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Flag for Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 0.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 27, 2017 at 2:46:45 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:24 am 98° East
Sunset Today: 6:22 pm 262° West


Moonrise Today: 6:49 am 97° East
Moonset Today: 7:07 pm 265° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 58 minutes (+21s)

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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

2:46 pm

Altitude

51.2°

Heading

248° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 58m 37s

Change since

Yesterday: +21s

Winter: +15m 12s

Summer: -32m 56s

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 – 5:14 am
Astro. Twilight5:14 am – 5:38 am
Nautical Twilight5:38 am – 6:03 am
Civil Twilight6:03 am – 6:24 am
Daylight6:24 am – 6:22 pm
Civil Twilight6:22 pm – 6:43 pm
Nautical Twilight6:43 pm – 7:08 pm
Astro. Twilight7:08 pm – 7:32 pm
Night7:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Colombo - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 276:24 am6:22 pm11:58:37+0:2112:23 pm (74.8°)92.067
Feb 286:23 am6:22 pm11:58:58+0:2112:23 pm (75.2°)92.089
Mar 16:23 am6:22 pm11:59:20+0:2112:22 pm (75.6°)92.111
Mar 26:22 am6:22 pm11:59:42+0:2212:22 pm (76.0°)92.133
Mar 36:22 am6:22 pm12:00:04+0:2112:22 pm (76.4°)92.156
Mar 46:22 am6:22 pm12:00:26+0:2212:22 pm (76.7°)92.178
Mar 56:21 am6:22 pm12:00:49+0:2212:22 pm (77.1°)92.201
* 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

2:46 pm

Altitude

60.3°

Heading

245° SW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.7%

Moon in Colombo - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 276:49 am7:07 pm-12:57 pm(76.8°)233,4380.6%
Feb 287:37 am8:00 pm-1:48 pm(81.4°)231,5333.7%
Mar 18:26 am8:54 pm-2:39 pm(86.2°)230,2239.5%
Mar 29:16 am9:49 pm-3:32 pm(89.2°)229,50817.6%
Mar 310:07 am10:45 pm-4:25 pm(85.0°)229,32927.6%
Mar 411:00 am11:42 pm-5:20 pm(81.6°)229,60138.9%
Mar 511:55 am--6:17 pm(79.2°)230,23850.7%
* 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, Mon, Feb 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:04 amMon 5:58 pmMon 12:01 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 8:11 amMon 8:24 pmMon 2:17 pmFairly good visibility
MarsMon 8:57 amMon 9:09 pmMon 3:03 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 9:06 pmTue 9:01 amTue 3:04 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 1:33 amTue 1:14 pmTue 7:23 amAverage visiblity
UranusMon 8:57 amMon 9:08 pmMon 3:03 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 6:37 amMon 6:32 pmMon 12:34 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Colombo.

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