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Moon: 4.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 15, 2017 at 6:48:45 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:38 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:22 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 5:04 am 107° East
Moonset Today: 3:59 pm 252° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 43 minutes (-21s)

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Today's Sun Position in Knoxville

The Sun's altitude in Knoxville 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

6:48 pm

Altitude

-16.8°

Heading

253° W

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

9h 43m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: -21s

Winter: +58s

Summer: -4h 52m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Knoxville Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Knoxville 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 – 6:07 am
Astro. Twilight6:07 am – 6:38 am
Nautical Twilight6:38 am – 7:10 am
Civil Twilight7:10 am – 7:38 am
Daylight7:38 am – 5:22 pm
Civil Twilight5:22 pm – 5:51 pm
Nautical Twilight5:51 pm – 6:23 pm
Astro. Twilight6:23 pm – 6:54 pm
Night6:54 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Knoxville - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 157:38 am5:22 pm9:43:59−0:2112:31 pm (30.8°)91.491
Dec 167:39 am5:23 pm9:43:41−0:1812:31 pm (30.7°)91.482
Dec 177:40 am5:23 pm9:43:26−0:1412:31 pm (30.7°)91.474
Dec 187:40 am5:24 pm9:43:15−0:1112:32 pm (30.7°)91.467
Dec 197:41 am5:24 pm9:43:07−0:0812:32 pm (30.6°)91.459
Dec 207:41 am5:24 pm9:43:02−0:0412:33 pm (30.6°)91.453
Dec 217:42 am5:25 pm9:43:00−0:0112:33 pm (30.6°)91.446
* All times are local time for Knoxville. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 11:27 am in Knoxville. In terms of daylight, this day is 4 hours, 53 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 206:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2112:24 am
September EquinoxSep 224:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2111:28 am
* All times are local Knoxville time.

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Today's Moon in Knoxville

The Moon's path in Knoxville 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

6:48 pm

Altitude

-33.6°

Heading

275° W

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

4.8%

Moon in Knoxville - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 155:04 am3:59 pm-10:34 am(39.2°)250,3606.3%
Dec 165:59 am4:37 pm-11:20 am(36.5°)251,5382.4%
Dec 176:53 am5:18 pm-12:07 pm(34.5°)252,2920.4%
Dec 187:45 am6:02 pm-12:54 pm(33.4°)252,6310.3%
Dec 198:34 am6:51 pm-1:42 pm(33.3°)252,5442.1%
Dec 209:20 am7:42 pm-2:30 pm(34.1°)251,9985.7%
Dec 2110:02 am8:35 pm-3:17 pm(35.9°)250,94711.0%
* All times are local time for Knoxville. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Knoxville This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Dec 15, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:57 amSat 4:55 pmSat 11:56 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 7:14 amSat 4:59 pmSat 12:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 3:37 amSat 2:31 pmSat 9:04 amAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 4:24 amSat 2:59 pmSat 9:42 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 7:59 amSat 5:44 pmSat 12:51 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusFri 2:00 pmSat 2:56 amFri 8:28 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 12:11 pmFri 11:28 pmFri 5:50 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Knoxville.

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