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Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 99.5%
Waning Gibbous
Current Time: Dec 8, 2022 at 8:07:20 pm
Sunrise Today: 8:29 am 132° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:39 pm 228° Southwest
Moonrise Today: 3:18 pm 38° Northeast
Moonset Today: 9:17 am 321° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 7 hours, 10 minutes (-1m 49s)
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Today's Sun Position in Edinburgh

Time:8:07 pm
Altitude:-35.7°
Direction:282° W
Phase:Night

Day length today: 7h 9m 45s (Dec 8, 2022)

1 minute, 49 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 7, 2022)

12 minutes, 7 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2021)

10 hours, 26 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2022)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Edinburgh Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:09 am
Astro. Twilight6:09 am – 6:54 am
Nautical Twilight6:54 am – 7:43 am
Civil Twilight7:43 am – 8:29 am
Daylight8:29 am – 3:39 pm
Civil Twilight3:39 pm – 4:25 pm
Nautical Twilight4:25 pm – 5:14 pm
Astro. Twilight5:14 pm – 5:59 pm
Night5:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2022Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 88:29 am3:39 pm7:09:45−1:4912:04 pm (11.4°)91.567
Dec 98:30 am3:38 pm7:08:02−1:4212:05 pm (11.3°)91.556
Dec 108:32 am3:38 pm7:06:27−1:3512:05 pm (11.2°)91.544
Dec 118:33 am3:38 pm7:04:59−1:2712:05 pm (11.1°)91.533
Dec 128:34 am3:38 pm7:03:39−1:2012:06 pm (11.0°)91.523
Dec 138:35 am3:38 pm7:02:27−1:1212:06 pm (11.0°)91.513
Dec 148:36 am3:37 pm7:01:23−1:0412:07 pm (10.9°)91.504
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Edinburgh

Year 2022 Moon Phases

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2022Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 8-9:17 am3:18 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 9-10:24 am3:58 pm12:45 am(60.6°)249,96099.2%
Dec 10-11:14 am4:54 pm1:37 am(61.0°)251,17596.6%
Dec 11-11:49 am6:03 pm2:28 am(60.1°)251,95692.2%
Dec 12-12:12 pm7:20 pm3:18 am(57.9°)252,19186.2%
Dec 13-12:27 pm8:38 pm4:04 am(54.6°)251,77778.9%
Dec 14-12:38 pm9:56 pm4:49 am(50.3°)250,63570.5%
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 8, 2022
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 10:12 amFri 4:22 pmFri 1:17 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 9:36 amFri 4:16 pmFri 12:56 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 3:00 pmFri 8:57 amThu 11:59 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 1:08 pmFri 12:55 amThu 7:01 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 12:11 pmThu 9:00 pmThu 4:35 pmAverage visibility
UranusThu 2:10 pmFri 5:41 amThu 9:55 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 12:58 pmFri 12:16 amThu 6:37 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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