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Moon: 43.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 20, 2017 at 8:12:14 am


Sunrise Today: 7:18 am 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:21 pm 245° West


Moonrise Today: 12:55 am 101° East
Moonset Today: 12:14 pm 257° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 2 minutes (+1m 31s)

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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

8:12 am

Altitude

8.7°

Heading

123° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 2m 33s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 31s

Winter: +25m 6s

Summer: -4h 39m

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 – 5:48 am
Astro. Twilight5:48 am – 6:18 am
Nautical Twilight6:18 am – 6:50 am
Civil Twilight6:50 am – 7:18 am
Daylight7:18 am – 5:21 pm
Civil Twilight5:21 pm – 5:49 pm
Nautical Twilight5:49 pm – 6:20 pm
Astro. Twilight6:20 pm – 6:51 pm
Night6:51 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Santa Cruz - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 207:18 am5:21 pm10:02:33+1:3112:19 pm (33.1°)91.476
Jan 217:18 am5:22 pm10:04:06+1:3312:20 pm (33.3°)91.485
Jan 227:17 am5:23 pm10:05:42+1:3512:20 pm (33.6°)91.494
Jan 237:17 am5:24 pm10:07:20+1:3812:20 pm (33.8°)91.504
Jan 247:16 am5:25 pm10:09:00+1:4012:20 pm (34.1°)91.514
Jan 257:15 am5:26 pm10:10:43+1:4212:21 pm (34.3°)91.525
Jan 267:15 am5:27 pm10:12:27+1:4412:21 pm (34.6°)91.536
* 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

8:12 am

Altitude

37.5°

Heading

210° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

43.0%

Moon in Santa Cruz - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 2012:55 am12:14 pm-6:37 am(42.6°)250,82643.7%
Jan 211:49 am12:48 pm-7:21 am(39.4°)251,54934.2%
Jan 222:43 am1:25 pm-8:06 am(36.8°)251,43725.3%
Jan 233:37 am2:06 pm-8:52 am(34.8°)250,56817.3%
Jan 244:29 am2:51 pm-9:40 am(33.7°)249,06810.5%
Jan 255:20 am3:40 pm-10:30 am(33.4°)247,1005.2%
Jan 266:08 am4:34 pm-11:20 am(34.2°)244,8431.6%
* 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, Fri, Jan 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:44 amFri 3:28 pmFri 10:36 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 9:32 amFri 9:11 pmFri 3:21 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 9:53 amFri 9:42 pmFri 3:47 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 11:55 pmFri 11:13 amFri 5:34 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 4:47 amFri 2:31 pmFri 9:39 amAverage visiblity
UranusFri 10:59 amFri 11:48 pmFri 5:23 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 9:18 amFri 8:31 pmFri 2:55 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Santa Cruz.

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