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Moon: 42.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 6, 2016 at 8:18:42 am


Sunrise Today: 6:52 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:48 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 11:59 am 100° East
Moonset Today: 11:40 pm 262° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 56 minutes (-45s)

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Today's Sun Position in Santa Barbara

The Sun's altitude in Santa Barbara 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

8:18 am

Altitude

14.1°

Heading

131° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 56m 41s

Change since

Yesterday: -45s

Winter: +5m 29s

Summer: -4h 30m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Santa Barbara Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Santa Barbara 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 – 5:22 am
Astro. Twilight5:22 am – 5:53 am
Nautical Twilight5:53 am – 6:24 am
Civil Twilight6:24 am – 6:52 am
Daylight6:52 am – 4:48 pm
Civil Twilight4:48 pm – 5:16 pm
Nautical Twilight5:16 pm – 5:47 pm
Astro. Twilight5:47 pm – 6:18 pm
Night6:18 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Santa Barbara - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 66:52 am4:48 pm9:56:41−0:4511:50 am (33.0°)91.579
Dec 76:53 am4:49 pm9:55:58−0:4211:51 am (32.9°)91.566
Dec 86:53 am4:49 pm9:55:18−0:4011:51 am (32.8°)91.554
Dec 96:54 am4:49 pm9:54:41−0:3711:51 am (32.7°)91.542
Dec 106:55 am4:49 pm9:54:07−0:3411:52 am (32.6°)91.530
Dec 116:56 am4:49 pm9:53:35−0:3111:52 am (32.5°)91.519
Dec 126:56 am4:49 pm9:53:07−0:2811:53 am (32.5°)91.509
* All times are local time for Santa Barbara. 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 Santa Barbara time.

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Today's Moon in Santa Barbara

The Moon's path in Santa Barbara 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

8:18 am

Altitude

-44.2°

Heading

67° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

42.7%

Moon in Santa Barbara - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 611:59 am11:40 pm-5:47 pm(47.4°)236,55346.9%
Dec 712:37 pm--6:36 pm(51.8°)233,14158.1%
Dec 8-12:42 am1:14 pm7:27 pm(56.5°)229,79669.2%
Dec 9-1:46 am1:53 pm8:19 pm(61.3°)226,79179.7%
Dec 10-2:53 am2:34 pm9:14 pm(65.8°)224,43988.6%
Dec 11-4:02 am3:19 pm10:12 pm(69.7°)223,03395.3%
Dec 12-5:12 am4:10 pm11:13 pm(72.5°)222,79899.1%
* All times are local time for Santa Barbara. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Santa Barbara This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Dec 6, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:31 amTue 6:05 pmTue 1:18 pmAverage visiblity
VenusTue 10:05 amTue 7:59 pmTue 3:02 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 11:10 amTue 9:46 pmTue 4:28 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 2:17 amTue 1:48 pmTue 8:03 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 7:06 amTue 5:04 pmTue 12:05 pmNot visible
UranusTue 1:49 pmWed 2:34 amTue 8:11 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 12:01 pmTue 11:16 pmTue 5:39 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Santa Barbara.

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