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Moon: 82.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 20, 2018 at 7:07:12 am


Sunrise Today: 7:47 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 6:45 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 5:09 pm 103° East
Moonset Today: 3:29 am 254° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 57 minutes (-2m 29s)

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Today's Sun Position in Columbus

The Sun's altitude in Columbus 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

7:07 am

Altitude

-8.5°

Heading

97° E

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

10h 57m 23s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 29s

Winter: +1h 37m

Summer: -4h 3m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Columbus Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Columbus 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 – 6:17 am
Astro. Twilight6:17 am – 6:48 am
Nautical Twilight6:48 am – 7:20 am
Civil Twilight7:20 am – 7:47 am
Daylight7:47 am – 6:45 pm
Civil Twilight6:45 pm – 7:12 pm
Nautical Twilight7:12 pm – 7:44 pm
Astro. Twilight7:44 pm – 8:15 pm
Night8:15 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Columbus - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 207:47 am6:45 pm10:57:23−2:291:16 pm (39.6°)92.553
Oct 217:48 am6:43 pm10:54:54−2:281:16 pm (39.2°)92.527
Oct 227:49 am6:42 pm10:52:26−2:281:16 pm (38.9°)92.501
Oct 237:51 am6:41 pm10:49:59−2:271:16 pm (38.5°)92.475
Oct 247:52 am6:39 pm10:47:32−2:261:16 pm (38.2°)92.449
Oct 257:53 am6:38 pm10:45:07−2:251:16 pm (37.8°)92.424
Oct 267:54 am6:37 pm10:42:42−2:241:15 pm (37.5°)92.399
* All times are local time for Columbus. 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 Columbus time.

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Today's Moon in Columbus

The Moon's path in Columbus 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

7:07 am

Altitude

-40.1°

Heading

291° NW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

82.5%

Moon in Columbus - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 20-3:29 am5:09 pm10:45 pm(40.4°)247,29587.0%
Oct 21-4:28 am5:38 pm11:29 pm(44.8°)244,92693.0%
Oct 22-5:28 am6:07 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Oct 23-6:30 am6:36 pm12:14 am(49.6°)242,33097.3%
Oct 24-7:33 am7:07 pm1:00 am(54.5°)239,70999.5%
Oct 25-8:38 am7:41 pm1:48 am(59.2°)237,24399.5%
Oct 26-9:45 am8:19 pm2:39 am(63.5°)235,07196.9%
* All times are local time for Columbus. 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 Columbus This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Oct 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 9:27 amSat 7:26 pmSat 2:27 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 8:53 amSat 6:32 pmSat 1:42 pmNot visible
MarsSat 3:52 pmSun 1:44 amSat 8:48 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 10:13 amSat 8:07 pmSat 3:10 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnSat 1:12 pmSat 10:32 pmSat 5:52 pmAverage visiblity
UranusFri 6:52 pmSat 8:12 amSat 1:32 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 4:58 pmSun 4:14 amSat 10:36 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbus.

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