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Moon: 79.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 16, 2017 at 12:35:11 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:51 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:33 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:22 pm 86° East
Moonset Today: 10:28 am 277° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 41 minutes (+1m 31s)

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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

12:35 pm

Altitude

29.3°

Heading

178° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 41m 26s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 31s

Winter: +21m 31s

Summer: -5h 19m

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 – 6:16 am
Astro. Twilight6:16 am – 6:48 am
Nautical Twilight6:48 am – 7:22 am
Civil Twilight7:22 am – 7:51 am
Daylight7:51 am – 5:33 pm
Civil Twilight5:33 pm – 6:02 pm
Nautical Twilight6:02 pm – 6:36 pm
Astro. Twilight6:36 pm – 7:08 pm
Night7:08 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Columbus - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 167:51 am5:33 pm9:41:26+1:3112:42 pm (29.3°)91.444
Jan 177:51 am5:34 pm9:43:01+1:3412:42 pm (29.5°)91.451
Jan 187:50 am5:35 pm9:44:38+1:3712:43 pm (29.7°)91.459
Jan 197:50 am5:36 pm9:46:18+1:3912:43 pm (29.9°)91.467
Jan 207:49 am5:37 pm9:48:01+1:4212:43 pm (30.1°)91.475
Jan 217:49 am5:38 pm9:49:46+1:4512:43 pm (30.3°)91.484
Jan 227:48 am5:40 pm9:51:33+1:4712:44 pm (30.6°)91.493
* All times are local time for Columbus. 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 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 2017 Moon Phases

12:35 pm

Altitude

-23.4°

Heading

298° NW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

79.6%

Moon in Columbus - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 16-10:28 am10:22 pm3:58 am(56.0°)240,00982.5%
Jan 17-11:00 am11:21 pm4:45 am(51.8°)243,51773.8%
Jan 18-11:30 am-5:29 am(47.7°)246,59664.3%
Jan 1912:19 am12:00 pm-6:13 am(43.6°)249,03654.5%
Jan 201:16 am12:31 pm-6:56 am(40.0°)250,69644.7%
Jan 212:12 am1:03 pm-7:40 am(36.7°)251,51235.2%
Jan 223:07 am1:39 pm-8:25 am(34.0°)251,48826.3%
* All times are local time for Columbus. 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, Mon, Jan 16, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:13 amMon 3:45 pmMon 10:59 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 10:06 amMon 9:29 pmMon 3:47 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 10:27 amMon 10:05 pmMon 4:16 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 12:32 amTue 11:46 amTue 6:09 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 5:34 amMon 3:01 pmMon 10:17 amAverage visiblity
UranusMon 11:36 amTue 12:31 amMon 6:03 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 10:01 amMon 9:07 pmMon 3:34 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbus.

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