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Flag for U.S.A. Alpena, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 11.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 18, 2014 at 6:37:59 PM


Sunrise Today: 8:07 AM 123° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:53 PM 237° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 4:12 AM 108° East
Moonset Today: 2:40 PM 250° West


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 45 minutes (-18s)

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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 the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over earth

6:37 PM

Altitude

-17.8°

Heading

254° W

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length
8h 45m 57s

-18s shorter

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 – 6:20 AM
Astro. Twilight6:20 AM – 6:56 AM
Nautical Twilight6:56 AM – 7:33 AM
Civil Twilight7:33 AM – 8:07 AM
Daylight8:07 AM – 4:53 PM
Civil Twilight4:53 PM – 5:27 PM
Nautical Twilight5:27 PM – 6:05 PM
Astro. Twilight6:05 PM – 6:40 PM
Night6:40 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Alpena - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 188:07 AM4:53 PM8:45:57−0:1812:30 PM (21.6°)91.474
Dec 198:08 AM4:54 PM8:45:43−0:1312:31 PM (21.6°)91.467
Dec 208:09 AM4:54 PM8:45:35−0:0812:31 PM (21.5°)91.460
Dec 218:09 AM4:55 PM8:45:31−0:0312:32 PM (21.5°)91.453
Dec 228:10 AM4:55 PM8:45:33+0:0112:32 PM (21.5°)91.447
Dec 238:10 AM4:56 PM8:45:39+0:0612:33 PM (21.6°)91.442
Dec 248:10 AM4:56 PM8:45:50+0:1112:33 PM (21.6°)91.436
* All times are in local Alpena time.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 6:03 PM in Alpena. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 216:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 2210:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 216:03 PM
* 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 2014 Moon Phases

6:37 PM

Altitude

-40.8°

Heading

292° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

11.4%

Moon in Alpena - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 184:12 AM2:40 PM-9:29 AM(30.5°)239,96414.1%
Dec 195:16 AM3:20 PM-10:20 AM(27.8°)236,4587.4%
Dec 206:19 AM4:08 PM-11:15 AM(26.0°)233,1482.6%
Dec 217:21 AM5:04 PM-12:12 PM(25.3°)230,3290.3%
Dec 228:18 AM6:07 PM-1:11 PM(25.9°)228,2360.8%
Dec 239:09 AM7:15 PM-2:10 PM(27.8°)227,0164.3%
Dec 249:54 AM8:28 PM-3:08 PM(30.8°)226,69810.6%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Alpena time.

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