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Moon: 59.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 7, 2016 at 10:11:14 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:10 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:50 pm 242° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:48 pm 95° East


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 40 minutes (-48s)

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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 a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

10:11 pm

Altitude

-62.3°

Heading

294° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 40m 9s

Change since

Yesterday: -48s

Winter: +5m 23s

Summer: -5h 4m

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 – 5:37 am
Astro. Twilight5:37 am – 6:09 am
Nautical Twilight6:09 am – 6:41 am
Civil Twilight6:41 am – 7:10 am
Daylight7:10 am – 4:50 pm
Civil Twilight4:50 pm – 5:20 pm
Nautical Twilight5:20 pm – 5:52 pm
Astro. Twilight5:52 pm – 6:24 pm
Night6:24 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 77:10 am4:50 pm9:40:09−0:4812:00 pm (29.9°)91.566
Dec 87:11 am4:51 pm9:39:24−0:4512:01 pm (29.8°)91.554
Dec 97:12 am4:51 pm9:38:42−0:4112:01 pm (29.7°)91.542
Dec 107:13 am4:51 pm9:38:03−0:3812:02 pm (29.6°)91.530
Dec 117:13 am4:51 pm9:37:28−0:3512:02 pm (29.5°)91.519
Dec 127:14 am4:51 pm9:36:56−0:3112:03 pm (29.4°)91.509
Dec 137:15 am4:51 pm9:36:27−0:2812:03 pm (29.4°)91.499
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. 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

10:11 pm

Altitude

28.4°

Heading

241° SW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

59.7%

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 712:48 pm--6:46 pm(48.7°)233,11858.2%
Dec 8-12:52 am1:24 pm7:37 pm(53.5°)229,77369.3%
Dec 9-1:58 am2:01 pm8:29 pm(58.2°)226,77379.7%
Dec 10-3:06 am2:41 pm9:25 pm(62.8°)224,42588.6%
Dec 11-4:16 am3:25 pm10:23 pm(66.6°)223,02895.3%
Dec 12-5:27 am4:14 pm11:23 pm(69.5°)222,80099.1%
Dec 13-6:37 am5:09 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. 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, Wed, Dec 7, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:52 amThu 6:09 pmThu 1:31 pmAverage visiblity
VenusThu 10:23 amThu 8:05 pmThu 3:14 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 11:22 amThu 9:50 pmThu 4:36 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 2:22 amThu 1:49 pmThu 8:06 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 7:16 amThu 5:00 pmThu 12:08 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusWed 1:52 pmThu 2:42 amWed 8:17 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 12:10 pmWed 11:19 pmWed 5:45 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Palo Alto.

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