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Flag for U.S.A. Palo Alto, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 5.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 21, 2014 at 1:45:44 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:56 AM 89° East
Sunset Today: 7:07 PM 271° West


Moonrise Today: 4:37 AM 80° East
Moonset Today: 5:44 PM 278° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 11 minutes (-2m 22s)

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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

1:45 PM

Altitude

51.6°

Heading

198° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length
12h 11m 12s

-2m 22s shorter

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 – 5:28 AM
Astro. Twilight5:28 AM – 5:59 AM
Nautical Twilight5:59 AM – 6:30 AM
Civil Twilight6:30 AM – 6:56 AM
Daylight6:56 AM – 7:07 PM
Civil Twilight7:07 PM – 7:33 PM
Nautical Twilight7:33 PM – 8:03 PM
Astro. Twilight8:03 PM – 8:34 PM
Night8:34 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 216:56 AM7:07 PM12:11:12−2:221:01 PM (53.1°)93.325
Sep 226:56 AM7:05 PM12:08:49−2:221:01 PM (52.7°)93.299
Sep 236:57 AM7:04 PM12:06:27−2:221:01 PM (52.3°)93.274
Sep 246:58 AM7:02 PM12:04:04−2:221:00 PM (51.9°)93.248
Sep 256:59 AM7:01 PM12:01:41−2:221:00 PM (51.5°)93.221
Sep 267:00 AM6:59 PM11:59:18−2:221:00 PM (51.1°)93.195
Sep 277:01 AM6:58 PM11:56:55−2:2212:59 PM (50.8°)93.168
* All times are in local Palo Alto time.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 7:29 PM in Palo Alto.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 209:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 213:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 227:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 213:03 PM
* 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 2014 Moon Phases

1:45 PM

Altitude

44.0°

Heading

237° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

5.3%

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 214:37 AM5:44 PM-11:13 AM(59.1°)251,8385.8%
Sep 225:31 AM6:15 PM-11:56 AM(55.4°)250,9602.1%
Sep 236:27 AM6:46 PM-12:39 PM(51.4°)249,6790.2%
Sep 247:23 AM7:17 PM-1:23 PM(47.5°)248,0840.3%
Sep 258:20 AM7:50 PM-2:08 PM(43.6°)246,2392.5%
Sep 269:18 AM8:26 PM-2:54 PM(40.1°)244,1826.8%
Sep 2710:17 AM9:05 PM-3:43 PM(37.1°)241,93713.1%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Palo Alto time.

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