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Moon: 4.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 24, 2017 at 2:49:13 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:16 am 106° East
Sunset Today: 5:36 pm 255° West


Moonrise Today: 6:13 am 120° Southeast
Moonset Today: 3:11 pm 242° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 20 minutes (+4m 35s)

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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

2:49 pm

Altitude

18.4°

Heading

217° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 20m 24s

Change since

Yesterday: +4m 35s

Winter: +3h 22m

Summer: -7h 15m

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 – 5:12 am
Astro. Twilight5:12 am – 5:55 am
Nautical Twilight5:55 am – 6:38 am
Civil Twilight6:38 am – 7:16 am
Daylight7:16 am – 5:36 pm
Civil Twilight5:36 pm – 6:14 pm
Nautical Twilight6:14 pm – 6:57 pm
Astro. Twilight6:57 pm – 7:40 pm
Night7:40 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 247:16 am5:36 pm10:20:24+4:3512:25 pm (24.8°)92.007
Feb 257:13 am5:38 pm10:25:00+4:3612:25 pm (25.2°)92.028
Feb 267:11 am5:40 pm10:29:37+4:3612:25 pm (25.6°)92.050
Feb 277:08 am5:43 pm10:34:14+4:3712:25 pm (26.0°)92.072
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
* 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

2:49 pm

Altitude

2.0°

Heading

237° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

4.6%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 246:13 am3:11 pm-10:39 am(17.4°)240,9775.4%
Feb 256:45 am4:23 pm-11:30 am(20.3°)238,0081.5%
Feb 267:12 am5:39 pm-12:20 pm(23.9°)235,2680.0%
Feb 277:37 am6:58 pm-1:11 pm(28.2°)232,9481.1%
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%
* 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, Fri, Feb 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:19 amSat 4:39 pmSat 11:58 amDifficult to see
VenusFri 7:26 amFri 9:33 pmFri 2:29 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 8:18 amFri 10:00 pmFri 3:08 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 9:58 pmSat 8:36 amSat 3:17 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 3:58 amSat 11:13 amSat 7:36 amAverage visiblity
UranusFri 8:24 amFri 10:06 pmFri 3:15 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 7:32 amFri 6:02 pmFri 12:47 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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