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Flag for Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 29.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 5, 2016 at 2:04:39 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:09 am 112° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:54 pm 247° West


Moonrise Today: 10:38 am 104° East
Moonset Today: 10:48 pm 257° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 44 minutes (-8s)

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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 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

47.9°

Heading

225° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 44m 26s

Change since

Yesterday: -8s

Winter: +1m 4s

Summer: -47m 9s

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 – 4:55 am
Astro. Twilight4:55 am – 5:21 am
Nautical Twilight5:21 am – 5:47 am
Civil Twilight5:47 am – 6:09 am
Daylight6:09 am – 5:54 pm
Civil Twilight5:54 pm – 6:16 pm
Nautical Twilight6:16 pm – 6:42 pm
Astro. Twilight6:42 pm – 7:08 pm
Night7:08 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Colombo - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 56:09 am5:54 pm11:44:26−0:0812:01 pm (60.7°)91.600
Dec 66:10 am5:54 pm11:44:18−0:0712:02 pm (60.5°)91.587
Dec 76:10 am5:54 pm11:44:11−0:0712:02 pm (60.4°)91.573
Dec 86:11 am5:55 pm11:44:05−0:0612:03 pm (60.3°)91.561
Dec 96:11 am5:55 pm11:43:58−0:0612:03 pm (60.2°)91.548
Dec 106:12 am5:55 pm11:43:53−0:0512:03 pm (60.1°)91.537
Dec 116:12 am5:56 pm11:43:47−0:0512:04 pm (60.0°)91.525
* 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

2:04 pm

Altitude

46.3°

Heading

118° SE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

29.5%

Moon in Colombo - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 510:38 am10:48 pm-4:42 pm(69.5°)241,50530.5%
Dec 611:25 am11:39 pm-5:31 pm(73.0°)238,39140.8%
Dec 712:12 pm--6:20 pm(77.2°)235,03951.8%
Dec 8-12:30 am12:59 pm7:10 pm(81.8°)231,62763.1%
Dec 9-1:22 am1:48 pm8:02 pm(86.6°)228,39674.0%
Dec 10-2:17 am2:39 pm8:55 pm(88.7°)225,64483.9%
Dec 11-3:13 am3:32 pm9:52 pm(84.4°)223,68091.9%
* 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, Mon, Dec 5, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:37 amMon 7:17 pmMon 1:27 pmAverage visiblity
VenusMon 9:21 amMon 9:03 pmMon 3:12 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 10:47 amMon 10:35 pmMon 4:41 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 2:21 amMon 2:18 pmMon 8:20 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 6:31 amMon 6:13 pmMon 12:22 pmNot visible
UranusMon 2:24 pmTue 2:34 amMon 8:29 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:00 noonMon 11:54 pmMon 5:57 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Colombo.

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