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Flag for U.S.A. Santa Cruz, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 99.5%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 30, 2015 at 1:09:28 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:37 AM 78° East
Sunset Today: 7:40 PM 282° West


Moonrise Today: 8:23 PM 91° East
Moonset Today: 7:40 AM 266° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 2 minutes (-2m 14s)

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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

1:09 AM

Altitude

-44.0°

Heading

0° N

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 2m 23s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 14s

Winter: +3h 24m

Summer: -1h 39m

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 – 5:06 AM
Astro. Twilight5:06 AM – 5:39 AM
Nautical Twilight5:39 AM – 6:11 AM
Civil Twilight6:11 AM – 6:37 AM
Daylight6:37 AM – 7:40 PM
Civil Twilight7:40 PM – 8:06 PM
Nautical Twilight8:06 PM – 8:38 PM
Astro. Twilight8:38 PM – 9:11 PM
Night9:11 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Santa Cruz - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 306:37 AM7:40 PM13:02:23−2:141:09 PM (61.9°)93.849
Aug 316:38 AM7:38 PM13:00:09−2:141:08 PM (61.6°)93.828
Sep 16:39 AM7:37 PM12:57:53−2:151:08 PM (61.2°)93.806
Sep 26:40 AM7:35 PM12:55:38−2:151:08 PM (60.8°)93.785
Sep 36:40 AM7:34 PM12:53:22−2:161:07 PM (60.5°)93.763
Sep 46:41 AM7:32 PM12:51:05−2:161:07 PM (60.1°)93.741
Sep 56:42 AM7:31 PM12:48:48−2:161:07 PM (59.7°)93.718
* 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 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 203:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 219:39 AM
September EquinoxSep 231:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 218:49 PM
* 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 2015 Moon Phases

1:09 AM

Altitude

47.2°

Heading

170° S

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

99.5%

Moon in Santa Cruz - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 30-7:40 AM8:23 PM1:37 AM(47.8°)222,67799.5%
Aug 31-8:51 AM9:04 PM2:33 AM(52.7°)222,96096.1%
Sep 1-10:01 AM9:45 PM3:29 AM(57.6°)224,41189.7%
Sep 2-11:10 AM10:27 PM4:24 AM(62.0°)226,82181.0%
Sep 3-12:16 PM11:12 PM5:19 AM(65.8°)229,89970.7%
Sep 4-1:19 PM11:59 PM6:13 AM(68.5°)233,33259.5%
Sep 5-2:18 PM-7:07 AM(70.3°)236,83648.2%
* 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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