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Moon: 46.8%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jun 19, 2018 at 8:33:18 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:48 am 59° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:30 pm 301° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:25 pm 81° East
Moonset Today: 12:50 am 282° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 41 minutes (+6s)

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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

8:33 pm

Altitude

-0.6°

Heading

301° NW

Position

Civil Twilight

Day length

14h 41m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: +6s

Winter: +5h 4m

Summer: -3s

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 – 3:55 am
Astro. Twilight3:55 am – 4:39 am
Nautical Twilight4:39 am – 5:17 am
Civil Twilight5:17 am – 5:48 am
Daylight5:48 am – 8:30 pm
Civil Twilight8:30 pm – 9:01 pm
Nautical Twilight9:01 pm – 9:39 pm
Astro. Twilight9:39 pm – 10:23 pm
Night10:23 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Santa Cruz - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 195:48 am8:30 pm14:41:57+0:061:09 pm (76.5°)94.455
Jun 205:48 am8:30 pm14:42:00+0:031:09 pm (76.5°)94.461
Jun 215:48 am8:30 pm14:42:01< 1s1:09 pm (76.5°)94.467
Jun 225:49 am8:31 pm14:41:58−0:021:10 pm (76.5°)94.472
Jun 235:49 am8:31 pm14:41:51−0:061:10 pm (76.5°)94.477
Jun 245:49 am8:31 pm14:41:42−0:091:10 pm (76.4°)94.481
Jun 255:50 am8:31 pm14:41:30−0:121:10 pm (76.4°)94.485
* 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.

June Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 3:07 am in Santa Cruz. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 5 minutes longer than on December Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 209:15 am
June SolsticeJun 213:07 am
September EquinoxSep 226:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 212:23 pm
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

8:33 pm

Altitude

51.8°

Heading

219° SW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

46.8%

Moon in Santa Cruz - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 19-12:50 am12:25 pm6:59 pm(58.4°)233,88646.1%
Jun 20-1:25 am1:29 pm7:47 pm(53.5°)237,12057.3%
Jun 21-1:58 am2:31 pm8:34 pm(48.7°)240,20067.9%
Jun 22-2:30 am3:32 pm9:20 pm(44.1°)243,00877.4%
Jun 23-3:02 am4:31 pm10:06 pm(40.1°)245,47785.4%
Jun 24-3:35 am5:29 pm10:53 pm(36.7°)247,58091.9%
Jun 25-4:11 am6:26 pm11:40 pm(34.0°)249,31096.5%
* 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, Tue, Jun 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:52 amTue 9:43 pmTue 2:18 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 8:46 amTue 11:03 pmTue 3:55 pmGood visibility
MarsTue 11:12 pmWed 8:55 amWed 4:04 amPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 4:46 pmWed 3:17 amTue 10:02 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 8:51 pmWed 6:31 amWed 1:41 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 2:34 amWed 3:48 pmWed 9:11 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 12:41 amWed 12:08 pmWed 6:25 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz.

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