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Moon: 1.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Apr 25, 2017 at 1:42:20 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:42 am 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:40 pm 296° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:48 am 84° East
Moonset Today: 7:10 pm 280° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 57 minutes (+4m 24s)

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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

1:42 pm

Altitude

47.0°

Heading

191° S

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 57m 20s

Change since

Yesterday: +4m 24s

Winter: +7h 59m

Summer: -2h 38m

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 – 2:46 am
Astro. Twilight2:46 am – 4:03 am
Nautical Twilight4:03 am – 5:00 am
Civil Twilight5:00 am – 5:42 am
Daylight5:42 am – 8:40 pm
Civil Twilight8:40 pm – 9:22 pm
Nautical Twilight9:22 pm – 10:20 pm
Astro. Twilight10:20 pm – 11:39 pm
Night11:39 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
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+4:211:10 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
Apr 305:31 am8:50 pm15:19:03+4:171:09 pm (49.0°)93.645
May 15:28 am8:52 pm15:23:19+4:161:09 pm (49.3°)93.669
* 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

1:42 pm

Altitude

35.8°

Heading

204° SW

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.5%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
Apr 30-12:35 am8:52 am5:14 pm(52.6°)227,63823.9%
May 1-1:36 am9:54 am6:13 pm(51.8°)230,59134.8%
* 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, Tue, Apr 25, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:30 amTue 7:42 pmTue 12:37 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 4:37 amTue 5:03 pmTue 10:50 amGreat visibility
MarsTue 6:34 amTue 11:27 pmTue 3:00 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterTue 6:23 pmWed 5:31 amTue 11:57 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 1:06 amWed 8:22 amWed 4:44 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 5:33 amTue 7:30 pmTue 12:31 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 4:39 amTue 3:19 pmTue 9:59 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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