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Flag for United Kingdom Colchester, ENG, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 1.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 26, 2017 at 6:05:43 pm


Sunrise Today: 4:48 am 53° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:59 pm 307° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:47 am 62° Northeast
Moonset Today: 9:38 pm 301° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 16 hours, 10 minutes (+2m 23s)

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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

6:05 pm

Altitude

23.9°

Heading

275° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

16h 10m 32s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 23s

Winter: +8h 24m

Summer: -32m 6s

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

Today it does not get darker than Astronomical Twilight.

Astro. Twilight12:00 am – 2:58 am
Nautical Twilight2:58 am – 4:03 am
Civil Twilight4:03 am – 4:48 am
Daylight4:48 am – 8:59 pm
Civil Twilight8:59 pm – 9:44 pm
Nautical Twilight9:44 pm – 10:49 pm
Astro. Twilight10:49 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Colchester - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 264:48 am8:59 pm16:10:32+2:2312:53 pm (59.3°)94.176
May 274:47 am9:00 pm16:12:51+2:1912:53 pm (59.5°)94.192
May 284:46 am9:01 pm16:15:06+2:1512:53 pm (59.6°)94.207
May 294:45 am9:02 pm16:17:17+2:1012:53 pm (59.8°)94.222
May 304:44 am9:04 pm16:19:23+2:0512:53 pm (60.0°)94.237
May 314:43 am9:05 pm16:21:24+2:0112:54 pm (60.1°)94.251
Jun 14:42 am9:06 pm16:23:20+1:5612:54 pm (60.2°)94.265
* All times are local time for Colchester. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

6:05 pm

Altitude

29.4°

Heading

261° W

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.4%

Moon in Colchester - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 265:47 am9:38 pm-1:38 pm(55.4°)222,0931.0%
May 276:38 am10:46 pm-2:41 pm(56.8°)223,3204.8%
May 287:38 am11:43 pm-3:43 pm(56.7°)225,67411.6%
May 298:45 am--4:42 pm(55.1°)228,86620.5%
May 30-12:29 am9:57 am5:38 pm(52.5°)232,55130.7%
May 31-1:07 am11:10 am6:30 pm(49.0°)236,38941.6%
Jun 1-1:37 am12:21 pm7:18 pm(45.0°)240,09552.6%
* All times are local time for Colchester. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Fri, May 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 4:11 amFri 6:30 pmFri 11:19 amDifficult to see
VenusSat 3:19 amSat 4:31 pmSat 9:54 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 5:48 amFri 10:36 pmFri 2:12 pmDifficult to see
JupiterFri 3:47 pmSat 3:12 amFri 9:29 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 10:19 pmSat 6:19 amSat 2:19 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 3:22 amSat 5:09 pmSat 10:16 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 2:12 amSat 1:05 pmSat 7:39 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Colchester.

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