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Moon: 2.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 22, 2014 at 8:30:09 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:00 AM 89° East
Sunset Today: 6:07 PM 270° West


Moonrise Today: 4:21 AM 83° East
Moonset Today: 4:47 PM 275° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 6 minutes (-22s)

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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

8:30 PM

Altitude

-36.7°

Heading

275° W

Phase

Night

Day length
12h 6m 49s

-22s shorter

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 – 4:51 AM
Astro. Twilight4:51 AM – 5:15 AM
Nautical Twilight5:15 AM – 5:39 AM
Civil Twilight5:39 AM – 6:00 AM
Daylight6:00 AM – 6:07 PM
Civil Twilight6:07 PM – 6:28 PM
Nautical Twilight6:28 PM – 6:52 PM
Astro. Twilight6:52 PM – 7:16 PM
Night7:16 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Colombo - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 226:00 AM6:07 PM12:06:49−0:2212:03 PM (83.4°)93.313
Sep 236:00 AM6:06 PM12:06:27−0:2212:03 PM (83.0°)93.287
Sep 246:00 AM6:06 PM12:06:04−0:2212:03 PM (82.6°)93.261
Sep 255:59 AM6:05 PM12:05:42−0:2212:02 PM (82.2°)93.235
Sep 265:59 AM6:05 PM12:05:19−0:2212:02 PM (81.9°)93.209
Sep 275:59 AM6:04 PM12:04:57−0:2212:02 PM (81.5°)93.182
Sep 285:59 AM6:04 PM12:04:34−0:2212:01 PM (81.1°)93.155
* All times are in local Colombo time.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 7:59 AM in Colombo.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:27 PM
June SolsticeJun 214:21 PM
September EquinoxSep 237:59 AM
December SolsticeDec 224:33 AM
* 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 2014 Moon Phases

8:30 PM

Altitude

-53.8°

Heading

287° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

2.6%

Moon in Colombo - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 224:21 AM4:47 PM-10:34 AM(88.0°)251,5094.0%
Sep 235:05 AM5:28 PM-11:17 AM(84.1°)250,4421.0%
Sep 245:51 AM6:10 PM-12:01 PM(80.2°)249,0130.0%
Sep 256:36 AM6:52 PM-12:45 PM(76.3°)247,3021.0%
Sep 267:23 AM7:36 PM-1:30 PM(72.5°)245,3604.2%
Sep 278:12 AM8:22 PM-2:17 PM(69.2°)243,2189.3%
Sep 289:03 AM9:11 PM-3:07 PM(66.5°)240,89716.4%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Colombo time.

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