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Moon: 78.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 9, 2016 at 4:13:38 pm


Sunrise Today: 10:02 am 141° Southeast
Sunset Today: 3:43 pm 219° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:33 pm 79° East
Moonset Today: 3:07 am 276° West


Daylight Hours: 5 hours, 41 minutes (-2m 19s)

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

Sun's current position over Earth

4:13 pm

Altitude

-2.0°

Heading

225° SW

Phase

Civil Twilight

Day length

5h 41m

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 19s

Winter: +13m 16s

Summer: -13h 40m

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 – 7:09 am
Astro. Twilight7:09 am – 8:02 am
Nautical Twilight8:02 am – 9:01 am
Civil Twilight9:01 am – 10:02 am
Daylight10:02 am – 3:43 pm
Civil Twilight3:43 pm – 4:43 pm
Nautical Twilight4:43 pm – 5:42 pm
Astro. Twilight5:42 pm – 6:36 pm
Night6:36 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 910:02 am3:43 pm5:41:00−2:1912:52 pm (6.0°)91.541
Dec 1010:03 am3:42 pm5:38:50−2:0912:53 pm (5.9°)91.529
Dec 1110:05 am3:42 pm5:36:52−1:5812:53 pm (5.9°)91.518
Dec 1210:06 am3:41 pm5:35:04−1:4712:54 pm (5.8°)91.508
Dec 1310:07 am3:41 pm5:33:28−1:3612:54 pm (5.7°)91.498
Dec 1410:09 am3:41 pm5:32:03−1:2412:55 pm (5.7°)91.489
Dec 1510:10 am3:40 pm5:30:50−1:1312:55 pm (5.6°)91.480
* All times are local time for Anchorage. 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

4:13 pm

Altitude

11.2°

Heading

101° E

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

78.4%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 9-3:07 am2:33 pm9:25 pm(34.6°)226,56580.5%
Dec 10-4:37 am2:52 pm10:20 pm(39.0°)224,28189.2%
Dec 11-6:09 am3:16 pm11:18 pm(42.8°)222,96695.7%
Dec 12-7:40 am3:48 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 13-9:04 am4:31 pm12:19 am(45.5°)222,83599.2%
Dec 14-10:15 am5:28 pm1:21 am(46.9°)223,96299.6%
Dec 15-11:10 am6:38 pm2:22 am(46.9°)226,26096.7%
* All times are local time for Anchorage. 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, Fri, Dec 9, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 12:09 pmFri 4:37 pmFri 2:23 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 1:05 pmFri 7:07 pmFri 4:05 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 1:18 pmFri 9:34 pmFri 5:26 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 3:30 amSat 2:09 pmSat 8:50 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSat 9:50 amSat 3:53 pmSat 12:52 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusFri 2:00 pmSat 3:59 amFri 8:59 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 1:29 pmFri 11:26 pmFri 6:27 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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