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Moon: 20.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 21, 2017 at 8:56:27 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:01 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 6:13 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 3:14 am 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:47 pm 247° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 11 minutes (+2m 1s)

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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

8:56 pm

Altitude

-34.3°

Heading

282° W

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 11m 50s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 1s

Winter: +1h 18m

Summer: -3h 13m

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 – 5:38 am
Astro. Twilight5:38 am – 6:07 am
Nautical Twilight6:07 am – 6:36 am
Civil Twilight6:36 am – 7:01 am
Daylight7:01 am – 6:13 pm
Civil Twilight6:13 pm – 6:39 pm
Nautical Twilight6:39 pm – 7:08 pm
Astro. Twilight7:08 pm – 7:37 pm
Night7:37 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Columbia - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 217:01 am6:13 pm11:11:50+2:0112:37 pm (45.7°)91.947
Feb 227:00 am6:14 pm11:13:51+2:0112:37 pm (46.1°)91.968
Feb 236:59 am6:15 pm11:15:54+2:0212:37 pm (46.5°)91.990
Feb 246:58 am6:16 pm11:17:56+2:0212:37 pm (46.8°)92.011
Feb 256:57 am6:17 pm11:20:00+2:0312:37 pm (47.2°)92.033
Feb 266:56 am6:18 pm11:22:03+2:0312:36 pm (47.6°)92.055
Feb 276:54 am6:19 pm11:24:07+2:0412:36 pm (48.0°)92.077
* All times are local time for Columbia. 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

8:56 pm

Altitude

-75.1°

Heading

1° N

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

20.8%

Moon in Columbia - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 213:14 am1:47 pm-8:31 am(36.5°)248,45425.1%
Feb 224:03 am2:38 pm-9:20 am(36.7°)246,10116.8%
Feb 234:50 am3:33 pm-10:10 am(37.9°)243,3139.8%
Feb 245:35 am4:31 pm-11:01 am(40.0°)240,3274.4%
Feb 256:17 am5:31 pm-11:52 am(43.1°)237,3881.0%
Feb 266:57 am6:34 pm-12:43 pm(46.9°)234,7250.0%
Feb 277:36 am7:37 pm-1:34 pm(51.3°)232,5161.7%
* All times are local time for Columbia. 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, Tue, Feb 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:42 amWed 5:23 pmWed 12:02 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 8:22 amTue 9:15 pmTue 2:48 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 9:02 amTue 9:45 pmTue 3:23 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 9:59 pmWed 9:22 amWed 3:40 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 2:59 amWed 12:56 pmWed 7:57 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 9:14 amTue 10:01 pmTue 3:37 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 7:25 amWed 6:45 pmWed 1:05 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbia.

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