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Moon: 59.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 7, 2016 at 9:21:05 pm


Sunrise Today: 10:37 am 151° Southeast
Sunset Today: 2:48 pm 209° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:55 pm 99° East


Daylight Hours: 4 hours, 10 minutes (-4m 6s)

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Today's Sun Position in Fairbanks

The Sun's altitude in Fairbanks 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

9:21 pm

Altitude

-36.9°

Heading

297° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

4h 10m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: -4m 6s

Winter: +28m 54s

Summer: -17h 39m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Fairbanks Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Fairbanks 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 – 7:06 am
Astro. Twilight7:06 am – 8:07 am
Nautical Twilight8:07 am – 9:17 am
Civil Twilight9:17 am – 10:37 am
Daylight10:37 am – 2:48 pm
Civil Twilight2:48 pm – 4:08 pm
Nautical Twilight4:08 pm – 5:18 pm
Astro. Twilight5:18 pm – 6:19 pm
Night6:19 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Fairbanks - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 710:37 am2:48 pm4:10:27−4:0612:43 pm (2.7°)91.565
Dec 810:40 am2:46 pm4:06:34−3:5212:43 pm (2.6°)91.553
Dec 910:42 am2:45 pm4:02:55−3:3812:44 pm (2.5°)91.541
Dec 1010:44 am2:44 pm3:59:31−3:2412:44 pm (2.4°)91.529
Dec 1110:46 am2:43 pm3:56:23−3:0812:45 pm (2.4°)91.518
Dec 1210:48 am2:42 pm3:53:31−2:5212:45 pm (2.3°)91.508
Dec 1310:50 am2:41 pm3:50:56−2:3512:45 pm (2.2°)91.498
* All times are local time for Fairbanks. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 198:30 pm
June SolsticeJun 202:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 226:21 am
December SolsticeDec 211:44 am
* All times are local Fairbanks time.

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Today's Moon in Fairbanks

The Moon's path in Fairbanks 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

9:21 pm

Altitude

19.0°

Heading

208° SW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

59.8%

Moon in Fairbanks - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 71:55 pm--7:32 pm(21.4°)232,87559.0%
Dec 8-1:28 am2:06 pm8:23 pm(26.1°)229,54670.1%
Dec 9-3:02 am2:17 pm9:16 pm(30.9°)226,58180.4%
Dec 10-4:39 am2:31 pm10:11 pm(35.3°)224,29289.2%
Dec 11-6:18 am2:48 pm11:09 pm(39.1°)222,97195.7%
Dec 12-7:56 am3:13 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 13-9:26 am3:50 pm12:10 am(41.8°)222,83299.2%
* All times are local time for Fairbanks. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Fairbanks This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 7, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 1:32 pmThu 2:54 pmThu 2:13 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 1:44 pmThu 6:08 pmThu 3:56 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 1:34 pmThu 9:02 pmThu 5:18 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 3:34 amThu 2:01 pmThu 8:48 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 10:31 amThu 3:09 pmThu 12:50 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusWed 1:49 pmThu 4:09 amWed 8:59 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 1:39 pmWed 11:14 pmWed 6:27 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Fairbanks.

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