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Moon: 53.0%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 24, 2016 at 6:41:36 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:28 AM 74° East
Sunset Today: 8:04 PM 286° West


Moonset Today: 1:37 PM 290° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 36 minutes (-2m 53s)

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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

6:41 PM

Altitude

13.7°

Heading

272° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 36m 22s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 53s

Winter: +4h 47m

Summer: -1h 57m

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 – 4:40 AM
Astro. Twilight4:40 AM – 5:20 AM
Nautical Twilight5:20 AM – 5:57 AM
Civil Twilight5:57 AM – 6:28 AM
Daylight6:28 AM – 8:04 PM
Civil Twilight8:04 PM – 8:35 PM
Nautical Twilight8:35 PM – 9:12 PM
Astro. Twilight9:12 PM – 9:52 PM
Night9:52 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Halifax - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 246:28 AM8:04 PM13:36:22−2:531:16 PM (56.2°)93.964
Aug 256:29 AM8:03 PM13:33:28−2:541:16 PM (55.8°)93.945
Aug 266:30 AM8:01 PM13:30:33−2:551:16 PM (55.5°)93.925
Aug 276:31 AM7:59 PM13:27:37−2:551:16 PM (55.1°)93.904
Aug 286:33 AM7:57 PM13:24:40−2:561:15 PM (54.8°)93.884
Aug 296:34 AM7:55 PM13:21:43−2:571:15 PM (54.4°)93.863
Aug 306:35 AM7:54 PM13:18:46−2:571:15 PM (54.0°)93.841
* 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

6:41 PM

Altitude

-31.3°

Heading

357° N

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

53.0%

Moon in Halifax - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 24-1:37 PM-6:24 AM(58.2°)229,47958.9%
Aug 2512:00 AM2:45 PM-7:19 AM(61.1°)230,78647.0%
Aug 2612:47 AM3:47 PM-8:15 AM(62.8°)232,36135.4%
Aug 271:39 AM4:44 PM-9:12 AM(63.4°)234,13324.8%
Aug 282:36 AM5:35 PM-10:07 AM(62.8°)236,06415.6%
Aug 293:36 AM6:18 PM-11:00 AM(61.1°)238,1298.4%
Aug 304:39 AM6:57 PM-11:52 AM(58.5°)240,3063.3%
* 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

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Aug 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:52 AMWed 8:41 PMWed 2:46 PMVery difficult to see
VenusWed 8:20 AMWed 8:56 PMWed 2:38 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 3:16 PMWed 11:47 PMWed 7:32 PMGood visibility
JupiterWed 8:39 AMWed 9:02 PMWed 2:50 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnWed 2:57 PMThu 12:11 AMWed 7:34 PMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 9:52 PMThu 11:06 AMThu 4:29 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 8:20 PMThu 7:19 AMThu 1:49 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Halifax.

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