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Moon: 1.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Oct 18, 2017 at 12:49:11 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:31 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 6:46 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 6:15 am 90° East
Moonset Today: 6:30 pm 267° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 14 minutes (-2m)

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Today's Sun Position in Columbia

The Sun's altitude in Columbia 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

12:49 pm

Altitude

45.9°

Heading

173° S

Position

Daylight

Day length

11h 14m 13s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m

Winter: +1h 20m

Summer: -3h 11m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Columbia Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Columbia 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 – 6:08 am
Astro. Twilight6:08 am – 6:37 am
Nautical Twilight6:37 am – 7:06 am
Civil Twilight7:06 am – 7:31 am
Daylight7:31 am – 6:46 pm
Civil Twilight6:46 pm – 7:11 pm
Nautical Twilight7:11 pm – 7:40 pm
Astro. Twilight7:40 pm – 8:09 pm
Night8:09 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Columbia - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 187:31 am6:46 pm11:14:13−2:001:09 pm (46.2°)92.601
Oct 197:32 am6:44 pm11:12:13−2:001:09 pm (45.8°)92.575
Oct 207:33 am6:43 pm11:10:13−1:591:08 pm (45.4°)92.550
Oct 217:34 am6:42 pm11:08:14−1:591:08 pm (45.1°)92.524
Oct 227:35 am6:41 pm11:06:16−1:581:08 pm (44.7°)92.498
Oct 237:36 am6:40 pm11:04:18−1:571:08 pm (44.4°)92.472
Oct 247:36 am6:39 pm11:02:21−1:571:08 pm (44.0°)92.446
* All times are local time for Columbia. 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 206:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2112:24 am
September EquinoxSep 224:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2111:28 am
* All times are local Columbia time.

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Today's Moon in Columbia

The Moon's path in Columbia 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

12:49 pm

Altitude

53.7°

Heading

190° S

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.4%

Moon in Columbia - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 186:15 am6:30 pm-12:26 pm(54.2°)242,1191.4%
Oct 197:14 am7:04 pm-1:11 pm(49.7°)244,3340.2%
Oct 208:11 am7:38 pm-1:57 pm(45.7°)246,4811.1%
Oct 219:07 am8:14 pm-2:43 pm(42.1°)248,4404.1%
Oct 2210:02 am8:52 pm-3:29 pm(39.2°)250,0698.9%
Oct 2310:56 am9:33 pm-4:16 pm(37.1°)251,21515.2%
Oct 2411:48 am10:17 pm-5:03 pm(35.9°)251,73322.8%
* All times are local time for Columbia. 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 Columbia This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Oct 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:04 amWed 7:04 pmWed 1:35 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 5:55 amWed 5:57 pmWed 11:56 amFairly good visibility
MarsWed 5:19 amWed 5:35 pmWed 11:27 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterWed 8:02 amWed 7:06 pmWed 1:34 pmDifficult to see
SaturnWed 12:07 pmWed 10:04 pmWed 5:05 pmAverage visiblity
UranusWed 6:43 pmThu 7:40 amThu 1:12 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 4:47 pmThu 4:07 amWed 10:27 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbia.

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