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Columbus Plaza, DC, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 84.9%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Oct 27, 2020 at 6:36:36 am
Sunrise Today: 7:30 am 106° East
Sunset Today: 6:12 pm 254° West
Moonrise Today: 4:51 pm 99° East
Moonset Today: 3:33 am 257° West
Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 42 minutes (-2m 18s)
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Today's Sun Position in Columbus Plaza

Time:6:36 am
Altitude:-11.1°
Direction:98° E
Phase:Nautical Twilight

Day length today: 10h 42m 20s (Oct 27, 2020)

2 minutes, 18 seconds shorter than yesterday (Oct 26, 2020)

1 hour, 15 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

4 hours, 11 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Columbus Plaza Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:00 am
Astro. Twilight6:00 am – 6:31 am
Nautical Twilight6:31 am – 7:03 am
Civil Twilight7:03 am – 7:30 am
Daylight7:30 am – 6:12 pm
Civil Twilight6:12 pm – 6:40 pm
Nautical Twilight6:40 pm – 7:11 pm
Astro. Twilight7:11 pm – 7:42 pm
Night7:42 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Columbus Plaza - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Oct 277:30 am6:12 pm10:42:20−2:1812:51 pm (38.0°)92.364
Oct 287:31 am6:11 pm10:40:03−2:1712:51 pm (37.7°)92.338
Oct 297:32 am6:10 pm10:37:47−2:1612:51 pm (37.4°)92.314
Oct 307:33 am6:09 pm10:35:32−2:1512:51 pm (37.0°)92.289
Oct 317:34 am6:08 pm10:33:18−2:1412:51 pm (36.7°)92.265
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Nov 16:35 am5:06 pm10:31:05−2:1211:51 am (36.4°)92.241
Nov 26:36 am5:05 pm10:28:53−2:1111:51 am (36.1°)92.217
* All times are local time for Columbus Plaza. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 2:00 am, and this is accounted for above.

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Today's Moon in Columbus Plaza

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Columbus Plaza - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 27-3:33 am4:51 pm10:37 pm(44.6°)250,93389.2%
Oct 28-4:31 am5:15 pm11:17 pm(49.7°)251,94094.4%
Oct 29-5:29 am5:38 pm11:58 pm(54.9°)252,44298.0%
Oct 30-6:26 am6:02 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 31-7:24 am6:28 pm12:38 am(59.8°)252,48799.7%
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Nov 1-7:22 am5:56 pm1:21 am(64.5°)252,10599.6%
Nov 2-8:22 am6:28 pm1:05 am(68.6°)251,30897.6%
* All times are local time for Columbus Plaza. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Columbus Plaza This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Oct 27, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:13 amTue 5:57 pmTue 12:34 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 4:34 amTue 4:50 pmTue 10:42 amGood visibility
MarsTue 5:29 pmWed 6:03 amTue 11:46 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 1:24 pmTue 10:55 pmTue 6:10 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 1:44 pmTue 11:22 pmTue 6:33 pmAverage visibility
UranusMon 6:22 pmTue 7:58 amTue 1:10 amAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 4:15 pmWed 3:43 amTue 9:59 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbus Plaza.

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