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Moon: 42.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 20, 2017 at 7:12:57 pm


Sunrise Today: 8:24 am 122° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:03 pm 238° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:15 am 102° East
Moonset Today: 12:08 pm 255° West


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 39 minutes (+2m 39s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cologne

The Sun's altitude in Cologne 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

7:12 pm

Altitude

-20.0°

Heading

263° W

Phase

Night

Day length

8h 39m 12s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 39s

Winter: +43m 49s

Summer: -7h 52m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cologne Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Cologne 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 – 6:27 am
Astro. Twilight6:27 am – 7:06 am
Nautical Twilight7:06 am – 7:47 am
Civil Twilight7:47 am – 8:24 am
Daylight8:24 am – 5:03 pm
Civil Twilight5:03 pm – 5:40 pm
Nautical Twilight5:40 pm – 6:21 pm
Astro. Twilight6:21 pm – 7:00 pm
Night7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cologne - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 208:24 am5:03 pm8:39:12+2:3912:43 pm (19.1°)91.473
Jan 218:23 am5:05 pm8:41:55+2:4212:44 pm (19.3°)91.482
Jan 228:22 am5:06 pm8:44:41+2:4612:44 pm (19.5°)91.491
Jan 238:21 am5:08 pm8:47:31+2:4912:44 pm (19.8°)91.501
Jan 248:19 am5:10 pm8:50:25+2:5312:44 pm (20.0°)91.511
Jan 258:18 am5:11 pm8:53:21+2:5612:45 pm (20.3°)91.521
Jan 268:17 am5:13 pm8:56:21+2:5912:45 pm (20.5°)91.532
* All times are local time for Cologne. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:29 am
June SolsticeJun 216:24 am
September EquinoxSep 2210:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:28 pm
* All times are local Cologne time.

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Today's Moon in Cologne

The Moon's path in Cologne 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 2017 Moon Phases

7:12 pm

Altitude

-49.9°

Heading

2° N

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

42.3%

Moon in Cologne - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 201:15 am12:08 pm-6:45 am(29.8°)250,35947.1%
Jan 212:17 am12:34 pm-7:29 am(26.4°)251,38837.5%
Jan 223:18 am1:04 pm-8:14 am(23.6°)251,57028.4%
Jan 234:17 am1:38 pm-9:00 am(21.4°)250,96020.1%
Jan 245:14 am2:18 pm-9:47 am(19.9°)249,66812.8%
Jan 256:07 am3:04 pm-10:36 am(19.3°)247,8486.9%
Jan 266:56 am3:58 pm-11:26 am(19.7°)245,6732.6%
* All times are local time for Cologne. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cologne This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jan 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:57 amSat 3:05 pmSat 11:01 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 10:05 amFri 9:27 pmFri 3:46 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 10:22 amFri 10:01 pmFri 4:11 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 12:30 amSat 11:20 amSat 5:55 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 5:56 amSat 2:05 pmSat 10:01 amAverage visiblity
UranusFri 11:09 amSat 12:29 amFri 5:49 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 10:00 amFri 8:40 pmFri 3:20 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cologne.

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