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Flag for U.S.A. Costa Mesa, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 96.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 3, 2015 at 8:50:42 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:18 AM 98° East
Sunset Today: 5:50 PM 263° West


Moonrise Today: 4:21 PM 78° East
Moonset Today: 4:57 AM 284° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 32 minutes (+2m 3s)

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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

8:50 AM

Altitude

29.3°

Heading

122° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 32m

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 3s

Winter: +1h 36m

Summer: -2h 51m

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 – 4:55 AM
Astro. Twilight4:55 AM – 5:24 AM
Nautical Twilight5:24 AM – 5:53 AM
Civil Twilight5:53 AM – 6:18 AM
Daylight6:18 AM – 5:50 PM
Civil Twilight5:50 PM – 6:15 PM
Nautical Twilight6:15 PM – 6:44 PM
Astro. Twilight6:44 PM – 7:12 PM
Night7:12 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Costa Mesa - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 36:18 AM5:50 PM11:32:00+2:0312:03 PM (49.6°)92.154
Mar 46:16 AM5:51 PM11:34:04+2:0412:03 PM (50.0°)92.177
Mar 56:15 AM5:51 PM11:36:09+2:0412:03 PM (50.4°)92.200
Mar 66:14 AM5:52 PM11:38:13+2:0412:03 PM (50.8°)92.224
Mar 76:13 AM5:53 PM11:40:18+2:0412:03 PM (51.2°)92.248
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 87:11 AM6:54 PM11:42:23+2:051:02 PM (51.6°)92.272
Mar 97:10 AM6:55 PM11:44:29+2:051:02 PM (52.0°)92.297
* All times are local time for Costa Mesa. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 203:45 PM
June SolsticeJun 219:38 AM
September EquinoxSep 231:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 218:48 PM
* 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 2015 Moon Phases

8:50 AM

Altitude

-40.0°

Heading

327° NW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

96.2%

Moon in Costa Mesa - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 3-4:57 AM4:21 PM10:59 PM(64.4°)252,32698.0%
Mar 4-5:31 AM5:14 PM11:42 PM(60.9°)252,53799.8%
Mar 5-6:04 AM6:07 PM---
Mar 6-6:36 AM7:00 PM12:24 AM(57.2°)252,32199.7%
Mar 7-7:08 AM7:53 PM1:07 AM(53.3°)251,68597.7%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 8-8:41 AM9:47 PM1:49 AM(49.6°)250,61393.8%
Mar 9-9:16 AM10:41 PM3:33 AM(46.0°)249,07888.3%
* 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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