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Flag for USA Columbia, SC, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 37.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Aug 16, 2018 at 9:34:35 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:46 am 73° East
Sunset Today: 8:09 pm 287° West


Moonrise Today: 12:20 pm 100° East
Moonset Today: 11:53 pm 258° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 23 minutes (-1m 51s)

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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

9:34 pm

Altitude

-17.0°

Heading

300° NW

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

13h 23m 16s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 51s

Winter: +3h 29m

Summer: -1h 1m

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 – 5:15 am
Astro. Twilight5:15 am – 5:48 am
Nautical Twilight5:48 am – 6:20 am
Civil Twilight6:20 am – 6:46 am
Daylight6:46 am – 8:09 pm
Civil Twilight8:09 pm – 8:36 pm
Nautical Twilight8:36 pm – 9:07 pm
Astro. Twilight9:07 pm – 9:40 pm
Night9:40 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Columbia - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 166:46 am8:09 pm13:23:16−1:511:28 pm (69.6°)94.125
Aug 176:47 am8:08 pm13:21:24−1:511:28 pm (69.3°)94.107
Aug 186:47 am8:07 pm13:19:31−1:521:27 pm (68.9°)94.089
Aug 196:48 am8:06 pm13:17:38−1:531:27 pm (68.6°)94.070
Aug 206:49 am8:05 pm13:15:43−1:541:27 pm (68.3°)94.051
Aug 216:50 am8:03 pm13:13:48−1:541:27 pm (68.0°)94.032
Aug 226:50 am8:02 pm13:11:53−1:551:26 pm (67.6°)94.012
* 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

9:34 pm

Altitude

25.1°

Heading

237° SW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

37.3%

Moon in Columbia - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 1612:20 pm11:53 pm-6:09 pm(46.4°)239,06635.8%
Aug 171:20 pm--6:57 pm(42.3°)242,74946.4%
Aug 18-12:29 am2:18 pm7:45 pm(39.0°)245,95156.8%
Aug 19-1:07 am3:14 pm8:32 pm(36.6°)248,52766.6%
Aug 20-1:48 am4:08 pm9:21 pm(35.0°)250,40575.6%
Aug 21-2:32 am4:59 pm10:09 pm(34.5°)251,57883.5%
Aug 22-3:19 am5:46 pm10:57 pm(35.0°)252,08590.1%
* 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, Thu, Aug 16, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:52 amFri 7:14 pmFri 12:33 pmVery difficult to see
VenusThu 10:28 amThu 10:05 pmThu 4:17 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 7:10 pmFri 4:37 amThu 11:54 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 1:16 pmThu 11:54 pmThu 6:35 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 4:58 pmFri 2:51 amThu 9:54 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 11:09 pmFri 12:17 pmFri 5:43 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 9:02 pmSat 8:30 amSat 2:46 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbia.

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