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Moon: 14.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Apr 23, 2017 at 6:45:09 am


Sunrise Today: 5:47 am 66° East
Sunset Today: 8:35 pm 295° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:02 am 101° East
Moonset Today: 4:24 pm 263° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 48 minutes (+4m 26s)

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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

6:45 am

Altitude

7.0°

Heading

78° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 48m 30s

Change since

Yesterday: +4m 26s

Winter: +7h 50m

Summer: -2h 47m

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 – 2:57 am
Astro. Twilight2:57 am – 4:10 am
Nautical Twilight4:10 am – 5:05 am
Civil Twilight5:05 am – 5:47 am
Daylight5:47 am – 8:35 pm
Civil Twilight8:35 pm – 9:18 pm
Nautical Twilight9:18 pm – 10:14 pm
Astro. Twilight10:14 pm – 11:29 pm
Night11:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 235:47 am8:35 pm14:48:30+4:261:11 pm (46.8°)93.475
Apr 245:45 am8:38 pm14:52:56+4:251:10 pm (47.1°)93.500
Apr 255:42 am8:40 pm14:57:20+4:241:10 pm (47.4°)93.525
Apr 265:40 am8:42 pm15:01:44+4:231:10 pm (47.7°)93.550
Apr 275:38 am8:44 pm15:06:06+4:221:10 pm (48.0°)93.574
Apr 285:35 am8:46 pm15:10:26+4:201:10 pm (48.4°)93.598
Apr 295:33 am8:48 pm15:14:46+4:191:10 pm (48.7°)93.622
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:29 am
June SolsticeJun 215:24 am
September EquinoxSep 229:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:28 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 2017 Moon Phases

6:45 am

Altitude

12.3°

Heading

122° SE

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

14.2%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 235:02 am4:24 pm-10:37 am(28.2°)232,34913.0%
Apr 245:25 am5:46 pm-11:28 am(32.9°)228,7966.2%
Apr 255:48 am7:10 pm-12:21 pm(37.9°)225,9271.7%
Apr 266:13 am8:36 pm-1:16 pm(42.7°)224,0300.2%
Apr 276:42 am10:01 pm-2:14 pm(46.9°)223,2841.8%
Apr 287:17 am11:23 pm-3:13 pm(50.1°)223,7286.7%
Apr 297:59 am--4:14 pm(52.1°)225,25514.2%
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Sun, Apr 23, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:35 amSun 8:00 pmSun 12:49 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 4:41 amSun 5:08 pmSun 10:54 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 6:39 amSun 11:26 pmSun 3:02 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSun 6:32 pmMon 5:40 amMon 12:06 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 1:19 amSun 8:34 amSun 4:56 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 5:41 amSun 7:37 pmSun 12:39 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 4:47 amSun 3:26 pmSun 10:06 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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