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Moon: 1.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 26, 2017 at 10:02:59 pm


Sunrise Today: 4:42 am 48° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:38 pm 312° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:48 am 58° Northeast
Moonset Today: 10:13 pm 304° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 16 hours, 56 minutes (+2m 58s)

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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

10:02 pm

Altitude

-2.7°

Heading

317° NW

Position

Civil Twilight

Day length

16h 56m 1s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 58s

Winter: +9h 58m

Summer: -40m 18s

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 – 12:12 am
Astro. Twilight12:12 am – 2:06 am
Nautical Twilight2:06 am – 3:47 am
Civil Twilight3:47 am – 4:42 am
Daylight4:42 am – 9:38 pm
Civil Twilight9:38 pm – 10:33 pm
Nautical Twilight10:33 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Edinburgh - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 264:42 am9:38 pm16:56:01+2:581:09 pm (55.3°)94.176
May 274:40 am9:39 pm16:58:54+2:531:09 pm (55.4°)94.192
May 284:39 am9:41 pm17:01:42+2:481:10 pm (55.6°)94.208
May 294:38 am9:42 pm17:04:24+2:421:10 pm (55.7°)94.223
May 304:37 am9:44 pm17:07:01+2:361:10 pm (55.9°)94.237
May 314:36 am9:45 pm17:09:33+2:311:10 pm (56.0°)94.251
Jun 14:35 am9:47 pm17:11:58+2:251:10 pm (56.2°)94.265
* 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

10:02 pm

Altitude

0.8°

Heading

302° NW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.9%

Moon in Edinburgh - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 265:48 am10:13 pm-1:55 pm(51.4°)222,1001.0%
May 276:36 am11:23 pm-2:58 pm(52.7°)223,3414.9%
May 287:36 am--4:00 pm(52.5°)225,70711.6%
May 29-12:19 am8:45 am4:59 pm(51.0°)228,90620.6%
May 30-1:02 am9:59 am5:55 pm(48.3°)232,59430.9%
May 31-1:36 am11:15 am6:47 pm(44.8°)236,43241.8%
Jun 1-2:03 am12:31 pm7:35 pm(40.9°)240,13552.7%
* 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, Fri, May 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 4:14 amSat 7:03 pmSat 11:37 amDifficult to see
VenusSat 3:29 amSat 4:53 pmSat 10:11 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 5:37 amFri 11:20 pmFri 2:28 pmDifficult to see
JupiterFri 4:06 pmSat 3:25 amFri 9:46 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 10:57 pmSat 6:13 amSat 2:35 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 3:30 amSat 5:34 pmSat 10:32 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 2:34 amSat 1:16 pmSat 7:55 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Edinburgh.

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