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Moon: 27.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 21, 2017 at 3:45:14 am


Sunrise Today: 7:05 am 104° East
Sunset Today: 5:52 pm 256° West


Moonrise Today: 3:28 am 117° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:09 pm 243° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 46 minutes (+2m 59s)

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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

3:45 am

Altitude

-35.7°

Heading

67° E

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 46m 41s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 59s

Winter: +1h 58m

Summer: -4h 47m

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 – 5:28 am
Astro. Twilight5:28 am – 6:01 am
Nautical Twilight6:01 am – 6:35 am
Civil Twilight6:35 am – 7:05 am
Daylight7:05 am – 5:52 pm
Civil Twilight5:52 pm – 6:21 pm
Nautical Twilight6:21 pm – 6:55 pm
Astro. Twilight6:55 pm – 7:29 pm
Night7:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Halifax - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 217:05 am5:52 pm10:46:41+2:5912:28 pm (35.1°)91.946
Feb 227:03 am5:53 pm10:49:41+2:5912:28 pm (35.4°)91.967
Feb 237:02 am5:54 pm10:52:42+3:0012:28 pm (35.8°)91.989
Feb 247:00 am5:56 pm10:55:43+3:0112:27 pm (36.2°)92.010
Feb 256:58 am5:57 pm10:58:44+3:0112:27 pm (36.5°)92.032
Feb 266:57 am5:58 pm11:01:47+3:0212:27 pm (36.9°)92.054
Feb 276:55 am6:00 pm11:04:50+3:0212:27 pm (37.3°)92.076
* All times are local time for Halifax. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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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

3:45 am

Altitude

2.1°

Heading

120° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

27.1%

Moon in Halifax - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 213:28 am1:09 pm-8:19 am(25.8°)248,55425.5%
Feb 224:18 am2:00 pm-9:08 am(25.9°)246,22717.2%
Feb 235:03 am2:57 pm-9:59 am(27.0°)243,45510.1%
Feb 245:45 am3:58 pm-10:49 am(29.1°)240,4724.6%
Feb 256:23 am5:03 pm-11:40 am(32.1°)237,5261.1%
Feb 266:59 am6:11 pm-12:31 pm(35.9°)234,8450.0%
Feb 277:32 am7:20 pm-1:22 pm(40.3°)232,6111.5%
* All times are local time for Halifax. 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, Tue, Feb 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:52 amTue 4:49 pmTue 11:50 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 8:01 amTue 9:18 pmTue 2:39 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 8:43 amTue 9:45 pmTue 3:14 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 10:03 pmTue 9:08 amTue 3:35 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 3:23 amTue 12:20 pmTue 7:52 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 8:54 amTue 10:02 pmTue 3:28 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 7:30 amTue 6:30 pmTue 1:00 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Halifax.

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