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Moon: 66.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 8, 2016 at 1:24:18 pm


Sunrise Today: 9:52 am 144° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:07 pm 216° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:52 pm 90° East
Moonset Today: 1:08 am 265° West


Daylight Hours: 5 hours, 15 minutes (-2m 50s)

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Today's Sun Position in Yellowknife

The Sun's altitude in Yellowknife 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

1:24 pm

Altitude

4.2°

Heading

193° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

5h 15m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 50s

Winter: +18m 1s

Summer: -14h 43m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Yellowknife Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Yellowknife 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 – 6:48 am
Astro. Twilight6:48 am – 7:44 am
Nautical Twilight7:44 am – 8:46 am
Civil Twilight8:46 am – 9:52 am
Daylight9:52 am – 3:07 pm
Civil Twilight3:07 pm – 4:13 pm
Nautical Twilight4:13 pm – 5:15 pm
Astro. Twilight5:15 pm – 6:11 pm
Night6:11 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Yellowknife - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 89:52 am3:07 pm5:15:27−2:5012:30 pm (4.9°)91.554
Dec 99:54 am3:06 pm5:12:48−2:3912:30 pm (4.8°)91.542
Dec 109:55 am3:06 pm5:10:20−2:2712:31 pm (4.7°)91.530
Dec 119:57 am3:05 pm5:08:04−2:1512:31 pm (4.6°)91.519
Dec 129:58 am3:04 pm5:06:01−2:0312:32 pm (4.6°)91.509
Dec 1310:00 am3:04 pm5:04:10−1:5012:32 pm (4.5°)91.499
Dec 1410:01 am3:04 pm5:02:32−1:3712:33 pm (4.5°)91.490
* All times are local time for Yellowknife. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 1910:30 pm
June SolsticeJun 204:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 228:21 am
December SolsticeDec 213:44 am
* All times are local Yellowknife time.

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Today's Moon in Yellowknife

The Moon's path in Yellowknife 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

1:24 pm

Altitude

-2.5°

Heading

84° E

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

66.1%

Moon in Yellowknife - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 8-1:08 am1:52 pm8:05 pm(28.1°)229,84369.1%
Dec 9-2:37 am2:07 pm8:57 pm(32.8°)226,83279.5%
Dec 10-4:09 am2:24 pm9:52 pm(37.3°)224,46788.5%
Dec 11-5:43 am2:46 pm10:50 pm(41.2°)223,04695.2%
Dec 12-7:17 am3:14 pm11:51 pm(44.0°)222,79299.0%
Dec 13-8:44 am3:55 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-9:57 am4:49 pm12:53 am(45.6°)223,79699.7%
* All times are local time for Yellowknife. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Yellowknife This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 8, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 12:09 pmThu 3:50 pmThu 1:59 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 12:59 pmThu 6:26 pmThu 3:42 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 1:06 pmThu 9:04 pmThu 5:05 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 3:17 amThu 1:53 pmThu 8:35 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 9:47 amThu 3:26 pmThu 12:37 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusThu 1:39 pmFri 3:44 amThu 8:42 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 1:15 pmThu 11:04 pmThu 6:10 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Yellowknife.

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