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Moon: 83.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 2:57:24 pm


Sunrise Today: 8:35 am 131° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:58 pm 229° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:22 pm 76° East
Moonset Today: 3:15 am 280° West


Daylight Hours: 7 hours, 22 minutes (-1m 24s)

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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

2:57 pm

Altitude

5.3°

Heading

217° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

7h 22m 37s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 24s

Winter: +7m 31s

Summer: -9h 54m

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 – 6:20 am
Astro. Twilight6:20 am – 7:04 am
Nautical Twilight7:04 am – 7:51 am
Civil Twilight7:51 am – 8:35 am
Daylight8:35 am – 3:58 pm
Civil Twilight3:58 pm – 4:42 pm
Nautical Twilight4:42 pm – 5:29 pm
Astro. Twilight5:29 pm – 6:13 pm
Night6:13 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Belfast - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 108:35 am3:58 pm7:22:37−1:2412:17 pm (12.5°)91.534
Dec 118:36 am3:58 pm7:21:19−1:1712:17 pm (12.4°)91.523
Dec 128:38 am3:58 pm7:20:08−1:1012:18 pm (12.3°)91.512
Dec 138:39 am3:58 pm7:19:05−1:0312:18 pm (12.3°)91.502
Dec 148:39 am3:58 pm7:18:08−0:5612:19 pm (12.2°)91.493
Dec 158:40 am3:58 pm7:17:20−0:4812:19 pm (12.2°)91.484
Dec 168:41 am3:58 pm7:16:38−0:4112:20 pm (12.1°)91.475
* All times are local time for Belfast. 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

2:57 pm

Altitude

4.4°

Heading

83° E

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

83.7%

Moon in Belfast - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 10-3:15 am2:22 pm9:22 pm(44.0°)225,09386.0%
Dec 11-4:37 am2:52 pm10:19 pm(48.1°)223,35993.4%
Dec 12-6:00 am3:28 pm11:18 pm(51.3°)222,73798.2%
Dec 13-7:20 am4:13 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-8:33 am5:08 pm12:20 am(53.2°)223,36299.8%
Dec 15-9:35 am6:12 pm1:22 am(53.7°)225,21398.2%
Dec 16-10:25 am7:23 pm2:22 am(52.8°)228,10793.7%
* All times are local time for Belfast. 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, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 10:27 amSat 5:08 pmSat 1:47 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 11:41 amSat 7:20 pmSat 3:30 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 12:13 pmSat 9:26 pmSat 4:49 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:43 amSun 1:40 pmSun 8:12 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 8:29 amSat 4:06 pmSat 12:17 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 1:36 pmSun 3:07 amSat 8:21 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 12:37 pmSat 11:02 pmSat 5:49 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Belfast.

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