VIDEO: Winter Solstice time lapse up in Fairbanks

The Winter Solstice is Friday. Here, we're around 43 degrees North on the planet, meaning we'll have about 9 hours of true daylight. Up in Fairbanks, Alaska (64.8 North), they'll 3 hours and 41 minutes of daylight and the sun stays low - like it's creeping along the horizon. Check out what this looks like "all day" with this cool time lapse shot!

(By the way, on June 21 every year, Fairbanks has 21 hours and 49 minutes of daylight and it never gets fully dark all night. So it kinda evens out.)

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