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Moon: 27.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 31, 2016 at 3:18:33 PM


Sunrise Today: 3:53 AM 39° Northeast
Sunset Today: 10:13 PM 321° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:39 AM 92° East
Moonset Today: 3:07 PM 273° West


Daylight Hours: 18 hours, 19 minutes (+3m 23s)

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Today's Sun Position in Lerwick (Shetland Islands)

The Sun's altitude in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) 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

3:18 PM

Altitude

45.0°

Heading

227° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

18h 19m 17s

Change since

Yesterday: +3m 23s

Winter: +12h 30m

Summer: -36m 19s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) 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 Nautical Twilight.

Nautical Twilight12:00 AM – 2:29 AM
Civil Twilight2:29 AM – 3:53 AM
Daylight3:53 AM – 10:13 PM
Civil Twilight10:13 PM – 11:38 PM
Nautical Twilight11:38 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 313:53 AM10:13 PM18:19:19+3:221:02 PM (51.9°)94.258
Jun 13:52 AM10:14 PM18:22:34+3:151:02 PM (52.0°)94.273
Jun 23:50 AM10:16 PM18:25:42+3:081:03 PM (52.1°)94.287
Jun 33:49 AM10:18 PM18:28:43+3:001:03 PM (52.2°)94.301
Jun 43:48 AM10:19 PM18:31:35+2:521:03 PM (52.4°)94.314
Jun 53:47 AM10:21 PM18:34:18+2:431:03 PM (52.5°)94.327
Jun 63:45 AM10:22 PM18:36:53+2:341:03 PM (52.6°)94.339
* All times are local time for Lerwick (Shetland Islands). 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 Lerwick (Shetland Islands) time.

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Today's Moon in Lerwick (Shetland Islands)

The Moon's path in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) 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

3:18 PM

Altitude

-1.3°

Heading

275° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

27.2%

Moon in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 312:39 AM3:07 PM-8:44 AM(29.3°)228,58030.1%
Jun 12:58 AM4:35 PM-9:37 AM(34.0°)226,40519.6%
Jun 23:19 AM6:05 PM-10:32 AM(38.6°)224,93910.8%
Jun 33:44 AM7:33 PM-11:29 AM(42.5°)224,4024.3%
Jun 44:15 AM8:57 PM-12:28 PM(45.5°)224,9300.8%
Jun 54:54 AM10:09 PM-1:28 PM(47.3°)226,5410.4%
Jun 65:46 AM11:08 PM-2:28 PM(47.8°)229,1133.1%
* All times are local time for Lerwick (Shetland Islands). 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 Lerwick (Shetland Islands) This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 31, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 3:49 AMTue 7:14 PMTue 11:31 AMNot visible
VenusWed 3:54 AMWed 10:01 PMWed 12:56 PMExtremely difficult
MarsTue 8:55 PMWed 3:22 AMWed 12:09 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 12:32 PMWed 2:26 AMTue 7:29 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 9:51 PMWed 4:36 AMWed 1:13 AMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 2:50 AMTue 4:58 PMTue 9:54 AMVery difficult
NeptuneWed 2:10 AMWed 12:27 PMWed 7:19 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Lerwick (Shetland Islands).

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