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Moon: 83.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 20, 2018 at 4:24:56 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:17 am 88° East
Sunset Today: 7:32 pm 272° West


Moonrise Today: 5:30 pm 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:49 am 244° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 14 minutes (-2m 36s)

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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

4:24 pm

Altitude

33.6°

Heading

238° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 14m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 36s

Winter: +2h 54m

Summer: -2h 46m

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 – 5:46 am
Astro. Twilight5:46 am – 6:18 am
Nautical Twilight6:18 am – 6:50 am
Civil Twilight6:50 am – 7:17 am
Daylight7:17 am – 7:32 pm
Civil Twilight7:32 pm – 7:59 pm
Nautical Twilight7:59 pm – 8:30 pm
Astro. Twilight8:30 pm – 9:03 pm
Night9:03 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Columbus - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 207:17 am7:32 pm12:14:36−2:361:25 pm (51.0°)93.346
Sep 217:18 am7:30 pm12:12:00−2:361:24 pm (50.6°)93.320
Sep 227:19 am7:29 pm12:09:24−2:361:24 pm (50.2°)93.293
Sep 237:20 am7:27 pm12:06:47−2:361:24 pm (49.8°)93.267
Sep 247:21 am7:25 pm12:04:11−2:361:23 pm (49.4°)93.241
Sep 257:22 am7:24 pm12:01:35−2:361:23 pm (49.0°)93.215
Sep 267:23 am7:22 pm11:58:58−2:361:23 pm (48.6°)93.189
* 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.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 9:54 pm in Columbus.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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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

4:24 pm

Altitude

-12.3°

Heading

104° E

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

83.7%

Moon in Columbus - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 20-2:49 am5:30 pm10:35 pm(31.7°)251,20285.5%
Sep 21-3:45 am6:05 pm11:21 pm(34.6°)250,20991.7%
Sep 22-4:42 am6:38 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 23-5:41 am7:08 pm12:06 am(38.1°)248,73296.3%
Sep 24-6:40 am7:37 pm12:51 am(42.3°)246,91199.1%
Sep 25-7:40 am8:06 pm1:35 am(46.8°)244,88099.8%
Sep 26-8:42 am8:36 pm2:20 am(51.5°)242,74898.5%
* 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, Thu, Sep 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:14 amThu 7:37 pmThu 1:26 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusThu 10:48 amThu 8:38 pmThu 3:43 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 5:20 pmFri 2:31 amThu 9:55 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 11:42 amThu 9:48 pmThu 4:45 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 3:04 pmFri 12:24 amThu 7:44 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 8:49 pmFri 10:12 amFri 3:30 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 6:58 pmFri 6:15 amFri 12:37 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbus.

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