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Moon: 23.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 31, 2016 at 3:01:25 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:49 AM 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:24 PM 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:51 AM 89° East
Moonset Today: 3:28 PM 274° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 34 minutes (+1m 3s)

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Today's Sun Position in Palo Alto

The Sun's altitude in Palo Alto 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

3:01 PM

Altitude

60.9°

Heading

246° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 34m 13s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 3s

Winter: +4h 59m

Summer: -10m 41s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Palo Alto Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Palo Alto 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 – 3:59 AM
Astro. Twilight3:59 AM – 4:41 AM
Nautical Twilight4:41 AM – 5:19 AM
Civil Twilight5:19 AM – 5:49 AM
Daylight5:49 AM – 8:24 PM
Civil Twilight8:24 PM – 8:54 PM
Nautical Twilight8:54 PM – 9:32 PM
Astro. Twilight9:32 PM – 10:14 PM
Night10:14 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 315:49 AM8:24 PM14:34:13+1:031:06 PM (74.6°)94.263
Jun 15:49 AM8:24 PM14:35:14+1:001:07 PM (74.8°)94.277
Jun 25:49 AM8:25 PM14:36:12+0:571:07 PM (74.9°)94.292
Jun 35:49 AM8:26 PM14:37:07+0:551:07 PM (75.0°)94.305
Jun 45:48 AM8:26 PM14:37:59+0:521:07 PM (75.1°)94.318
Jun 55:48 AM8:27 PM14:38:48+0:491:07 PM (75.2°)94.331
Jun 65:48 AM8:27 PM14:39:35+0:461:07 PM (75.3°)94.343
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. 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 Palo Alto time.

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Today's Moon in Palo Alto

The Moon's path in Palo Alto 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

3:01 PM

Altitude

4.4°

Heading

270° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

23.9%

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 312:51 AM3:28 PM-9:06 AM(53.9°)227,78526.4%
Jun 13:30 AM4:37 PM-9:59 AM(58.6°)225,82116.4%
Jun 24:10 AM5:47 PM-10:55 AM(63.0°)224,6468.3%
Jun 34:55 AM6:57 PM-11:53 AM(66.7°)224,4572.8%
Jun 45:44 AM8:05 PM-12:52 PM(69.3°)225,3540.3%
Jun 56:38 AM9:08 PM-1:52 PM(70.7°)227,3081.0%
Jun 67:36 AM10:06 PM-2:52 PM(70.6°)230,1544.6%
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. 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 Palo Alto This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 31, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 4:50 AMTue 6:19 PMTue 11:34 AMSlightly difficult
VenusTue 5:46 AMTue 8:14 PMTue 1:00 PMExtremely difficult
MarsTue 7:19 PMWed 5:03 AMWed 12:11 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 1:07 PMWed 1:57 AMTue 7:32 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 8:21 PMWed 6:11 AMWed 1:16 AMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 3:29 AMTue 4:25 PMTue 9:57 AMDifficult
NeptuneWed 1:44 AMWed 12:59 PMWed 7:22 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Palo Alto.

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