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Santa Cruz, CA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 91.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Feb 21, 2019 at 4:57:55 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:49 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 5:54 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 8:38 pm 89° East
Moonset Today: 8:25 am 275° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 4 minutes (+2m 15s)

Location of Santa CruzLocation

Today's Sun Position in Santa Cruz

Time:4:57 pm
Altitude:10.0°
Direction:249° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 11h 4m 45s (Feb 21, 2019)

2 minutes, 15 seconds longer than yesterday (Feb 20, 2019)

1 hour, 27 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

3 hours, 37 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Santa Cruz Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:23 am
Astro. Twilight5:23 am – 5:53 am
Nautical Twilight5:53 am – 6:23 am
Civil Twilight6:23 am – 6:49 am
Daylight6:49 am – 5:54 pm
Civil Twilight5:54 pm – 6:20 pm
Nautical Twilight6:20 pm – 6:50 pm
Astro. Twilight6:50 pm – 7:20 pm
Night7:20 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Santa Cruz - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 216:49 am5:54 pm11:04:45+2:1512:21 pm (42.6°)91.932
Feb 226:48 am5:55 pm11:07:01+2:1512:21 pm (43.0°)91.953
Feb 236:47 am5:56 pm11:09:18+2:1612:21 pm (43.3°)91.974
Feb 246:45 am5:57 pm11:11:35+2:1612:21 pm (43.7°)91.996
Feb 256:44 am5:58 pm11:13:52+2:1712:21 pm (44.1°)92.018
Feb 266:43 am5:59 pm11:16:10+2:1812:20 pm (44.5°)92.040
Feb 276:41 am6:00 pm11:18:28+2:1812:20 pm (44.8°)92.063
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Santa Cruz

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Santa Cruz - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 21-8:25 am8:38 pm2:01 am(57.7°)224,20895.2%
Feb 22-9:01 am9:47 pm2:54 am(52.1°)227,15688.7%
Feb 23-9:35 am10:54 pm3:45 am(46.6°)230,82380.1%
Feb 24-10:10 am11:58 pm4:35 am(41.7°)234,84370.1%
Feb 25-10:47 am-5:25 am(37.5°)238,87059.6%
Feb 261:00 am11:26 am-6:15 am(34.2°)242,61648.9%
Feb 271:58 am12:09 pm-7:05 am(32.0°)245,87038.7%
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz. They take into account refraction. 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, Thu, Feb 21, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:32 amThu 7:15 pmThu 1:23 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 4:33 amFri 2:30 pmFri 9:32 amGood visibility
MarsThu 9:27 amThu 10:57 pmThu 4:12 pmAverage visibility
JupiterFri 2:30 amFri 12:10 pmFri 7:20 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 4:21 amFri 2:05 pmFri 9:13 amAverage visibility
UranusThu 9:17 amThu 10:27 pmThu 3:52 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 7:28 amThu 6:53 pmThu 1:10 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz.

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