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

Moon: 2.2%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: Sep 18, 2020 at 3:26:02 pm
Sunrise Today: 6:50 am 86° East
Sunset Today: 7:21 pm 274° West
Moonrise Today: 7:49 am 88° East
Moonset Today: 8:12 pm 267° West
Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 30 minutes (-4m 36s)
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Today's Sun Position in Edinburgh

Time:3:26 pm
Altitude:28.8°
Direction:221° SW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 12h 30m 21s (Sep 18, 2020)

4 minutes, 36 seconds shorter than yesterday (Sep 17, 2020)

5 hours, 32 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 22, 2019)

5 hours, 6 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Edinburgh Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:40 am
Astro. Twilight4:40 am – 5:28 am
Nautical Twilight5:28 am – 6:13 am
Civil Twilight6:13 am – 6:50 am
Daylight6:50 am – 7:21 pm
Civil Twilight7:21 pm – 7:58 pm
Nautical Twilight7:58 pm – 8:43 pm
Astro. Twilight8:43 pm – 9:31 pm
Night9:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 186:50 am7:21 pm12:30:21−4:361:06 pm (35.6°)93.396
Sep 196:52 am7:18 pm12:25:45−4:361:06 pm (35.3°)93.370
Sep 206:54 am7:16 pm12:21:09−4:361:06 pm (34.9°)93.344
Sep 216:56 am7:13 pm12:16:33−4:361:05 pm (34.5°)93.318
Sep 226:58 am7:10 pm12:11:56−4:361:05 pm (34.1°)93.291
Sep 237:00 am7:08 pm12:07:20−4:361:04 pm (33.7°)93.264
Sep 247:02 am7:05 pm12:02:44−4:361:04 pm (33.3°)93.238
* 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.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 2:30 pm in Edinburgh.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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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
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 187:49 am8:12 pm-2:10 pm(33.1°)223,1232.0%
Sep 199:23 am8:27 pm-3:04 pm(26.6°)223,6816.9%
Sep 2010:57 am8:43 pm-3:57 pm(20.7°)225,31014.5%
Sep 2112:30 pm9:04 pm-4:53 pm(15.6°)227,78324.1%
Sep 221:59 pm9:32 pm-5:49 pm(11.9°)230,81335.0%
Sep 233:20 pm10:09 pm-6:47 pm(9.5°)234,10846.4%
Sep 244:27 pm11:01 pm-7:44 pm(8.7°)237,41557.7%
* 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, Sep 18, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 9:15 amFri 7:40 pmFri 2:29 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 2:36 amFri 6:10 pmFri 10:24 amGood visibility
MarsFri 8:23 pmSat 9:50 amSat 3:07 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 5:04 pmSat 12:07 amFri 8:35 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 5:26 pmSat 12:53 amFri 9:09 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 8:17 pmSat 11:23 amSat 3:50 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 7:10 pmSat 6:13 amSat 12:41 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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