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Moon: 31.0%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 5, 2016 at 12:28:24 pm


Sunrise Today: 8:49 am 138° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:01 pm 222° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:15 pm 117° Southeast
Moonset Today: 9:30 pm 245° West


Daylight Hours: 6 hours, 11 minutes (-2m 48s)

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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 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

12:28 pm

Altitude

7.2°

Heading

188° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

6h 11m 53s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 48s

Winter: +22m 42s

Summer: -12h 43m

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

Night12:00 am – 6:06 am
Astro. Twilight6:06 am – 6:57 am
Nautical Twilight6:57 am – 7:53 am
Civil Twilight7:53 am – 8:49 am
Daylight8:49 am – 3:01 pm
Civil Twilight3:01 pm – 3:57 pm
Nautical Twilight3:57 pm – 4:53 pm
Astro. Twilight4:53 pm – 5:44 pm
Night5:44 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 58:49 am3:01 pm6:11:53−2:4811:55 am (7.5°)91.597
Dec 68:51 am3:00 pm6:09:14−2:3911:56 am (7.4°)91.584
Dec 78:53 am2:59 pm6:06:43−2:3011:56 am (7.3°)91.571
Dec 88:54 am2:59 pm6:04:22−2:2111:57 am (7.2°)91.558
Dec 98:56 am2:58 pm6:02:10−2:1211:57 am (7.1°)91.546
Dec 108:57 am2:58 pm6:00:07−2:0211:58 am (7.0°)91.534
Dec 118:59 am2:57 pm5:58:15−1:5211:58 am (6.9°)91.523
* All times are local time for Lerwick (Shetland Islands). 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

12:28 pm

Altitude

1.0°

Heading

120° SE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

31.0%

Moon in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 512:15 pm9:30 pm-4:47 pm(16.5°)240,83232.8%
Dec 612:37 pm10:48 pm-5:36 pm(20.1°)237,65243.3%
Dec 712:55 pm--6:25 pm(24.3°)234,26954.4%
Dec 8-12:10 am1:13 pm7:16 pm(28.9°)230,87465.6%
Dec 9-1:35 am1:31 pm8:07 pm(33.7°)227,72476.4%
Dec 10-3:03 am1:51 pm9:02 pm(38.3°)225,12285.9%
Dec 11-4:33 am2:15 pm9:59 pm(42.4°)223,37693.4%
* All times are local time for Lerwick (Shetland Islands). 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, Mon, Dec 5, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 11:01 amMon 3:42 pmMon 1:21 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 12:10 pmMon 6:04 pmMon 3:06 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 12:32 pmMon 8:39 pmMon 4:35 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 2:50 amMon 1:36 pmMon 8:13 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 9:04 amMon 3:27 pmMon 12:15 pmNot visible
UranusMon 1:25 pmTue 3:19 amMon 8:22 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:49 pmMon 10:50 pmMon 5:50 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Lerwick (Shetland Islands).

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