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Moon: 8.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Mar 25, 2017 at 6:40:14 am


Sunrise Today: 7:03 am 87° East
Sunset Today: 7:24 pm 273° West


Moonrise Today: 5:42 am 104° East
Moonset Today: 5:04 pm 259° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 21 minutes (+2m 22s)

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Today's Sun Position in Santa Cruz

The Sun's altitude in Santa Cruz 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

6:40 am

Altitude

-5.5°

Heading

83° E

Phase

Civil Twilight

Day length

12h 21m

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 22s

Winter: +2h 43m

Summer: -2h 21m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Santa Cruz Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Santa Cruz 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 – 5:36 am
Astro. Twilight5:36 am – 6:07 am
Nautical Twilight6:07 am – 6:37 am
Civil Twilight6:37 am – 7:03 am
Daylight7:03 am – 7:24 pm
Civil Twilight7:24 pm – 7:50 pm
Nautical Twilight7:50 pm – 8:21 pm
Astro. Twilight8:21 pm – 8:52 pm
Night8:52 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Santa Cruz - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 257:03 am7:24 pm12:21:00+2:221:13 pm (55.2°)92.723
Mar 267:02 am7:25 pm12:23:22+2:221:13 pm (55.6°)92.749
Mar 277:00 am7:26 pm12:25:44+2:211:13 pm (56.0°)92.776
Mar 286:59 am7:27 pm12:28:06+2:211:12 pm (56.3°)92.802
Mar 296:57 am7:28 pm12:30:28+2:211:12 pm (56.7°)92.829
Mar 306:56 am7:29 pm12:32:49+2:211:12 pm (57.1°)92.855
Mar 316:54 am7:29 pm12:35:10+2:211:12 pm (57.5°)92.881
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 Santa Cruz time.

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Today's Moon in Santa Cruz

The Moon's path in Santa Cruz 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

6:40 am

Altitude

9.9°

Heading

112° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

8.2%

Moon in Santa Cruz - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 255:42 am5:04 pm-11:20 am(42.4°)235,2147.0%
Mar 266:20 am6:09 pm-12:11 pm(46.7°)231,9302.3%
Mar 276:58 am7:16 pm-1:03 pm(51.4°)229,2060.2%
Mar 287:35 am8:24 pm-1:56 pm(56.3°)227,2690.9%
Mar 298:14 am9:33 pm-2:50 pm(61.1°)226,2484.6%
Mar 308:55 am10:43 pm-3:45 pm(65.3°)226,16311.1%
Mar 319:40 am11:50 pm-4:43 pm(68.6°)226,92620.0%
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz. 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 Santa Cruz This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Mar 25, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:41 amSat 8:48 pmSat 2:14 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 6:27 amSat 7:27 pmSat 12:58 pmNot visible
MarsSat 8:38 amSat 10:20 pmSat 3:29 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 8:29 pmSat 7:54 amSat 2:12 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 1:53 amSat 11:36 amSat 6:45 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 7:53 amSat 8:49 pmSat 2:21 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 6:12 amSat 5:30 pmSat 11:51 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz.

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