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Moon: 1.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 22, 2014 at 10:23:44 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:58 AM 88° East
Sunset Today: 7:12 PM 271° West


Moonrise Today: 5:00 AM 79° East
Moonset Today: 6:21 PM 277° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 14 minutes (-4m 36s)

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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

10:23 PM

Altitude

-25.3°

Heading

315° NW

Phase

Night

Day length
12h 14m 27s

-4m 36s shorter

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

Night12:00 AM – 4:49 AM
Astro. Twilight4:49 AM – 5:36 AM
Nautical Twilight5:36 AM – 6:21 AM
Civil Twilight6:21 AM – 6:58 AM
Daylight6:58 AM – 7:12 PM
Civil Twilight7:12 PM – 7:49 PM
Nautical Twilight7:49 PM – 8:33 PM
Astro. Twilight8:33 PM – 9:20 PM
Night9:20 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 226:58 AM7:12 PM12:14:27−4:361:06 PM (34.3°)93.309
Sep 237:00 AM7:10 PM12:09:51−4:361:05 PM (33.9°)93.283
Sep 247:02 AM7:07 PM12:05:14−4:361:05 PM (33.5°)93.257
Sep 257:04 AM7:04 PM12:00:38−4:361:04 PM (33.1°)93.231
Sep 267:06 AM7:02 PM11:56:01−4:361:04 PM (32.7°)93.204
Sep 277:08 AM6:59 PM11:51:25−4:361:04 PM (32.4°)93.178
Sep 287:10 AM6:56 PM11:46:48−4:361:03 PM (32.0°)93.151
* All times are in local Edinburgh time.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 3:29 AM in Edinburgh.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 204:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 2111:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 233:29 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:03 PM
* 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 2014 Moon Phases

10:23 PM

Altitude

-28.1°

Heading

332° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

1.8%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 225:00 AM6:21 PM-11:47 AM(38.1°)251,3003.1%
Sep 236:07 AM6:40 PM-12:29 PM(34.2°)250,1410.6%
Sep 247:15 AM7:00 PM-1:13 PM(30.3°)248,6410.1%
Sep 258:23 AM7:21 PM-1:57 PM(26.4°)246,8731.6%
Sep 269:33 AM7:44 PM-2:43 PM(22.7°)244,8835.2%
Sep 2710:43 AM8:12 PM-3:31 PM(19.5°)242,69810.8%
Sep 2811:52 AM8:45 PM-4:21 PM(17.0°)240,33818.3%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Edinburgh time.

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