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Palo Alto, CA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 74.9%
Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 18, 2019 at 7:36:24 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:19 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 6:27 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 9:53 pm 62° Northeast
Moonset Today: 11:53 am 297° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 8 minutes (-2m 17s)

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Today's Sun Position in Palo Alto

Time:7:36 pm
Altitude:-14.4°
Direction:269° W
Phase:Astronomical Twilight

Day length today: 11h 8m 38s (Oct 18, 2019)

2 minutes, 17 seconds shorter than yesterday (Oct 17, 2019)

1 hour, 33 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

3 hours, 36 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Palo Alto Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:52 am
Astro. Twilight5:52 am – 6:22 am
Nautical Twilight6:22 am – 6:53 am
Civil Twilight6:53 am – 7:19 am
Daylight7:19 am – 6:27 pm
Civil Twilight6:27 pm – 6:53 pm
Nautical Twilight6:53 pm – 7:24 pm
Astro. Twilight7:24 pm – 7:54 pm
Night7:54 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 187:19 am6:27 pm11:08:08−2:1712:53 pm (42.8°)92.611
Oct 197:20 am6:26 pm11:05:51−2:1612:53 pm (42.5°)92.585
Oct 207:21 am6:24 pm11:03:35−2:1612:53 pm (42.1°)92.560
Oct 217:22 am6:23 pm11:01:19−2:1512:53 pm (41.8°)92.534
Oct 227:23 am6:22 pm10:59:04−2:1512:53 pm (41.4°)92.509
Oct 237:24 am6:21 pm10:56:49−2:1412:52 pm (41.1°)92.484
Oct 247:25 am6:19 pm10:54:36−2:1312:52 pm (40.7°)92.459
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Palo Alto

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 18-11:53 am9:53 pm4:28 am(73.1°)241,35880.4%
Oct 19-12:52 pm10:45 pm5:21 am(74.8°)238,74971.2%
Oct 20-1:48 pm11:44 pm6:17 am(75.2°)235,96560.7%
Oct 21-2:40 pm-7:14 am(74.2°)233,10749.4%
Oct 2212:49 am3:26 pm-8:11 am(71.7°)230,33037.8%
Oct 231:58 am4:07 pm-9:07 am(67.8°)227,84726.7%
Oct 243:09 am4:44 pm-10:02 am(62.9°)225,90416.6%
* All times are local time for Palo Alto. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 Palo Alto This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Oct 18, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 9:29 amSat 7:21 pmSat 2:26 pmDifficult to see
VenusSat 8:48 amSat 7:15 pmSat 2:02 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 6:02 amSat 5:47 pmSat 11:55 amDifficult to see
JupiterFri 11:53 amFri 9:27 pmFri 4:40 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 1:34 pmFri 11:11 pmFri 6:23 pmAverage visibility
UranusSat 6:44 pmSun 8:07 amSun 1:25 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 4:48 pmSat 4:12 amFri 10:30 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Palo Alto.

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