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

Moon: 97.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 19, 2019 at 9:22:42 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:18 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 6:23 pm 270° West


Moonrise Today: 4:04 pm 69° East
Moonset Today: 6:11 am 294° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 5 minutes (+4m 40s)

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Today's Sun Position in Edinburgh

Time:9:22 pm
Altitude:-23.9°
Direction:310° NW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 12h 5m 10s (Mar 19, 2019)

4 minutes, 40 seconds longer than yesterday (Mar 18, 2019)

5 hours, 7 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

5 hours, 31 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Edinburgh Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:11 am
Astro. Twilight4:11 am – 4:57 am
Nautical Twilight4:57 am – 5:41 am
Civil Twilight5:41 am – 6:18 am
Daylight6:18 am – 6:23 pm
Civil Twilight6:23 pm – 7:00 pm
Nautical Twilight7:00 pm – 7:44 pm
Astro. Twilight7:44 pm – 8:31 pm
Night8:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Mar 196:18 am6:23 pm12:05:10+4:4012:20 pm (33.5°)92.536
Mar 206:16 am6:25 pm12:09:51+4:4012:20 pm (33.9°)92.562
Mar 216:13 am6:27 pm12:14:31+4:4012:20 pm (34.3°)92.588
Mar 226:10 am6:29 pm12:19:12+4:4012:19 pm (34.7°)92.614
Mar 236:08 am6:31 pm12:23:52+4:4012:19 pm (35.1°)92.641
Mar 246:05 am6:34 pm12:28:32+4:4012:19 pm (35.5°)92.667
Mar 256:02 am6:36 pm12:33:12+4:4012:18 pm (35.9°)92.694
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

March Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 9:58 pm in Edinburgh.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Edinburgh

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 19-6:11 am4:04 pm11:29 pm(43.3°)223,32098.1%
Mar 20-6:34 am5:35 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Mar 21-6:55 am7:04 pm12:24 am(37.7°)224,09799.8%
Mar 22-7:14 am8:32 pm1:17 am(32.0°)226,02598.4%
Mar 23-7:33 am9:57 pm2:10 am(26.5°)228,92394.1%
Mar 24-7:53 am11:19 pm3:01 am(21.5°)232,50687.4%
Mar 25-8:17 am-3:53 am(17.4°)236,43379.0%
* 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, Tue, Mar 19, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:46 amWed 5:29 pmWed 11:38 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 5:26 amWed 2:37 pmWed 10:01 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 7:36 amTue 11:52 pmTue 3:43 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 2:22 amWed 9:27 amWed 5:55 amGreat visibility
SaturnWed 4:04 amWed 11:26 amWed 7:45 amAverage visibility
UranusTue 7:08 amTue 9:31 pmTue 2:20 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 6:07 amWed 5:00 pmWed 11:34 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

More about the planets visible in the night sky in Edinburgh