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Moon: 1.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 26, 2017 at 1:02:09 pm


Sunrise Today: 4:46 am 39° Northeast
Sunset Today: 11:08 pm 321° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 6:22 am 50° Northeast


Daylight Hours: 18 hours, 21 minutes (+4m 15s)

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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

1:02 pm

Altitude

49.0°

Heading

160° S

Position

Daylight

Day length

18h 21m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: +4m 15s

Winter: +12h 54m

Summer: -59m 25s

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 – 12:34 am
Nautical Twilight12:34 am – 3:17 am
Civil Twilight3:17 am – 4:46 am
Daylight4:46 am – 11:08 pm
Civil Twilight11:08 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 264:46 am11:08 pm18:21:56+4:151:56 pm (50.1°)94.183
May 274:44 am11:10 pm18:26:06+4:091:56 pm (50.3°)94.198
May 284:42 am11:12 pm18:30:09+4:021:56 pm (50.4°)94.214
May 294:40 am11:14 pm18:34:05+3:561:57 pm (50.6°)94.229
May 304:38 am11:16 pm18:37:55+3:491:57 pm (50.7°)94.243
May 314:37 am11:18 pm18:41:37+3:411:57 pm (50.9°)94.257
Jun 14:35 am11:20 pm18:45:11+3:341:57 pm (51.0°)94.270
* 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 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 202:29 am
June SolsticeJun 208:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 2212:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 217:28 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 2017 Moon Phases

1:02 pm

Altitude

41.6°

Heading

140° SE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.9%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 266:22 am--3:08 pm(46.8°)222,4562.2%
May 27-12:04 am7:12 am4:10 pm(47.5°)224,1847.3%
May 28-1:08 am8:16 am5:11 pm(46.8°)226,92915.1%
May 29-1:55 am9:32 am6:09 pm(44.7°)230,37024.6%
May 30-2:29 am10:54 am7:03 pm(41.7°)234,15835.3%
May 31-2:53 am12:16 pm7:54 pm(38.0°)237,97146.3%
Jun 1-3:11 am1:37 pm8:41 pm(33.9°)241,55457.0%
* 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, Fri, May 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 4:42 amFri 8:07 pmFri 12:23 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 4:08 amFri 5:49 pmFri 10:58 amAverage visiblity
MarsFri 5:28 amSat 1:02 amFri 3:15 pmDifficult to see
JupiterFri 4:56 pmSat 4:06 amFri 10:31 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 12:23 amSat 6:18 amSat 3:20 amGood visibility
UranusFri 4:04 amFri 6:38 pmFri 11:21 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 3:32 amFri 1:56 pmFri 8:44 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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