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Moon: 54.7%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 24, 2016 at 7:12:28 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:56 AM 71° East
Sunset Today: 8:00 PM 289° West


Moonrise Today: 11:16 PM 65° East
Moonset Today: 1:24 PM 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 4 minutes (-3m 47s)

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Today's Sun Position in Colchester

The Sun's altitude in Colchester 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

7:12 PM

Altitude

6.5°

Heading

279° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 4m 22s

Change since

Yesterday: -3m 47s

Winter: +6h 18m

Summer: -2h 38m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Colchester Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Colchester 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 – 3:42 AM
Astro. Twilight3:42 AM – 4:34 AM
Nautical Twilight4:34 AM – 5:20 AM
Civil Twilight5:20 AM – 5:56 AM
Daylight5:56 AM – 8:00 PM
Civil Twilight8:00 PM – 8:36 PM
Nautical Twilight8:36 PM – 9:22 PM
Astro. Twilight9:22 PM – 10:13 PM
Night10:13 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Colchester - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 245:56 AM8:00 PM14:04:22−3:4712:59 PM (49.0°)93.968
Aug 255:58 AM7:58 PM14:00:34−3:4712:58 PM (48.6°)93.948
Aug 265:59 AM7:56 PM13:56:45−3:4812:58 PM (48.3°)93.928
Aug 276:01 AM7:54 PM13:52:56−3:4912:58 PM (47.9°)93.908
Aug 286:02 AM7:51 PM13:49:06−3:5012:57 PM (47.6°)93.887
Aug 296:04 AM7:49 PM13:45:15−3:5012:57 PM (47.2°)93.866
Aug 306:06 AM7:47 PM13:41:24−3:5112:57 PM (46.9°)93.845
* All times are local time for Colchester. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar..

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 204:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 2011:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 223:21 PM
December SolsticeDec 2110:44 AM
* All times are local Colchester time.

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Today's Moon in Colchester

The Moon's path in Colchester 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

7:12 PM

Altitude

-23.7°

Heading

12° N

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

54.7%

Moon in Colchester - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 24-1:24 PM11:16 PM5:56 AM(50.3°)229,28161.0%
Aug 25-2:36 PM11:58 PM6:51 AM(53.3°)230,53049.1%
Aug 26-3:42 PM-7:47 AM(55.2°)232,06337.4%
Aug 2712:47 AM4:41 PM-8:44 AM(56.0°)233,80426.6%
Aug 281:43 AM5:31 PM-9:39 AM(55.6°)235,70817.1%
Aug 292:45 AM6:13 PM-10:33 AM(54.1°)237,7509.5%
Aug 303:51 AM6:49 PM-11:25 AM(51.6°)239,9094.1%
* All times are local time for Colchester. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Colchester This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Aug 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:36 AMWed 8:22 PMWed 2:29 PMNot visible
VenusWed 7:56 AMWed 8:43 PMWed 2:20 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 3:33 PMWed 10:55 PMWed 7:14 PMGood visibility
JupiterWed 8:18 AMWed 8:48 PMWed 2:33 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnWed 3:06 PMWed 11:27 PMWed 7:17 PMFairly good visibility
UranusWed 9:24 PMThu 11:00 AMThu 4:12 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 8:12 PMThu 6:52 AMThu 1:32 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Colchester.

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