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Moon: 32.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 26, 2016 at 11:39:35 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:35 AM 77° East
Sunset Today: 7:44 PM 283° West


Moonrise Today: 1:07 AM 68° East
Moonset Today: 3:32 PM 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 9 minutes (-2m 12s)

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Today's Sun Position in Santa Cruz

The Sun's altitude in Santa Cruz 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

11:39 AM

Altitude

56.3°

Heading

137° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 9m 38s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 12s

Winter: +3h 32m

Summer: -1h 32m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Santa Cruz Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Santa Cruz 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 – 5:02 AM
Astro. Twilight5:02 AM – 5:36 AM
Nautical Twilight5:36 AM – 6:08 AM
Civil Twilight6:08 AM – 6:35 AM
Daylight6:35 AM – 7:44 PM
Civil Twilight7:44 PM – 8:11 PM
Nautical Twilight8:11 PM – 8:43 PM
Astro. Twilight8:43 PM – 9:16 PM
Night9:16 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Santa Cruz - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 266:35 AM7:44 PM13:09:38−2:121:10 PM (63.1°)93.921
Aug 276:35 AM7:43 PM13:07:25−2:131:09 PM (62.7°)93.901
Aug 286:36 AM7:41 PM13:05:11−2:131:09 PM (62.4°)93.880
Aug 296:37 AM7:40 PM13:02:57−2:141:09 PM (62.0°)93.859
Aug 306:38 AM7:39 PM13:00:42−2:141:08 PM (61.7°)93.838
Aug 316:39 AM7:37 PM12:58:27−2:151:08 PM (61.3°)93.816
Sep 16:39 AM7:36 PM12:56:11−2:151:08 PM (60.9°)93.794
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz. 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 Cruz time.

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Today's Moon in Santa Cruz

The Moon's path in Santa Cruz 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

11:39 AM

Altitude

43.0°

Heading

260° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

32.1%

Moon in Santa Cruz - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 261:07 AM3:32 PM-8:18 AM(70.8°)232,63733.6%
Aug 272:01 AM4:27 PM-9:14 AM(71.2°)234,43723.2%
Aug 282:58 AM5:18 PM-10:09 AM(70.4°)236,39114.3%
Aug 293:57 AM6:03 PM-11:03 AM(68.5°)238,4767.4%
Aug 304:57 AM6:44 PM-11:54 AM(65.8°)240,6672.7%
Aug 315:57 AM7:21 PM-12:42 PM(62.4°)242,9180.3%
Sep 16:56 AM7:55 PM-1:29 PM(58.6°)245,1550.2%
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz. 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 Cruz This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Aug 26, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:40 AMFri 8:28 PMFri 2:35 PMVery difficult to see
VenusFri 8:22 AMFri 8:44 PMFri 2:33 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 2:41 PMSat 12:04 AMFri 7:22 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 8:29 AMFri 8:46 PMFri 2:37 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnFri 2:22 PMSat 12:17 AMFri 7:19 PMPerfect visibility
UranusFri 9:46 PMSat 10:43 AMSat 4:14 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 7:58 PMSat 7:11 AMSat 1:35 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz.

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