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

Moon: 2.0%
Waning Crescent
Current Time: May 9, 2021 at 11:24:52 pm
Sunrise Today: 5:27 am 49° Northeast
Sunset Today: 10:26 pm 311° Northwest
Moonrise Today: 5:42 am 77° East
Moonset Today: 7:58 pm 289° West
Daylight Hours: 17 hours (+5m 20s)
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Today's Sun Position in Anchorage

Time:11:24 pm
Altitude:-5.5°
Direction:324° NW
Phase:Civil Twilight

Day length today: 16h 59m 38s (May 9, 2021)

5 minutes, 20 seconds longer than yesterday (May 8, 2021)

11 hours, 31 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2020)

2 hours, 21 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Anchorage Today

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Nautical Twilight12:00 am – 4:23 am
Civil Twilight4:23 am – 5:27 am
Daylight5:27 am – 10:26 pm
Civil Twilight10:26 pm – 11:31 pm
Nautical Twilight11:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2021Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
May 95:27 am10:26 pm16:59:38+5:201:55 pm (46.4°)93.860
May 105:24 am10:29 pm17:04:56+5:171:55 pm (46.7°)93.882
May 115:21 am10:31 pm17:10:12+5:151:55 pm (46.9°)93.903
May 125:19 am10:34 pm17:15:25+5:131:55 pm (47.2°)93.924
May 135:16 am10:37 pm17:20:35+5:101:55 pm (47.4°)93.944
May 145:13 am10:39 pm17:25:43+5:071:55 pm (47.7°)93.964
May 155:11 am10:42 pm17:30:47+5:041:55 pm (47.9°)93.984
* 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 95:42 am7:58 pm-12:38 pm(35.7°)251,7163.4%
May 105:45 am9:20 pm-1:20 pm(40.7°)252,3780.8%
May 115:48 am10:45 pm-2:03 pm(45.1°)252,5950.0%
May 125:53 am--2:48 pm(48.8°)252,3701.2%
May 13-12:11 am6:03 am3:35 pm(51.7°)251,6894.3%
May 14-1:33 am6:21 am4:25 pm(53.4°)250,5219.1%
May 15-2:45 am6:54 am5:16 pm(53.9°)248,83315.7%
* 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 9, 2021
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:29 amMon 1:09 amSun 3:17 pmAverage visibility
VenusSun 5:47 amSun 11:41 pmSun 2:43 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsSun 7:38 amMon 3:23 amSun 5:31 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 4:21 amMon 1:23 pmMon 8:52 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 4:02 amMon 11:35 amMon 7:49 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusMon 5:20 amMon 9:19 pmMon 1:19 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 4:44 amMon 3:54 pmMon 10:19 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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