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Kirkwall (Orkney Islands), SCT, United Kingdom — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 64.3%
Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 5, 2019 at 7:39:45 pm


Sunrise Today: 8:45 am 136° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:18 pm 224° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:53 pm 102° East


Daylight Hours: 6 hours, 34 minutes (-2m 39s)

Location of Kirkwall (Orkney Islands)Location

Today's Sun Position in Kirkwall (Orkney Islands)

Time:7:39 pm
Altitude:-31.5°
Direction:279° W
Phase:Night

Day length today: 6h 34m 7s (Dec 5, 2019)

2 minutes, 39 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 4, 2019)

22 minutes, 33 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2018)

11 hours, 56 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Kirkwall (Orkney Islands) Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:10 am
Astro. Twilight6:10 am – 6:59 am
Nautical Twilight6:59 am – 7:52 am
Civil Twilight7:52 am – 8:45 am
Daylight8:45 am – 3:18 pm
Civil Twilight3:18 pm – 4:11 pm
Nautical Twilight4:11 pm – 5:04 pm
Astro. Twilight5:04 pm – 5:53 pm
Night5:53 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Kirkwall (Orkney Islands) - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 58:45 am3:18 pm6:33:37−2:3912:02 pm (8.8°)91.604
Dec 68:47 am3:18 pm6:31:05−2:3112:02 pm (8.6°)91.590
Dec 78:48 am3:17 pm6:28:41−2:2312:03 pm (8.5°)91.577
Dec 88:50 am3:16 pm6:26:26−2:1512:03 pm (8.4°)91.564
Dec 98:51 am3:16 pm6:24:19−2:0612:03 pm (8.3°)91.552
Dec 108:53 am3:15 pm6:22:21−1:5812:04 pm (8.2°)91.540
Dec 118:54 am3:15 pm6:20:31−1:4912:04 pm (8.1°)91.528
* All times are local time for Kirkwall (Orkney Islands). They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Kirkwall (Orkney Islands)

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Kirkwall (Orkney Islands) - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 51:53 pm--7:22 pm(25.4°)251,14964.2%
Dec 6-1:06 am2:01 pm8:03 pm(30.2°)250,22873.3%
Dec 7-2:21 am2:10 pm8:44 pm(35.1°)248,58981.5%
Dec 8-3:37 am2:20 pm9:27 pm(39.9°)246,38988.6%
Dec 9-4:55 am2:32 pm10:13 pm(44.4°)243,82394.3%
Dec 10-6:16 am2:47 pm11:02 pm(48.3°)241,10498.2%
Dec 11-7:38 am3:08 pm11:54 pm(51.3°)238,44299.9%
* All times are local time for Kirkwall (Orkney Islands). 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 Kirkwall (Orkney Islands) This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 5, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:48 amFri 2:45 pmFri 10:47 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 11:17 amFri 5:00 pmFri 2:09 pmGood visibility
MarsFri 5:26 amFri 2:09 pmFri 9:48 amAverage visibility
JupiterFri 10:11 amFri 4:18 pmFri 1:15 pmAverage visibility
SaturnFri 11:15 amFri 5:48 pmFri 2:31 pmAverage visibility
UranusThu 1:51 pmFri 4:46 amThu 9:18 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 1:04 pmThu 11:44 pmThu 6:24 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Kirkwall (Orkney Islands).

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