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Moon: 21.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 22, 2017 at 8:41:28 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:19 am 114° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:22 pm 246° West


Moonrise Today: 2:45 am 109° East
Moonset Today: 1:25 pm 250° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 3 minutes (+1m 37s)

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Today's Sun Position in Palo Alto

The Sun's altitude in Palo Alto 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

8:41 pm

Altitude

-39.4°

Heading

275° W

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 3m 34s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 37s

Winter: +28m 48s

Summer: -4h 41m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Palo Alto Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Palo Alto 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 – 6:19 am
Nautical Twilight6:19 am – 6:51 am
Civil Twilight6:51 am – 7:19 am
Daylight7:19 am – 5:22 pm
Civil Twilight5:22 pm – 5:50 pm
Nautical Twilight5:50 pm – 6:22 pm
Astro. Twilight6:22 pm – 6:53 pm
Night6:53 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 227:19 am5:22 pm10:03:34+1:3712:20 pm (33.1°)91.494
Jan 237:18 am5:23 pm10:05:14+1:3912:21 pm (33.3°)91.504
Jan 247:18 am5:25 pm10:06:56+1:4212:21 pm (33.6°)91.514
Jan 257:17 am5:26 pm10:08:40+1:4412:21 pm (33.8°)91.525
Jan 267:16 am5:27 pm10:10:26+1:4612:21 pm (34.1°)91.536
Jan 277:16 am5:28 pm10:12:14+1:4712:21 pm (34.3°)91.547
Jan 287:15 am5:29 pm10:14:04+1:4912:22 pm (34.6°)91.558
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 203:29 am
June SolsticeJun 209:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 221:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 218:28 am
* All times are local Palo Alto time.

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Today's Moon in Palo Alto

The Moon's path in Palo Alto 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 2017 Moon Phases

8:41 pm

Altitude

-69.4°

Heading

8° N

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

21.1%

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 222:45 am1:25 pm-8:06 am(36.3°)251,43725.3%
Jan 233:38 am2:05 pm-8:53 am(34.3°)250,56717.3%
Jan 244:31 am2:50 pm-9:41 am(33.2°)249,06710.5%
Jan 255:21 am3:40 pm-10:30 am(32.9°)247,0995.2%
Jan 266:09 am4:33 pm-11:21 am(33.7°)244,8421.6%
Jan 276:55 am5:31 pm-12:11 pm(35.4°)242,4700.1%
Jan 287:37 am6:31 pm-1:02 pm(38.1°)240,1330.8%
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Palo Alto This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Jan 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:50 amMon 3:30 pmMon 10:40 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 9:29 amSun 9:13 pmSun 3:21 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 9:49 amSun 9:42 pmSun 3:45 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 11:44 pmMon 11:01 amMon 5:23 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 4:39 amMon 2:19 pmMon 9:29 amAverage visiblity
UranusSun 10:51 amSun 11:41 pmSun 5:16 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 9:08 amMon 8:20 pmMon 2:44 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Palo Alto.

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