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

Moon: 83.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 30, 2015 at 8:01:31 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:57 AM 85° East
Sunset Today: 7:29 PM 276° West


Moonrise Today: 3:29 PM 76° East
Moonset Today: 4:20 AM 285° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 32 minutes (+2m 23s)

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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

8:01 PM

Altitude

-7.4°

Heading

281° W

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

12h 32m 3s

Change since

yesterday: +2m 23s

Winter: +2h 57m

Summer: -2h 12m

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 – 5:29 AM
Astro. Twilight5:29 AM – 6:00 AM
Nautical Twilight6:00 AM – 6:31 AM
Civil Twilight6:31 AM – 6:57 AM
Daylight6:57 AM – 7:29 PM
Civil Twilight7:29 PM – 7:56 PM
Nautical Twilight7:56 PM – 8:27 PM
Astro. Twilight8:27 PM – 8:58 PM
Night8:58 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 306:57 AM7:29 PM12:32:03+2:231:13 PM (56.5°)92.832
Mar 316:56 AM7:30 PM12:34:27+2:231:13 PM (56.9°)92.859
Apr 16:54 AM7:31 PM12:36:50+2:231:12 PM (57.2°)92.885
Apr 26:53 AM7:32 PM12:39:13+2:231:12 PM (57.6°)92.911
Apr 36:51 AM7:33 PM12:41:36+2:221:12 PM (58.0°)92.938
Apr 46:50 AM7:34 PM12:43:58+2:221:11 PM (58.4°)92.965
Apr 56:48 AM7:35 PM12:46:20+2:221:11 PM (58.8°)92.992
* 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 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 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 2015 Moon Phases

8:01 PM

Altitude

50.0°

Heading

125° SE

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

83.7%

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 30-4:20 AM3:29 PM10:14 PM(61.7°)251,80584.4%
Mar 31-4:54 AM4:23 PM10:57 PM(58.3°)252,27290.7%
Apr 1-5:25 AM5:17 PM11:40 PM(54.6°)252,15195.6%
Apr 2-5:56 AM6:12 PM---
Apr 3-6:27 AM7:07 PM12:22 AM(50.8°)251,53498.7%
Apr 4-6:58 AM8:02 PM1:05 AM(47.0°)250,508100.0%
Apr 5-7:31 AM8:59 PM1:49 AM(43.3°)249,13699.3%
* 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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