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Flag for Canada Halifax, NS, Canada — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 13.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 18, 2017 at 10:05:41 am


Sunrise Today: 6:20 am 71° East
Sunset Today: 8:14 pm 289° West


Moonrise Today: 2:41 am 62° Northeast
Moonset Today: 5:57 pm 297° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 54 minutes (-2m 47s)

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Today's Sun Position in Halifax

The Sun's altitude in Halifax 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

10:05 am

Altitude

38.3°

Heading

112° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 54m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 47s

Winter: +5h 5m

Summer: -1h 40m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Halifax Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Halifax 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 – 4:28 am
Astro. Twilight4:28 am – 5:10 am
Nautical Twilight5:10 am – 5:49 am
Civil Twilight5:49 am – 6:20 am
Daylight6:20 am – 8:14 pm
Civil Twilight8:14 pm – 8:46 pm
Nautical Twilight8:46 pm – 9:24 pm
Astro. Twilight9:24 pm – 10:05 pm
Night10:05 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Halifax - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 186:20 am8:14 pm13:54:08−2:471:18 pm (58.2°)94.085
Aug 196:21 am8:13 pm13:51:19−2:481:17 pm (57.9°)94.067
Aug 206:22 am8:11 pm13:48:29−2:491:17 pm (57.6°)94.049
Aug 216:24 am8:09 pm13:45:39−2:501:17 pm (57.3°)94.030
Aug 226:25 am8:08 pm13:42:47−2:511:17 pm (56.9°)94.011
Aug 236:26 am8:06 pm13:39:54−2:521:16 pm (56.6°)93.991
Aug 246:27 am8:04 pm13:37:01−2:531:16 pm (56.2°)93.971
* All times are local time for Halifax. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Halifax on Aug 21

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 207:29 am
June SolsticeJun 211:24 am
September EquinoxSep 225:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2112:28 pm
* All times are local Halifax time.

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Today's Moon in Halifax

The Moon's path in Halifax 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 2017 Moon Phases

10:05 am

Altitude

64.1°

Heading

173° S

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

13.7%

Moon in Halifax - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 182:41 am5:57 pm-10:19 am(64.3°)227,49713.6%
Aug 193:44 am6:49 pm-11:19 am(63.2°)227,8786.3%
Aug 204:52 am7:34 pm-12:17 pm(60.8°)229,0541.7%
Aug 216:02 am8:13 pm-1:12 pm(57.4°)231,0060.0%
Aug 227:13 am8:47 pm-2:05 pm(53.3°)233,6221.1%
Aug 238:21 am9:18 pm-2:55 pm(48.9°)236,7064.8%
Aug 249:28 am9:47 pm-3:42 pm(44.3°)240,00710.7%
* All times are local time for Halifax. 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 Halifax This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Aug 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:49 amFri 8:20 pmFri 2:05 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 3:21 amFri 6:29 pmFri 10:56 amGood visibility
MarsFri 5:41 amFri 8:01 pmFri 12:51 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterFri 11:03 amFri 10:15 pmFri 4:39 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 4:17 pmSat 1:15 amFri 8:46 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 10:29 pmFri 11:57 amFri 5:13 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 8:50 pmSat 7:55 amSat 2:23 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Halifax.

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