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Moon: 98.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 23, 2018 at 11:01:01 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:59 am 89° East
Sunset Today: 7:09 pm 271° West


Moonrise Today: 7:07 pm 106° East
Moonset Today: 4:37 am 249° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 9 minutes (-4m 36s)

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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

11:01 pm

Altitude

-29.0°

Heading

324° NW

Position

Night

Day length

12h 9m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: -4m 36s

Winter: +5h 12m

Summer: -5h 26m

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 – 4:51 am
Astro. Twilight4:51 am – 5:38 am
Nautical Twilight5:38 am – 6:22 am
Civil Twilight6:22 am – 6:59 am
Daylight6:59 am – 7:09 pm
Civil Twilight7:09 pm – 7:46 pm
Nautical Twilight7:46 pm – 8:30 pm
Astro. Twilight8:30 pm – 9:16 pm
Night9:16 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 236:59 am7:09 pm12:09:43−4:361:05 pm (33.9°)93.273
Sep 247:01 am7:06 pm12:05:06−4:361:04 pm (33.5°)93.247
Sep 257:03 am7:04 pm12:00:30−4:361:04 pm (33.1°)93.221
Sep 267:05 am7:01 pm11:55:54−4:361:04 pm (32.7°)93.194
Sep 277:07 am6:58 pm11:51:18−4:361:03 pm (32.4°)93.168
Sep 287:09 am6:56 pm11:46:42−4:361:03 pm (32.0°)93.142
Sep 297:11 am6:53 pm11:42:06−4:361:03 pm (31.6°)93.116
* 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 Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 2:54 am in Edinburgh.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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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

11:01 pm

Altitude

22.9°

Heading

159° S

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

98.5%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 23-4:37 am7:07 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 24-5:48 am7:24 pm12:22 am(25.2°)247,33898.6%
Sep 25-7:01 am7:41 pm1:06 am(29.6°)245,34399.9%
Sep 26-8:15 am7:58 pm1:51 am(34.3°)243,22599.0%
Sep 27-9:30 am8:17 pm2:36 am(39.0°)241,07195.9%
Sep 28-10:47 am8:39 pm3:24 am(43.6°)238,93690.6%
Sep 29-12:05 pm9:05 pm4:13 am(47.7°)236,85483.2%
* 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, Sun, Sep 23, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:14 amMon 7:17 pmMon 1:17 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusMon 11:22 amMon 7:08 pmMon 3:15 pmAverage visiblity
MarsSun 6:05 pmMon 12:53 amSun 9:29 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 11:58 amMon 8:28 pmMon 4:13 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 3:39 pmMon 10:42 pmMon 7:10 pmFairly good visibility
UranusMon 7:42 pmTue 10:09 amTue 2:56 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 6:45 pmMon 5:28 amMon 12:06 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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