Flag for United Kingdom Leicester, ENG, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 2.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 5, 2016 at 5:17:28 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:25 AM 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:39 PM 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:05 AM 80° East
Moonset Today: 6:51 PM 284° West


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 14 minutes (+3m 33s)

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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

5:17 PM

Altitude

28.7°

Heading

259° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

15h 14m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: +3m 33s

Winter: +7h 36m

Summer: -1h 37m

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

Night12:00 AM – 2:37 AM
Astro. Twilight2:37 AM – 3:50 AM
Nautical Twilight3:50 AM – 4:44 AM
Civil Twilight4:44 AM – 5:25 AM
Daylight5:25 AM – 8:39 PM
Civil Twilight8:39 PM – 9:20 PM
Nautical Twilight9:20 PM – 10:14 PM
Astro. Twilight10:14 PM – 11:29 PM
Night11:29 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Leicester - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 55:25 AM8:39 PM15:14:26+3:331:01 PM (53.8°)93.770
May 65:23 AM8:41 PM15:17:58+3:311:01 PM (54.1°)93.792
May 75:21 AM8:42 PM15:21:28+3:291:01 PM (54.4°)93.815
May 85:19 AM8:44 PM15:24:55+3:271:01 PM (54.7°)93.836
May 95:17 AM8:46 PM15:28:21+3:251:01 PM (54.9°)93.858
May 105:16 AM8:47 PM15:31:43+3:221:01 PM (55.2°)93.879
May 115:14 AM8:49 PM15:35:03+3:201:01 PM (55.4°)93.900
* 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

5:17 PM

Altitude

12.5°

Heading

266° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.1%

Moon in Leicester - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 55:05 AM6:51 PM-11:50 AM(43.9°)222,6522.9%
May 65:37 AM8:13 PM-12:48 PM(48.3°)222,4030.3%
May 76:14 AM9:32 PM-1:47 PM(51.8°)223,4311.0%
May 86:57 AM10:45 PM-2:47 PM(54.2°)225,6424.8%
May 97:47 AM11:48 PM-3:47 PM(55.2°)228,79411.4%
May 108:44 AM--4:44 PM(55.0°)232,55419.9%
May 11-12:40 AM9:47 AM5:39 PM(53.5°)236,55929.7%
* 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

PlanetRiseSetMeridian
MercuryThu 5:33 AMThu 9:16 PMThu 1:25 PM
VenusThu 5:17 AMThu 7:42 PMThu 12:29 PM
MarsThu 10:29 PMFri 6:24 AMFri 2:27 AM
JupiterThu 2:24 PMFri 3:53 AMThu 9:09 PM
SaturnThu 10:59 PMFri 7:08 AMFri 3:03 AM
UranusThu 4:46 AMThu 6:17 PMThu 11:31 AM
NeptuneFri 3:39 AMFri 2:20 PMFri 9:00 AM
PlutoFri 1:17 AMFri 9:26 AMFri 5:21 AM
* All times are local time for Leicester.

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