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Moon: 6.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 15, 2017 at 8:50:26 am


Sunrise Today: 7:24 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:21 pm 242° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 4:57 am 107° East
Moonset Today: 3:58 pm 252° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 56 minutes (-19s)

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Today's Sun Position in Scottsdale

The Sun's altitude in Scottsdale 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

8:50 am

Altitude

14.0°

Heading

131° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

9h 56m 43s

Change since

Yesterday: -19s

Winter: +51s

Summer: -4h 25m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Scottsdale Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Scottsdale 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 – 6:25 am
Nautical Twilight6:25 am – 6:57 am
Civil Twilight6:57 am – 7:24 am
Daylight7:24 am – 5:21 pm
Civil Twilight5:21 pm – 5:48 pm
Nautical Twilight5:48 pm – 6:19 pm
Astro. Twilight6:19 pm – 6:50 pm
Night6:50 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Scottsdale - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 157:24 am5:21 pm9:56:43−0:1912:22 pm (33.2°)91.490
Dec 167:25 am5:21 pm9:56:27−0:1612:23 pm (33.2°)91.482
Dec 177:25 am5:22 pm9:56:14−0:1312:23 pm (33.1°)91.474
Dec 187:26 am5:22 pm9:56:04−0:1012:24 pm (33.1°)91.466
Dec 197:26 am5:22 pm9:55:57−0:0712:24 pm (33.1°)91.459
Dec 207:27 am5:23 pm9:55:53−0:0412:25 pm (33.1°)91.452
Dec 217:28 am5:23 pm9:55:51−0:0112:25 pm (33.1°)91.445
* All times are local time for Scottsdale. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 9:27 am in Scottsdale. In terms of daylight, this day is 4 hours, 27 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 203:29 am
June SolsticeJun 209:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 221:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 219:28 am
* All times are local Scottsdale time.

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Today's Moon in Scottsdale

The Moon's path in Scottsdale 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

8:50 am

Altitude

36.4°

Heading

150° SE

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

6.3%

Moon in Scottsdale - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 154:57 am3:58 pm-10:29 am(41.4°)250,4676.0%
Dec 165:51 am4:36 pm-11:15 am(38.7°)251,6122.2%
Dec 176:44 am5:18 pm-12:02 pm(36.9°)252,3330.3%
Dec 187:35 am6:04 pm-12:50 pm(35.9°)252,6400.4%
Dec 198:24 am6:52 pm-1:38 pm(35.8°)252,5192.3%
Dec 209:10 am7:43 pm-2:25 pm(36.7°)251,9356.0%
Dec 219:52 am8:36 pm-3:13 pm(38.5°)250,84211.5%
* All times are local time for Scottsdale. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Scottsdale This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Dec 15, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:52 amFri 5:00 pmFri 11:56 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 6:58 amFri 4:56 pmFri 11:57 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 3:27 amFri 2:28 pmFri 8:57 amAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 4:15 amFri 2:57 pmFri 9:36 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 7:48 amFri 5:45 pmFri 12:46 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusFri 1:54 pmSat 2:45 amFri 8:20 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 12:01 pmFri 11:22 pmFri 5:41 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Scottsdale.

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