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Moon: 24.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 18, 2014 at 11:00:06 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:36 AM 86° East
Sunset Today: 7:04 PM 274° West


Moonrise Today: 12:45 AM 61° Northeast
Moonset Today: 4:13 PM 297° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 28 minutes (-3m 57s)

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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

11:00 PM

Altitude

-31.7°

Heading

327° NW

Phase

Night

Day length
12h 28m 52s

-3m 57s shorter

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 – 4:39 AM
Astro. Twilight4:39 AM – 5:21 AM
Nautical Twilight5:21 AM – 6:02 AM
Civil Twilight6:02 AM – 6:36 AM
Daylight6:36 AM – 7:04 PM
Civil Twilight7:04 PM – 7:38 PM
Nautical Twilight7:38 PM – 8:18 PM
Astro. Twilight8:18 PM – 9:01 PM
Night9:01 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Colchester - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 186:36 AM7:04 PM12:28:52−3:5712:51 PM (39.9°)93.410
Sep 196:37 AM7:02 PM12:24:55−3:5712:50 PM (39.5°)93.385
Sep 206:39 AM7:00 PM12:20:57−3:5712:50 PM (39.1°)93.360
Sep 216:40 AM6:57 PM12:16:59−3:5712:50 PM (38.8°)93.334
Sep 226:42 AM6:55 PM12:13:01−3:5812:49 PM (38.4°)93.309
Sep 236:44 AM6:53 PM12:09:03−3:5812:49 PM (38.0°)93.283
Sep 246:45 AM6:50 PM12:05:04−3:5812:48 PM (37.6°)93.257
* All times are in local Colchester time.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 3:29 AM in Colchester.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 204:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 2111:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 233:29 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:03 PM
* 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 2014 Moon Phases

11:00 PM

Altitude

-18.4°

Heading

31° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

24.1%

Moon in Colchester - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 1812:45 AM4:13 PM-8:32 AM(53.9°)250,52029.1%
Sep 191:43 AM4:44 PM-9:18 AM(51.8°)251,71720.7%
Sep 202:43 AM5:12 PM-10:03 AM(49.1°)252,19513.4%
Sep 213:45 AM5:37 PM-10:47 AM(45.8°)252,0267.5%
Sep 224:48 AM6:01 PM-11:30 AM(42.2°)251,3113.2%
Sep 235:51 AM6:23 PM-12:13 PM(38.3°)250,1560.6%
Sep 246:56 AM6:46 PM-12:56 PM(34.4°)248,6600.1%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Colchester time.

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