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Moon: 32.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Aug 16, 2018 at 5:55:29 am


Sunrise Today: 6:11 am 59° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:54 pm 301° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:52 pm 109° East
Moonset Today: 11:43 pm 247° West


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 43 minutes (-5m 33s)

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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

5:55 am

Altitude

-1.5°

Heading

55° NE

Position

Civil Twilight

Day length

15h 43m 10s

Change since

Yesterday: -5m 33s

Winter: +10h 15m

Summer: -3h 38m

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.

Nautical Twilight12:00 am – 12:14 am
Astro. Twilight12:14 am – 3:54 am
Nautical Twilight3:54 am – 5:17 am
Civil Twilight5:17 am – 6:11 am
Daylight6:11 am – 9:54 pm
Civil Twilight9:54 pm – 10:47 pm
Nautical Twilight10:47 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 166:11 am9:54 pm15:43:10−5:332:03 pm (42.4°)94.122
Aug 176:13 am9:51 pm15:37:36−5:342:03 pm (42.0°)94.104
Aug 186:16 am9:48 pm15:32:01−5:342:03 pm (41.7°)94.085
Aug 196:18 am9:45 pm15:26:26−5:352:03 pm (41.4°)94.066
Aug 206:21 am9:42 pm15:20:50−5:352:02 pm (41.1°)94.047
Aug 216:24 am9:39 pm15:15:14−5:362:02 pm (40.7°)94.028
Aug 226:26 am9:36 pm15:09:37−5:362:02 pm (40.4°)94.008
* 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

5:55 am

Altitude

-36.7°

Heading

350° N

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

32.4%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 161:52 pm11:43 pm-6:54 pm(18.2°)239,79837.8%
Aug 173:14 pm11:58 pm-7:42 pm(14.3°)243,40448.4%
Aug 184:32 pm--8:29 pm(11.2°)246,49558.7%
Aug 19-12:18 am5:45 pm9:17 pm(8.9°)248,94168.4%
Aug 20-12:44 am6:49 pm10:05 pm(7.6°)250,68377.2%
Aug 21-1:19 am7:43 pm10:54 pm(7.3°)251,72584.9%
Aug 22-2:05 am8:25 pm11:42 pm(7.9°)252,11291.2%
* 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, Thu, Aug 16, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:21 amThu 9:05 pmThu 1:12 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 11:26 amThu 10:17 pmThu 4:52 pmAverage visiblity
MarsThu 10:37 pmFri 2:19 amFri 12:28 amPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 3:07 pmThu 11:13 pmThu 7:10 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 7:39 pmFri 1:19 amThu 10:29 pmSlightly difficult to see
UranusWed 10:48 pmThu 1:55 pmThu 6:21 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 10:13 pmThu 8:44 amThu 3:29 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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