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Moon: 31.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 30, 2016 at 8:08:13 PM


Sunrise Today: 4:38 AM 37° Northeast
Sunset Today: 11:17 PM 323° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 3:24 AM 98° East
Moonset Today: 3:10 PM 267° West


Daylight Hours: 18 hours, 38 minutes (+3m 47s)

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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

8:08 PM

Altitude

17.9°

Heading

283° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

18h 38m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: +3m 47s

Winter: +13h 11m

Summer: -42m 35s

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 – 12:54 AM
Nautical Twilight12:54 AM – 3:00 AM
Civil Twilight3:00 AM – 4:38 AM
Daylight4:38 AM – 11:17 PM
Civil Twilight11:17 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 304:38 AM11:17 PM18:38:56+3:471:57 PM (50.8°)94.249
May 314:37 AM11:19 PM18:42:36+3:401:57 PM (50.9°)94.264
Jun 14:35 AM11:21 PM18:46:09+3:321:58 PM (51.0°)94.279
Jun 24:34 AM11:23 PM18:49:33+3:241:58 PM (51.1°)94.293
Jun 34:32 AM11:25 PM18:52:49+3:151:58 PM (51.3°)94.306
Jun 44:31 AM11:27 PM18:55:56+3:061:58 PM (51.4°)94.319
Jun 54:29 AM11:28 PM18:58:53+2:571:58 PM (51.5°)94.332
* 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

8:08 PM

Altitude

-28.0°

Heading

336° N

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

31.7%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 303:24 AM3:10 PM-9:09 AM(25.5°)230,08736.7%
May 313:41 AM4:39 PM-10:01 AM(30.2°)227,61125.6%
Jun 14:00 AM6:10 PM-10:55 AM(34.9°)225,70015.7%
Jun 24:20 AM7:41 PM-11:50 AM(39.2°)224,5947.8%
Jun 34:46 AM9:10 PM-12:48 PM(42.8°)224,4872.5%
Jun 45:19 AM10:30 PM-1:48 PM(45.4°)225,4690.3%
Jun 56:02 AM11:38 PM-2:48 PM(46.6°)227,4981.2%
* 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, May 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 4:38 AMTue 8:14 PMTue 12:25 PMNot visible
VenusTue 4:40 AMTue 11:04 PMTue 1:51 PMExtremely difficult
MarsMon 10:02 PMTue 4:11 AMTue 1:07 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 1:27 PMTue 3:25 AMMon 8:26 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 10:57 PMTue 5:25 AMTue 2:11 AMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 3:41 AMTue 5:54 PMTue 10:47 AMExtremely difficult
NeptuneTue 3:10 AMTue 1:22 PMTue 8:16 AMExtremely difficult
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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