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Moon: 5.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 28, 2016 at 6:48:12 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:00 AM 92° East
Sunset Today: 6:52 PM 267° West


Moonrise Today: 4:44 AM 79° East
Moonset Today: 5:55 PM 278° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 52 minutes (-2m 28s)

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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

6:48 AM

Altitude

-1.8°

Heading

91° E

Phase

Civil Twilight

Day length

11h 52m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 28s

Winter: +2h 24m

Summer: -2h 59m

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 – 5:31 AM
Astro. Twilight5:31 AM – 6:02 AM
Nautical Twilight6:02 AM – 6:33 AM
Civil Twilight6:33 AM – 7:00 AM
Daylight7:00 AM – 6:52 PM
Civil Twilight6:52 PM – 7:19 PM
Nautical Twilight7:19 PM – 7:50 PM
Astro. Twilight7:50 PM – 8:21 PM
Night8:21 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Sacramento - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 287:00 AM6:52 PM11:52:51−2:2812:56 PM (49.0°)93.122
Sep 297:01 AM6:51 PM11:50:22−2:2812:56 PM (48.6°)93.096
Sep 307:01 AM6:49 PM11:47:53−2:2812:56 PM (48.2°)93.069
Oct 17:02 AM6:48 PM11:45:25−2:2812:55 PM (47.8°)93.043
Oct 27:03 AM6:46 PM11:42:56−2:2812:55 PM (47.5°)93.016
Oct 37:04 AM6:45 PM11:40:28−2:2812:55 PM (47.1°)92.989
Oct 47:05 AM6:43 PM11:38:00−2:2812:54 PM (46.7°)92.962
* All times are local time for Sacramento. 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 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

6:48 AM

Altitude

22.5°

Heading

99° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

5.7%

Moon in Sacramento - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 284:44 AM5:55 PM-11:23 AM(58.3°)245,6344.8%
Sep 295:42 AM6:26 PM-12:08 PM(54.4°)247,5721.4%
Sep 306:40 AM6:57 PM-12:52 PM(50.4°)249,2630.1%
Oct 17:36 AM7:28 PM-1:35 PM(46.4°)250,6570.7%
Oct 28:32 AM7:59 PM-2:18 PM(42.7°)251,6853.3%
Oct 39:27 AM8:32 PM-3:02 PM(39.3°)252,2547.7%
Oct 410:22 AM9:07 PM-3:46 PM(36.5°)252,26613.7%
* All times are local time for Sacramento. 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 Sacramento This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Sep 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:31 AMWed 6:14 PMWed 11:53 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 9:32 AMWed 8:08 PMWed 2:50 PMFairly good visibility
MarsWed 2:06 PMWed 11:10 PMWed 6:38 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 6:51 AMWed 6:51 PMWed 12:51 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnWed 12:22 PMWed 10:06 PMWed 5:14 PMAverage visiblity
UranusTue 7:34 PMWed 8:31 AMWed 2:02 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 5:45 PMThu 4:54 AMWed 11:19 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Sacramento.

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