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Moon: 0.4%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 18, 2017 at 8:47:08 pm


Sunrise Today: 8:36 am 130° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:07 pm 230° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 8:20 am 124° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:45 pm 235° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 7 hours, 30 minutes (-26s)

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Today's Sun Position in Dublin

The Sun's altitude in Dublin 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

8:47 pm

Altitude

-40.0°

Heading

285° W

Position

Night

Day length

7h 30m 35s

Change since

Yesterday: -26s

Winter: +35s

Summer: -9h 29m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Dublin Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Dublin 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 – 6:25 am
Astro. Twilight6:25 am – 7:08 am
Nautical Twilight7:08 am – 7:53 am
Civil Twilight7:53 am – 8:36 am
Daylight8:36 am – 4:07 pm
Civil Twilight4:07 pm – 4:49 pm
Nautical Twilight4:49 pm – 5:35 pm
Astro. Twilight5:35 pm – 6:17 pm
Night6:17 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Dublin - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 188:36 am4:07 pm7:30:35−0:2612:21 pm (13.3°)91.468
Dec 198:37 am4:07 pm7:30:16−0:1912:22 pm (13.3°)91.461
Dec 208:37 am4:07 pm7:30:04−0:1112:22 pm (13.3°)91.454
Dec 218:38 am4:08 pm7:29:59−0:0412:23 pm (13.3°)91.447
Dec 228:38 am4:08 pm7:30:02+0:0212:23 pm (13.3°)91.441
Dec 238:39 am4:09 pm7:30:11+0:0912:24 pm (13.3°)91.435
Dec 248:39 am4:10 pm7:30:28+0:1612:24 pm (13.3°)91.430
* All times are local time for Dublin. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 4:27 pm in Dublin. In terms of daylight, this day is 9 hours, 30 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:29 am
June SolsticeJun 215:24 am
September EquinoxSep 229:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:28 pm
* All times are local Dublin time.

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Today's Moon in Dublin

The Moon's path in Dublin 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

8:47 pm

Altitude

-34.0°

Heading

282° W

Position

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.4%

Moon in Dublin - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 188:20 am4:45 pm-12:33 pm(16.1°)252,5940.2%
Dec 199:11 am5:31 pm-1:21 pm(15.8°)252,6011.5%
Dec 209:56 am6:25 pm-2:09 pm(16.4°)252,1574.7%
Dec 2110:34 am7:24 pm-2:56 pm(17.9°)251,2199.7%
Dec 2211:06 am8:27 pm-3:43 pm(20.3°)249,73716.3%
Dec 2311:33 am9:33 pm-4:29 pm(23.4°)247,67324.3%
Dec 2411:57 am10:41 pm-5:14 pm(27.2°)245,02133.4%
* All times are local time for Dublin. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Dublin This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:15 amTue 3:33 pmTue 11:24 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 8:15 amTue 3:44 pmTue 12:00 noonSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 3:56 amTue 1:42 pmTue 8:49 amAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 4:44 amTue 2:00 pmTue 9:22 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 8:42 amTue 4:20 pmTue 12:31 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusMon 1:14 pmTue 2:58 amMon 8:06 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:09 pmMon 10:48 pmMon 5:28 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Dublin.

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