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

Moon: 2.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 27, 2017 at 6:23:02 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:34 am 66° East
Sunset Today: 8:14 pm 294° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 6:36 am 70° East
Moonset Today: 9:30 pm 294° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 39 minutes (+3m 40s)

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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

6:23 pm

Altitude

15.8°

Heading

273° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 39m 41s

Change since

Yesterday: +3m 40s

Winter: +6h 53m

Summer: -2h 2m

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 – 3:09 am
Astro. Twilight3:09 am – 4:08 am
Nautical Twilight4:08 am – 4:56 am
Civil Twilight4:56 am – 5:34 am
Daylight5:34 am – 8:14 pm
Civil Twilight8:14 pm – 8:52 pm
Nautical Twilight8:52 pm – 9:41 pm
Astro. Twilight9:41 pm – 10:41 pm
Night10:41 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Colchester - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 275:34 am8:14 pm14:39:41+3:4012:53 pm (52.1°)93.574
Apr 285:32 am8:16 pm14:43:21+3:3912:53 pm (52.4°)93.598
Apr 295:30 am8:17 pm14:46:59+3:3712:53 pm (52.7°)93.622
Apr 305:28 am8:19 pm14:50:35+3:3612:53 pm (53.0°)93.645
May 15:26 am8:21 pm14:54:10+3:3412:53 pm (53.3°)93.668
May 25:25 am8:22 pm14:57:43+3:3312:53 pm (53.6°)93.691
May 35:23 am8:24 pm15:01:14+3:3112:53 pm (53.9°)93.714
* 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

6:23 pm

Altitude

26.2°

Heading

258° W

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.4%

Moon in Colchester - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 276:36 am9:30 pm-1:57 pm(50.9°)223,2861.8%
Apr 287:14 am10:48 pm-2:56 pm(54.2°)223,7176.6%
Apr 298:00 am11:59 pm-3:57 pm(56.2°)225,23214.1%
Apr 308:54 am--4:57 pm(56.8°)227,60723.7%
May 1-1:00 am9:56 am5:56 pm(56.0°)230,55534.6%
May 2-1:50 am11:03 am6:51 pm(54.0°)233,78546.0%
May 3-2:30 am12:12 pm7:44 pm(51.0°)237,04557.3%
* 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, Thu, Apr 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:17 amThu 7:01 pmThu 12:09 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 4:16 amFri 4:38 pmFri 10:27 amGreat visibility
MarsThu 6:36 amThu 10:47 pmThu 2:41 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterThu 5:54 pmFri 5:10 amThu 11:32 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 12:20 amFri 8:19 amFri 4:20 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 5:17 amThu 6:58 pmThu 12:08 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 4:05 amFri 2:56 pmFri 9:31 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Colchester.

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