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Moon: 11.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 18, 2014 at 10:27:12 PM


Sunrise Today: 8:40 AM 133° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:39 PM 227° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 4:02 AM 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:42 PM 245° West


Daylight Hours: 6 hours, 58 minutes (-32s)

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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

10:27 PM

Altitude

-52.5°

Heading

320° NW

Phase

Night

Day length
6h 58m 23s

-32s 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 – 6:18 AM
Astro. Twilight6:18 AM – 7:04 AM
Nautical Twilight7:04 AM – 7:53 AM
Civil Twilight7:53 AM – 8:40 AM
Daylight8:40 AM – 3:39 PM
Civil Twilight3:39 PM – 4:26 PM
Nautical Twilight4:26 PM – 5:15 PM
Astro. Twilight5:15 PM – 6:01 PM
Night6:01 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 188:40 AM3:39 PM6:58:23−0:3212:09 PM (10.7°)91.476
Dec 198:41 AM3:39 PM6:57:59−0:2412:10 PM (10.7°)91.469
Dec 208:41 AM3:39 PM6:57:43−0:1612:10 PM (10.7°)91.462
Dec 218:42 AM3:40 PM6:57:35−0:0712:11 PM (10.7°)91.456
Dec 228:43 AM3:40 PM6:57:35< 1s12:11 PM (10.7°)91.449
Dec 238:43 AM3:41 PM6:57:44+0:0812:12 PM (10.7°)91.444
Dec 248:43 AM3:41 PM6:58:01+0:1712:12 PM (10.7°)91.438
* All times are in local Edinburgh time.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 11:03 PM in Edinburgh. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date

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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

10:27 PM

Altitude

-47.3°

Heading

23° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

11.8%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 184:02 AM1:42 PM-8:57 AM(20.3°)240,74215.8%
Dec 195:14 AM2:15 PM-9:47 AM(17.5°)237,2338.8%
Dec 206:24 AM2:56 PM-10:42 AM(15.5°)233,8533.5%
Dec 217:29 AM3:47 PM-11:38 AM(14.5°)230,9010.6%
Dec 228:27 AM4:50 PM-12:37 PM(14.8°)228,6310.5%
Dec 239:15 AM6:02 PM-1:36 PM(16.4°)227,2093.3%
Dec 249:55 AM7:22 PM-2:34 PM(19.1°)226,6938.9%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Edinburgh time.

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