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

Moon: 68.3%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 5, 2015 at 3:55:19 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:16 AM 68° East
Sunset Today: 8:13 PM 292° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:48 PM 77° East
Moonset Today: 12:18 PM 280° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 56 minutes (-1m 53s)

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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

3:55 AM

Altitude

-23.8°

Heading

42° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 56m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 53s

Winter: +4h 21m

Summer: -48m 27s

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 – 4:35 AM
Astro. Twilight4:35 AM – 5:13 AM
Nautical Twilight5:13 AM – 5:48 AM
Civil Twilight5:48 AM – 6:16 AM
Daylight6:16 AM – 8:13 PM
Civil Twilight8:13 PM – 8:41 PM
Nautical Twilight8:41 PM – 9:16 PM
Astro. Twilight9:16 PM – 9:53 PM
Night9:53 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 56:16 AM8:13 PM13:56:27−1:531:15 PM (69.4°)94.294
Aug 66:17 AM8:12 PM13:54:33−1:541:15 PM (69.2°)94.281
Aug 76:18 AM8:10 PM13:52:37−1:551:14 PM (68.9°)94.268
Aug 86:19 AM8:09 PM13:50:39−1:571:14 PM (68.6°)94.254
Aug 96:20 AM8:08 PM13:48:41−1:581:14 PM (68.3°)94.240
Aug 106:20 AM8:07 PM13:46:41−1:591:14 PM (68.0°)94.226
Aug 116:21 AM8:06 PM13:44:40−2:011:14 PM (67.7°)94.211
* 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 203:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 219:39 AM
September EquinoxSep 231:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 218:49 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

3:55 AM

Altitude

51.2°

Heading

137° SE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

68.3%

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 5-12:18 PM11:48 PM5:39 AM(59.1°)228,85567.5%
Aug 6-1:24 PM-6:32 AM(63.2°)231,29356.0%
Aug 712:29 AM2:27 PM-7:25 AM(66.5°)233,95144.4%
Aug 81:13 AM3:28 PM-8:19 AM(68.9°)236,65733.4%
Aug 92:01 AM4:25 PM-9:12 AM(70.2°)239,29123.4%
Aug 102:51 AM5:17 PM-10:04 AM(70.5°)241,78014.9%
Aug 113:45 AM6:04 PM-10:56 AM(69.8°)244,0848.2%
* 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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