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Moon: 10.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 2, 2016 at 10:19:10 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:43 am 126° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:48 pm 234° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 9:46 am 122° Southeast
Moonset Today: 6:39 pm 239° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 4 minutes (-1m 59s)

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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 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

10:19 pm

Altitude

-55.8°

Heading

322° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

8h 4m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 59s

Winter: +19m 6s

Summer: -8h 37m

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 – 5:40 am
Astro. Twilight5:40 am – 6:21 am
Nautical Twilight6:21 am – 7:04 am
Civil Twilight7:04 am – 7:43 am
Daylight7:43 am – 3:48 pm
Civil Twilight3:48 pm – 4:28 pm
Nautical Twilight4:28 pm – 5:11 pm
Astro. Twilight5:11 pm – 5:51 pm
Night5:51 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Colchester - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 27:43 am3:48 pm8:04:51−1:5911:46 am (16.1°)91.640
Dec 37:45 am3:48 pm8:02:57−1:5311:46 am (16.0°)91.625
Dec 47:46 am3:47 pm8:01:09−1:4811:47 am (15.8°)91.611
Dec 57:47 am3:47 pm7:59:26−1:4311:47 am (15.7°)91.597
Dec 67:49 am3:46 pm7:57:48−1:3711:48 am (15.6°)91.584
Dec 77:50 am3:46 pm7:56:17−1:3111:48 am (15.5°)91.571
Dec 87:51 am3:46 pm7:54:51−1:2511:49 am (15.4°)91.558
* All times are local time for Colchester. 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

10:19 pm

Altitude

-32.2°

Heading

280° W

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

10.6%

Moon in Colchester - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 29:46 am6:39 pm-2:12 pm(18.6°)248,2278.7%
Dec 310:29 am7:36 pm-3:01 pm(19.8°)246,16615.2%
Dec 411:07 am8:39 pm-3:50 pm(21.9°)243,70123.3%
Dec 511:39 am9:46 pm-4:39 pm(24.8°)240,84932.7%
Dec 612:09 pm10:56 pm-5:28 pm(28.4°)237,67143.2%
Dec 712:36 pm--6:17 pm(32.6°)234,28954.3%
Dec 8-12:09 am1:02 pm7:07 pm(37.2°)230,89365.6%
* All times are local time for Colchester. 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, Fri, Dec 2, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 9:36 amSat 4:42 pmSat 1:09 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 11:06 amSat 6:47 pmSat 2:56 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:55 amSat 9:03 pmSat 4:29 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 2:37 amSat 1:45 pmSat 8:11 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 8:11 amSat 4:17 pmSat 12:14 pmNot visible
UranusFri 1:44 pmSat 3:08 amFri 8:26 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 12:36 pmFri 11:10 pmFri 5:53 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Colchester.

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