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Moon: 63.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 20, 2018 at 6:04:47 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:03 am 41° Northeast
Sunset Today: 11:06 pm 319° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:10 pm 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:22 am 253° West


Daylight Hours: 18 hours, 3 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

6:04 pm

Altitude

32.3°

Heading

253° W

Position

Daylight

Day length

18h 3m 46s

Change since

Yesterday: -4m 30s

Winter: +12h 35m

Summer: -1h 17m

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 Nautical Twilight.

Civil Twilight12:00 am – 12:31 am
Nautical Twilight12:31 am – 3:40 am
Civil Twilight3:40 am – 5:03 am
Daylight5:03 am – 11:06 pm
Civil Twilight11:06 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 205:03 am11:06 pm18:03:46−4:302:05 pm (49.4°)94.454
Jul 215:05 am11:04 pm17:59:10−4:352:05 pm (49.2°)94.446
Jul 225:07 am11:02 pm17:54:30−4:392:06 pm (49.0°)94.438
Jul 235:10 am11:00 pm17:49:46−4:442:06 pm (48.8°)94.430
Jul 245:12 am10:57 pm17:44:58−4:482:06 pm (48.5°)94.421
Jul 255:15 am10:55 pm17:40:06−4:512:06 pm (48.3°)94.412
Jul 265:17 am10:52 pm17:35:10−4:552:06 pm (48.1°)94.403
* 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

6:04 pm

Altitude

9.9°

Heading

138° SE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

63.0%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 20-1:22 am4:10 pm8:59 pm(16.7°)243,77664.2%
Jul 21-1:36 am5:29 pm9:46 pm(13.1°)246,57273.7%
Jul 22-1:52 am6:45 pm10:33 pm(10.3°)248,81782.1%
Jul 23-2:14 am7:54 pm11:21 pm(8.4°)250,49789.1%
Jul 24-2:42 am8:56 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Jul 25-3:21 am9:46 pm12:09 am(7.4°)251,63194.4%
Jul 26-4:11 am10:24 pm12:57 am(7.4°)252,25698.1%
* 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, Fri, Jul 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:05 amFri 11:13 pmFri 3:40 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 9:55 amSat 12:01 amFri 4:59 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 12:23 amSat 5:00 amSat 2:41 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 4:40 pmSat 12:58 amFri 8:49 pmExtremely difficult to see
SaturnFri 9:30 pmSat 3:12 amSat 12:21 amGood visibility
UranusSat 12:30 amSat 3:37 pmSat 8:03 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 11:56 pmSat 10:30 amSat 5:13 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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