Moonrise Today: 3:46 AM 70° East
Moonset Today: 5:41 PM 288° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 56 minutes (-1m 58s)

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Today's Sun Position in Costa Mesa

The Sun's altitude in Costa Mesa today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

11:03 AM

Altitude

54.8°

Heading

128° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 56m 18s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 58s

Winter: +3h 1m

Summer: -1h 27m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Costa Mesa Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Costa Mesa today. Black is nighttime, light blue is daytime. The darker blue shadings represent the twilight phases during dawn (left) and dusk (right). Hover over the graph for more information. How to use this

Night12:00 AM – 4:57 AM
Astro. Twilight4:57 AM – 5:28 AM
Nautical Twilight5:28 AM – 5:58 AM
Civil Twilight5:58 AM – 6:24 AM
Daylight6:24 AM – 7:20 PM
Civil Twilight7:20 PM – 7:46 PM
Nautical Twilight7:46 PM – 8:16 PM
Astro. Twilight8:16 PM – 8:47 PM
Night8:47 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Costa Mesa - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 296:24 AM7:20 PM12:56:18−1:5812:52 PM (65.3°)93.860
Aug 306:25 AM7:19 PM12:54:19−1:5912:52 PM (65.0°)93.838
Aug 316:25 AM7:18 PM12:52:20−1:5912:52 PM (64.6°)93.816
Sep 16:26 AM7:16 PM12:50:20−1:5912:51 PM (64.2°)93.794
Sep 26:27 AM7:15 PM12:48:20−2:0012:51 PM (63.9°)93.772
Sep 36:27 AM7:14 PM12:46:19−2:0012:51 PM (63.5°)93.749
Sep 46:28 AM7:12 PM12:44:18−2:0112:50 PM (63.1°)93.725
* All times are local time for Costa Mesa. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 199:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 203:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 227:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 212:44 AM
* All times are local Costa Mesa time.

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Today's Moon in Costa Mesa

The Moon's path in Costa Mesa today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show times and headings of moonrise and moonset. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Year 2016 Moon Phases

11:03 AM

Altitude

71.4°

Heading

193° S

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

7.4%

Moon in Costa Mesa - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 293:46 AM5:41 PM-10:46 AM(71.9°)238,4517.5%
Aug 304:45 AM6:23 PM-11:36 AM(69.1°)240,6412.8%
Aug 315:44 AM7:01 PM-12:25 PM(65.8°)242,8930.3%
Sep 16:41 AM7:36 PM-1:12 PM(62.0°)245,1290.2%
Sep 27:38 AM8:10 PM-1:57 PM(58.0°)247,2442.3%
Sep 38:33 AM8:43 PM-2:40 PM(53.9°)249,1036.2%
Sep 49:27 AM9:16 PM-3:24 PM(50.0°)250,55611.9%
* All times are local time for Costa Mesa. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Costa Mesa This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Aug 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:15 AMMon 8:01 PMMon 2:08 PMVery difficult to see
VenusMon 8:12 AMMon 8:24 PMMon 2:18 PMFairly good visibility
MarsMon 2:11 PMMon 11:51 PMMon 7:01 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 8:04 AMMon 8:18 PMMon 2:11 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnMon 1:46 PMMon 11:56 PMMon 6:51 PMAverage visiblity
UranusMon 9:20 PMTue 10:11 AMTue 3:46 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 7:27 PMTue 6:45 AMTue 1:06 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Costa Mesa.

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