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Moon: 0.2%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Apr 26, 2017 at 5:10:02 am


Sunrise Today: 6:19 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 7:54 pm 288° West


Moonrise Today: 6:47 am 78° East
Moonset Today: 8:23 pm 285° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 35 minutes (+2m 8s)

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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

5:10 am

Altitude

-13.4°

Heading

61° NE

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

13h 35m 13s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 8s

Winter: +4h

Summer: -1h 9m

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 – 4:42 am
Astro. Twilight4:42 am – 5:17 am
Nautical Twilight5:17 am – 5:51 am
Civil Twilight5:51 am – 6:19 am
Daylight6:19 am – 7:54 pm
Civil Twilight7:54 pm – 8:22 pm
Nautical Twilight8:22 pm – 8:55 pm
Astro. Twilight8:55 pm – 9:30 pm
Night9:30 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 266:19 am7:54 pm13:35:13+2:081:06 pm (66.3°)93.558
Apr 276:17 am7:55 pm13:37:20+2:071:06 pm (66.7°)93.582
Apr 286:16 am7:56 pm13:39:27+2:061:06 pm (67.0°)93.606
Apr 296:15 am7:56 pm13:41:32+2:051:05 pm (67.3°)93.630
Apr 306:14 am7:57 pm13:43:36+2:041:05 pm (67.6°)93.653
May 16:13 am7:58 pm13:45:40+2:031:05 pm (67.9°)93.676
May 26:12 am7:59 pm13:47:41+2:011:05 pm (68.2°)93.699
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

5:10 am

Altitude

-18.4°

Heading

63° NE

Position

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.2%

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 266:47 am8:23 pm-1:31 pm(62.9°)223,6510.4%
Apr 277:31 am9:34 pm-2:29 pm(66.8°)223,3023.1%
Apr 288:19 am10:44 pm-3:29 pm(69.7°)224,1228.9%
Apr 299:13 am11:48 pm-4:30 pm(71.2°)225,96117.2%
Apr 3010:11 am--5:30 pm(71.3°)228,56627.4%
May 1-12:46 am11:13 am6:27 pm(70.1°)231,64138.5%
May 2-1:38 am12:16 pm7:22 pm(67.7°)234,90649.9%
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. 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 Palo Alto This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Apr 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:53 amWed 6:57 pmWed 12:25 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 4:35 amWed 4:50 pmWed 10:42 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 7:41 amWed 10:08 pmWed 2:54 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterWed 6:00 pmThu 5:34 amWed 11:47 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 11:48 pmWed 9:29 amWed 4:39 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 5:52 amWed 6:53 pmWed 12:22 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 4:10 amWed 3:29 pmWed 9:49 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Palo Alto.

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