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Moon: 0.3%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Apr 26, 2017 at 11:18:57 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:58 am 76° East
Sunset Today: 6:18 pm 284° West


Moonrise Today: 5:44 am 83° East
Moonset Today: 6:19 pm 279° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 20 minutes (+20s)

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Today's Sun Position in Colombo

The Sun's altitude in Colombo 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

11:18 pm

Altitude

-66.0°

Heading

329° NW

Position

Night

Day length

12h 20m 16s

Change since

Yesterday: +20s

Winter: +36m 51s

Summer: -11m 16s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Colombo Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Colombo 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 – 4:46 am
Astro. Twilight4:46 am – 5:11 am
Nautical Twilight5:11 am – 5:36 am
Civil Twilight5:36 am – 5:58 am
Daylight5:58 am – 6:18 pm
Civil Twilight6:18 pm – 6:40 pm
Nautical Twilight6:40 pm – 7:05 pm
Astro. Twilight7:05 pm – 7:30 pm
Night7:30 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Colombo - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 265:58 am6:18 pm12:20:16+0:2012:08 pm (83.3°)93.544
Apr 275:57 am6:18 pm12:20:37+0:2012:08 pm (83.0°)93.569
Apr 285:57 am6:18 pm12:20:57+0:2012:08 pm (82.7°)93.593
Apr 295:57 am6:18 pm12:21:17+0:2012:07 pm (82.4°)93.617
Apr 305:57 am6:18 pm12:21:37+0:1912:07 pm (82.1°)93.640
May 15:56 am6:18 pm12:21:57+0:1912:07 pm (81.8°)93.663
May 25:56 am6:18 pm12:22:17+0:1912:07 pm (81.5°)93.686
* All times are local time for Colombo. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 203:59 pm
June SolsticeJun 219:54 am
September EquinoxSep 231:32 am
December SolsticeDec 219:58 pm
* All times are local Colombo time.

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Today's Moon in Colombo

The Moon's path in Colombo 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

11:18 pm

Altitude

-66.2°

Heading

315° NW

Position

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.3%

Moon in Colombo - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 265:44 am6:19 pm-12:01 pm(88.6°)224,3700.2%
Apr 276:38 am7:19 pm-12:58 pm(84.2°)223,3491.2%
Apr 287:35 am8:20 pm-1:57 pm(80.7°)223,5245.3%
Apr 298:34 am9:22 pm-2:58 pm(78.4°)224,81712.3%
Apr 309:34 am10:23 pm-3:58 pm(77.5°)227,02721.5%
May 110:33 am11:21 pm-4:57 pm(78.1°)229,87532.2%
May 211:31 am--5:54 pm(79.8°)233,06643.5%
* All times are local time for Colombo. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Colombo This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Apr 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:19 amThu 5:31 pmThu 11:25 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 3:41 amThu 3:46 pmThu 9:43 amGreat visibility
MarsThu 7:43 amThu 8:09 pmThu 1:56 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterWed 4:53 pmThu 4:50 amWed 10:52 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 9:44 pmFri 9:25 amFri 3:35 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 5:17 amThu 5:29 pmThu 11:23 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 2:52 amThu 2:48 pmThu 8:50 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Colombo.

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