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Moon: 76.9%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 17, 2017 at 1:01:55 am


Sunrise Today: 7:55 am 124° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:19 pm 237° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:32 pm 90° East
Moonset Today: 10:21 am 274° West


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 23 minutes (+2m 33s)

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Today's Sun Position in Colchester

The Sun's altitude in Colchester 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

1:01 am

Altitude

-57.0°

Heading

24° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

8h 23m 30s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 33s

Winter: +37m 45s

Summer: -8h 19m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Colchester Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Colchester 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 – 5:54 am
Astro. Twilight5:54 am – 6:34 am
Nautical Twilight6:34 am – 7:16 am
Civil Twilight7:16 am – 7:55 am
Daylight7:55 am – 4:19 pm
Civil Twilight4:19 pm – 4:57 pm
Nautical Twilight4:57 pm – 5:39 pm
Astro. Twilight5:39 pm – 6:19 pm
Night6:19 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Colchester - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 177:55 am4:19 pm8:23:30+2:3312:07 pm (17.5°)91.449
Jan 187:54 am4:20 pm8:26:08+2:3812:07 pm (17.7°)91.457
Jan 197:53 am4:22 pm8:28:50+2:4212:07 pm (17.9°)91.465
Jan 207:52 am4:24 pm8:31:36+2:4612:07 pm (18.1°)91.473
Jan 217:51 am4:25 pm8:34:26+2:4912:08 pm (18.4°)91.482
Jan 227:50 am4:27 pm8:37:20+2:5312:08 pm (18.6°)91.491
Jan 237:48 am4:29 pm8:40:17+2:5712:08 pm (18.8°)91.501
* All times are local time for Colchester. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:29 am
June SolsticeJun 215:24 am
September EquinoxSep 229:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:28 pm
* All times are local Colchester time.

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Today's Moon in Colchester

The Moon's path in Colchester 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

1:01 am

Altitude

29.5°

Heading

128° SE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

76.9%

Moon in Colchester - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 17-10:21 am10:32 pm3:58 am(40.8°)242,72875.9%
Jan 18-10:44 am11:37 pm4:43 am(36.6°)245,92966.6%
Jan 19-11:07 am-5:27 am(32.5°)248,53356.8%
Jan 2012:41 am11:31 am-6:10 am(28.8°)250,38447.0%
Jan 211:44 am11:56 am-6:54 am(25.4°)251,39837.4%
Jan 222:46 am12:26 pm-7:39 am(22.6°)251,56628.3%
Jan 233:46 am12:59 pm-8:25 am(20.4°)250,94320.0%
* All times are local time for Colchester. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Colchester This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jan 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:21 amTue 2:26 pmTue 10:23 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 9:39 amTue 8:45 pmTue 3:11 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 9:55 amTue 9:24 pmTue 3:39 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 12:10 amTue 10:59 amTue 5:34 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 5:39 amTue 1:39 pmTue 9:39 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 10:43 amWed 12:06 amTue 5:25 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 9:37 amTue 8:14 pmTue 2:56 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Colchester.

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