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Moon: 39.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 27, 2016 at 1:17:05 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:21 AM 45° Northeast
Sunset Today: 10:49 PM 314° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:55 AM 68° East
Moonset Today: 4:26 PM 298° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 17 hours, 27 minutes (-5m)

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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

1:17 PM

Altitude

46.9°

Heading

163° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

17h 27m 54s

Change since

Yesterday: -5m

Winter: +12h

Summer: -1h 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

Today it does not get darker than Nautical Twilight.

Civil Twilight12:00 AM – 12:03 AM
Nautical Twilight12:03 AM – 4:10 AM
Civil Twilight4:10 AM – 5:21 AM
Daylight5:21 AM – 10:49 PM
Civil Twilight10:49 PM – 11:59 PM
Nautical Twilight11:59 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
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
Jul 305:29 AM10:41 PM17:12:35−5:092:06 PM (47.1°)94.361
Jul 315:31 AM10:39 PM17:07:23−5:112:06 PM (46.8°)94.350
Aug 15:34 AM10:36 PM17:02:09−5:132:06 PM (46.5°)94.339
Aug 25:36 AM10:33 PM16:56:53−5:162:06 PM (46.3°)94.326
* 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

1:17 PM

Altitude

20.2°

Heading

257° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

39.5%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
Jul 302:34 AM8:08 PM-11:20 AM(46.6°)231,70611.4%
Jul 313:28 AM8:59 PM-12:17 PM(46.5°)233,2675.1%
Aug 14:34 AM9:38 PM-1:12 PM(45.1°)235,2811.3%
Aug 25:48 AM10:07 PM-2:05 PM(42.8°)237,6800.1%
* 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, Wed, Jul 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:32 AMWed 11:20 PMWed 3:28 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 6:47 AMWed 11:19 PMWed 3:04 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 6:23 PMThu 12:06 AMWed 9:15 PMExtremely difficult to see
JupiterWed 10:28 AMWed 11:42 PMWed 5:05 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnWed 6:51 PMThu 1:26 AMWed 10:09 PMSlightly difficult to see
UranusTue 11:58 PMWed 2:18 PMWed 7:08 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 11:22 PMThu 9:31 AMThu 4:26 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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