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Moon: 1.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 20, 2017 at 8:20:32 am


Sunrise Today: 6:24 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 7:52 pm 286° West


Moonrise Today: 5:08 am 69° East
Moonset Today: 7:21 pm 289° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 27 minutes (-2m 15s)

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Today's Sun Position in Sacramento

The Sun's altitude in Sacramento 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

8:20 am

Altitude

21.5°

Heading

91° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 27m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 15s

Winter: +3h 59m

Summer: -1h 23m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Sacramento Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Sacramento 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 – 4:47 am
Astro. Twilight4:47 am – 5:23 am
Nautical Twilight5:23 am – 5:56 am
Civil Twilight5:56 am – 6:24 am
Daylight6:24 am – 7:52 pm
Civil Twilight7:52 pm – 8:20 pm
Nautical Twilight8:20 pm – 8:54 pm
Astro. Twilight8:54 pm – 9:29 pm
Night9:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sacramento - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 206:24 am7:52 pm13:27:56−2:161:09 pm (63.6°)94.046
Aug 216:25 am7:51 pm13:25:39−2:161:08 pm (63.3°)94.027
Aug 226:26 am7:50 pm13:23:21−2:171:08 pm (62.9°)94.008
Aug 236:27 am7:48 pm13:21:03−2:181:08 pm (62.6°)93.988
Aug 246:28 am7:47 pm13:18:44−2:191:08 pm (62.2°)93.968
Aug 256:29 am7:45 pm13:16:24−2:191:07 pm (61.9°)93.947
Aug 266:30 am7:44 pm13:14:03−2:201:07 pm (61.6°)93.926
* All times are local time for Sacramento. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Sacramento on Aug 21

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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 Sacramento time.

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Today's Moon in Sacramento

The Moon's path in Sacramento 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

8:20 am

Altitude

34.6°

Heading

98° E

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.7%

Moon in Sacramento - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 205:08 am7:21 pm-12:18 pm(66.5°)229,3171.2%
Aug 216:16 am8:02 pm-1:13 pm(63.0°)231,3870.0%
Aug 227:23 am8:39 pm-2:05 pm(58.8°)234,0931.6%
Aug 238:28 am9:13 pm-2:54 pm(54.3°)237,2305.7%
Aug 249:30 am9:45 pm-3:42 pm(49.7°)240,54011.8%
Aug 2510:31 am10:17 pm-4:27 pm(45.4°)243,75219.5%
Aug 2611:30 am10:49 pm-5:13 pm(41.4°)246,60728.3%
* All times are local time for Sacramento. 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 Sacramento This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Aug 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:29 amSun 7:57 pmSun 1:43 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 3:35 amSun 6:04 pmSun 10:50 amGood visibility
MarsSun 5:44 amSun 7:35 pmSun 12:40 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSun 10:43 amSun 10:04 pmSun 4:23 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:41 pmMon 1:16 amSun 8:29 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 10:20 pmSun 11:31 amSun 4:56 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 8:28 pmMon 7:44 amMon 2:06 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sacramento.

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