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Moon: 85.9%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: May 25, 2018 at 9:13:56 pm


Sunrise Today: 4:44 am 49° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:36 pm 312° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:30 pm 95° East
Moonset Today: 3:47 am 269° West


Daylight Hours: 16 hours, 52 minutes (+3m 4s)

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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

9:13 pm

Altitude

1.9°

Heading

307° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

16h 52m 20s

Change since

Yesterday: +3m 4s

Winter: +9h 54m

Summer: -43m 59s

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

Today it does not get darker than Astronomical Twilight.

Nautical Twilight12:00 am – 12:06 am
Astro. Twilight12:06 am – 2:12 am
Nautical Twilight2:12 am – 3:49 am
Civil Twilight3:49 am – 4:44 am
Daylight4:44 am – 9:36 pm
Civil Twilight9:36 pm – 10:31 pm
Nautical Twilight10:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 254:44 am9:36 pm16:52:20+3:041:09 pm (55.1°)94.150
May 264:42 am9:37 pm16:55:19+2:591:09 pm (55.2°)94.166
May 274:41 am9:39 pm16:58:13+2:541:09 pm (55.4°)94.182
May 284:40 am9:41 pm17:01:02+2:491:10 pm (55.6°)94.197
May 294:38 am9:42 pm17:03:46+2:431:10 pm (55.7°)94.213
May 304:37 am9:43 pm17:06:24+2:381:10 pm (55.9°)94.228
May 314:36 am9:45 pm17:08:57+2:321:10 pm (56.0°)94.243
* 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.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 204:15 pm
June SolsticeJun 2111:07 am
September EquinoxSep 232:54 am
December SolsticeDec 2110:23 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 2018 Moon Phases

9:13 pm

Altitude

28.1°

Heading

160° S

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

85.9%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 25-3:47 am4:30 pm10:24 pm(29.5°)240,40986.3%
May 26-4:05 am5:45 pm11:11 pm(25.0°)242,65292.7%
May 27-4:24 am6:59 pm11:57 pm(20.9°)244,77897.1%
May 28-4:45 am8:11 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
May 29-5:10 am9:20 pm12:44 am(17.5°)246,75399.5%
May 30-5:40 am10:23 pm1:32 am(14.9°)248,52599.7%
May 31-6:16 am11:19 pm2:21 am(13.2°)250,01897.9%
* 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, May 25, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 4:24 amSat 8:17 pmSat 12:19 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 6:30 amSat 12:33 amFri 3:32 pmGood visibility
MarsSat 1:44 amSat 9:03 amSat 5:24 amGood visibility
JupiterFri 7:28 pmSat 4:22 amFri 11:55 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 11:57 pmSat 7:08 amSat 3:33 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 3:40 amSat 6:02 pmSat 10:51 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 2:42 amSat 1:34 pmSat 8:08 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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