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Moon: 0.2%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 17, 2017 at 4:12:07 pm


Sunrise Today: 10:04 am 146° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:03 pm 214° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 8:49 am 134° Southeast
Moonset Today: 3:31 pm 225° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 4 hours, 59 minutes (-1m 1s)

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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

4:12 pm

Altitude

-6.1°

Heading

229° SW

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

4h 59m 17s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 1s

Winter: +1m 44s

Summer: -14h 59m

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 – 6:56 am
Astro. Twilight6:56 am – 7:52 am
Nautical Twilight7:52 am – 8:56 am
Civil Twilight8:56 am – 10:04 am
Daylight10:04 am – 3:03 pm
Civil Twilight3:03 pm – 4:11 pm
Nautical Twilight4:11 pm – 5:14 pm
Astro. Twilight5:14 pm – 6:10 pm
Night6:10 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Yellowknife - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 1710:04 am3:03 pm4:59:17−1:0112:33 pm (4.3°)91.474
Dec 1810:05 am3:03 pm4:58:30−0:4712:34 pm (4.3°)91.466
Dec 1910:05 am3:03 pm4:57:57−0:3312:34 pm (4.3°)91.459
Dec 2010:06 am3:04 pm4:57:37−0:1912:35 pm (4.3°)91.452
Dec 2110:07 am3:04 pm4:57:32−0:0512:35 pm (4.3°)91.445
Dec 2210:07 am3:05 pm4:57:41+0:0812:36 pm (4.3°)91.439
Dec 2310:07 am3:05 pm4:58:04+0:2212:36 pm (4.3°)91.433
* All times are local time for Yellowknife. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 9:27 am in Yellowknife. In terms of daylight, this day is 15 hours, 2 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 204:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2010:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 222:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 219:28 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 2017 Moon Phases

4:12 pm

Altitude

-4.3°

Heading

233° SW

Position

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.2%

Moon in Yellowknife - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 178:49 am3:31 pm-12:12 pm(7.8°)252,3370.3%
Dec 189:50 am4:08 pm-1:00 pm(6.9°)252,6410.4%
Dec 1910:40 am4:57 pm-1:48 pm(6.8°)252,5162.3%
Dec 2011:18 am5:57 pm-2:36 pm(7.7°)251,9306.1%
Dec 2111:47 am7:06 pm-3:23 pm(9.5°)250,83311.5%
Dec 2212:08 pm8:20 pm-4:09 pm(12.1°)249,17918.5%
Dec 2312:24 pm9:38 pm-4:55 pm(15.4°)246,93826.9%
* 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, Sun, Dec 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:29 amMon 2:54 pmMon 11:41 amVery difficult to see
VenusMon 9:42 amMon 2:40 pmMon 12:11 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 4:38 amMon 1:26 pmMon 9:03 amAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 5:37 amMon 1:36 pmMon 9:37 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 10:08 amMon 3:23 pmMon 12:46 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSun 1:07 pmMon 3:36 amSun 8:21 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 12:42 pmSun 10:45 pmSun 5:43 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Yellowknife.

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