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Moon: 15.2%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 29, 2017 at 2:06:14 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:36 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 8:06 pm 288° West


Moonrise Today: 9:30 am 68° East
Moonset Today: 11:49 pm 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 29 minutes (+1m 50s)

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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

2:06 pm

Altitude

68.2°

Heading

210° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 29m 44s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 50s

Winter: +3h 36m

Summer: -55m 29s

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 – 5:05 am
Astro. Twilight5:05 am – 5:38 am
Nautical Twilight5:38 am – 6:10 am
Civil Twilight6:10 am – 6:36 am
Daylight6:36 am – 8:06 pm
Civil Twilight8:06 pm – 8:33 pm
Nautical Twilight8:33 pm – 9:05 pm
Astro. Twilight9:05 pm – 9:38 pm
Night9:38 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Columbia - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 296:36 am8:06 pm13:29:44+1:501:21 pm (70.7°)93.627
Apr 306:35 am8:07 pm13:31:33+1:481:21 pm (71.0°)93.650
May 16:34 am8:08 pm13:33:21+1:481:21 pm (71.3°)93.674
May 26:33 am8:08 pm13:35:08+1:461:21 pm (71.6°)93.696
May 36:32 am8:09 pm13:36:54+1:451:20 pm (71.9°)93.719
May 46:31 am8:10 pm13:38:38+1:441:20 pm (72.2°)93.741
May 56:30 am8:11 pm13:40:22+1:431:20 pm (72.5°)93.763
* 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

2:06 pm

Altitude

53.5°

Heading

106° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

15.2%

Moon in Columbia - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 299:30 am11:49 pm-4:38 pm(74.6°)225,70716.2%
Apr 3010:28 am--5:38 pm(74.9°)228,23926.1%
May 1-12:48 am11:29 am6:36 pm(73.8°)231,27537.2%
May 2-1:41 am12:31 pm7:31 pm(71.5°)234,53248.6%
May 3-2:27 am1:32 pm8:23 pm(68.4°)237,77059.8%
May 4-3:09 am2:32 pm9:12 pm(64.7°)240,81870.1%
May 5-3:46 am3:31 pm9:59 pm(60.6°)243,56979.3%
* 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, Sat, Apr 29, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:00 amSat 6:51 pmSat 12:26 pmVery difficult to see
VenusSat 4:46 amSat 4:59 pmSat 10:52 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 8:01 amSat 10:13 pmSat 3:07 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSat 6:01 pmSun 5:39 amSat 11:50 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 11:39 pmSun 9:37 amSun 4:38 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 6:00 amSat 6:54 pmSat 12:27 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 4:12 amSat 3:36 pmSat 9:54 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbia.

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