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Moon: 2.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 5, 2016 at 10:30:28 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:58 AM 66° East
Sunset Today: 8:24 PM 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:29 AM 81° East
Moonset Today: 7:02 PM 283° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 26 minutes (+2m 34s)

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Today's Sun Position in Halifax

The Sun's altitude in Halifax today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

10:30 AM

Altitude

46.1°

Heading

117° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 26m 19s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 34s

Winter: +5h 37m

Summer: -1h 7m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Halifax Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Halifax 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 – 3:59 AM
Astro. Twilight3:59 AM – 4:45 AM
Nautical Twilight4:45 AM – 5:26 AM
Civil Twilight5:26 AM – 5:58 AM
Daylight5:58 AM – 8:24 PM
Civil Twilight8:24 PM – 8:57 PM
Nautical Twilight8:57 PM – 9:38 PM
Astro. Twilight9:38 PM – 10:25 PM
Night10:25 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Halifax - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 55:58 AM8:24 PM14:26:19+2:341:11 PM (61.9°)93.774
May 65:57 AM8:26 PM14:28:52+2:331:11 PM (62.1°)93.796
May 75:55 AM8:27 PM14:31:23+2:311:11 PM (62.4°)93.818
May 85:54 AM8:28 PM14:33:53+2:291:11 PM (62.7°)93.840
May 95:53 AM8:29 PM14:36:20+2:271:11 PM (62.9°)93.861
May 105:52 AM8:30 PM14:38:46+2:251:11 PM (63.2°)93.882
May 115:50 AM8:32 PM14:41:09+2:231:11 PM (63.5°)93.903
* All times are local time for Halifax. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 201:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 207:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 2211:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 216:44 AM
* All times are local Halifax time.

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Today's Moon in Halifax

The Moon's path in Halifax 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 2016 Moon Phases

10:30 AM

Altitude

47.0°

Heading

143° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.5%

Moon in Halifax - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 55:29 AM7:02 PM-12:10 PM(52.8°)222,5182.2%
May 66:08 AM8:18 PM-1:08 PM(57.1°)222,4900.2%
May 76:51 AM9:31 PM-2:07 PM(60.4°)223,7351.4%
May 87:39 AM10:39 PM-3:07 PM(62.5°)226,1295.8%
May 98:33 AM11:40 PM-4:06 PM(63.4°)229,41312.7%
May 109:32 AM--5:04 PM(62.9°)233,24121.5%
May 11-12:33 AM10:33 AM5:58 PM(61.3°)237,25331.5%
* All times are local time for Halifax. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Halifax This Coming Night

PlanetRiseSetMeridian
MercuryThu 6:12 AMThu 8:56 PMThu 1:34 PM
VenusThu 5:44 AMThu 7:34 PMThu 12:38 PM
MarsThu 10:06 PMFri 7:05 AMFri 2:35 AM
JupiterThu 2:44 PMFri 3:51 AMThu 9:18 PM
SaturnThu 10:37 PMFri 7:47 AMFri 3:12 AM
UranusThu 5:07 AMThu 6:15 PMThu 11:41 AM
NeptuneThu 3:42 AMThu 2:43 PMThu 9:13 AM
PlutoFri 12:56 AMFri 10:05 AMFri 5:30 AM
* All times are local time for Halifax.

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