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Columbus, OH, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 1.3%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: May 12, 2021 at 7:36:28 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:19 am 65° East
Sunset Today: 8:37 pm 295° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 6:52 am 65° East
Moonset Today: 9:40 pm 298° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 18 minutes (+1m 57s)
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Today's Sun Position in Columbus

Time:7:36 pm
Altitude:10.3°
Direction:286° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 14h 18m 20s (May 12, 2021)

1 minute, 57 seconds longer than yesterday (May 11, 2021)

4 hours, 58 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

42 minutes, 19 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Columbus Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:30 am
Astro. Twilight4:30 am – 5:11 am
Nautical Twilight5:11 am – 5:49 am
Civil Twilight5:49 am – 6:19 am
Daylight6:19 am – 8:37 pm
Civil Twilight8:37 pm – 9:08 pm
Nautical Twilight9:08 pm – 9:45 pm
Astro. Twilight9:45 pm – 10:27 pm
Night10:27 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Columbus - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 126:19 am8:37 pm14:18:20+1:571:28 pm (68.4°)93.920
May 136:18 am8:38 pm14:20:16+1:561:28 pm (68.6°)93.940
May 146:17 am8:39 pm14:22:10+1:541:28 pm (68.8°)93.960
May 156:16 am8:40 pm14:24:02+1:521:28 pm (69.1°)93.980
May 166:15 am8:41 pm14:25:52+1:491:28 pm (69.3°)93.999
May 176:14 am8:42 pm14:27:40+1:471:28 pm (69.5°)94.018
May 186:14 am8:43 pm14:29:26+1:451:28 pm (69.8°)94.037
* 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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Today's Moon in Columbus

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Columbus - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 126:52 am9:40 pm-2:12 pm(69.7°)252,4460.8%
May 137:25 am10:39 pm-2:59 pm(72.7°)251,8513.5%
May 148:03 am11:36 pm-3:48 pm(74.7°)250,7768.1%
May 158:49 am--4:39 pm(75.5°)249,18714.3%
May 16-12:29 am9:41 am5:31 pm(74.9°)247,05922.1%
May 17-1:16 am10:40 am6:22 pm(72.9°)244,39331.3%
May 18-1:58 am11:43 am7:13 pm(69.7°)241,23641.4%
* 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, Wed, May 12, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:20 amWed 10:31 pmWed 2:55 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 7:00 amWed 9:38 pmWed 2:19 pmFairly good visibility
MarsWed 9:28 amThu 12:32 amWed 5:00 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 2:55 amThu 1:35 pmThu 8:15 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 2:09 amThu 12:12 pmThu 7:10 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 5:52 amWed 7:39 pmWed 12:45 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 3:51 amThu 3:29 pmThu 9:40 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbus.

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