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Moon: 2.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 30, 2016 at 3:09:26 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:09 AM 80° East
Sunset Today: 7:52 PM 280° West


Moonrise Today: 5:27 AM 74° East
Moonset Today: 6:50 PM 284° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 43 minutes (-1m 32s)

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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 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

3:09 PM

Altitude

60.1°

Heading

236° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 43m 33s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 32s

Winter: +2h 18m

Summer: -1h 8m

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 – 5:48 AM
Astro. Twilight5:48 AM – 6:17 AM
Nautical Twilight6:17 AM – 6:45 AM
Civil Twilight6:45 AM – 7:09 AM
Daylight7:09 AM – 7:52 PM
Civil Twilight7:52 PM – 8:16 PM
Nautical Twilight8:16 PM – 8:44 PM
Astro. Twilight8:44 PM – 9:12 PM
Night9:12 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Sarasota - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 307:09 AM7:52 PM12:43:33−1:321:31 PM (71.3°)93.840
Aug 317:09 AM7:51 PM12:42:00−1:321:30 PM (71.0°)93.818
Sep 17:10 AM7:50 PM12:40:27−1:321:30 PM (70.6°)93.796
Sep 27:10 AM7:49 PM12:38:54−1:331:30 PM (70.2°)93.774
Sep 37:10 AM7:48 PM12:37:20−1:331:29 PM (69.9°)93.751
Sep 47:11 AM7:47 PM12:35:46−1:331:29 PM (69.5°)93.728
Sep 57:11 AM7:46 PM12:34:12−1:341:29 PM (69.1°)93.704
* All times are local time for Sarasota. 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 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

3:09 PM

Altitude

46.5°

Heading

259° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.7%

Moon in Sarasota - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 305:27 AM6:50 PM-12:10 PM(75.9°)240,4233.1%
Aug 316:24 AM7:30 PM-12:59 PM(72.5°)242,6710.5%
Sep 17:19 AM8:08 PM-1:46 PM(68.8°)244,9130.1%
Sep 28:13 AM8:45 PM-2:31 PM(64.8°)247,0462.0%
Sep 39:05 AM9:20 PM-3:15 PM(60.7°)248,9365.8%
Sep 49:57 AM9:55 PM-3:58 PM(56.8°)250,43511.3%
Sep 510:48 AM10:31 PM-4:41 PM(53.2°)251,39618.2%
* All times are local time for Sarasota. 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 Sarasota This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Aug 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:48 AMTue 8:37 PMTue 2:43 PMVery difficult to see
VenusTue 8:53 AMTue 9:01 PMTue 2:58 PMFairly good visibility
MarsTue 2:32 PMWed 12:45 AMTue 7:38 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 8:41 AMTue 8:52 PMTue 2:47 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnTue 2:09 PMWed 12:44 AMTue 7:26 PMAverage visiblity
UranusTue 10:01 PMWed 10:40 AMWed 4:21 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 7:57 PMWed 7:25 AMWed 1:41 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sarasota.

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