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

Moon: 0.1%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Sep 23, 2014 at 6:09:41 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:57 AM 90° East
Sunset Today: 7:04 PM 270° West


Moonrise Today: 6:27 AM 89° East
Moonset Today: 6:46 PM 268° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 6 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

6:09 PM

Altitude

9.7°

Heading

262° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length
12h 6m 27s

-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 – 5:30 AM
Astro. Twilight5:30 AM – 6:01 AM
Nautical Twilight6:01 AM – 6:31 AM
Civil Twilight6:31 AM – 6:57 AM
Daylight6:57 AM – 7:04 PM
Civil Twilight7:04 PM – 7:30 PM
Nautical Twilight7:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Astro. Twilight8:00 PM – 8:31 PM
Night8:31 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
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
Sep 287:02 AM6:56 PM11:54:33−2:2212:59 PM (50.4°)93.141
Sep 297:02 AM6:55 PM11:52:10−2:2212:59 PM (50.0°)93.114
* All times are in local Palo Alto time.

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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

6:09 PM

Altitude

6.1°

Heading

263° W

Phase

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.1%

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
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%
Sep 2811:16 AM9:49 PM-4:34 PM(34.8°)239,52321.2%
Sep 2912:14 PM10:39 PM-5:27 PM(33.5°)236,97430.9%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Palo Alto time.

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