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Moon: 95.1%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 22, 2018 at 6:29:39 am


Sunrise Today: 9:00 am 112° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:25 pm 248° West


Moonrise Today: 6:41 pm 91° East
Moonset Today: 5:56 am 264° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 25 minutes (-5m 36s)

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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

6:29 am

Altitude

-18.7°

Heading

79° E

Position

Night

Day length

9h 25m

Change since

Yesterday: -5m 36s

Winter: +3h 57m

Summer: -9h 56m

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 – 6:35 am
Astro. Twilight6:35 am – 7:25 am
Nautical Twilight7:25 am – 8:15 am
Civil Twilight8:15 am – 9:00 am
Daylight9:00 am – 6:25 pm
Civil Twilight6:25 pm – 7:10 pm
Nautical Twilight7:10 pm – 8:01 pm
Astro. Twilight8:01 pm – 8:50 pm
Night8:50 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 229:00 am6:25 pm9:25:00−5:361:43 pm (17.6°)92.496
Oct 239:03 am6:22 pm9:19:24−5:361:43 pm (17.2°)92.470
Oct 249:06 am6:20 pm9:13:48−5:351:43 pm (16.9°)92.445
Oct 259:08 am6:17 pm9:08:13−5:351:43 pm (16.6°)92.419
Oct 269:11 am6:14 pm9:02:38−5:341:43 pm (16.2°)92.395
Oct 279:14 am6:11 pm8:57:04−5:331:43 pm (15.9°)92.370
Oct 289:17 am6:08 pm8:51:32−5:321:43 pm (15.5°)92.346
* 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

6:29 am

Altitude

-4.6°

Heading

272° W

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

95.1%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 22-5:56 am6:41 pm12:05 am(24.3°)244,45593.9%
Oct 23-7:18 am6:52 pm12:50 am(29.1°)241,83997.9%
Oct 24-8:42 am7:03 pm1:37 am(33.9°)239,23499.7%
Oct 25-10:09 am7:18 pm2:25 am(38.5°)236,81499.2%
Oct 26-11:36 am7:38 pm3:16 am(42.7°)234,70796.2%
Oct 27-1:02 pm8:06 pm4:10 am(46.1°)232,99290.7%
Oct 28-2:21 pm8:47 pm5:06 am(48.5°)231,69282.9%
* 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, Mon, Oct 22, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 11:29 amMon 6:26 pmMon 2:58 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 10:34 amMon 5:20 pmMon 1:56 pmNot visible
MarsMon 5:36 pmTue 12:47 amMon 9:11 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 11:57 amMon 7:05 pmMon 3:31 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnMon 3:23 pmMon 9:00 pmMon 6:12 pmSlightly difficult to see
UranusSun 6:23 pmMon 9:19 amMon 1:51 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 5:44 pmTue 4:06 amMon 10:55 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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