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Moon: 87.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 8:29:51 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:41 am 122° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:34 pm 238° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:32 pm 78° East
Moonset Today: 3:06 am 279° West


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 53 minutes (-52s)

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Today's Sun Position in Halifax

The Sun's altitude in Halifax 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

8:29 pm

Altitude

-41.0°

Heading

277° W

Phase

Night

Day length

8h 53m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: -52s

Winter: +4m 33s

Summer: -6h 41m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Halifax Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Halifax 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 – 5:55 am
Astro. Twilight5:55 am – 6:31 am
Nautical Twilight6:31 am – 7:07 am
Civil Twilight7:07 am – 7:41 am
Daylight7:41 am – 4:34 pm
Civil Twilight4:34 pm – 5:07 pm
Nautical Twilight5:07 pm – 5:44 pm
Astro. Twilight5:44 pm – 6:20 pm
Night6:20 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Halifax - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 107:41 am4:34 pm8:53:08−0:5212:07 pm (22.4°)91.532
Dec 117:42 am4:34 pm8:52:20−0:4812:08 pm (22.3°)91.521
Dec 127:42 am4:34 pm8:51:36−0:4312:08 pm (22.3°)91.510
Dec 137:43 am4:34 pm8:50:57−0:3912:09 pm (22.2°)91.501
Dec 147:44 am4:34 pm8:50:23−0:3412:09 pm (22.1°)91.491
Dec 157:45 am4:35 pm8:49:53−0:2912:10 pm (22.1°)91.482
Dec 167:45 am4:35 pm8:49:28−0:2512:10 pm (22.0°)91.474
* All times are local time for Halifax. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 201:30 am
June SolsticeJun 207:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 2211:21 am
December SolsticeDec 216:44 am
* All times are local Halifax time.

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Today's Moon in Halifax

The Moon's path in Halifax 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 2016 Moon Phases

8:29 pm

Altitude

53.0°

Heading

159° S

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

87.0%

Moon in Halifax - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 10-3:06 am2:32 pm9:21 pm(54.7°)224,75087.3%
Dec 11-4:21 am3:11 pm10:19 pm(58.7°)223,18094.4%
Dec 12-5:36 am3:56 pm11:19 pm(61.8°)222,75298.7%
Dec 13-6:49 am4:47 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:57 am5:45 pm12:21 am(63.5°)223,57999.8%
Dec 15-8:58 am6:49 pm1:22 am(63.8°)225,61397.7%
Dec 16-9:50 am7:56 pm2:22 am(62.7°)228,64992.7%
* All times are local time for Halifax. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Halifax This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 9:24 amSun 5:53 pmSun 1:39 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 10:49 amSun 7:55 pmSun 3:22 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:37 amSat 9:42 pmSat 4:40 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:24 amSun 1:40 pmSun 8:02 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 7:33 amSun 4:34 pmSun 12:04 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 1:39 pmSun 2:43 amSat 8:11 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 12:12 pmSat 11:06 pmSat 5:39 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Halifax.

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