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Moon: 81.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 20, 2018 at 4:49:16 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:24 am 88° East
Sunset Today: 5:35 pm 271° West


Moonrise Today: 2:40 pm 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:06 am 248° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 10 minutes (-1m 17s)

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Today's Sun Position in Kolkata

The Sun's altitude in Kolkata 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

4:49 pm

Altitude

9.9°

Heading

267° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 10m 39s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 17s

Winter: +1h 25m

Summer: -1h 20m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Kolkata Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Kolkata 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 – 4:09 am
Astro. Twilight4:09 am – 4:36 am
Nautical Twilight4:36 am – 5:02 am
Civil Twilight5:02 am – 5:24 am
Daylight5:24 am – 5:35 pm
Civil Twilight5:35 pm – 5:57 pm
Nautical Twilight5:57 pm – 6:23 pm
Astro. Twilight6:23 pm – 6:49 pm
Night6:49 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Kolkata - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 205:24 am5:35 pm12:10:39−1:1711:30 am (68.5°)93.358
Sep 215:24 am5:34 pm12:09:22−1:1711:29 am (68.1°)93.332
Sep 225:25 am5:33 pm12:08:04−1:1711:29 am (67.7°)93.306
Sep 235:25 am5:32 pm12:06:47−1:1711:29 am (67.4°)93.280
Sep 245:25 am5:31 pm12:05:29−1:1711:28 am (67.0°)93.253
Sep 255:26 am5:30 pm12:04:12−1:1711:28 am (66.6°)93.227
Sep 265:26 am5:29 pm12:02:54−1:1711:27 am (66.2°)93.201
* All times are local time for Kolkata. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 7:24 am in Kolkata.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 209:45 pm
June SolsticeJun 213:37 pm
September EquinoxSep 237:24 am
December SolsticeDec 223:53 am
* All times are local Kolkata time.

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Today's Moon in Kolkata

The Moon's path in Kolkata 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 2018 Moon Phases

4:49 pm

Altitude

24.7°

Heading

126° SE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

81.0%

Moon in Kolkata - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 20-1:06 am2:40 pm8:18 pm(48.2°)251,46682.1%
Sep 21-1:56 am3:23 pm9:04 pm(50.7°)250,75188.9%
Sep 22-2:48 am4:03 pm9:49 pm(53.9°)249,48694.3%
Sep 23-3:39 am4:41 pm10:34 pm(57.8°)247,81298.0%
Sep 24-4:31 am5:18 pm11:18 pm(62.2°)245,86699.7%
Sep 25-5:23 am5:55 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 26-6:15 am6:32 pm12:03 am(66.9°)243,77099.4%
* All times are local time for Kolkata. 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 Kolkata This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Sep 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:21 amThu 5:37 pmThu 11:29 amVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusThu 8:20 amThu 7:18 pmThu 1:49 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 2:42 pmFri 1:21 amThu 8:01 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 9:18 amThu 8:24 pmThu 2:51 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 12:29 pmThu 11:12 pmThu 5:50 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 7:16 pmFri 7:58 amFri 1:37 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 4:53 pmFri 4:33 amThu 10:43 pmSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Kolkata.

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