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Moon: 9.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 29, 2016 at 5:22:37 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:57 AM 77° East
Sunset Today: 8:07 PM 282° West


Moonrise Today: 4:08 AM 68° East
Moonset Today: 6:28 PM 290° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 9 minutes (-2m 29s)

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Today's Sun Position in Columbus

The Sun's altitude in Columbus 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

5:22 AM

Altitude

-17.8°

Heading

61° NE

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

13h 9m 49s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 29s

Winter: +3h 49m

Summer: -1h 50m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Columbus Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Columbus 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 – 5:21 AM
Astro. Twilight5:21 AM – 5:56 AM
Nautical Twilight5:56 AM – 6:30 AM
Civil Twilight6:30 AM – 6:57 AM
Daylight6:57 AM – 8:07 PM
Civil Twilight8:07 PM – 8:35 PM
Nautical Twilight8:35 PM – 9:08 PM
Astro. Twilight9:08 PM – 9:43 PM
Night9:43 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Columbus - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 296:57 AM8:07 PM13:09:49−2:291:33 PM (59.1°)93.862
Aug 306:58 AM8:06 PM13:07:19−2:301:32 PM (58.7°)93.840
Aug 316:59 AM8:04 PM13:04:49−2:301:32 PM (58.3°)93.818
Sep 17:00 AM8:03 PM13:02:17−2:311:32 PM (58.0°)93.796
Sep 27:01 AM8:01 PM12:59:46−2:311:31 PM (57.6°)93.774
Sep 37:02 AM7:59 PM12:57:14−2:321:31 PM (57.2°)93.751
Sep 47:03 AM7:58 PM12:54:41−2:321:31 PM (56.9°)93.728
* All times are local time for Columbus. 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 Columbus time.

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Today's Moon in Columbus

The Moon's path in Columbus 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

5:22 AM

Altitude

12.4°

Heading

79° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.6%

Moon in Columbus - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 294:08 AM6:28 PM-11:21 AM(65.7°)238,2448.1%
Aug 305:09 AM7:08 PM-12:12 PM(63.0°)240,4253.1%
Aug 316:10 AM7:44 PM-1:01 PM(59.7°)242,6730.5%
Sep 17:11 AM8:17 PM-1:48 PM(56.0°)244,9160.1%
Sep 28:10 AM8:48 PM-2:33 PM(52.0°)247,0482.0%
Sep 39:08 AM9:18 PM-3:17 PM(47.9°)248,9385.8%
Sep 410:05 AM9:49 PM-4:00 PM(44.0°)250,43711.3%
* All times are local time for Columbus. 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 Columbus This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Aug 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:57 AMMon 8:39 PMMon 2:49 PMVery difficult to see
VenusMon 8:51 AMMon 9:05 PMMon 2:59 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 3:11 PMTue 12:13 AMMon 7:42 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 8:43 AMMon 9:00 PMMon 2:52 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnMon 2:42 PMTue 12:22 AMMon 7:32 PMAverage visiblity
UranusSun 9:59 PMMon 11:02 AMMon 4:30 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 8:17 PMMon 7:25 AMMon 1:51 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbus.

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