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Costa Mesa, CA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 7.0%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 9, 2018 at 4:28:36 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:44 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:43 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 8:42 am 116° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:00 pm 244° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 58 minutes (-37s)

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Today's Sun Position in Costa Mesa

Time:4:28 pm
Altitude:2.2°
Direction:241° SW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 9h 58m 44s (Dec 9, 2018)

37 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 8, 2018)

3 minutes, 40 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

4 hours, 24 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Costa Mesa Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:15 am
Astro. Twilight5:15 am – 5:46 am
Nautical Twilight5:46 am – 6:17 am
Civil Twilight6:17 am – 6:44 am
Daylight6:44 am – 4:43 pm
Civil Twilight4:43 pm – 5:10 pm
Nautical Twilight5:10 pm – 5:41 pm
Astro. Twilight5:41 pm – 6:12 pm
Night6:12 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Costa Mesa - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 96:44 am4:43 pm9:58:44−0:3711:44 am (33.5°)91.551
Dec 106:45 am4:43 pm9:58:10−0:3411:44 am (33.4°)91.539
Dec 116:46 am4:43 pm9:57:38−0:3111:44 am (33.3°)91.528
Dec 126:46 am4:43 pm9:57:09−0:2811:45 am (33.2°)91.517
Dec 136:47 am4:44 pm9:56:43−0:2511:45 am (33.2°)91.507
Dec 146:48 am4:44 pm9:56:20−0:2211:46 am (33.1°)91.497
Dec 156:48 am4:44 pm9:56:00−0:1911:46 am (33.1°)91.487
* All times are local time for Costa Mesa. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Costa Mesa

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Costa Mesa - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 98:42 am7:00 pm-1:51 pm(34.2°)249,6686.5%
Dec 109:28 am7:53 pm-2:40 pm(35.2°)250,95212.1%
Dec 1110:11 am8:46 pm-3:27 pm(37.1°)251,66419.2%
Dec 1210:49 am9:41 pm-4:13 pm(39.9°)251,67827.4%
Dec 1311:23 am10:35 pm-4:57 pm(43.4°)250,90536.4%
Dec 1411:56 am11:30 pm-5:40 pm(47.4°)249,31046.1%
Dec 1512:27 pm--6:23 pm(51.8°)246,92456.0%
* All times are local time for Costa Mesa. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Costa Mesa This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 9, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:06 amMon 3:35 pmMon 10:21 amAverage visibility
VenusMon 3:15 amMon 2:21 pmMon 8:48 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:59 amSun 11:29 pmSun 5:44 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 5:52 amMon 3:59 pmMon 10:55 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSun 8:17 amSun 6:13 pmSun 1:15 pmSlightly difficult to see
UranusSun 1:54 pmMon 2:54 amSun 8:24 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 11:56 amSun 11:20 pmSun 5:38 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Costa Mesa.

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