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

Moon: 1.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 22, 2014 at 4:59:09 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:44 AM 88° East
Sunset Today: 7:59 PM 271° West


Moonrise Today: 6:08 AM 81° East
Moonset Today: 7:18 PM 275° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 14 minutes (-5m 39s)

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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

4:59 PM

Altitude

19.2°

Heading

231° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length
12h 14m 42s

-5m 39s shorter

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

Night12:00 AM – 5:11 AM
Astro. Twilight5:11 AM – 6:08 AM
Nautical Twilight6:08 AM – 7:01 AM
Civil Twilight7:01 AM – 7:44 AM
Daylight7:44 AM – 7:59 PM
Civil Twilight7:59 PM – 8:42 PM
Nautical Twilight8:42 PM – 9:34 PM
Astro. Twilight9:34 PM – 10:31 PM
Night10:31 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 227:44 AM7:59 PM12:14:42−5:391:52 PM (28.9°)93.299
Sep 237:47 AM7:56 PM12:09:03−5:391:52 PM (28.5°)93.273
Sep 247:49 AM7:52 PM12:03:23−5:391:51 PM (28.1°)93.247
Sep 257:52 AM7:49 PM11:57:43−5:391:51 PM (27.7°)93.220
Sep 267:54 AM7:46 PM11:52:03−5:391:51 PM (27.4°)93.194
Sep 277:57 AM7:43 PM11:46:23−5:391:50 PM (27.0°)93.167
Sep 287:59 AM7:40 PM11:40:44−5:391:50 PM (26.6°)93.140
* All times are in local Anchorage time.

September Equinox (Autumnal Equinox) is on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:29 PM in Anchorage.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 208:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 212:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 226:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 212:03 PM
* 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 2014 Moon Phases

4:59 PM

Altitude

15.3°

Heading

245° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

1.5%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 226:08 AM7:18 PM-12:51 PM(31.3°)250,8741.9%
Sep 237:21 AM7:32 PM-1:34 PM(27.4°)249,5660.2%
Sep 248:34 AM7:47 PM-2:18 PM(23.4°)247,9500.4%
Sep 259:49 AM8:03 PM-3:02 PM(19.6°)246,0872.8%
Sep 2611:05 AM8:23 PM-3:49 PM(16.1°)244,0157.2%
Sep 2712:21 PM8:47 PM-4:38 PM(13.2°)241,75613.6%
Sep 281:34 PM9:18 PM-5:29 PM(11.0°)239,33121.9%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Anchorage time.

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