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Moon: 0.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 27, 2017 at 5:18:35 am


Sunrise Today: 6:54 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 5:59 pm 260° West


Moonrise Today: 7:31 am 98° East
Moonset Today: 7:20 pm 265° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 4 minutes (+3m 2s)

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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

5:18 am

Altitude

-17.9°

Heading

84° E

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

11h 4m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: +3m 2s

Winter: +2h 16m

Summer: -4h 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 – 5:18 am
Astro. Twilight5:18 am – 5:51 am
Nautical Twilight5:51 am – 6:25 am
Civil Twilight6:25 am – 6:54 am
Daylight6:54 am – 5:59 pm
Civil Twilight5:59 pm – 6:29 pm
Nautical Twilight6:29 pm – 7:02 pm
Astro. Twilight7:02 pm – 7:36 pm
Night7:36 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Halifax - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 276:54 am5:59 pm11:04:51+3:0212:26 pm (37.3°)92.076
Feb 286:53 am6:01 pm11:07:54+3:0312:26 pm (37.7°)92.098
Mar 16:51 am6:02 pm11:10:58+3:0312:26 pm (38.1°)92.120
Mar 26:49 am6:03 pm11:14:02+3:0412:26 pm (38.4°)92.142
Mar 36:47 am6:05 pm11:17:07+3:0412:26 pm (38.8°)92.165
Mar 46:46 am6:06 pm11:20:12+3:0412:25 pm (39.2°)92.187
Mar 56:44 am6:07 pm11:23:17+3:0512:25 pm (39.6°)92.210
* 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

5:18 am

Altitude

-23.7°

Heading

75° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.7%

Moon in Halifax - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 277:31 am7:20 pm-1:21 pm(40.3°)232,6101.5%
Feb 288:04 am8:31 pm-2:12 pm(45.0°)230,9385.7%
Mar 18:36 am9:42 pm-3:04 pm(49.8°)229,86912.5%
Mar 29:10 am10:53 pm-3:57 pm(54.3°)229,37721.4%
Mar 39:47 am--4:51 pm(58.1°)229,38932.0%
Mar 4-12:04 am10:27 am5:47 pm(61.2°)229,81643.6%
Mar 5-1:13 am11:14 am6:43 pm(63.1°)230,57755.4%
* 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, Mon, Feb 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:53 amMon 5:21 pmMon 12:06 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 7:35 amMon 9:05 pmMon 2:20 pmFairly good visibility
MarsMon 8:28 amMon 9:44 pmMon 3:06 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 9:37 pmMon 8:43 amMon 3:10 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 3:01 amMon 11:58 amMon 7:29 amAverage visiblity
UranusMon 8:31 amMon 9:39 pmMon 3:05 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 7:06 amMon 6:07 pmMon 12:36 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Halifax.

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