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Moon: 8.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 23, 2017 at 11:53:17 am


Sunrise Today: 4:08 am 43° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:56 pm 317° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 3:59 am 79° East
Moonset Today: 6:03 pm 286° West


Daylight Hours: 17 hours, 48 minutes (+4m 12s)

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Today's Sun Position in Lerwick (Shetland Islands)

The Sun's altitude in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) 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

11:53 am

Altitude

48.7°

Heading

155° S

Position

Daylight

Day length

17h 48m 7s

Change since

Yesterday: +4m 12s

Winter: +11h 58m

Summer: -1h 7m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) 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 Nautical Twilight.

Nautical Twilight12:00 am – 2:55 am
Civil Twilight2:55 am – 4:08 am
Daylight4:08 am – 9:56 pm
Civil Twilight9:56 pm – 11:10 pm
Nautical Twilight11:10 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 234:08 am9:56 pm17:48:07+4:121:01 pm (50.5°)94.125
May 244:06 am9:58 pm17:52:14+4:071:01 pm (50.7°)94.142
May 254:04 am10:00 pm17:56:16+4:021:01 pm (50.9°)94.159
May 264:02 am10:02 pm18:00:13+3:561:01 pm (51.1°)94.176
May 274:00 am10:04 pm18:04:04+3:501:01 pm (51.2°)94.192
May 283:58 am10:06 pm18:07:48+3:441:01 pm (51.4°)94.207
May 293:56 am10:08 pm18:11:27+3:381:02 pm (51.5°)94.222
* All times are local time for Lerwick (Shetland Islands). 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 Lerwick (Shetland Islands) time.

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Today's Moon in Lerwick (Shetland Islands)

The Moon's path in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) 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

11:53 am

Altitude

34.9°

Heading

198° S

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

8.5%

Moon in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 233:59 am6:03 pm-10:51 am(35.9°)225,9788.8%
May 244:19 am7:35 pm-11:47 am(40.5°)223,5023.1%
May 254:44 am9:06 pm-12:46 pm(44.3°)222,1540.4%
May 265:18 am10:30 pm-1:47 pm(47.1°)222,0971.0%
May 276:02 am11:41 pm-2:49 pm(48.4°)223,3314.9%
May 287:01 am--3:51 pm(48.3°)225,69011.6%
May 29-12:35 am8:12 am4:50 pm(46.7°)228,88620.5%
* All times are local time for Lerwick (Shetland Islands). 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 Lerwick (Shetland Islands) This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, May 23, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 4:01 amTue 6:50 pmTue 11:25 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 3:24 amTue 4:47 pmTue 10:05 amAverage visiblity
MarsTue 4:52 amTue 11:55 pmTue 2:23 pmDifficult to see
JupiterTue 4:14 pmWed 3:26 amTue 9:50 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 11:33 pmWed 5:47 amWed 2:40 amGreat visibility
UranusTue 3:26 amTue 5:52 pmTue 10:39 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneTue 2:49 amTue 1:16 pmTue 8:03 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Lerwick (Shetland Islands).

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