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Moon: 84.0%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 23, 2016 at 5:56:26 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:11 AM 54° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:11 PM 305° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:48 PM 97° East
Moonset Today: 9:23 AM 259° West


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 59 minutes (-2m 50s)

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Today's Sun Position in Leicester

The Sun's altitude in Leicester 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

5:56 PM

Altitude

27.0°

Heading

268° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

15h 59m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 50s

Winter: +8h 22m

Summer: -51m 30s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Leicester Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Leicester 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 – 3:22 AM
Nautical Twilight3:22 AM – 4:26 AM
Civil Twilight4:26 AM – 5:11 AM
Daylight5:11 AM – 9:11 PM
Civil Twilight9:11 PM – 9:55 PM
Nautical Twilight9:55 PM – 10:58 PM
Astro. Twilight10:58 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Leicester - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 235:11 AM9:11 PM15:59:59−2:501:11 PM (57.3°)94.430
Jul 245:12 AM9:09 PM15:57:05−2:541:11 PM (57.1°)94.422
Jul 255:13 AM9:08 PM15:54:07−2:571:11 PM (56.9°)94.414
Jul 265:15 AM9:06 PM15:51:06−3:001:11 PM (56.6°)94.405
Jul 275:17 AM9:05 PM15:48:02−3:041:11 PM (56.4°)94.396
Jul 285:18 AM9:03 PM15:44:55−3:071:11 PM (56.2°)94.386
Jul 295:20 AM9:01 PM15:41:45−3:101:11 PM (55.9°)94.376
* All times are local time for Leicester. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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 Leicester time.

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Today's Moon in Leicester

The Moon's path in Leicester 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

5:56 PM

Altitude

-38.8°

Heading

32° NE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

84.0%

Moon in Leicester - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 23-9:23 AM10:48 PM3:47 AM(29.1°)232,81088.5%
Jul 24-10:39 AM11:15 PM4:38 AM(33.6°)231,48780.1%
Jul 25-11:56 AM11:42 PM5:29 AM(38.2°)230,54269.9%
Jul 26-1:13 PM-6:21 AM(42.8°)229,95358.6%
Jul 2712:11 AM2:30 PM-7:14 AM(47.0°)229,70646.7%
Jul 2812:43 AM3:45 PM-8:08 AM(50.7°)229,80834.9%
Jul 291:20 AM4:56 PM-9:04 AM(53.4°)230,29124.1%
* All times are local time for Leicester. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Leicester This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jul 23, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:42 AMSat 9:59 PMSat 2:22 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 6:19 AMSat 9:50 PMSat 2:05 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 4:36 PMSun 12:26 AMSat 8:31 PMGood visibility
JupiterSat 9:56 AMSat 10:53 PMSat 4:25 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 5:24 PMSun 1:39 AMSat 9:32 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSat 11:37 PMSun 1:17 PMSun 6:27 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 10:29 PMSun 9:10 AMSun 3:49 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Leicester.

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