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Moon: 5.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 29, 2016 at 7:13:00 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:46 AM 69° East
Sunset Today: 9:13 PM 290° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 3:33 AM 54° Northeast
Moonset Today: 8:09 PM 302° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 27 minutes (-5m 38s)

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Today's Sun Position in Anchorage

The Sun's altitude in Anchorage 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

7:13 PM

Altitude

13.5°

Heading

264° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 27m 34s

Change since

Yesterday: -5m 38s

Winter: +8h 59m

Summer: -4h 53m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Anchorage Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Anchorage 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

Astro. Twilight12:00 AM – 12:42 AM
Night12:42 AM – 3:20 AM
Astro. Twilight3:20 AM – 4:54 AM
Nautical Twilight4:54 AM – 5:58 AM
Civil Twilight5:58 AM – 6:46 AM
Daylight6:46 AM – 9:13 PM
Civil Twilight9:13 PM – 10:01 PM
Nautical Twilight10:01 PM – 11:04 PM
Astro. Twilight11:04 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 296:46 AM9:13 PM14:27:34−5:382:00 PM (37.8°)93.858
Aug 306:48 AM9:10 PM14:21:55−5:382:00 PM (37.4°)93.836
Aug 316:51 AM9:07 PM14:16:16−5:382:00 PM (37.1°)93.814
Sep 16:53 AM9:04 PM14:10:37−5:391:59 PM (36.7°)93.792
Sep 26:56 AM9:01 PM14:04:58−5:391:59 PM (36.3°)93.770
Sep 36:58 AM8:57 PM13:59:19−5:391:59 PM (36.0°)93.747
Sep 47:01 AM8:54 PM13:53:39−5:391:58 PM (35.6°)93.723
* All times are local time for Anchorage. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 198:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 202:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 226:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 211:44 AM
* All times are local Anchorage time.

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Today's Moon in Anchorage

The Moon's path in Anchorage 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

7:13 PM

Altitude

5.2°

Heading

290° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

5.4%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 293:33 AM8:09 PM-11:58 AM(43.8°)238,6427.0%
Aug 304:48 AM8:33 PM-12:49 PM(41.0°)240,8402.4%
Aug 316:05 AM8:53 PM-1:37 PM(37.6°)243,0930.2%
Sep 17:22 AM9:09 PM-2:24 PM(33.8°)245,3240.3%
Sep 28:37 AM9:24 PM-3:08 PM(29.8°)247,4222.5%
Sep 39:52 AM9:39 PM-3:52 PM(25.8°)249,2506.7%
Sep 411:05 AM9:54 PM-4:35 PM(22.0°)250,66012.5%
* All times are local time for Anchorage. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Anchorage This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Aug 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 9:32 AMTue 8:50 PMTue 3:11 PMNot visible
VenusMon 9:13 AMMon 9:38 PMMon 3:26 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 5:52 PMMon 10:25 PMMon 8:09 PMExtremely difficult to see
JupiterMon 9:01 AMMon 9:36 PMMon 3:19 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnMon 4:43 PMMon 11:15 PMMon 7:59 PMDifficult to see
UranusMon 9:44 PMTue 12:02 PMTue 4:53 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 9:11 PMTue 7:16 AMTue 2:14 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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