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Anchorage, AK, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 24.2%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: May 16, 2021 at 7:23:56 pm
Sunrise Today: 5:08 am 45° Northeast
Sunset Today: 10:44 pm 316° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 7:51 am 28° Northeast
Moonset Today: 3:35 am 333° Northwest
Daylight Hours: 17 hours, 36 minutes (+5m 1s)
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Today's Sun Position in Anchorage

Time:7:23 pm
Altitude:20.8°
Direction:273° W
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 17h 35m 48s (May 16, 2021)

5 minutes, 1 second longer than yesterday (May 15, 2021)

12 hours, 8 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

1 hour, 45 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Anchorage Today

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Nautical Twilight12:00 am – 3:57 am
Civil Twilight3:57 am – 5:08 am
Daylight5:08 am – 10:44 pm
Civil Twilight10:44 pm – 11:57 pm
Nautical Twilight11:57 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 165:08 am10:44 pm17:35:48+5:011:55 pm (48.1°)94.003
May 175:06 am10:47 pm17:40:46+4:571:55 pm (48.4°)94.022
May 185:04 am10:49 pm17:45:40+4:531:56 pm (48.6°)94.040
May 195:01 am10:52 pm17:50:30+4:501:56 pm (48.8°)94.058
May 204:59 am10:54 pm17:55:16+4:451:56 pm (49.0°)94.076
May 214:57 am10:57 pm17:59:57+4:411:56 pm (49.2°)94.094
May 224:54 am10:59 pm18:04:34+4:361:56 pm (49.4°)94.111
* All times are local time for Anchorage. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Anchorage

Year 2021 Moon Phases

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 16-3:35 am7:51 am6:08 pm(53.1°)246,60423.7%
May 17-4:05 am9:09 am6:59 pm(50.9°)243,84133.1%
May 18-4:20 am10:39 am7:50 pm(47.5°)240,60243.4%
May 19-4:29 am12:14 pm8:39 pm(43.0°)237,00654.3%
May 20-4:35 am1:50 pm9:28 pm(37.5°)233,24365.4%
May 21-4:38 am3:27 pm10:17 pm(31.4°)229,57576.0%
May 22-4:41 am5:06 pm11:06 pm(24.9°)226,31685.5%
* All times are local time for Anchorage. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. 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, Sun, May 16, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:21 amMon 1:34 amSun 3:27 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 5:33 amMon 12:12 amSun 2:51 pmFairly good visibility
MarsSun 7:36 amMon 3:07 amSun 5:22 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 3:55 amMon 1:01 pmMon 8:28 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 3:35 amMon 11:08 amMon 7:21 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusSun 4:57 amSun 8:57 pmSun 12:57 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 4:16 amMon 3:27 pmMon 9:52 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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