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

Moon: 20.2%
Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Mar 29, 2020 at 6:59:12 am


Sunrise Today: 6:50 am 82° East
Sunset Today: 7:45 pm 278° West


Moonrise Today: 8:53 am 56° Northeast


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 55 minutes (+4m 39s)

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Today's Sun Position in Edinburgh

Time:6:59 am
Altitude:0.8°
Direction:84° E
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 55m 25s (Mar 29, 2020)

4 minutes, 39 seconds longer than yesterday (Mar 28, 2020)

5 hours, 57 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 22, 2019)

4 hours, 40 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Edinburgh Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:37 am
Astro. Twilight4:37 am – 5:27 am
Nautical Twilight5:27 am – 6:12 am
Civil Twilight6:12 am – 6:50 am
Daylight6:50 am – 7:45 pm
Civil Twilight7:45 pm – 8:23 pm
Nautical Twilight8:23 pm – 9:09 pm
Astro. Twilight9:09 pm – 9:59 pm
Night9:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 296:50 am7:45 pm12:55:25+4:391:17 pm (37.7°)92.823
Mar 306:47 am7:47 pm13:00:04+4:391:17 pm (38.1°)92.850
Mar 316:45 am7:49 pm13:04:43+4:391:16 pm (38.5°)92.876
Apr 16:42 am7:51 pm13:09:22+4:381:16 pm (38.9°)92.902
Apr 26:39 am7:53 pm13:14:01+4:381:16 pm (39.3°)92.928
Apr 36:37 am7:55 pm13:18:39+4:381:15 pm (39.7°)92.954
Apr 46:34 am7:57 pm13:23:17+4:381:15 pm (40.1°)92.981
* 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.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 1:00 am, and this is accounted for above.

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Today's Moon in Edinburgh

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Mar 298:53 am--5:06 pm(52.9°)247,00323.6%
Mar 30-1:35 am9:19 am5:56 pm(55.5°)244,26832.8%
Mar 31-2:45 am9:54 am6:48 pm(57.0°)241,02443.0%
Apr 1-3:48 am10:42 am7:43 pm(57.1°)237,38553.8%
Apr 2-4:41 am11:46 am8:40 pm(55.8°)233,54164.9%
Apr 3-5:21 am1:03 pm9:37 pm(53.0°)229,76375.5%
Apr 4-5:51 am2:29 pm10:33 pm(48.8°)226,38085.1%
* 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, Sun, Mar 29, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:29 amSun 4:52 pmSun 11:40 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 7:36 amMon 12:47 amSun 4:11 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 5:04 amSun 12:33 pmSun 8:49 amAverage visibility
JupiterSun 4:44 amSun 12:11 pmSun 8:27 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 5:01 amSun 12:48 pmSun 8:54 amAverage visibility
UranusSun 7:33 amSun 10:16 pmSun 2:54 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 6:33 amSun 5:37 pmSun 12:05 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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