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Moon: 60.4%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 18, 2017 at 12:25:10 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:21 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:13 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 11:58 pm 97° East
Moonset Today: 11:08 am 266° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 51 minutes (+1m 32s)

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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

12:25 pm

Altitude

31.0°

Heading

182° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 51m 45s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 32s

Winter: +23m 33s

Summer: -5h

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 – 5:48 am
Astro. Twilight5:48 am – 6:20 am
Nautical Twilight6:20 am – 6:52 am
Civil Twilight6:52 am – 7:21 am
Daylight7:21 am – 5:13 pm
Civil Twilight5:13 pm – 5:41 pm
Nautical Twilight5:41 pm – 6:14 pm
Astro. Twilight6:14 pm – 6:46 pm
Night6:46 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sacramento - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 187:21 am5:13 pm9:51:45+1:3212:17 pm (31.1°)91.459
Jan 197:20 am5:14 pm9:53:20+1:3412:17 pm (31.3°)91.468
Jan 207:20 am5:15 pm9:54:58+1:3712:17 pm (31.5°)91.476
Jan 217:19 am5:16 pm9:56:38+1:3912:17 pm (31.7°)91.485
Jan 227:19 am5:17 pm9:58:20+1:4212:18 pm (32.0°)91.494
Jan 237:18 am5:18 pm10:00:04+1:4412:18 pm (32.2°)91.504
Jan 247:17 am5:19 pm10:01:51+1:4612:18 pm (32.4°)91.514
* All times are local time for Sacramento. 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 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

12:25 pm

Altitude

-15.6°

Heading

278° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

60.4%

Moon in Sacramento - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 18-11:08 am11:58 pm5:08 am(48.6°)246,89163.3%
Jan 19-11:38 am-5:51 am(44.6°)249,25353.5%
Jan 2012:54 am12:10 pm-6:35 am(41.0°)250,82443.7%
Jan 211:49 am12:43 pm-7:19 am(37.8°)251,54934.2%
Jan 222:44 am1:20 pm-8:04 am(35.1°)251,43825.4%
Jan 233:38 am2:00 pm-8:50 am(33.2°)250,57017.4%
Jan 244:31 am2:45 pm-9:38 am(32.0°)249,07010.5%
* All times are local time for Sacramento. 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, Wed, Jan 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:45 amWed 3:22 pmWed 10:33 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 9:35 amWed 9:06 pmWed 3:20 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 9:55 amWed 9:40 pmWed 3:47 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 11:57 pmThu 11:13 amThu 5:35 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 4:56 amWed 2:31 pmWed 9:44 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 11:03 amWed 11:55 pmWed 5:29 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 9:25 amWed 8:35 pmWed 3:00 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Sacramento.

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