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Moon: 56.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 18, 2018 at 10:53:50 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:04 am 66° East
Sunset Today: 8:48 pm 294° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:55 pm 117° Southeast


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 44 minutes (-4m 6s)

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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

10:53 pm

Altitude

-15.1°

Heading

321° NW

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

14h 44m 6s

Change since

Yesterday: -4m 6s

Winter: +7h 28m

Summer: -2h 32m

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

Night12:00 am – 3:22 am
Astro. Twilight3:22 am – 4:31 am
Nautical Twilight4:31 am – 5:24 am
Civil Twilight5:24 am – 6:04 am
Daylight6:04 am – 8:48 pm
Civil Twilight8:48 pm – 9:29 pm
Nautical Twilight9:29 pm – 10:22 pm
Astro. Twilight10:22 pm – 11:28 pm
Night11:28 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Belfast - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 186:04 am8:48 pm14:44:06−4:061:27 pm (48.4°)94.093
Aug 196:06 am8:46 pm14:39:58−4:071:27 pm (48.1°)94.074
Aug 206:08 am8:44 pm14:35:50−4:081:27 pm (47.8°)94.055
Aug 216:10 am8:42 pm14:31:40−4:091:26 pm (47.4°)94.036
Aug 226:12 am8:39 pm14:27:30−4:101:26 pm (47.1°)94.016
Aug 236:14 am8:37 pm14:23:18−4:111:26 pm (46.8°)93.996
Aug 246:15 am8:35 pm14:19:06−4:121:26 pm (46.4°)93.976
* All times are local time for Belfast. 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 204:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 2111:07 am
September EquinoxSep 232:54 am
December SolsticeDec 2110:23 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 2018 Moon Phases

10:53 pm

Altitude

7.6°

Heading

226° SW

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

56.0%

Moon in Belfast - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 182:55 pm--7:34 pm(18.9°)245,33154.6%
Aug 19-12:06 am4:03 pm8:22 pm(16.3°)248,04664.6%
Aug 20-12:36 am5:05 pm9:10 pm(14.6°)250,07273.8%
Aug 21-1:13 am6:00 pm9:59 pm(13.8°)251,39082.0%
Aug 22-1:57 am6:48 pm10:47 pm(14.1°)252,03188.8%
Aug 23-2:48 am7:27 pm11:35 pm(15.3°)252,06294.2%
Aug 24-3:46 am8:00 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* All times are local time for Belfast. 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 Belfast This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Aug 18, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:55 amSun 7:56 pmSun 12:25 pmDifficult to see
VenusSun 10:47 amSun 9:41 pmSun 4:15 pmAverage visiblity
MarsSat 8:38 pmSun 2:52 amSat 11:45 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 1:57 pmSat 10:59 pmSat 6:28 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 6:06 pmSun 1:28 amSat 9:47 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 10:20 pmMon 12:43 pmMon 5:31 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 9:13 pmMon 8:04 amMon 2:38 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Belfast.

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