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Moon: 3.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 27, 2017 at 9:39:54 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:40 am 100° East
Sunset Today: 5:57 pm 260° West


Moonrise Today: 7:25 am 96° East
Moonset Today: 7:25 pm 267° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 16 minutes (+2m 27s)

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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

9:39 pm

Altitude

-43.0°

Heading

300° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 16m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 27s

Winter: +1h 48m

Summer: -3h 34m

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 – 5:12 am
Astro. Twilight5:12 am – 5:43 am
Nautical Twilight5:43 am – 6:13 am
Civil Twilight6:13 am – 6:40 am
Daylight6:40 am – 5:57 pm
Civil Twilight5:57 pm – 6:23 pm
Nautical Twilight6:23 pm – 6:54 pm
Astro. Twilight6:54 pm – 7:25 pm
Night7:25 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Sacramento - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 276:40 am5:57 pm11:16:51+2:2712:18 pm (43.4°)92.079
Feb 286:39 am5:58 pm11:19:19+2:2712:18 pm (43.8°)92.101
Mar 16:37 am5:59 pm11:21:47+2:2812:18 pm (44.2°)92.123
Mar 26:36 am6:00 pm11:24:15+2:2812:17 pm (44.6°)92.146
Mar 36:34 am6:01 pm11:26:44+2:2812:17 pm (44.9°)92.168
Mar 46:33 am6:02 pm11:29:13+2:2912:17 pm (45.3°)92.191
Mar 56:31 am6:03 pm11:31:42+2:2912:17 pm (45.7°)92.214
* 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

9:39 pm

Altitude

-25.5°

Heading

288° W

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

3.3%

Moon in Sacramento - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 277:25 am7:25 pm-1:21 pm(47.2°)232,3022.0%
Feb 288:00 am8:32 pm-2:12 pm(52.0°)230,7266.6%
Mar 18:37 am9:39 pm-3:04 pm(56.7°)229,75313.8%
Mar 29:14 am10:47 pm-3:57 pm(61.1°)229,34723.0%
Mar 39:55 am11:55 pm-4:51 pm(64.9°)229,43233.8%
Mar 410:39 am--5:47 pm(67.7°)229,91745.5%
Mar 5-1:00 am11:28 am6:44 pm(69.5°)230,72757.3%
* 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, Mon, Feb 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:35 amTue 5:28 pmTue 12:01 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 7:30 amTue 8:45 pmTue 2:07 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 8:25 amTue 9:29 pmTue 2:56 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 9:14 pmWed 8:31 amWed 2:53 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 2:30 amTue 12:04 pmTue 7:17 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 8:24 amTue 9:20 pmTue 2:52 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 6:47 amTue 6:00 pmTue 12:24 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
* All times are local time for Sacramento.

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