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

Moon: 0.6%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: Apr 12, 2021 at 1:34:41 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:37 am 78° East
Sunset Today: 7:41 pm 282° West
Moonrise Today: 7:11 am 81° East
Moonset Today: 8:28 pm 283° West
Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 4 minutes (+2m 19s)
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Today's Sun Position in Palo Alto

Time:1:34 pm
Altitude:61.0°
Direction:193° S
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 13h 4m 3s (Apr 12, 2021)

2 minutes, 19 seconds longer than yesterday (Apr 11, 2021)

3 hours, 29 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

1 hour, 40 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Palo Alto Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:05 am
Astro. Twilight5:05 am – 5:38 am
Nautical Twilight5:38 am – 6:10 am
Civil Twilight6:10 am – 6:37 am
Daylight6:37 am – 7:41 pm
Civil Twilight7:41 pm – 8:08 pm
Nautical Twilight8:08 pm – 8:40 pm
Astro. Twilight8:40 pm – 9:13 pm
Night9:13 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Apr 126:37 am7:41 pm13:04:03+2:191:09 pm (61.6°)93.200
Apr 136:36 am7:42 pm13:06:22+2:181:09 pm (61.9°)93.226
Apr 146:34 am7:43 pm13:08:40+2:171:08 pm (62.3°)93.252
Apr 156:33 am7:44 pm13:10:57+2:171:08 pm (62.6°)93.278
Apr 166:32 am7:45 pm13:13:14+2:161:08 pm (63.0°)93.304
Apr 176:30 am7:46 pm13:15:30+2:161:08 pm (63.3°)93.329
Apr 186:29 am7:47 pm13:17:45+2:151:07 pm (63.7°)93.354
* 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 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 127:11 am8:28 pm-1:45 pm(61.0°)251,5420.6%
Apr 137:37 am9:26 pm-2:27 pm(65.9°)252,1772.9%
Apr 148:05 am10:24 pm-3:11 pm(70.1°)252,3427.1%
Apr 158:37 am11:23 pm-3:56 pm(73.7°)251,95512.8%
Apr 169:13 am--4:44 pm(76.2°)250,94120.0%
Apr 17-12:20 am9:56 am5:34 pm(77.7°)249,24228.5%
Apr 18-1:15 am10:44 am6:26 pm(77.8°)246,84338.0%
* 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, Mon, Apr 12, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:27 amMon 7:06 pmMon 12:46 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 6:54 amMon 8:01 pmMon 1:27 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 9:49 amTue 12:40 amMon 5:15 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 4:16 amMon 2:55 pmMon 9:35 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 3:37 amMon 1:49 pmMon 8:43 amAverage visibility
UranusMon 7:26 amMon 9:00 pmMon 2:13 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 5:26 amMon 5:04 pmMon 11:15 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Palo Alto.

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