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Flag for USA Columbus, OH, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 33.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 5, 2016 at 1:58:37 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:39 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:07 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 11:59 am 106° East
Moonset Today: 10:59 pm 256° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 27 minutes (-1m 1s)

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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 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

1:58 pm

Altitude

23.7°

Heading

204° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 27m 50s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 1s

Winter: +7m 55s

Summer: -5h 32m

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 – 6:02 am
Astro. Twilight6:02 am – 6:35 am
Nautical Twilight6:35 am – 7:09 am
Civil Twilight7:09 am – 7:39 am
Daylight7:39 am – 5:07 pm
Civil Twilight5:07 pm – 5:37 pm
Nautical Twilight5:37 pm – 6:11 pm
Astro. Twilight6:11 pm – 6:43 pm
Night6:43 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Columbus - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 57:39 am5:07 pm9:27:50−1:0112:23 pm (27.6°)91.594
Dec 67:40 am5:07 pm9:26:53−0:5712:23 pm (27.5°)91.581
Dec 77:41 am5:07 pm9:25:59−0:5412:24 pm (27.4°)91.568
Dec 87:42 am5:07 pm9:25:08−0:5012:24 pm (27.3°)91.555
Dec 97:42 am5:07 pm9:24:21−0:4612:25 pm (27.2°)91.543
Dec 107:43 am5:07 pm9:23:38−0:4312:25 pm (27.1°)91.531
Dec 117:44 am5:07 pm9:22:59−0:3912:26 pm (27.0°)91.520
* All times are local time for Columbus. 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

1:58 pm

Altitude

19.3°

Heading

127° SE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

33.6%

Moon in Columbus - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 511:59 am10:59 pm-5:26 pm(37.6°)240,13435.1%
Dec 612:34 pm--6:15 pm(41.4°)236,89545.7%
Dec 7-12:02 am1:09 pm7:04 pm(45.7°)233,49056.9%
Dec 8-1:07 am1:43 pm7:55 pm(50.4°)230,12668.1%
Dec 9-2:14 am2:19 pm8:47 pm(55.2°)227,07378.7%
Dec 10-3:24 am2:57 pm9:42 pm(59.7°)224,64087.8%
Dec 11-4:35 am3:39 pm10:40 pm(63.7°)223,12694.7%
* All times are local time for Columbus. 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, Dec 5, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 9:21 amMon 6:18 pmMon 1:49 pmAverage visiblity
VenusMon 10:54 amMon 8:15 pmMon 3:34 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 11:56 amMon 10:09 pmMon 5:02 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 2:57 amMon 2:22 pmMon 8:40 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 7:57 amMon 5:27 pmMon 12:42 pmNot visible
UranusMon 2:21 pmTue 3:16 amMon 8:49 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:44 pmMon 11:48 pmMon 6:16 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbus.

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