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Moon: 0.1%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Jul 23, 2017 at 10:22:11 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:03 am 70° East
Sunset Today: 6:30 pm 290° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:43 am 71° East
Moonset Today: 6:31 pm 288° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 27 minutes (-14s)

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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

10:22 pm

Altitude

-51.0°

Heading

314° NW

Position

Night

Day length

12h 27m 25s

Change since

Yesterday: -14s

Winter: +44m

Summer: -4m 8s

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 – 4:48 am
Astro. Twilight4:48 am – 5:15 am
Nautical Twilight5:15 am – 5:41 am
Civil Twilight5:41 am – 6:03 am
Daylight6:03 am – 6:30 pm
Civil Twilight6:30 pm – 6:53 pm
Nautical Twilight6:53 pm – 7:19 pm
Astro. Twilight7:19 pm – 7:45 pm
Night7:45 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Colombo - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 236:03 am6:30 pm12:27:25−0:1412:17 pm (76.9°)94.437
Jul 246:03 am6:30 pm12:27:10−0:1412:17 pm (77.1°)94.428
Jul 256:03 am6:30 pm12:26:55−0:1412:17 pm (77.3°)94.419
Jul 266:03 am6:30 pm12:26:40−0:1512:17 pm (77.6°)94.410
Jul 276:03 am6:30 pm12:26:24−0:1512:17 pm (77.8°)94.400
Jul 286:03 am6:30 pm12:26:08−0:1512:17 pm (78.0°)94.390
Jul 296:04 am6:29 pm12:25:52−0:1612:17 pm (78.3°)94.379
* 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

10:22 pm

Altitude

-50.4°

Heading

307° NW

Position

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.1%

Moon in Colombo - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 235:43 am6:31 pm-12:07 pm(78.6°)225,6830.1%
Jul 246:44 am7:27 pm-1:06 pm(81.1°)227,8021.2%
Jul 257:42 am8:20 pm-2:02 pm(84.6°)230,7655.2%
Jul 268:37 am9:09 pm-2:54 pm(88.7°)234,29311.5%
Jul 279:29 am9:55 pm-3:43 pm(86.8°)238,06319.7%
Jul 2810:18 am10:39 pm-4:29 pm(82.3°)241,75828.9%
Jul 2911:06 am11:22 pm-5:14 pm(78.0°)245,09838.9%
* 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, Sun, Jul 23, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:53 amMon 8:10 pmMon 2:02 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 3:12 amMon 3:39 pmMon 9:25 amGood visibility
MarsMon 6:09 amMon 6:34 pmMon 12:21 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterSun 11:06 amSun 11:04 pmSun 5:05 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 3:39 pmMon 3:20 amSun 9:29 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 11:43 pmMon 11:56 amMon 5:49 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 9:03 pmTue 8:59 amTue 3:01 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Colombo.

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