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Moon: 60.2%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 24, 2016 at 2:35:37 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:53 AM 75° East
Sunset Today: 8:15 PM 285° West


Moonset Today: 1:49 PM 289° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 22 minutes (-2m 26s)

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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

2:35 AM

Altitude

-37.2°

Heading

19° N

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 22m 12s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 26s

Winter: +4h 2m

Summer: -1h 38m

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 – 5:15 AM
Astro. Twilight5:15 AM – 5:51 AM
Nautical Twilight5:51 AM – 6:24 AM
Civil Twilight6:24 AM – 6:53 AM
Daylight6:53 AM – 8:15 PM
Civil Twilight8:15 PM – 8:43 PM
Nautical Twilight8:43 PM – 9:17 PM
Astro. Twilight9:17 PM – 9:52 PM
Night9:52 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Columbus - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 246:53 AM8:15 PM13:22:12−2:261:34 PM (60.8°)93.963
Aug 256:54 AM8:13 PM13:19:44−2:271:34 PM (60.5°)93.943
Aug 266:55 AM8:12 PM13:17:17−2:271:34 PM (60.1°)93.923
Aug 276:56 AM8:10 PM13:14:48−2:281:33 PM (59.8°)93.903
Aug 286:57 AM8:09 PM13:12:19−2:291:33 PM (59.4°)93.883
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
* 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

2:35 AM

Altitude

30.5°

Heading

100° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

60.2%

Moon in Columbus - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 24-1:49 PM-6:44 AM(63.2°)229,54258.2%
Aug 2512:31 AM2:54 PM-7:40 AM(66.0°)230,86546.3%
Aug 261:19 AM3:56 PM-8:36 AM(67.6°)232,45234.8%
Aug 272:12 AM4:52 PM-9:32 AM(68.1°)234,23424.2%
Aug 283:09 AM5:43 PM-10:27 AM(67.5°)236,17215.2%
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°)240,4263.1%
* 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, Wed, Aug 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 9:08 AMWed 8:59 PMWed 3:04 PMVery difficult to see
VenusWed 8:40 AMWed 9:11 PMWed 2:56 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 3:17 PMThu 12:22 AMWed 7:50 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 8:58 AMWed 9:18 PMWed 3:08 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnWed 3:01 PMThu 12:41 AMWed 7:51 PMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 10:19 PMWed 11:22 AMWed 4:51 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 8:37 PMWed 7:45 AMWed 2:11 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbus.

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