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Moon: 92.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 21, 2018 at 7:13:32 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:34 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 6:42 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 5:27 pm 97° East
Moonset Today: 4:25 am 260° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 8 minutes (-1m 59s)

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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

7:13 pm

Altitude

-7.1°

Heading

262° W

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

11h 8m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 59s

Winter: +1h 15m

Summer: -3h 16m

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 – 6:10 am
Astro. Twilight6:10 am – 6:39 am
Nautical Twilight6:39 am – 7:08 am
Civil Twilight7:08 am – 7:34 am
Daylight7:34 am – 6:42 pm
Civil Twilight6:42 pm – 7:08 pm
Nautical Twilight7:08 pm – 7:37 pm
Astro. Twilight7:37 pm – 8:06 pm
Night8:06 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Columbia - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 217:34 am6:42 pm11:08:43−1:591:08 pm (45.2°)92.527
Oct 227:34 am6:41 pm11:06:45−1:581:08 pm (44.8°)92.501
Oct 237:35 am6:40 pm11:04:47−1:571:08 pm (44.5°)92.475
Oct 247:36 am6:39 pm11:02:49−1:571:08 pm (44.1°)92.450
Oct 257:37 am6:38 pm11:00:53−1:561:08 pm (43.8°)92.424
Oct 267:38 am6:37 pm10:58:57−1:551:08 pm (43.4°)92.399
Oct 277:39 am6:36 pm10:57:02−1:551:07 pm (43.1°)92.375
* All times are local time for Columbia. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 216:07 am
September EquinoxSep 229:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:23 pm
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

7:13 pm

Altitude

20.2°

Heading

112° SE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

92.1%

Moon in Columbia - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 21-4:25 am5:27 pm11:21 pm(50.8°)244,94093.0%
Oct 22-5:22 am5:58 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 23-6:21 am6:31 pm12:06 am(55.6°)242,34497.3%
Oct 24-7:21 am7:05 pm12:52 am(60.5°)239,72399.5%
Oct 25-8:22 am7:42 pm1:40 am(65.2°)237,25599.5%
Oct 26-9:26 am8:23 pm2:30 am(69.5°)235,08196.9%
Oct 27-10:30 am9:09 pm3:24 am(73.1°)233,28891.9%
* All times are local time for Columbia. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. 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, Sun, Oct 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 9:10 amSun 7:31 pmSun 2:21 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 8:17 amMon 6:28 pmMon 1:22 pmNot visible
MarsSun 3:29 pmMon 1:48 amSun 8:38 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 9:49 amSun 8:09 pmSun 2:59 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnSun 12:44 pmSun 10:37 pmSun 5:41 pmAverage visiblity
UranusMon 6:40 pmTue 7:44 amTue 1:12 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 4:42 pmMon 4:07 amSun 10:24 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbia.

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