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Moon: 78.8%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 24, 2016 at 12:02:12 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:04 AM 65° East
Sunset Today: 8:06 PM 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:23 PM 88° East
Moonset Today: 11:00 AM 269° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 2 minutes (-1m 22s)

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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 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

12:02 AM

Altitude

-33.8°

Heading

342° N

Phase

Night

Day length

14h 2m

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 22s

Winter: +4h 10m

Summer: -25m 30s

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 – 4:25 AM
Astro. Twilight4:25 AM – 5:02 AM
Nautical Twilight5:02 AM – 5:36 AM
Civil Twilight5:36 AM – 6:04 AM
Daylight6:04 AM – 8:06 PM
Civil Twilight8:06 PM – 8:34 PM
Nautical Twilight8:34 PM – 9:08 PM
Astro. Twilight9:08 PM – 9:45 PM
Night9:45 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Santa Barbara - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 246:04 AM8:06 PM14:02:00−1:221:05 PM (75.2°)94.419
Jul 256:05 AM8:05 PM14:00:36−1:241:05 PM (75.0°)94.411
Jul 266:05 AM8:05 PM13:59:09−1:261:05 PM (74.8°)94.402
Jul 276:06 AM8:04 PM13:57:41−1:281:05 PM (74.6°)94.393
Jul 286:07 AM8:03 PM13:56:11−1:291:05 PM (74.3°)94.383
Jul 296:08 AM8:02 PM13:54:39−1:311:05 PM (74.1°)94.373
Jul 306:08 AM8:01 PM13:53:06−1:331:05 PM (73.8°)94.362
* All times are local time for Santa Barbara. 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 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

12:02 AM

Altitude

14.7°

Heading

104° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

78.8%

Moon in Santa Barbara - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 24-11:00 AM11:23 PM4:49 AM(53.5°)231,13576.9%
Jul 25-12:05 PM-5:40 AM(58.2°)230,31066.3%
Jul 2612:02 AM1:10 PM-6:32 AM(62.7°)229,83454.7%
Jul 2712:43 AM2:15 PM-7:26 AM(66.8°)229,70042.7%
Jul 281:26 AM3:20 PM-8:21 AM(70.1°)229,92331.2%
Jul 292:14 AM4:23 PM-9:17 AM(72.5°)230,54120.8%
Jul 303:07 AM5:23 PM-10:14 AM(73.7°)231,59612.0%
* All times are local time for Santa Barbara. 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 Santa Barbara This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jul 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:30 AMSun 9:08 PMSun 2:20 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 7:07 AMSun 8:53 PMSun 2:01 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 3:25 PMMon 1:19 AMSun 8:22 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 10:00 AMSun 10:29 PMSun 4:14 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 4:17 PMMon 2:24 AMSun 9:20 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSat 11:53 PMSun 12:46 PMSun 6:20 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 10:02 PMSun 9:22 AMSun 3:42 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Santa Barbara.

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