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Moon: 80.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 9, 2016 at 11:01:03 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:45 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:43 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:46 pm 84° East
Moonset Today: 1:39 am 273° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 58 minutes (-36s)

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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 a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

11:01 pm

Altitude

-75.7°

Heading

315° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 58m 25s

Change since

Yesterday: -36s

Winter: +3m 22s

Summer: -4h 25m

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 – 5:16 am
Astro. Twilight5:16 am – 5:47 am
Nautical Twilight5:47 am – 6:18 am
Civil Twilight6:18 am – 6:45 am
Daylight6:45 am – 4:43 pm
Civil Twilight4:43 pm – 5:11 pm
Nautical Twilight5:11 pm – 5:42 pm
Astro. Twilight5:42 pm – 6:12 pm
Night6:12 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Costa Mesa - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 96:45 am4:43 pm9:58:25−0:3611:44 am (33.4°)91.542
Dec 106:46 am4:44 pm9:57:52−0:3311:45 am (33.4°)91.530
Dec 116:47 am4:44 pm9:57:22−0:3011:45 am (33.3°)91.519
Dec 126:47 am4:44 pm9:56:54−0:2711:46 am (33.2°)91.509
Dec 136:48 am4:44 pm9:56:30−0:2411:46 am (33.2°)91.499
Dec 146:49 am4:45 pm9:56:08−0:2111:47 am (33.1°)91.490
Dec 156:49 am4:45 pm9:55:50−0:1811:47 am (33.0°)91.481
* All times are local time for Costa Mesa. 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

11:01 pm

Altitude

42.9°

Heading

244° SW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

80.7%

Moon in Costa Mesa - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 9-1:39 am1:46 pm8:12 pm(62.0°)226,80579.6%
Dec 10-2:45 am2:27 pm9:07 pm(66.5°)224,44888.6%
Dec 11-3:53 am3:13 pm10:05 pm(70.4°)223,03895.2%
Dec 12-5:03 am4:03 pm11:05 pm(73.3°)222,79699.1%
Dec 13-6:11 am4:59 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:17 am5:59 pm12:07 am(74.8°)223,81299.7%
Dec 15-8:17 am7:02 pm1:09 am(74.9°)226,01497.1%
* All times are local time for Costa Mesa. 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, Fri, Dec 9, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:25 amSat 6:06 pmSat 1:15 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 9:56 amSat 8:01 pmSat 2:58 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 10:55 amSat 9:39 pmSat 4:17 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 1:56 amSat 1:28 pmSat 7:42 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 6:43 amSat 4:45 pmSat 11:44 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusFri 1:30 pmSat 2:14 amFri 7:52 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 11:38 amSat 10:54 pmSat 5:16 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Costa Mesa.

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