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Moon: 54.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 24, 2016 at 10:15:24 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:33 AM 65° East
Sunset Today: 9:29 PM 294° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 11:55 PM 56° Northeast
Moonset Today: 3:37 PM 302° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 55 minutes (-5m 37s)

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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

10:15 AM

Altitude

25.1°

Heading

115° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 55m 45s

Change since

Yesterday: -5m 37s

Winter: +9h 28m

Summer: -4h 25m

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 Astronomical Twilight.

Astro. Twilight12:00 AM – 4:34 AM
Nautical Twilight4:34 AM – 5:43 AM
Civil Twilight5:43 AM – 6:33 AM
Daylight6:33 AM – 9:29 PM
Civil Twilight9:29 PM – 10:18 PM
Nautical Twilight10:18 PM – 11:26 PM
Astro. Twilight11:26 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 246:33 AM9:29 PM14:55:45−5:372:02 PM (39.5°)93.959
Aug 256:35 AM9:26 PM14:50:07−5:372:01 PM (39.2°)93.940
Aug 266:38 AM9:22 PM14:44:29−5:382:01 PM (38.8°)93.920
Aug 276:41 AM9:19 PM14:38:51−5:382:01 PM (38.5°)93.899
Aug 286:43 AM9:16 PM14:33:12−5:382:01 PM (38.1°)93.879
Aug 296:46 AM9:13 PM14:27:34−5:382:00 PM (37.8°)93.858
Aug 306:48 AM9:10 PM14:21:55−5:382:00 PM (37.4°)93.836
* 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

10:15 AM

Altitude

33.8°

Heading

231° SW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

54.6%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 24-3:37 PM11:55 PM7:22 AM(42.2°)229,76356.0%
Aug 25-4:54 PM-8:18 AM(44.8°)231,14344.1%
Aug 2612:34 AM6:01 PM-9:14 AM(46.3°)232,77032.7%
Aug 271:23 AM6:55 PM-10:10 AM(46.6°)234,58322.4%
Aug 282:23 AM7:37 PM-11:05 AM(45.7°)236,54813.7%
Aug 293:33 AM8:09 PM-11:58 AM(43.8°)238,6427.0%
Aug 304:48 AM8:33 PM-12:49 PM(41.0°)240,8402.4%
* 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, Aug 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 9:42 AMThu 9:14 PMThu 3:29 PMNot visible
VenusWed 8:51 AMWed 9:54 PMWed 3:24 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 5:55 PMWed 10:38 PMWed 8:17 PMExtremely difficult to see
JupiterWed 9:14 AMWed 9:55 PMWed 3:35 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnWed 5:02 PMWed 11:34 PMWed 8:18 PMSlightly difficult to see
UranusTue 10:08 PMWed 12:27 PMWed 5:17 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 9:31 PMThu 7:36 AMThu 2:34 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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