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Moon: 0.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Oct 1, 2016 at 12:04:28 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:04 AM 94° East
Sunset Today: 6:50 PM 266° West


Moonrise Today: 7:37 AM 94° East
Moonset Today: 7:30 PM 263° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 46 minutes (-2m 22s)

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Today's Sun Position in Santa Clara

The Sun's altitude in Santa Clara 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

12:04 PM

Altitude

47.3°

Heading

160° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 46m 15s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 22s

Winter: +2h 11m

Summer: -2h 58m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Santa Clara Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Santa Clara 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 – 5:37 AM
Astro. Twilight5:37 AM – 6:08 AM
Nautical Twilight6:08 AM – 6:38 AM
Civil Twilight6:38 AM – 7:04 AM
Daylight7:04 AM – 6:50 PM
Civil Twilight6:50 PM – 7:16 PM
Nautical Twilight7:16 PM – 7:46 PM
Astro. Twilight7:46 PM – 8:17 PM
Night8:17 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Santa Clara - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 17:04 AM6:50 PM11:46:15−2:2212:57 PM (49.1°)93.043
Oct 27:05 AM6:49 PM11:43:53−2:2112:57 PM (48.7°)93.016
Oct 37:06 AM6:47 PM11:41:32−2:2112:57 PM (48.3°)92.989
Oct 47:06 AM6:46 PM11:39:10−2:2112:56 PM (47.9°)92.962
Oct 57:07 AM6:44 PM11:36:49−2:2112:56 PM (47.5°)92.935
Oct 67:08 AM6:43 PM11:34:27−2:2112:56 PM (47.1°)92.908
Oct 77:09 AM6:41 PM11:32:06−2:2012:55 PM (46.8°)92.880
* All times are local time for Santa Clara. 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 Clara time.

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Today's Moon in Santa Clara

The Moon's path in Santa Clara 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

12:04 PM

Altitude

42.9°

Heading

148° SE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.6%

Moon in Santa Clara - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 17:37 AM7:30 PM-1:37 PM(47.6°)250,6590.7%
Oct 28:33 AM8:02 PM-2:20 PM(43.9°)251,6863.4%
Oct 39:27 AM8:35 PM-3:04 PM(40.6°)252,2557.7%
Oct 410:22 AM9:11 PM-3:48 PM(37.7°)252,26613.7%
Oct 511:15 AM9:50 PM-4:34 PM(35.5°)251,62621.0%
Oct 612:08 PM10:32 PM-5:21 PM(34.0°)250,26529.6%
Oct 712:58 PM11:19 PM-6:09 PM(33.4°)248,15239.0%
* All times are local time for Santa Clara. 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 Clara This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Oct 1, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:38 AMSat 6:13 PMSat 11:56 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 9:38 AMSat 8:09 PMSat 2:54 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSat 2:00 PMSat 11:14 PMSat 6:37 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 6:44 AMSat 6:43 PMSat 12:43 PMVery difficult to see
SaturnSat 12:10 PMSat 10:00 PMSat 5:05 PMAverage visiblity
UranusSat 7:20 PMSun 8:16 AMSun 1:48 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 5:34 PMSun 4:44 AMSat 11:09 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Santa Clara.

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