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Moon: 74.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 24, 2018 at 7:05:49 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:10 am 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:46 pm 300° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:27 pm 63° Northeast
Moonset Today: 5:30 am 300° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 35 minutes (+5m 39s)

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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

7:05 pm

Altitude

17.8°

Heading

265° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

15h 35m 23s

Change since

Yesterday: +5m 39s

Winter: +10h 7m

Summer: -3h 45m

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 – 4:00 am
Nautical Twilight4:00 am – 5:18 am
Civil Twilight5:18 am – 6:10 am
Daylight6:10 am – 9:46 pm
Civil Twilight9:46 pm – 10:39 pm
Nautical Twilight10:39 pm – 11:59 pm
Astro. Twilight11:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 246:10 am9:46 pm15:35:23+5:391:57 pm (41.9°)93.499
Apr 256:07 am9:48 pm15:41:01+5:381:57 pm (42.2°)93.523
Apr 266:04 am9:51 pm15:46:39+5:371:57 pm (42.5°)93.548
Apr 276:01 am9:54 pm15:52:16+5:361:57 pm (42.9°)93.572
Apr 285:58 am9:56 pm15:57:52+5:361:56 pm (43.2°)93.596
Apr 295:56 am9:59 pm16:03:27+5:351:56 pm (43.5°)93.620
Apr 305:53 am10:02 pm16:09:01+5:341:56 pm (43.8°)93.643
* 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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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 208:15 am
June SolsticeJun 212:07 am
September EquinoxSep 225:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 211:23 pm
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

7:05 pm

Altitude

29.5°

Heading

124° SE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

74.2%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 24-5:30 am2:27 pm10:19 pm(39.5°)232,83975.5%
Apr 25-5:49 am3:55 pm11:09 pm(35.0°)234,43184.6%
Apr 26-6:03 am5:21 pm11:58 pm(30.2°)236,26091.8%
Apr 27-6:16 am6:47 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Apr 28-6:29 am8:11 pm12:46 am(25.3°)238,31396.7%
Apr 29-6:41 am9:33 pm1:33 am(20.7°)240,55099.4%
Apr 30-6:56 am10:53 pm2:21 am(16.5°)242,89299.6%
* 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, Tue, Apr 24, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:07 amWed 6:36 pmWed 12:21 pmNot visible
VenusTue 6:39 amWed 12:43 amTue 3:39 pmFairly good visibility
MarsWed 4:29 amWed 10:03 amWed 7:16 amExtremely difficult to see
JupiterTue 11:03 pmWed 6:52 amWed 2:57 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 3:29 amWed 9:19 amWed 6:24 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 6:08 amWed 8:55 pmWed 1:32 pmNot visible
NeptuneWed 5:37 amWed 4:09 pmWed 10:53 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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