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Moon: 0.3%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Apr 26, 2017 at 11:44:36 am


Sunrise Today: 6:04 am 59° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:52 pm 302° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 6:57 am 70° East
Moonset Today: 10:17 pm 296° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 48 minutes (+5m 37s)

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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

11:44 am

Altitude

36.9°

Heading

138° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

15h 48m

Change since

Yesterday: +5m 37s

Winter: +10h 20m

Summer: -3h 33m

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 – 12:05 am
Astro. Twilight12:05 am – 3:47 am
Nautical Twilight3:47 am – 5:10 am
Civil Twilight5:10 am – 6:04 am
Daylight6:04 am – 9:52 pm
Civil Twilight9:52 pm – 10:46 pm
Nautical Twilight10:46 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 266:04 am9:52 pm15:48:00+5:371:57 pm (42.6°)93.560
Apr 276:01 am9:54 pm15:53:37+5:361:57 pm (42.9°)93.584
Apr 285:58 am9:57 pm15:59:13+5:361:56 pm (43.3°)93.608
Apr 295:55 am10:00 pm16:04:48+5:351:56 pm (43.6°)93.632
Apr 305:52 am10:02 pm16:10:22+5:341:56 pm (43.9°)93.655
May 15:49 am10:05 pm16:15:55+5:331:56 pm (44.2°)93.678
May 25:46 am10:08 pm16:21:27+5:311:56 pm (44.5°)93.701
* All times are local time for Anchorage. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 202:29 am
June SolsticeJun 208:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 2212:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 217:28 am
* 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 2017 Moon Phases

11:44 am

Altitude

31.2°

Heading

133° SE

Position

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.3%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 266:57 am10:17 pm-2:26 pm(39.2°)223,5810.4%
Apr 277:21 am11:48 pm-3:25 pm(43.0°)223,3243.4%
Apr 287:52 am--4:25 pm(45.8°)224,2309.4%
Apr 29-1:12 am8:34 am5:25 pm(47.2°)226,13817.9%
Apr 30-2:22 am9:29 am6:25 pm(47.2°)228,78928.2%
May 1-3:16 am10:37 am7:23 pm(45.8°)231,88939.4%
May 2-3:55 am11:53 am8:17 pm(43.4°)235,15950.8%
* All times are local time for Anchorage. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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, Wed, Apr 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:57 amWed 8:32 pmWed 1:16 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 5:18 amWed 5:49 pmWed 11:33 amAverage visiblity
MarsWed 6:36 amThu 12:56 amWed 3:45 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterWed 7:09 pmThu 6:07 amThu 12:38 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 2:28 amThu 8:22 amThu 5:25 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 6:00 amWed 8:26 pmWed 1:13 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 5:30 amWed 3:51 pmWed 10:40 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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