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Moon: 26.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 28, 2016 at 7:16:19 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:10 AM 65° East
Sunset Today: 8:20 PM 294° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:32 AM 72° East
Moonset Today: 3:35 PM 290° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 9 minutes (-1m 41s)

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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

7:16 PM

Altitude

11.1°

Heading

285° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 9m 32s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 41s

Winter: +4h 34m

Summer: -35m 22s

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 – 4:26 AM
Astro. Twilight4:26 AM – 5:05 AM
Nautical Twilight5:05 AM – 5:41 AM
Civil Twilight5:41 AM – 6:10 AM
Daylight6:10 AM – 8:20 PM
Civil Twilight8:20 PM – 8:49 PM
Nautical Twilight8:49 PM – 9:24 PM
Astro. Twilight9:24 PM – 10:03 PM
Night10:03 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 286:10 AM8:20 PM14:09:32−1:411:15 PM (71.3°)94.383
Jul 296:11 AM8:19 PM14:07:49−1:431:15 PM (71.1°)94.373
Jul 306:12 AM8:18 PM14:06:04−1:441:15 PM (70.8°)94.362
Jul 316:13 AM8:17 PM14:04:17−1:461:15 PM (70.6°)94.351
Aug 16:13 AM8:16 PM14:02:29−1:481:15 PM (70.3°)94.340
Aug 26:14 AM8:15 PM14:00:39−1:491:15 PM (70.0°)94.327
Aug 36:15 AM8:14 PM13:58:48−1:511:15 PM (69.8°)94.315
* 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

7:16 PM

Altitude

-32.5°

Heading

332° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

26.5%

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 281:32 AM3:35 PM-8:31 AM(67.1°)229,92631.1%
Jul 292:19 AM4:39 PM-9:27 AM(69.4°)230,54720.7%
Jul 303:10 AM5:40 PM-10:24 AM(70.6°)231,60512.0%
Jul 314:06 AM6:35 PM-11:21 AM(70.6°)233,1305.5%
Aug 15:06 AM7:25 PM-12:17 PM(69.4°)235,1111.5%
Aug 26:07 AM8:09 PM-1:11 PM(67.1°)237,4840.1%
Aug 37:08 AM8:48 PM-2:01 PM(64.0°)240,1271.2%
* 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, Thu, Jul 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:53 AMThu 9:24 PMThu 2:39 PMAverage visiblity
VenusThu 7:20 AMThu 9:08 PMThu 2:14 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 3:33 PMFri 1:10 AMThu 8:21 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 9:56 AMThu 10:27 PMThu 4:11 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 4:17 PMFri 2:11 AMThu 9:14 PMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 11:40 PMFri 12:39 PMFri 6:10 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 9:55 PMFri 9:09 AMFri 3:32 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Palo Alto.

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