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Moon: 0.1%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Oct 1, 2016 at 6:09:32 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:27 AM 95° East
Sunset Today: 6:59 PM 265° West


Moonrise Today: 7:42 AM 94° East
Moonset Today: 7:25 PM 263° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 32 minutes (-4m 22s)

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Today's Sun Position in Belfast

The Sun's altitude in Belfast 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

6:09 AM

Altitude

-11.9°

Heading

79° E

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

11h 32m 15s

Change since

Yesterday: -4m 22s

Winter: +4h 17m

Summer: -5h 44m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Belfast Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Belfast 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 – 5:26 AM
Astro. Twilight5:26 AM – 6:09 AM
Nautical Twilight6:09 AM – 6:51 AM
Civil Twilight6:51 AM – 7:27 AM
Daylight7:27 AM – 6:59 PM
Civil Twilight6:59 PM – 7:34 PM
Nautical Twilight7:34 PM – 8:16 PM
Astro. Twilight8:16 PM – 8:59 PM
Night8:59 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Belfast - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 17:27 AM6:59 PM11:32:15−4:221:13 PM (32.0°)93.051
Oct 27:28 AM6:56 PM11:27:53−4:221:13 PM (31.6°)93.025
Oct 37:30 AM6:54 PM11:23:31−4:221:13 PM (31.2°)92.998
Oct 47:32 AM6:51 PM11:19:08−4:221:12 PM (30.8°)92.971
Oct 57:34 AM6:49 PM11:14:46−4:221:12 PM (30.4°)92.944
Oct 67:36 AM6:46 PM11:10:25−4:211:12 PM (30.0°)92.916
Oct 77:38 AM6:44 PM11:06:03−4:211:11 PM (29.7°)92.889
* All times are local time for Belfast. 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 204:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 2011:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 223:21 PM
December SolsticeDec 2110:44 AM
* All times are local Belfast time.

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Today's Moon in Belfast

The Moon's path in Belfast 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

6:09 AM

Altitude

-13.4°

Heading

75° E

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.1%

Moon in Belfast - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 17:42 AM7:25 PM-1:39 PM(31.5°)250,2460.3%
Oct 28:47 AM7:47 PM-2:22 PM(27.7°)251,4002.3%
Oct 39:52 AM8:10 PM-3:05 PM(24.2°)252,1276.1%
Oct 410:56 AM8:36 PM-3:50 PM(21.2°)252,32911.6%
Oct 511:58 AM9:06 PM-4:35 PM(18.8°)251,90818.5%
Oct 612:58 PM9:42 PM-5:21 PM(17.1°)250,78526.7%
Oct 71:53 PM10:24 PM-6:09 PM(16.2°)248,91435.9%
* All times are local time for Belfast. 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 Belfast This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Oct 1, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:39 AMSat 6:43 PMSat 12:12 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 10:33 AMSat 7:45 PMSat 3:10 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 3:39 PMSat 10:07 PMSat 6:53 PMDifficult to see
JupiterSat 7:02 AMSat 6:58 PMSat 1:00 PMVery difficult to see
SaturnSat 1:26 PMSat 9:17 PMSat 5:22 PMAverage visiblity
UranusFri 7:19 PMSat 9:00 AMSat 2:09 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 6:13 PMSun 4:40 AMSat 11:26 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Belfast.

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