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Moon: 83.6%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 9:49:48 am


Sunrise Today: 8:02 am 123° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:52 pm 237° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:53 pm 77° East
Moonset Today: 3:30 am 280° West


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 50 minutes (-53s)

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Today's Sun Position in Alpena

The Sun's altitude in Alpena 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

9:49 am

Altitude

13.2°

Heading

143° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

8h 50m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: -53s

Winter: +4m 35s

Summer: -6h 47m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Alpena Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Alpena 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 – 6:15 am
Astro. Twilight6:15 am – 6:51 am
Nautical Twilight6:51 am – 7:28 am
Civil Twilight7:28 am – 8:02 am
Daylight8:02 am – 4:52 pm
Civil Twilight4:52 pm – 5:26 pm
Nautical Twilight5:26 pm – 6:03 pm
Astro. Twilight6:03 pm – 6:38 pm
Night6:38 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Alpena - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 108:02 am4:52 pm8:50:08−0:5312:27 pm (22.0°)91.531
Dec 118:03 am4:52 pm8:49:19−0:4812:27 pm (21.9°)91.520
Dec 128:03 am4:52 pm8:48:35−0:4412:28 pm (21.8°)91.510
Dec 138:04 am4:52 pm8:47:55−0:3912:28 pm (21.8°)91.500
Dec 148:05 am4:52 pm8:47:21−0:3412:29 pm (21.7°)91.491
Dec 158:06 am4:53 pm8:46:51−0:2912:29 pm (21.7°)91.482
Dec 168:06 am4:53 pm8:46:25−0:2512:30 pm (21.6°)91.474
* All times are local time for Alpena. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:30 am
June SolsticeJun 206:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 2210:21 am
December SolsticeDec 215:44 am
* All times are local Alpena time.

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Today's Moon in Alpena

The Moon's path in Alpena 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

9:49 am

Altitude

-37.1°

Heading

10° N

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

83.6%

Moon in Alpena - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 10-3:30 am2:53 pm9:44 pm(54.6°)224,63787.8%
Dec 11-4:45 am3:32 pm10:41 pm(58.5°)223,12594.7%
Dec 12-6:00 am4:17 pm11:42 pm(61.5°)222,76598.8%
Dec 13-7:13 am5:08 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-8:21 am6:07 pm12:43 am(63.1°)223,66199.7%
Dec 15-9:21 am7:11 pm1:45 am(63.3°)225,75797.5%
Dec 16-10:13 am8:18 pm2:45 am(62.2°)228,83992.4%
* All times are local time for Alpena. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Alpena This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 9:45 amSat 6:10 pmSat 1:57 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSat 11:10 amSat 8:11 pmSat 3:40 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:58 amSat 10:01 pmSat 4:59 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 2:46 amSat 2:02 pmSat 8:25 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 7:57 amSat 4:56 pmSat 12:26 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 1:58 pmSun 3:03 amSat 8:30 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 12:32 pmSat 11:25 pmSat 5:58 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Alpena.

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