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Moon: 31.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 20, 2017 at 12:11:01 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:51 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 5:54 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 2:21 am 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:43 pm 246° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 2 minutes (+2m 17s)

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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

12:11 pm

Altitude

41.9°

Heading

176° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 2m 29s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 17s

Winter: +1h 27m

Summer: -3h 42m

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 – 5:24 am
Astro. Twilight5:24 am – 5:54 am
Nautical Twilight5:54 am – 6:25 am
Civil Twilight6:25 am – 6:51 am
Daylight6:51 am – 5:54 pm
Civil Twilight5:54 pm – 6:20 pm
Nautical Twilight6:20 pm – 6:51 pm
Astro. Twilight6:51 pm – 7:21 pm
Night7:21 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 206:51 am5:54 pm11:02:29+2:1712:22 pm (42.0°)91.929
Feb 216:50 am5:55 pm11:04:47+2:1712:22 pm (42.3°)91.950
Feb 226:49 am5:56 pm11:07:06+2:1812:22 pm (42.7°)91.971
Feb 236:47 am5:57 pm11:09:25+2:1912:22 pm (43.0°)91.992
Feb 246:46 am5:58 pm11:11:45+2:1912:22 pm (43.4°)92.014
Feb 256:45 am5:59 pm11:14:05+2:2012:22 pm (43.8°)92.035
Feb 266:43 am6:00 pm11:16:26+2:2012:21 pm (44.2°)92.057
* 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

12:11 pm

Altitude

4.9°

Heading

242° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

31.4%

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 202:21 am12:43 pm-7:33 am(33.6°)250,01433.1%
Feb 213:12 am1:30 pm-8:21 am(33.0°)248,21424.1%
Feb 224:01 am2:22 pm-9:11 am(33.3°)245,80016.0%
Feb 234:47 am3:18 pm-10:01 am(34.6°)242,9779.1%
Feb 245:31 am4:17 pm-10:52 am(36.8°)239,9843.9%
Feb 256:12 am5:19 pm-11:43 am(40.0°)237,0660.8%
Feb 266:50 am6:23 pm-12:34 pm(43.9°)234,4470.1%
* 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, Mon, Feb 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:31 amMon 4:54 pmMon 11:42 amDifficult to see
VenusMon 8:07 amMon 9:06 pmMon 2:36 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 8:46 amMon 9:33 pmMon 3:09 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 9:50 pmTue 9:08 amTue 3:29 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 2:59 amMon 12:39 pmMon 7:49 amAverage visiblity
UranusMon 8:59 amMon 9:52 pmMon 3:26 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 7:20 amMon 6:34 pmMon 12:57 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Palo Alto.

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