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Moon: 5.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jan 19, 2018 at 2:11:52 pm


Sunrise Today: 8:28 am 127° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:18 pm 233° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 9:34 am 116° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:03 pm 246° West


Daylight Hours: 7 hours, 49 minutes (+3m 16s)

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Today's Sun Position in Edinburgh

The Sun's altitude in Edinburgh 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

2:11 pm

Altitude

10.5°

Heading

206° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

7h 49m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: +3m 16s

Winter: +52m 18s

Summer: -9h 46m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Edinburgh Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Edinburgh 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 – 6:14 am
Astro. Twilight6:14 am – 6:58 am
Nautical Twilight6:58 am – 7:45 am
Civil Twilight7:45 am – 8:28 am
Daylight8:28 am – 4:18 pm
Civil Twilight4:18 pm – 5:02 pm
Nautical Twilight5:02 pm – 5:49 pm
Astro. Twilight5:49 pm – 6:33 pm
Night6:33 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 198:28 am4:18 pm7:49:59+3:1612:23 pm (13.8°)91.467
Jan 208:27 am4:20 pm7:53:20+3:2112:23 pm (14.0°)91.474
Jan 218:25 am4:22 pm7:56:45+3:2512:24 pm (14.3°)91.482
Jan 228:24 am4:24 pm8:00:15+3:3012:24 pm (14.5°)91.490
Jan 238:23 am4:26 pm8:03:48+3:3312:24 pm (14.7°)91.499
Jan 248:21 am4:28 pm8:07:25+3:3712:24 pm (15.0°)91.508
Jan 258:19 am4:30 pm8:11:06+3:4112:25 pm (15.2°)91.517
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh time.

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Today's Moon in Edinburgh

The Moon's path in Edinburgh 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

2:11 pm

Altitude

19.6°

Heading

179° S

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

5.6%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 199:34 am7:03 pm-2:14 pm(19.7°)248,6365.7%
Jan 209:57 am8:13 pm-3:00 pm(23.2°)246,74711.2%
Jan 2110:18 am9:25 pm-3:45 pm(27.2°)244,48918.5%
Jan 2210:36 am10:38 pm-4:30 pm(31.7°)241,86427.3%
Jan 2310:55 am11:53 pm-5:17 pm(36.3°)238,90537.3%
Jan 2411:15 am--6:05 pm(40.8°)235,69648.2%
Jan 25-1:10 am11:37 am6:55 pm(45.1°)232,38559.5%
* 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, Fri, Jan 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:41 amFri 2:34 pmFri 11:07 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 8:46 amFri 4:23 pmFri 12:34 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 3:44 amSat 11:55 amSat 7:50 amAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 3:06 amSat 11:44 amSat 7:25 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 6:55 amSat 2:03 pmSat 10:29 amSlightly difficult to see
UranusFri 10:51 amSat 12:46 amFri 5:48 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 9:56 amFri 8:30 pmFri 3:13 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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