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Moon: 2.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 28, 2017 at 3:16:25 am


Sunrise Today: 7:06 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 5:45 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 8:00 am 93° East
Moonset Today: 8:18 pm 271° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 38 minutes (+4m 37s)

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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

3:16 am

Altitude

-31.4°

Heading

52° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 38m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: +4m 37s

Winter: +3h 41m

Summer: -6h 57m

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 – 5:02 am
Astro. Twilight5:02 am – 5:46 am
Nautical Twilight5:46 am – 6:29 am
Civil Twilight6:29 am – 7:06 am
Daylight7:06 am – 5:45 pm
Civil Twilight5:45 pm – 6:22 pm
Nautical Twilight6:22 pm – 7:05 pm
Astro. Twilight7:05 pm – 7:49 pm
Night7:49 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 287:06 am5:45 pm10:38:51+4:3712:25 pm (26.3°)92.094
Mar 17:03 am5:47 pm10:43:29+4:3712:25 pm (26.7°)92.116
Mar 27:01 am5:49 pm10:48:07+4:3812:24 pm (27.1°)92.138
Mar 36:58 am5:51 pm10:52:45+4:3812:24 pm (27.5°)92.161
Mar 46:56 am5:53 pm10:57:24+4:3812:24 pm (27.9°)92.183
Mar 56:53 am5:55 pm11:02:03+4:3912:24 pm (28.2°)92.206
Mar 66:51 am5:57 pm11:06:43+4:3912:23 pm (28.6°)92.229
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. 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

3:16 am

Altitude

-34.0°

Heading

29° NE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.9%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 288:00 am8:18 pm-2:02 pm(32.8°)231,1774.8%
Mar 18:23 am9:40 pm-2:54 pm(37.6°)230,00711.2%
Mar 28:47 am11:01 pm-3:46 pm(42.1°)229,42219.8%
Mar 39:14 am--4:40 pm(46.1°)229,35530.1%
Mar 4-12:21 am9:46 am5:36 pm(49.3°)229,71941.6%
Mar 5-1:37 am10:25 am6:32 pm(51.4°)230,42953.5%
Mar 6-2:48 am11:12 am7:30 pm(52.3°)231,42665.1%
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. 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, Feb 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:15 amTue 5:01 pmTue 12:07 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 7:06 amTue 9:25 pmTue 2:15 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 8:06 amTue 10:02 pmTue 3:04 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 9:45 pmTue 8:24 amTue 3:05 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 3:47 amTue 11:02 amTue 7:25 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 8:09 amTue 9:52 pmTue 3:00 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 7:16 amTue 5:47 pmTue 12:32 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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