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Moon: 20.2%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 20, 2018 at 4:06:03 am


Sunrise Today: 5:55 am 68° East
Sunset Today: 8:29 pm 293° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 8:55 am 53° Northeast
Moonset Today: 12:47 am 306° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 34 minutes (+4m 29s)

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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

4:06 am

Altitude

-13.5°

Heading

44° NE

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

14h 34m 3s

Change since

Yesterday: +4m 29s

Winter: +7h 36m

Summer: -3h 2m

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 – 3:13 am
Astro. Twilight3:13 am – 4:20 am
Nautical Twilight4:20 am – 5:14 am
Civil Twilight5:14 am – 5:55 am
Daylight5:55 am – 8:29 pm
Civil Twilight8:29 pm – 9:10 pm
Nautical Twilight9:10 pm – 10:04 pm
Astro. Twilight10:04 pm – 11:13 pm
Night11:13 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 205:55 am8:29 pm14:34:03+4:291:11 pm (45.7°)93.391
Apr 215:52 am8:31 pm14:38:32+4:281:11 pm (46.0°)93.416
Apr 225:50 am8:33 pm14:43:00+4:271:11 pm (46.3°)93.441
Apr 235:48 am8:35 pm14:47:27+4:261:11 pm (46.7°)93.465
Apr 245:45 am8:37 pm14:51:52+4:251:10 pm (47.0°)93.489
Apr 255:43 am8:39 pm14:56:17+4:241:10 pm (47.3°)93.514
Apr 265:40 am8:41 pm15:00:41+4:231:10 pm (47.7°)93.538
* 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.

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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

4:06 am

Altitude

-14.9°

Heading

349° N

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

20.2%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 20-12:47 am8:55 am5:22 pm(53.7°)229,10925.6%
Apr 21-1:55 am9:49 am6:22 pm(53.8°)229,37236.7%
Apr 22-2:51 am10:54 am7:20 pm(52.6°)230,03248.5%
Apr 23-3:36 am12:08 pm8:17 pm(50.0°)231,01260.3%
Apr 24-4:10 am1:27 pm9:11 pm(46.5°)232,25971.3%
Apr 25-4:38 am2:47 pm10:02 pm(42.2°)233,75381.1%
Apr 26-5:00 am4:07 pm10:52 pm(37.4°)235,48689.1%
* 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, Fri, Apr 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:34 amFri 5:51 pmFri 11:42 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 6:38 amFri 11:00 pmFri 2:48 pmFairly good visibility
MarsFri 3:10 amFri 10:08 amFri 6:39 amFairly good visibility
JupiterThu 10:16 pmFri 6:53 amFri 2:34 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 2:23 amFri 9:35 amFri 5:59 amFairly good visibility
UranusFri 5:58 amFri 8:12 pmFri 1:05 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
NeptuneFri 5:03 amFri 3:51 pmFri 10:27 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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