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

Moon: 18.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 11, 2018 at 8:19:45 pm


Sunrise Today: 8:33 am 133° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:38 pm 227° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 11:33 am 127° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:39 pm 235° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 7 hours, 5 minutes (-1m 27s)

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Today's Sun Position in Edinburgh

Time:8:19 pm
Altitude:-37.4°
Direction:285° W
Phase:Night

Day length today: 7h 5m 4s (Dec 11, 2018)

1 minute, 27 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 10, 2018)

7 minutes, 23 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

10 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 – 6:12 am
Astro. Twilight6:12 am – 6:57 am
Nautical Twilight6:57 am – 7:46 am
Civil Twilight7:46 am – 8:33 am
Daylight8:33 am – 3:38 pm
Civil Twilight3:38 pm – 4:25 pm
Nautical Twilight4:25 pm – 5:13 pm
Astro. Twilight5:13 pm – 5:59 pm
Night5:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 118:33 am3:38 pm7:05:04−1:2712:05 pm (11.1°)91.532
Dec 128:34 am3:38 pm7:03:44−1:2012:06 pm (11.0°)91.521
Dec 138:35 am3:38 pm7:02:31−1:1212:06 pm (11.0°)91.510
Dec 148:36 am3:38 pm7:01:26−1:0412:07 pm (10.9°)91.500
Dec 158:37 am3:38 pm7:00:30−0:5612:07 pm (10.9°)91.490
Dec 168:38 am3:38 pm6:59:41−0:4812:08 pm (10.8°)91.480
Dec 178:39 am3:38 pm6:59:00−0:4012:08 pm (10.8°)91.471
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 1111:33 am7:39 pm-3:33 pm(14.0°)251,50816.8%
Dec 1212:01 pm8:45 pm-4:19 pm(16.5°)251,75624.7%
Dec 1312:24 pm9:53 pm-5:04 pm(19.8°)251,24033.5%
Dec 1412:43 pm11:03 pm-5:47 pm(23.6°)249,90743.0%
Dec 151:00 pm--6:30 pm(27.9°)247,76552.8%
Dec 16-12:14 am1:15 pm7:14 pm(32.5°)244,89462.8%
Dec 17-1:26 am1:31 pm7:58 pm(37.3°)241,45172.5%
* 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, Tue, Dec 11, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:27 amWed 2:52 pmWed 10:40 amAverage visibility
VenusWed 4:11 amWed 2:04 pmWed 9:08 amGreat visibility
MarsTue 12:35 pmTue 11:30 pmTue 6:02 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 7:24 amWed 2:58 pmWed 11:11 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnWed 9:54 amWed 5:00 pmWed 1:27 pmDifficult to see
UranusTue 1:31 pmWed 3:46 amTue 8:38 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneTue 12:33 pmTue 11:12 pmTue 5:52 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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