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

Moon: 99.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 17, 2019 at 6:20:34 am


Sunrise Today: 6:01 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:26 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:18 pm 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 6:39 am 243° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 24 minutes (-1m 14s)

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Today's Sun Position in Santa Cruz

Time:6:20 am
Altitude:2.8°
Direction:65° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 24m 38s (Jul 17, 2019)

1 minute, 14 seconds shorter than yesterday (Jul 16, 2019)

4 hours, 47 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

17 minutes, 22 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Santa Cruz Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:14 am
Astro. Twilight4:14 am – 4:55 am
Nautical Twilight4:55 am – 5:31 am
Civil Twilight5:31 am – 6:01 am
Daylight6:01 am – 8:26 pm
Civil Twilight8:26 pm – 8:56 pm
Nautical Twilight8:56 pm – 9:32 pm
Astro. Twilight9:32 pm – 10:13 pm
Night10:13 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Santa Cruz - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 176:01 am8:26 pm14:24:38−1:141:14 pm (74.2°)94.475
Jul 186:02 am8:25 pm14:23:21−1:171:14 pm (74.0°)94.470
Jul 196:03 am8:25 pm14:22:02−1:191:14 pm (73.8°)94.464
Jul 206:03 am8:24 pm14:20:40−1:211:14 pm (73.6°)94.458
Jul 216:04 am8:23 pm14:19:16−1:231:14 pm (73.4°)94.451
Jul 226:05 am8:23 pm14:17:50−1:261:14 pm (73.2°)94.444
Jul 236:06 am8:22 pm14:16:22−1:281:14 pm (73.0°)94.437
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 17-6:39 am9:18 pm1:36 am(31.0°)248,63199.8%
Jul 18-7:35 am9:56 pm2:25 am(33.0°)250,13497.9%
Jul 19-8:32 am10:29 pm3:11 am(36.0°)251,24894.1%
Jul 20-9:29 am10:59 pm3:56 am(39.6°)251,86588.7%
Jul 21-10:25 am11:26 pm4:38 am(43.8°)251,87981.8%
Jul 22-11:20 am11:54 pm5:20 am(48.3°)251,20273.7%
Jul 23-12:16 pm-6:01 am(53.0°)249,77764.6%
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Wed, Jul 17, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:46 amWed 8:23 pmWed 1:35 pmNot visible
VenusWed 5:24 amWed 7:59 pmWed 12:42 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 7:15 amWed 9:20 pmWed 2:18 pmVery difficult to see
JupiterWed 5:31 pmThu 3:13 amWed 10:21 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 7:45 pmThu 5:27 amThu 12:36 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 1:01 amWed 2:26 pmWed 7:44 amDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 11:02 pmWed 10:32 amWed 4:47 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz.

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