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Moon: 36.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 5, 2016 at 7:59:35 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:06 am 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:36 pm 245° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 11:40 am 104° East
Moonset Today: 11:12 pm 258° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 29 minutes (-36s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sarasota

The Sun's altitude in Sarasota 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

7:59 pm

Altitude

-31.2°

Heading

259° W

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 29m 39s

Change since

Yesterday: -36s

Winter: +4m 40s

Summer: -3h 22m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sarasota Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Sarasota 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 – 5:44 am
Astro. Twilight5:44 am – 6:12 am
Nautical Twilight6:12 am – 6:41 am
Civil Twilight6:41 am – 7:06 am
Daylight7:06 am – 5:36 pm
Civil Twilight5:36 pm – 6:01 pm
Nautical Twilight6:01 pm – 6:30 pm
Astro. Twilight6:30 pm – 6:59 pm
Night6:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sarasota - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 57:06 am5:36 pm10:29:39−0:3612:21 pm (40.2°)91.594
Dec 67:07 am5:36 pm10:29:05−0:3412:22 pm (40.1°)91.581
Dec 77:08 am5:36 pm10:28:33−0:3112:22 pm (40.0°)91.568
Dec 87:08 am5:36 pm10:28:03−0:2912:22 pm (39.9°)91.555
Dec 97:09 am5:37 pm10:27:36−0:2712:23 pm (39.8°)91.543
Dec 107:10 am5:37 pm10:27:10−0:2512:23 pm (39.7°)91.531
Dec 117:10 am5:37 pm10:26:47−0:2312:24 pm (39.6°)91.520
* All times are local time for Sarasota. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:30 am
June SolsticeJun 206:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 2210:21 am
December SolsticeDec 215:44 am
* All times are local Sarasota time.

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Today's Moon in Sarasota

The Moon's path in Sarasota 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

7:59 pm

Altitude

36.1°

Heading

228° SW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

36.1%

Moon in Sarasota - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 511:40 am11:12 pm-5:24 pm(50.3°)240,13835.1%
Dec 612:21 pm--6:13 pm(54.1°)236,89945.7%
Dec 7-12:10 am1:01 pm7:02 pm(58.5°)233,49456.9%
Dec 8-1:09 am1:41 pm7:53 pm(63.2°)230,13068.1%
Dec 9-2:10 am2:23 pm8:45 pm(68.0°)227,07778.6%
Dec 10-3:13 am3:07 pm9:40 pm(72.5°)224,64287.8%
Dec 11-4:18 am3:55 pm10:38 pm(76.5°)223,12794.7%
* All times are local time for Sarasota. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Sarasota This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 5, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:43 amTue 6:55 pmTue 1:49 pmAverage visiblity
VenusMon 10:20 amMon 8:45 pmMon 3:32 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 11:33 amMon 10:29 pmMon 5:00 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 2:45 amTue 2:24 pmTue 8:34 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 7:22 amTue 5:51 pmTue 12:37 pmNot visible
UranusMon 2:30 pmTue 3:04 amMon 8:47 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:31 pmMon 11:58 pmMon 6:14 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sarasota.

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