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Moon: 99.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 24, 2018 at 6:40:21 am


Sunrise Today: 7:03 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 7:08 pm 270° West


Moonrise Today: 7:21 pm 96° East
Moonset Today: 6:15 am 261° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 4 minutes (-3m 4s)

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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

6:40 am

Altitude

-5.0°

Heading

86° E

Position

Civil Twilight

Day length

12h 4m 15s

Change since

Yesterday: -3m 4s

Winter: +3h 15m

Summer: -3h 29m

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 – 5:25 am
Astro. Twilight5:25 am – 6:00 am
Nautical Twilight6:00 am – 6:34 am
Civil Twilight6:34 am – 7:03 am
Daylight7:03 am – 7:08 pm
Civil Twilight7:08 pm – 7:37 pm
Nautical Twilight7:37 pm – 8:11 pm
Astro. Twilight8:11 pm – 8:45 pm
Night8:45 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Halifax - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 247:03 am7:08 pm12:04:15−3:041:06 pm (44.7°)93.242
Sep 257:04 am7:06 pm12:01:11−3:041:05 pm (44.4°)93.216
Sep 267:06 am7:04 pm11:58:06−3:041:05 pm (44.0°)93.190
Sep 277:07 am7:02 pm11:55:02−3:041:05 pm (43.6°)93.164
Sep 287:08 am7:00 pm11:51:58−3:041:04 pm (43.2°)93.138
Sep 297:09 am6:58 pm11:48:53−3:041:04 pm (42.8°)93.112
Sep 307:10 am6:56 pm11:45:49−3:041:04 pm (42.4°)93.086
* All times are local time for Halifax. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 201:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 217:07 am
September EquinoxSep 2210:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 216:23 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 2018 Moon Phases

6:40 am

Altitude

-5.0°

Heading

265° W

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

99.4%

Moon in Halifax - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 24-6:15 am7:21 pm12:31 am(37.3°)247,01699.0%
Sep 25-7:18 am7:47 pm1:15 am(41.8°)244,99399.9%
Sep 26-8:23 am8:13 pm2:00 am(46.5°)242,86498.6%
Sep 27-9:28 am8:42 pm2:46 am(51.2°)240,71095.1%
Sep 28-10:35 am9:13 pm3:33 am(55.7°)238,58389.5%
Sep 29-11:43 am9:50 pm4:23 am(59.7°)236,51181.8%
Sep 30-12:51 pm10:33 pm5:16 am(62.9°)234,51372.3%
* All times are local time for Halifax. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. 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, Mon, Sep 24, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:17 amMon 7:19 pmMon 1:19 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusMon 10:38 amMon 7:54 pmMon 3:16 pmAverage visiblity
MarsMon 5:05 pmTue 1:49 amMon 9:27 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 11:23 amMon 9:06 pmMon 4:14 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 2:46 pmMon 11:36 pmMon 7:11 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 8:12 pmMon 9:49 amMon 3:01 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 6:29 pmTue 5:38 amTue 12:03 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Halifax.

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