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Moon: 79.5%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 23, 2016 at 9:12:22 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:11 AM 43° Northeast
Sunset Today: 10:59 PM 317° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:59 PM 95° East
Moonset Today: 10:39 AM 260° West


Daylight Hours: 17 hours, 47 minutes (-4m 46s)

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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

9:12 PM

Altitude

9.7°

Heading

294° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

17h 47m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: -4m 46s

Winter: +12h 19m

Summer: -1h 33m

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

Today it does not get darker than Nautical Twilight.

Civil Twilight12:00 AM – 12:18 AM
Nautical Twilight12:18 AM – 3:55 AM
Civil Twilight3:55 AM – 5:11 AM
Daylight5:11 AM – 10:59 PM
Civil Twilight10:59 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 235:11 AM10:59 PM17:47:36−4:462:06 PM (48.7°)94.427
Jul 245:14 AM10:57 PM17:42:45−4:502:06 PM (48.4°)94.419
Jul 255:16 AM10:54 PM17:37:52−4:532:06 PM (48.2°)94.410
Jul 265:19 AM10:52 PM17:32:54−4:572:06 PM (48.0°)94.401
Jul 275:21 AM10:49 PM17:27:54−5:002:06 PM (47.8°)94.392
Jul 285:24 AM10:47 PM17:22:50−5:032:06 PM (47.5°)94.382
Jul 295:26 AM10:44 PM17:17:44−5:062:06 PM (47.3°)94.372
* 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

9:12 PM

Altitude

-19.8°

Heading

59° NE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

79.5%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 23-10:39 AM11:59 PM5:03 AM(22.3°)232,21685.3%
Jul 24-12:06 PM-5:54 AM(26.9°)231,05276.1%
Jul 2512:16 AM1:33 PM-6:45 AM(31.5°)230,25765.3%
Jul 2612:34 AM3:00 PM-7:38 AM(36.0°)229,80953.7%
Jul 2712:55 AM4:26 PM-8:31 AM(40.0°)229,70441.7%
Jul 281:20 AM5:49 PM-9:26 AM(43.2°)229,95930.3%
Jul 291:52 AM7:04 PM-10:22 AM(45.5°)230,61220.0%
* 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, Sat, Jul 23, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:58 AMSat 11:34 PMSat 3:18 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 6:29 AMSat 11:29 PMSat 3:00 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 6:30 PMSun 12:20 AMSat 9:25 PMExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSat 10:39 AMSat 11:57 PMSat 5:18 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSat 7:08 PMSun 1:42 AMSat 10:25 PMSlightly difficult to see
UranusSun 12:10 AMSun 2:30 PMSun 7:20 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 11:38 PMSun 9:47 AMSun 4:42 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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