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Moon: 32.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 27, 2016 at 12:13:02 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:04 AM 80° East
Sunset Today: 6:20 PM 280° West


Moonrise Today: 1:23 AM 72° East
Moonset Today: 2:09 PM 289° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 16 minutes (-21s)

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Today's Sun Position in Colombo

The Sun's altitude in Colombo today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

12:13 AM

Altitude

-73.0°

Heading

1° N

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 16m 22s

Change since

Yesterday: -21s

Winter: +32m 59s

Summer: -15m 13s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Colombo Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Colombo 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 – 4:53 AM
Astro. Twilight4:53 AM – 5:18 AM
Nautical Twilight5:18 AM – 5:43 AM
Civil Twilight5:43 AM – 6:04 AM
Daylight6:04 AM – 6:20 PM
Civil Twilight6:20 PM – 6:41 PM
Nautical Twilight6:41 PM – 7:06 PM
Astro. Twilight7:06 PM – 7:31 PM
Night7:31 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Colombo - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 276:04 AM6:20 PM12:16:22−0:2112:12 PM (87.0°)93.912
Aug 286:04 AM6:20 PM12:16:00−0:2112:12 PM (87.4°)93.892
Aug 296:04 AM6:19 PM12:15:38−0:2112:11 PM (87.8°)93.871
Aug 306:03 AM6:19 PM12:15:16−0:2112:11 PM (88.1°)93.850
Aug 316:03 AM6:18 PM12:14:54−0:2212:11 PM (88.5°)93.828
Sep 16:03 AM6:18 PM12:14:32−0:2212:11 PM (88.8°)93.806
Sep 26:03 AM6:17 PM12:14:09−0:2212:10 PM (89.2°)93.784
* All times are local time for Colombo. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:00 AM
June SolsticeJun 214:04 AM
September EquinoxSep 227:51 PM
December SolsticeDec 214:14 PM
* All times are local Colombo time.

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Today's Moon in Colombo

The Moon's path in Colombo 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 2016 Moon Phases

12:13 AM

Altitude

-16.4°

Heading

69° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

32.1%

Moon in Colombo - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 271:23 AM2:09 PM-7:46 AM(78.4°)233,40728.8%
Aug 282:18 AM3:04 PM-8:41 AM(78.5°)235,27719.1%
Aug 293:14 AM3:57 PM-9:36 AM(79.8°)237,29211.0%
Aug 304:08 AM4:47 PM-10:28 AM(82.1°)239,4275.1%
Aug 315:00 AM5:35 PM-11:18 AM(85.2°)241,6521.4%
Sep 15:50 AM6:20 PM-12:05 PM(88.8°)243,9080.0%
Sep 26:38 AM7:04 PM-12:51 PM(87.3°)246,1050.9%
* All times are local time for Colombo. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Colombo This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Aug 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:35 AMSat 7:36 PMSat 1:36 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 7:32 AMSat 7:40 PMSat 1:36 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSat 12:35 PMSun 12:13 AMSat 6:24 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 7:36 AMSat 7:41 PMSat 1:38 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnSat 12:29 PMSun 12:11 AMSat 6:20 PMPerfect visibility
UranusFri 9:13 PMSat 9:24 AMSat 3:19 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 6:42 PMSat 6:37 AMSat 12:39 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Colombo.

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