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Moon: 3.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 28, 2016 at 7:56:26 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:17 AM 92° East
Sunset Today: 7:12 PM 268° West


Moonrise Today: 5:00 AM 79° East
Moonset Today: 6:06 PM 278° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 54 minutes (-2m 5s)

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Today's Sun Position in Columbia

The Sun's altitude in Columbia 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

7:56 PM

Altitude

-10.1°

Heading

274° W

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

11h 54m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 5s

Winter: +2h 1m

Summer: -2h 30m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Columbia Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Columbia 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 – 5:54 AM
Astro. Twilight5:54 AM – 6:23 AM
Nautical Twilight6:23 AM – 6:52 AM
Civil Twilight6:52 AM – 7:17 AM
Daylight7:17 AM – 7:12 PM
Civil Twilight7:12 PM – 7:37 PM
Nautical Twilight7:37 PM – 8:06 PM
Astro. Twilight8:06 PM – 8:35 PM
Night8:35 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Columbia - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 287:17 AM7:12 PM11:54:59−2:051:15 PM (53.6°)93.125
Sep 297:18 AM7:10 PM11:52:53−2:051:14 PM (53.2°)93.099
Sep 307:18 AM7:09 PM11:50:48−2:051:14 PM (52.9°)93.072
Oct 17:19 AM7:08 PM11:48:42−2:051:14 PM (52.5°)93.046
Oct 27:20 AM7:06 PM11:46:37−2:051:13 PM (52.1°)93.019
Oct 37:20 AM7:05 PM11:44:32−2:051:13 PM (51.7°)92.992
Oct 47:21 AM7:04 PM11:42:26−2:051:13 PM (51.3°)92.965
* All times are local time for Columbia. 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 2012:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 206:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 2210:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 215:44 AM
* All times are local Columbia time.

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Today's Moon in Columbia

The Moon's path in Columbia 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

7:56 PM

Altitude

-22.2°

Heading

294° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

3.9%

Moon in Columbia - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 285:00 AM6:06 PM-11:36 AM(63.4°)245,4025.3%
Sep 295:57 AM6:40 PM-12:21 PM(59.5°)247,3661.7%
Sep 306:52 AM7:12 PM-1:05 PM(55.4°)249,0860.1%
Oct 17:46 AM7:45 PM-1:48 PM(51.5°)250,5180.6%
Oct 28:40 AM8:18 PM-2:31 PM(47.7°)251,5903.0%
Oct 39:34 AM8:52 PM-3:15 PM(44.3°)252,2167.2%
Oct 410:27 AM9:29 PM-3:59 PM(41.4°)252,29612.9%
* All times are local time for Columbia. 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 Columbia This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Sep 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:53 AMThu 6:28 PMThu 12:11 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 9:43 AMWed 8:33 PMWed 3:08 PMFairly good visibility
MarsWed 2:10 PMWed 11:43 PMWed 6:56 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 7:06 AMThu 7:06 PMThu 1:06 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnWed 12:29 PMWed 10:36 PMWed 5:32 PMAverage visiblity
UranusThu 7:48 PMFri 8:37 AMFri 2:13 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 6:00 PMThu 5:16 AMWed 11:38 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbia.

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