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

Moon: 97.9%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Jan 27, 2021 at 10:53:05 am
Sunrise Today: 8:16 am 123° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:35 pm 237° Southwest
Moonrise Today: 2:40 pm 43° Northeast
Moonset Today: 8:01 am 318° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 20 minutes (+3m 48s)
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Today's Sun Position in Edinburgh

Time:10:53 am
Altitude:13.3°
Direction:157° S
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 8h 19m 39s (Jan 27, 2021)

3 minutes, 48 seconds longer than yesterday (Jan 26, 2021)

1 hour, 22 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

9 hours, 16 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Edinburgh Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:04 am
Astro. Twilight6:04 am – 6:48 am
Nautical Twilight6:48 am – 7:34 am
Civil Twilight7:34 am – 8:16 am
Daylight8:16 am – 4:35 pm
Civil Twilight4:35 pm – 5:17 pm
Nautical Twilight5:17 pm – 6:03 pm
Astro. Twilight6:03 pm – 6:46 pm
Night6:46 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Jan 278:16 am4:35 pm8:19:39+3:4812:25 pm (15.8°)91.534
Jan 288:14 am4:37 pm8:23:31+3:5112:25 pm (16.0°)91.545
Jan 298:12 am4:39 pm8:27:26+3:5412:25 pm (16.3°)91.557
Jan 308:10 am4:42 pm8:31:23+3:5712:26 pm (16.6°)91.569
Jan 318:08 am4:44 pm8:35:24+4:0012:26 pm (16.9°)91.582
Feb 18:07 am4:46 pm8:39:27+4:0312:26 pm (17.2°)91.596
Feb 28:05 am4:48 pm8:43:33+4:0512:26 pm (17.4°)91.610
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Edinburgh

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 27-8:01 am2:40 pm11:47 pm(57.2°)239,11799.2%
Jan 28-8:40 am3:55 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Jan 29-9:08 am5:19 pm12:42 am(54.6°)236,52799.8%
Jan 30-9:29 am6:46 pm1:35 am(50.6°)234,29297.9%
Jan 31-9:45 am8:14 pm2:27 am(45.6°)232,51493.5%
Feb 1-9:58 am9:42 pm3:17 am(39.9°)231,23086.6%
Feb 2-10:10 am11:10 pm4:06 am(33.7°)230,42177.7%
* All times are local time for Edinburgh. 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, Wed, Jan 27, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:46 amWed 6:24 pmWed 1:34 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 7:47 amWed 3:07 pmWed 11:27 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 10:29 amThu 1:59 amWed 6:13 pmAverage visibility
JupiterWed 8:25 amWed 4:36 pmWed 12:31 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
SaturnWed 8:15 amWed 4:11 pmWed 12:13 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusWed 10:36 amThu 1:27 amWed 6:02 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 9:34 amWed 8:37 pmWed 3:06 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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