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Moon: 89.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 26, 2018 at 2:33:55 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:04 am 59° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:51 pm 301° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 5:21 pm 83° East
Moonset Today: 6:03 am 281° West


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 46 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

2:33 pm

Altitude

42.1°

Heading

192° S

Position

Daylight

Day length

15h 46m 39s

Change since

Yesterday: +5m 37s

Winter: +10h 18m

Summer: -3h 34m

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 – 12:04 am
Astro. Twilight12:04 am – 3:49 am
Nautical Twilight3:49 am – 5:11 am
Civil Twilight5:11 am – 6:04 am
Daylight6:04 am – 9:51 pm
Civil Twilight9:51 pm – 10:45 pm
Nautical Twilight10:45 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 266:04 am9:51 pm15:46:39+5:371:57 pm (42.5°)93.548
Apr 276:01 am9:54 pm15:52:16+5:361:57 pm (42.9°)93.572
Apr 285:58 am9:56 pm15:57:52+5:361:56 pm (43.2°)93.596
Apr 295:56 am9:59 pm16:03:27+5:351:56 pm (43.5°)93.620
Apr 305:53 am10:02 pm16:09:01+5:341:56 pm (43.8°)93.643
May 15:50 am10:04 pm16:14:34+5:331:56 pm (44.1°)93.667
May 25:47 am10:07 pm16:20:06+5:311:56 pm (44.4°)93.691
* 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

2:33 pm

Altitude

-17.7°

Heading

46° NE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

89.3%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 26-6:03 am5:21 pm11:58 pm(30.2°)236,26091.8%
Apr 27-6:16 am6:47 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Apr 28-6:29 am8:11 pm12:46 am(25.3°)238,31396.7%
Apr 29-6:41 am9:33 pm1:33 am(20.7°)240,55099.4%
Apr 30-6:56 am10:53 pm2:21 am(16.5°)242,89299.6%
May 1-7:14 am-3:08 am(13.0°)245,22297.7%
May 212:09 am7:37 am-3:57 am(10.2°)247,38993.8%
* 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, Apr 26, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:02 amFri 6:38 pmFri 12:19 pmNot visible
VenusThu 6:34 amFri 12:52 amThu 3:42 pmFairly good visibility
MarsFri 4:24 amFri 10:00 amFri 7:12 amExtremely difficult to see
JupiterThu 10:53 pmFri 6:44 amFri 2:48 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 3:21 amFri 9:11 amFri 6:16 amAverage visiblity
UranusFri 6:01 amFri 8:48 pmFri 1:24 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 5:33 amThu 4:06 pmThu 10:49 amExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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