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Moon: 73.9%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 17, 2017 at 4:17:53 am


Sunrise Today: 7:51 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:34 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 11:21 pm 91° East
Moonset Today: 11:00 am 272° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 43 minutes (+1m 34s)

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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

4:17 am

Altitude

-40.5°

Heading

84° E

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 43m 1s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 34s

Winter: +23m 6s

Summer: -5h 17m

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 – 7:21 am
Civil Twilight7:21 am – 7:51 am
Daylight7:51 am – 5:34 pm
Civil Twilight5:34 pm – 6:03 pm
Nautical Twilight6:03 pm – 6:37 pm
Astro. Twilight6:37 pm – 7:09 pm
Night7:09 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Columbus - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
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
Jan 237:47 am5:41 pm9:53:23+1:4912:44 pm (30.8°)91.503
* 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

4:17 am

Altitude

51.5°

Heading

169° S

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

73.9%

Moon in Columbus - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
Jan 234:01 am2:19 pm-9:11 am(32.0°)250,69518.2%
* 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, Tue, Jan 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:14 amTue 3:44 pmTue 10:59 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 10:04 amTue 9:30 pmTue 3:47 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 10:24 amTue 10:05 pmTue 4:15 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 12:32 amTue 11:46 amTue 6:09 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 5:30 amTue 2:57 pmTue 10:14 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 11:32 amWed 12:27 amTue 5:59 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 9:57 amTue 9:04 pmTue 3:30 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Columbus.

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