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Flag for USA Sacramento, CA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 84.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 8:56:24 am


Sunrise Today: 7:13 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:45 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:37 pm 78° East
Moonset Today: 3:04 am 279° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 31 minutes (-40s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sacramento

The Sun's altitude in Sacramento 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

8:56 am

Altitude

15.1°

Heading

137° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 31m 38s

Change since

Yesterday: -40s

Winter: +3m 27s

Summer: -5h 20m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sacramento Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Sacramento 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 – 5:38 am
Astro. Twilight5:38 am – 6:10 am
Nautical Twilight6:10 am – 6:44 am
Civil Twilight6:44 am – 7:13 am
Daylight7:13 am – 4:45 pm
Civil Twilight4:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Nautical Twilight5:15 pm – 5:48 pm
Astro. Twilight5:48 pm – 6:20 pm
Night6:20 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sacramento - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 107:13 am4:45 pm9:31:38−0:4011:59 am (28.5°)91.530
Dec 117:14 am4:45 pm9:31:02−0:3612:00 pm (28.4°)91.519
Dec 127:15 am4:45 pm9:30:28−0:3312:00 pm (28.3°)91.509
Dec 137:16 am4:45 pm9:29:58−0:2912:01 pm (28.2°)91.499
Dec 147:16 am4:46 pm9:29:32−0:2612:01 pm (28.2°)91.490
Dec 157:17 am4:46 pm9:29:09−0:2212:01 pm (28.1°)91.481
Dec 167:18 am4:46 pm9:28:51−0:1812:02 pm (28.1°)91.473
* All times are local time for Sacramento. 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 Sacramento time.

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Today's Moon in Sacramento

The Moon's path in Sacramento 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

8:56 am

Altitude

-43.7°

Heading

1° N

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

84.4%

Moon in Sacramento - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 10-3:04 am2:37 pm9:22 pm(61.6°)224,42988.6%
Dec 11-4:15 am3:20 pm10:20 pm(65.5°)223,02995.3%
Dec 12-5:27 am4:09 pm11:20 pm(68.3°)222,80099.1%
Dec 13-6:37 am5:03 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:43 am6:03 pm12:22 am(69.8°)223,82999.7%
Dec 15-8:43 am7:07 pm1:24 am(69.9°)226,04197.1%
Dec 16-9:35 am8:12 pm2:23 am(68.5°)229,21091.7%
* All times are local time for Sacramento. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Sacramento This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:54 amSat 6:06 pmSat 1:30 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 10:23 amSat 8:03 pmSat 3:13 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:17 amSat 9:45 pmSat 4:31 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 2:14 amSat 1:39 pmSat 7:56 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 7:10 amSat 4:47 pmSat 11:58 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 1:36 pmSun 2:28 amSat 8:02 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 11:57 amSat 11:04 pmSat 5:30 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sacramento.

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