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Moon: 1.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 27, 2017 at 12:05:32 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:38 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:44 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 6:42 am 68° East
Moonset Today: 10:01 pm 296° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 6 minutes (+4m 22s)

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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

12:05 pm

Altitude

46.2°

Heading

157° S

Position

Daylight

Day length

15h 6m 6s

Change since

Yesterday: +4m 22s

Winter: +8h 8m

Summer: -2h 30m

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 – 2:34 am
Astro. Twilight2:34 am – 3:56 am
Nautical Twilight3:56 am – 4:54 am
Civil Twilight4:54 am – 5:38 am
Daylight5:38 am – 8:44 pm
Civil Twilight8:44 pm – 9:27 pm
Nautical Twilight9:27 pm – 10:26 pm
Astro. Twilight10:26 pm – 11:51 pm
Night11:51 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
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
May 25:26 am8:54 pm15:27:34+4:141:09 pm (49.6°)93.691
May 35:24 am8:56 pm15:31:46+4:121:09 pm (49.9°)93.714
* 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

12:05 pm

Altitude

40.3°

Heading

138° SE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.6%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
May 2-2:24 am11:03 am7:08 pm(49.8°)233,82246.2%
May 3-3:02 am12:16 pm8:01 pm(46.9°)237,08157.4%
* 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, Thu, Apr 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:24 amThu 7:26 pmThu 12:26 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 4:32 amThu 4:58 pmThu 10:45 amGreat visibility
MarsThu 6:30 amThu 11:27 pmThu 2:58 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterThu 6:14 pmFri 5:23 amThu 11:48 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 12:58 amFri 8:13 amFri 4:36 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 5:25 amThu 7:23 pmThu 12:24 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 4:31 amThu 3:11 pmThu 9:51 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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