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Moon: 45.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 25, 2016 at 9:35:57 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:11 AM 77° East
Sunset Today: 8:12 PM 283° West


Moonrise Today: 12:52 AM 71° East
Moonset Today: 2:48 PM 290° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 1 minute (-1m 51s)

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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

9:35 AM

Altitude

29.6°

Heading

96° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 1m 42s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 51s

Winter: +3h

Summer: -1h 15m

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 – 5:44 AM
Astro. Twilight5:44 AM – 6:15 AM
Nautical Twilight6:15 AM – 6:45 AM
Civil Twilight6:45 AM – 7:11 AM
Daylight7:11 AM – 8:12 PM
Civil Twilight8:12 PM – 8:38 PM
Nautical Twilight8:38 PM – 9:08 PM
Astro. Twilight9:08 PM – 9:39 PM
Night9:39 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Columbus - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 257:11 AM8:12 PM13:01:42−1:511:42 PM (68.0°)93.943
Aug 267:11 AM8:11 PM12:59:50−1:511:42 PM (67.6°)93.923
Aug 277:12 AM8:10 PM12:57:58−1:521:41 PM (67.3°)93.903
Aug 287:13 AM8:09 PM12:56:05−1:521:41 PM (66.9°)93.882
Aug 297:13 AM8:08 PM12:54:12−1:531:41 PM (66.6°)93.861
Aug 307:14 AM8:06 PM12:52:18−1:531:40 PM (66.2°)93.840
Aug 317:15 AM8:05 PM12:50:24−1:541:40 PM (65.8°)93.818
* 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

9:35 AM

Altitude

61.2°

Heading

242° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

45.4%

Moon in Columbus - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 2512:52 AM2:48 PM-7:48 AM(73.6°)230,87346.3%
Aug 261:43 AM3:48 PM-8:44 AM(75.3°)232,46134.7%
Aug 272:36 AM4:44 PM-9:41 AM(75.8°)234,24424.2%
Aug 283:33 AM5:36 PM-10:36 AM(75.1°)236,18315.1%
Aug 294:31 AM6:23 PM-11:29 AM(73.3°)238,2568.0%
Aug 305:30 AM7:06 PM-12:20 PM(70.6°)240,4383.1%
Aug 316:28 AM7:45 PM-1:09 PM(67.3°)242,6860.5%
* 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, Thu, Aug 25, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 9:13 AMThu 9:05 PMThu 3:09 PMDifficult to see
VenusThu 8:53 AMThu 9:15 PMThu 3:05 PMFairly good visibility
MarsThu 3:01 PMFri 12:50 AMThu 7:56 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 9:05 AMThu 9:20 PMThu 3:13 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnThu 2:48 PMFri 1:03 AMThu 7:55 PMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 10:30 PMThu 11:19 AMThu 4:54 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 8:30 PMFri 7:51 AMFri 2:11 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbus.

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