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Moon: 4.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 24, 2017 at 9:16:44 am


Sunrise Today: 6:46 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 5:57 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 5:30 am 110° East
Moonset Today: 4:17 pm 252° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 11 minutes (+2m 19s)

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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

9:16 am

Altitude

26.4°

Heading

127° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 11m 46s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 19s

Winter: +1h 36m

Summer: -3h 33m

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 – 5:19 am
Astro. Twilight5:19 am – 5:49 am
Nautical Twilight5:49 am – 6:19 am
Civil Twilight6:19 am – 6:46 am
Daylight6:46 am – 5:57 pm
Civil Twilight5:57 pm – 6:24 pm
Nautical Twilight6:24 pm – 6:54 pm
Astro. Twilight6:54 pm – 7:24 pm
Night7:24 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Palo Alto - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 246:46 am5:57 pm11:11:46+2:1912:21 pm (43.4°)92.014
Feb 256:44 am5:58 pm11:14:06+2:2012:21 pm (43.8°)92.035
Feb 266:43 am5:59 pm11:16:27+2:2012:21 pm (44.2°)92.057
Feb 276:42 am6:00 pm11:18:48+2:2112:21 pm (44.6°)92.079
Feb 286:40 am6:01 pm11:21:10+2:2112:21 pm (44.9°)92.101
Mar 16:39 am6:02 pm11:23:32+2:2112:20 pm (45.3°)92.123
Mar 26:37 am6:03 pm11:25:54+2:2212:20 pm (45.7°)92.146
* 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

9:16 am

Altitude

32.4°

Heading

153° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

4.2%

Moon in Palo Alto - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 245:30 am4:17 pm-10:51 am(36.9°)239,9843.9%
Feb 256:11 am5:19 pm-11:42 am(40.0°)237,0660.8%
Feb 266:50 am6:23 pm-12:33 pm(43.9°)234,4470.1%
Feb 277:27 am7:28 pm-1:24 pm(48.4°)232,2982.0%
Feb 288:03 am8:34 pm-2:15 pm(53.1°)230,7236.7%
Mar 18:40 am9:41 pm-3:07 pm(57.8°)229,75113.8%
Mar 29:18 am10:49 pm-4:00 pm(62.2°)229,34623.0%
* 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, Fri, Feb 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:34 amFri 5:12 pmFri 11:52 amDifficult to see
VenusFri 7:51 amFri 8:57 pmFri 2:24 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 8:37 amFri 9:31 pmFri 3:04 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 9:33 pmSat 8:51 amSat 3:12 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 2:44 amFri 12:24 pmFri 7:34 amAverage visiblity
UranusFri 8:43 amFri 9:37 pmFri 3:10 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 7:04 amFri 6:19 pmFri 12:42 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Palo Alto.

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