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Moon: 39.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Apr 30, 2016 at 7:35:37 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:14 AM 70° East
Sunset Today: 7:58 PM 290° West


Moonrise Today: 2:18 AM 108° East
Moonset Today: 1:17 PM 254° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 44 minutes (+2m 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

7:35 PM

Altitude

3.6°

Heading

287° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 44m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 3s

Winter: +4h 9m

Summer: -1h

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 – 4:36 AM
Astro. Twilight4:36 AM – 5:12 AM
Nautical Twilight5:12 AM – 5:46 AM
Civil Twilight5:46 AM – 6:14 AM
Daylight6:14 AM – 7:58 PM
Civil Twilight7:58 PM – 8:26 PM
Nautical Twilight8:26 PM – 9:00 PM
Astro. Twilight9:00 PM – 9:36 PM
Night9:36 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 306:14 AM7:58 PM13:44:08+2:031:06 PM (67.7°)93.660
May 16:13 AM7:59 PM13:46:11+2:021:06 PM (68.0°)93.684
May 26:12 AM8:00 PM13:48:12+2:011:06 PM (68.3°)93.708
May 36:11 AM8:01 PM13:50:13+2:001:05 PM (68.5°)93.731
May 46:10 AM8:02 PM13:52:12+1:581:05 PM (68.8°)93.754
May 56:08 AM8:03 PM13:54:09+1:571:05 PM (69.1°)93.777
May 66:07 AM8:04 PM13:56:05+1:561:05 PM (69.4°)93.800
* 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

7:35 PM

Altitude

-63.5°

Heading

341° N

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

39.8%

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 302:18 AM1:17 PM-7:45 AM(38.7°)235,70445.1%
May 12:58 AM2:21 PM-8:37 AM(42.2°)232,07233.9%
May 23:37 AM3:28 PM-9:29 AM(46.5°)228,61623.2%
May 34:16 AM4:37 PM-10:23 AM(51.2°)225,65013.8%
May 44:55 AM5:47 PM-11:17 AM(56.1°)223,4966.4%
May 55:36 AM6:59 PM-12:14 PM(60.9°)222,4271.7%
May 66:20 AM8:11 PM-1:12 PM(65.0°)222,6070.1%
* 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

PlanetRiseSetMeridian
MercurySat 6:44 AMSat 9:02 PMSat 1:54 PM
VenusSun 5:53 AMSun 7:08 PMSun 12:30 PM
MarsSat 10:02 PMSun 7:44 AMSun 2:53 AM
JupiterSat 3:05 PMSun 3:57 AMSat 9:31 PM
SaturnSat 10:32 PMSun 8:21 AMSun 3:27 AM
UranusSun 5:23 AMSun 6:16 PMSun 11:49 AM
NeptuneSun 3:44 AMSun 2:59 PMSun 9:22 AM
PlutoSun 12:49 AMSun 10:39 AMSun 5:44 AM
* All times are local time for Palo Alto.

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