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Moon: 5.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jan 19, 2018 at 3:14:30 am


Sunrise Today: 9:48 am 134° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:32 pm 226° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:50 am 118° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:00 pm 245° West


Daylight Hours: 6 hours, 43 minutes (+4m 30s)

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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

3:14 am

Altitude

-43.7°

Heading

42° NE

Position

Night

Day length

6h 43m 53s

Change since

Yesterday: +4m 30s

Winter: +1h 16m

Summer: -12h 37m

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 – 7:07 am
Astro. Twilight7:07 am – 7:58 am
Nautical Twilight7:58 am – 8:54 am
Civil Twilight8:54 am – 9:48 am
Daylight9:48 am – 4:32 pm
Civil Twilight4:32 pm – 5:26 pm
Nautical Twilight5:26 pm – 6:22 pm
Astro. Twilight6:22 pm – 7:14 pm
Night7:14 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 199:48 am4:32 pm6:43:53+4:311:10 pm (8.7°)91.470
Jan 209:46 am4:35 pm6:48:29+4:361:10 pm (8.9°)91.478
Jan 219:44 am4:37 pm6:53:10+4:411:10 pm (9.2°)91.485
Jan 229:42 am4:40 pm6:57:56+4:461:11 pm (9.4°)91.494
Jan 239:40 am4:43 pm7:02:46+4:501:11 pm (9.6°)91.502
Jan 249:38 am4:45 pm7:07:38+4:521:11 pm (9.9°)91.511
Jan 259:36 am4:48 pm7:12:36+4:581:11 pm (10.1°)91.521
* All times are local time for Anchorage. 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

3:14 am

Altitude

-43.2°

Heading

5° N

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

5.3%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 1910:50 am8:00 pm-3:20 pm(15.8°)247,9107.7%
Jan 2011:06 am9:18 pm-4:05 pm(19.5°)245,87214.0%
Jan 2111:19 am10:36 pm-4:50 pm(23.7°)243,46321.9%
Jan 2211:32 am11:57 pm-5:36 pm(28.2°)240,69531.2%
Jan 2311:45 am--6:23 pm(32.8°)237,62141.7%
Jan 24-1:20 am11:59 am7:12 pm(37.3°)234,34952.8%
Jan 25-2:45 am12:16 pm8:03 pm(41.4°)231,05564.2%
* All times are local time for Anchorage. 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, Fri, Jan 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 9:15 amFri 2:35 pmFri 11:55 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 10:08 amFri 4:35 pmFri 1:21 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 5:01 amFri 12:14 pmFri 8:37 amAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 4:20 amFri 12:07 pmFri 8:13 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 8:26 amFri 2:09 pmFri 11:18 amDifficult to see
UranusFri 11:22 amSat 1:45 amFri 6:34 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 10:51 amFri 9:05 pmFri 3:58 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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