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Moon: 3.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 24, 2017 at 9:14:05 am


Sunrise Today: 5:04 am 51° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:38 pm 310° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:53 am 73° East
Moonset Today: 7:36 pm 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 16 hours, 33 minutes (+2m 54s)

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Today's Sun Position in Belfast

The Sun's altitude in Belfast 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

9:14 am

Altitude

33.2°

Heading

101° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

16h 33m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 54s

Winter: +9h 18m

Summer: -42m 42s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Belfast Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Belfast 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

Today it does not get darker than Astronomical Twilight.

Astro. Twilight12:00 am – 2:54 am
Nautical Twilight2:54 am – 4:14 am
Civil Twilight4:14 am – 5:04 am
Daylight5:04 am – 9:38 pm
Civil Twilight9:38 pm – 10:28 pm
Nautical Twilight10:28 pm – 11:49 pm
Astro. Twilight11:49 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Belfast - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 245:04 am9:38 pm16:33:57+2:541:20 pm (56.3°)94.143
May 255:02 am9:39 pm16:36:47+2:491:20 pm (56.4°)94.160
May 265:01 am9:41 pm16:39:32+2:451:20 pm (56.6°)94.176
May 275:00 am9:42 pm16:42:12+2:401:20 pm (56.8°)94.192
May 284:59 am9:43 pm16:44:47+2:351:21 pm (56.9°)94.208
May 294:57 am9:45 pm16:47:18+2:301:21 pm (57.1°)94.223
May 304:56 am9:46 pm16:49:43+2:251:21 pm (57.3°)94.237
* All times are local time for Belfast. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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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 Belfast time.

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Today's Moon in Belfast

The Moon's path in Belfast 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

9:14 am

Altitude

34.6°

Heading

127° SE

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

3.5%

Moon in Belfast - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 244:53 am7:36 pm-12:07 pm(46.1°)223,4763.0%
May 255:25 am9:00 pm-1:05 pm(50.0°)222,1440.4%
May 266:05 am10:18 pm-2:07 pm(52.7°)222,1051.0%
May 276:54 am11:27 pm-3:09 pm(54.1°)223,3554.9%
May 287:54 am--4:11 pm(53.9°)225,72811.7%
May 29-12:23 am9:03 am5:10 pm(52.3°)228,93320.6%
May 30-1:08 am10:16 am6:06 pm(49.7°)232,62330.9%
* All times are local time for Belfast. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Belfast This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, May 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:35 amWed 6:56 pmWed 11:45 amVery difficult to see
VenusWed 3:48 amWed 4:59 pmWed 10:23 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 6:01 amWed 11:22 pmWed 2:41 pmDifficult to see
JupiterWed 4:25 pmThu 3:45 amWed 10:05 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 11:09 pmThu 6:40 amThu 2:55 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 3:55 amWed 5:53 pmWed 10:54 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 2:55 amWed 1:41 pmWed 8:18 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Belfast.

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