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Moon: 14.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 22, 2017 at 2:04:31 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:47 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 5:55 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 3:59 am 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:22 pm 247° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 8 minutes (+2m 16s)

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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

2:04 pm

Altitude

37.3°

Heading

213° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 8m 7s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 16s

Winter: +1h 30m

Summer: -3h 33m

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 – 5:21 am
Astro. Twilight5:21 am – 5:51 am
Nautical Twilight5:51 am – 6:21 am
Civil Twilight6:21 am – 6:47 am
Daylight6:47 am – 5:55 pm
Civil Twilight5:55 pm – 6:22 pm
Nautical Twilight6:22 pm – 6:52 pm
Astro. Twilight6:52 pm – 7:22 pm
Night7:22 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Santa Cruz - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 226:47 am5:55 pm11:08:07+2:1612:21 pm (43.2°)91.971
Feb 236:46 am5:56 pm11:10:24+2:1612:21 pm (43.5°)91.992
Feb 246:45 am5:57 pm11:12:41+2:1712:21 pm (43.9°)92.014
Feb 256:43 am5:58 pm11:14:59+2:1712:21 pm (44.3°)92.035
Feb 266:42 am5:59 pm11:17:17+2:1812:20 pm (44.7°)92.057
Feb 276:41 am6:00 pm11:19:36+2:1812:20 pm (45.0°)92.079
Feb 286:39 am6:01 pm11:21:55+2:1912:20 pm (45.4°)92.101
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz. 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

2:04 pm

Altitude

2.5°

Heading

244° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

14.5%

Moon in Santa Cruz - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 223:59 am2:22 pm-9:10 am(33.8°)245,80116.0%
Feb 234:45 am3:18 pm-10:00 am(35.1°)242,9789.1%
Feb 245:29 am4:17 pm-10:51 am(37.3°)239,9853.9%
Feb 256:10 am5:19 pm-11:42 am(40.5°)237,0670.8%
Feb 266:49 am6:23 pm-12:32 pm(44.4°)234,4480.1%
Feb 277:26 am7:28 pm-1:23 pm(48.9°)232,2992.0%
Feb 288:02 am8:34 pm-2:14 pm(53.6°)230,7246.7%
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz. 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, Feb 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:31 amWed 5:03 pmWed 11:46 amDifficult to see
VenusWed 7:59 amWed 9:00 pmWed 2:29 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 8:41 amWed 9:31 pmWed 3:06 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 9:40 pmThu 8:59 amThu 3:20 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 2:46 amThu 12:29 pmThu 7:37 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 8:51 amWed 9:43 pmWed 3:17 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 7:11 amWed 6:26 pmWed 12:49 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz.

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