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Moon: 91.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 22, 2018 at 12:24:29 am


Sunrise Today: 7:01 am 89° East
Sunset Today: 7:11 pm 271° West


Moonrise Today: 6:26 pm 107° East
Moonset Today: 4:12 am 250° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 10 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

12:24 am

Altitude

-44.0°

Heading

345° N

Position

Night

Day length

12h 10m 24s

Change since

Yesterday: -3m 4s

Winter: +3h 21m

Summer: -3h 23m

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 – 5:22 am
Astro. Twilight5:22 am – 5:57 am
Nautical Twilight5:57 am – 6:32 am
Civil Twilight6:32 am – 7:01 am
Daylight7:01 am – 7:11 pm
Civil Twilight7:11 pm – 7:40 pm
Nautical Twilight7:40 pm – 8:14 pm
Astro. Twilight8:14 pm – 8:49 pm
Night8:49 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Halifax - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 227:01 am7:11 pm12:10:24−3:041:06 pm (45.5°)93.295
Sep 237:02 am7:09 pm12:07:19−3:041:06 pm (45.1°)93.269
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
* 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.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 10:54 pm in Halifax.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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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

12:24 am

Altitude

27.1°

Heading

202° SW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

91.7%

Moon in Halifax - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 22-4:12 am6:26 pm11:46 pm(33.2°)248,82196.1%
Sep 23-5:13 am6:54 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
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%
* 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, Sat, Sep 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:05 amSat 7:20 pmSat 1:14 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusSat 10:41 amSat 8:01 pmSat 3:21 pmAverage visiblity
MarsSat 5:12 pmSun 1:53 amSat 9:32 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 11:29 amSat 9:13 pmSat 4:21 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 2:54 pmSat 11:44 pmSat 7:19 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 8:20 pmSat 9:58 amSat 3:09 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 6:37 pmSun 5:46 amSun 12:11 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Halifax.

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