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Moon: 13.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 3, 2016 at 9:47:10 am


Sunrise Today: 8:23 am 131° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:42 pm 229° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 11:03 am 123° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:37 pm 238° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 7 hours, 18 minutes (-2m 20s)

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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 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

9:47 am

Altitude

6.9°

Heading

149° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

7h 18m 58s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 20s

Winter: +21m 21s

Summer: -10h 17m

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 – 6:04 am
Astro. Twilight6:04 am – 6:49 am
Nautical Twilight6:49 am – 7:37 am
Civil Twilight7:37 am – 8:23 am
Daylight8:23 am – 3:42 pm
Civil Twilight3:42 pm – 4:28 pm
Nautical Twilight4:28 pm – 5:16 pm
Astro. Twilight5:16 pm – 6:01 pm
Night6:01 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 38:23 am3:42 pm7:18:58−2:2012:03 pm (11.9°)91.625
Dec 48:25 am3:41 pm7:16:44−2:1412:03 pm (11.8°)91.611
Dec 58:26 am3:41 pm7:14:36−2:0712:04 pm (11.7°)91.597
Dec 68:28 am3:40 pm7:12:36−2:0012:04 pm (11.6°)91.584
Dec 78:29 am3:40 pm7:10:42−1:5312:04 pm (11.4°)91.571
Dec 88:30 am3:39 pm7:08:56−1:4612:05 pm (11.3°)91.558
Dec 98:32 am3:39 pm7:07:16−1:3912:05 pm (11.2°)91.546
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. 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 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 2016 Moon Phases

9:47 am

Altitude

-10.1°

Heading

108° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

13.7%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 311:03 am7:37 pm-3:18 pm(15.7°)246,14115.3%
Dec 411:38 am8:42 pm-4:07 pm(17.8°)243,67123.4%
Dec 512:08 pm9:53 pm-4:56 pm(20.7°)240,81532.8%
Dec 612:34 pm11:06 pm-5:45 pm(24.4°)237,63343.3%
Dec 712:57 pm--6:34 pm(28.6°)234,25054.4%
Dec 8-12:23 am1:20 pm7:24 pm(33.2°)230,85565.7%
Dec 9-1:43 am1:43 pm8:16 pm(37.9°)227,70876.4%
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Edinburgh This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 3, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 10:22 amSat 4:29 pmSat 1:26 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 11:46 amSat 6:39 pmSat 3:12 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 12:26 pmSat 9:05 pmSat 4:45 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 2:58 amSat 1:57 pmSat 8:28 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 8:49 amSat 4:12 pmSat 12:30 pmNot visible
UranusSat 1:50 pmSun 3:27 amSat 8:38 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 12:56 pmSat 11:16 pmSat 6:06 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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