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Moon: 21.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 27, 2016 at 4:43:57 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:55 AM 78° East
Sunset Today: 7:56 PM 282° West


Moonrise Today: 2:17 AM 68° East
Moonset Today: 4:31 PM 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 1 minute (-1m 59s)

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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 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

4:43 PM

Altitude

38.6°

Heading

254° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 1m 10s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 59s

Winter: +3h 7m

Summer: -1h 24m

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 – 5:27 AM
Astro. Twilight5:27 AM – 5:58 AM
Nautical Twilight5:58 AM – 6:29 AM
Civil Twilight6:29 AM – 6:55 AM
Daylight6:55 AM – 7:56 PM
Civil Twilight7:56 PM – 8:21 PM
Nautical Twilight8:21 PM – 8:52 PM
Astro. Twilight8:52 PM – 9:23 PM
Night9:23 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Columbia - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 276:55 AM7:56 PM13:01:10−1:591:25 PM (65.7°)93.903
Aug 286:55 AM7:54 PM12:59:10−1:591:25 PM (65.4°)93.883
Aug 296:56 AM7:53 PM12:57:10−2:001:25 PM (65.0°)93.862
Aug 306:57 AM7:52 PM12:55:09−2:001:25 PM (64.7°)93.840
Aug 316:57 AM7:51 PM12:53:08−2:001:24 PM (64.3°)93.819
Sep 16:58 AM7:49 PM12:51:07−2:011:24 PM (63.9°)93.796
Sep 26:59 AM7:48 PM12:49:05−2:011:24 PM (63.6°)93.774
* 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

4:43 PM

Altitude

-1.9°

Heading

294° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

21.4%

Moon in Columbia - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 272:17 AM4:31 PM-9:24 AM(74.2°)234,22424.3%
Aug 283:14 AM5:23 PM-10:19 AM(73.5°)236,16115.2%
Aug 294:12 AM6:09 PM-11:13 AM(71.8°)238,2328.1%
Aug 305:11 AM6:52 PM-12:04 PM(69.1°)240,4133.1%
Aug 316:10 AM7:30 PM-12:53 PM(65.8°)242,6610.5%
Sep 17:08 AM8:06 PM-1:40 PM(62.0°)244,9040.1%
Sep 28:04 AM8:39 PM-2:25 PM(58.0°)247,0372.0%
* 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, Sat, Aug 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:54 AMSat 8:42 PMSat 2:48 PMVery difficult to see
VenusSat 8:41 AMSat 8:58 PMSat 2:50 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSat 2:47 PMSun 12:27 AMSat 7:37 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 8:43 AMSat 8:58 PMSat 2:50 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnSat 2:28 PMSun 12:36 AMSat 7:32 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSat 10:01 PMSun 10:52 AMSun 4:27 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 8:08 PMSun 7:26 AMSun 1:47 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbia.

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