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Moon: 0.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 27, 2017 at 2:29:56 am


Sunrise Today: 8:04 am 105° East
Sunset Today: 6:20 pm 255° West


Moonrise Today: 8:39 am 99° East
Moonset Today: 8:14 pm 265° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 15 minutes (+5m 43s)

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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

2:29 am

Altitude

-35.1°

Heading

24° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 15m 50s

Change since

Yesterday: +5m 43s

Winter: +4h 47m

Summer: -9h 5m

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 – 5:40 am
Astro. Twilight5:40 am – 6:31 am
Nautical Twilight6:31 am – 7:21 am
Civil Twilight7:21 am – 8:04 am
Daylight8:04 am – 6:20 pm
Civil Twilight6:20 pm – 7:04 pm
Nautical Twilight7:04 pm – 7:54 pm
Astro. Twilight7:54 pm – 8:45 pm
Night8:45 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 278:04 am6:20 pm10:15:49+5:431:12 pm (20.9°)92.081
Feb 288:01 am6:23 pm10:21:34+5:441:11 pm (21.3°)92.103
Mar 17:58 am6:26 pm10:27:18+5:441:11 pm (21.6°)92.125
Mar 27:55 am6:28 pm10:33:02+5:441:11 pm (22.0°)92.148
Mar 37:52 am6:31 pm10:38:47+5:441:11 pm (22.4°)92.170
Mar 47:49 am6:34 pm10:44:31+5:441:11 pm (22.8°)92.193
Mar 57:46 am6:36 pm10:50:16+5:441:10 pm (23.2°)92.216
* All times are local time for Anchorage. 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

2:29 am

Altitude

-34.6°

Heading

11° N

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.9%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 278:39 am8:14 pm-2:19 pm(24.8°)232,1562.3%
Feb 288:56 am9:42 pm-3:10 pm(29.5°)230,6277.1%
Mar 19:13 am11:10 pm-4:02 pm(34.2°)229,70114.4%
Mar 29:32 am--4:55 pm(38.5°)229,33723.8%
Mar 3-12:38 am9:54 am5:49 pm(42.2°)229,45634.7%
Mar 4-2:04 am10:22 am6:45 pm(45.0°)229,97046.4%
Mar 5-3:24 am10:59 am7:42 pm(46.6°)230,80358.3%
* 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, Mon, Feb 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:20 amMon 5:26 pmMon 12:52 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 7:40 amMon 10:30 pmMon 3:04 pmFairly good visibility
MarsMon 8:41 amMon 11:02 pmMon 3:51 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 10:44 pmMon 9:04 amMon 3:54 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 5:17 amMon 11:10 amMon 8:14 amSlightly difficult to see
UranusMon 8:46 amMon 10:53 pmMon 3:49 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 8:16 amMon 6:26 pmMon 1:21 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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