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Moon: 76.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 19, 2018 at 9:04:19 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:57 am 100° East
Sunset Today: 5:54 pm 260° West


Moonrise Today: 2:16 pm 105° East
Moonset Today: 1:36 am 253° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 56 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

9:04 pm

Altitude

-47.6°

Heading

263° W

Position

Night

Day length

11h 56m 54s

Change since

Yesterday: -20s

Winter: +13m 29s

Summer: -34m 39s

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 – 4:47 am
Astro. Twilight4:47 am – 5:11 am
Nautical Twilight5:11 am – 5:36 am
Civil Twilight5:36 am – 5:57 am
Daylight5:57 am – 5:54 pm
Civil Twilight5:54 pm – 6:15 pm
Nautical Twilight6:15 pm – 6:39 pm
Astro. Twilight6:39 pm – 7:04 pm
Night7:04 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Colombo - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 195:57 am5:54 pm11:56:54−0:2011:55 am (73.1°)92.591
Oct 205:57 am5:53 pm11:56:33−0:2011:55 am (72.7°)92.565
Oct 215:57 am5:53 pm11:56:12−0:2011:55 am (72.4°)92.539
Oct 225:57 am5:52 pm11:55:52−0:2011:55 am (72.0°)92.512
Oct 235:57 am5:52 pm11:55:31−0:2011:54 am (71.7°)92.487
Oct 245:57 am5:52 pm11:55:11−0:2011:54 am (71.3°)92.461
Oct 255:57 am5:52 pm11:54:51−0:2011:54 am (71.0°)92.436
* All times are local time for Colombo. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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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 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 2018 Moon Phases

9:04 pm

Altitude

65.8°

Heading

207° SW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

76.1%

Moon in Colombo - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 19-1:36 am2:16 pm8:19 pm(68.3°)249,92575.9%
Oct 20-2:23 am2:59 pm9:04 pm(72.0°)248,23883.8%
Oct 21-3:09 am3:41 pm9:48 pm(76.3°)246,03890.5%
Oct 22-3:56 am4:23 pm10:32 pm(80.9°)243,51995.6%
Oct 23-4:43 am5:06 pm11:18 pm(85.8°)240,88598.8%
Oct 24-5:31 am5:50 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 25-6:21 am6:36 pm12:05 am(89.4°)238,32999.8%
* All times are local time for Colombo. 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 Colombo This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Oct 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:11 amSat 6:59 pmSat 1:05 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 6:33 amSat 6:14 pmSat 12:23 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 1:37 pmSat 1:22 amFri 7:29 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 7:58 amSat 7:42 pmSat 1:50 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnFri 10:46 amFri 10:26 pmFri 4:36 pmAverage visiblity
UranusSat 6:02 pmSun 6:15 amSun 12:08 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 3:23 pmSat 3:18 amFri 9:21 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Colombo.

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