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Moon: 70.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 19, 2018 at 4:18:32 am


Sunrise Today: 6:51 am 86° East
Sunset Today: 7:20 pm 274° West


Moonrise Today: 5:23 pm 128° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:21 am 231° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 28 minutes (-4m 35s)

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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

4:18 am

Altitude

-20.7°

Heading

53° NE

Position

Night

Day length

12h 28m 7s

Change since

Yesterday: -4m 35s

Winter: +5h 30m

Summer: -5h 8m

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 – 4:41 am
Astro. Twilight4:41 am – 5:29 am
Nautical Twilight5:29 am – 6:14 am
Civil Twilight6:14 am – 6:51 am
Daylight6:51 am – 7:20 pm
Civil Twilight7:20 pm – 7:57 pm
Nautical Twilight7:57 pm – 8:41 pm
Astro. Twilight8:41 pm – 9:29 pm
Night9:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 196:51 am7:20 pm12:28:07−4:351:06 pm (35.5°)93.378
Sep 206:53 am7:17 pm12:23:31−4:361:06 pm (35.1°)93.352
Sep 216:55 am7:14 pm12:18:55−4:361:05 pm (34.7°)93.325
Sep 226:57 am7:12 pm12:14:19−4:361:05 pm (34.3°)93.299
Sep 236:59 am7:09 pm12:09:43−4:361:05 pm (33.9°)93.273
Sep 247:01 am7:06 pm12:05:06−4:361:04 pm (33.5°)93.247
Sep 257:03 am7:04 pm12:00:30−4:361:04 pm (33.1°)93.221
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 2:54 am in Edinburgh.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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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

4:18 am

Altitude

-30.6°

Heading

277° W

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

70.2%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 19-12:21 am5:23 pm9:18 pm(13.3°)251,56676.2%
Sep 20-1:17 am5:57 pm10:06 pm(15.1°)251,34383.9%
Sep 21-2:20 am6:25 pm10:52 pm(17.8°)250,47690.4%
Sep 22-3:27 am6:47 pm11:37 pm(21.2°)249,09495.4%
Sep 23-4:37 am7:07 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-5:48 am7:24 pm12:22 am(25.2°)247,33898.6%
Sep 25-7:01 am7:41 pm1:06 am(29.6°)245,34399.9%
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Sep 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:37 amWed 7:27 pmWed 1:04 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 11:23 amWed 7:30 pmWed 3:27 pmAverage visiblity
MarsWed 6:20 pmThu 12:59 amWed 9:39 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 12:13 pmWed 8:46 pmWed 4:30 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 3:58 pmWed 11:01 pmWed 7:29 pmFairly good visibility
UranusTue 8:06 pmWed 10:34 amWed 3:20 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 7:01 pmThu 5:44 amThu 12:22 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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