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Moon: 97.7%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 1, 2015 at 5:57:06 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:16 AM 55° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:21 PM 305° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:29 PM 107° East
Moonset Today: 6:46 AM 249° West


Daylight Hours: 16 hours, 4 minutes (-3m 49s)

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Today's Sun Position in Edinburgh

The Sun's altitude in Edinburgh 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

5:57 PM

Altitude

26.3°

Heading

263° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

16h 4m 28s

Change since

Yesterday: -3m 49s

Winter: +9h 6m

Summer: -1h 31m

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Edinburgh today

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Day, night and twilight times in Edinburgh 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

Today it does not get darker than Astronomical Twilight.

Astro. Twilight12:00 AM – 3:15 AM
Nautical Twilight3:15 AM – 4:28 AM
Civil Twilight4:28 AM – 5:16 AM
Daylight5:16 AM – 9:21 PM
Civil Twilight9:21 PM – 10:09 PM
Nautical Twilight10:09 PM – 11:20 PM
Astro. Twilight11:20 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 15:16 AM9:21 PM16:04:27−3:491:19 PM (52.1°)94.346
Aug 25:18 AM9:19 PM16:00:35−3:521:19 PM (51.8°)94.335
Aug 35:20 AM9:17 PM15:56:40−3:541:19 PM (51.6°)94.323
Aug 45:22 AM9:15 PM15:52:43−3:571:19 PM (51.3°)94.311
Aug 55:24 AM9:12 PM15:48:44−3:591:19 PM (51.0°)94.298
Aug 65:26 AM9:10 PM15:44:42−4:011:19 PM (50.8°)94.286
Aug 75:28 AM9:08 PM15:40:38−4:031:19 PM (50.5°)94.272
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 215:39 PM
September EquinoxSep 239:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 224:49 AM
* All times are local Edinburgh time.

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Today's moon in Edinburgh

The Moon's path in Edinburgh 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 2015 Moon Phases

5:57 PM

Altitude

-29.0°

Heading

64° NE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

97.7%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 1-6:46 AM9:29 PM1:47 AM(20.8°)225,93999.4%
Aug 2-8:10 AM9:56 PM2:43 AM(24.8°)225,07996.2%
Aug 3-9:34 AM10:22 PM3:38 AM(29.4°)225,24190.1%
Aug 4-10:58 AM10:47 PM4:33 AM(34.2°)226,32181.5%
Aug 5-12:20 PM11:13 PM5:26 AM(38.9°)228,13371.2%
Aug 6-1:40 PM11:41 PM6:19 AM(43.2°)230,45359.8%
Aug 7-2:56 PM-7:12 AM(46.7°)233,06048.2%
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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