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Moon: 9.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 2, 2016 at 1:21:13 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:36 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:07 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 9:55 am 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:04 pm 246° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 31 minutes (-1m 11s)

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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

1:21 pm

Altitude

26.4°

Heading

195° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 31m 3s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 11s

Winter: +11m 8s

Summer: -5h 29m

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 – 6:00 am
Astro. Twilight6:00 am – 6:32 am
Nautical Twilight6:32 am – 7:06 am
Civil Twilight7:06 am – 7:36 am
Daylight7:36 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 27:36 am5:07 pm9:31:03−1:1112:22 pm (28.0°)91.636
Dec 37:37 am5:07 pm9:29:56−1:0712:22 pm (27.8°)91.622
Dec 47:38 am5:07 pm9:28:51−1:0412:22 pm (27.7°)91.608
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
* 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

1:21 pm

Altitude

26.7°

Heading

155° SE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.7%

Moon in Columbus - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 29:55 am8:04 pm-2:59 pm(30.8°)247,78310.1%
Dec 310:39 am8:59 pm-3:48 pm(32.2°)245,62816.9%
Dec 411:21 am9:58 pm-4:37 pm(34.5°)243,07025.4%
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%
* 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, Fri, Dec 2, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 9:15 amFri 6:11 pmFri 1:43 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 10:53 amFri 8:09 pmFri 3:31 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 12:01 pmFri 10:09 pmFri 5:05 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 3:06 amFri 2:33 pmFri 8:50 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 8:07 amFri 5:37 pmFri 12:52 pmNot visible
UranusFri 2:33 pmSat 3:28 amFri 9:01 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 12:56 pmSat 12:00 midnightFri 6:28 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbus.

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