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Moon: 6.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 19, 2017 at 5:24:01 am


Sunrise Today: 6:19 am 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 9:44 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 3:30 am 49° Northeast
Moonset Today: 8:53 pm 307° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 25 minutes (-5m 35s)

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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

5:24 am

Altitude

-6.3°

Heading

49° NE

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

15h 25m 5s

Change since

Yesterday: -5m 35s

Winter: +9h 57m

Summer: -3h 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

Today it does not get darker than Astronomical Twilight.

Astro. Twilight12:00 am – 4:10 am
Nautical Twilight4:10 am – 5:27 am
Civil Twilight5:27 am – 6:19 am
Daylight6:19 am – 9:44 pm
Civil Twilight9:44 pm – 10:36 pm
Nautical Twilight10:36 pm – 11:51 pm
Astro. Twilight11:51 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Anchorage - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 196:19 am9:44 pm15:25:05−5:352:03 pm (41.3°)94.063
Aug 206:22 am9:41 pm15:19:29−5:352:02 pm (41.0°)94.044
Aug 216:24 am9:38 pm15:13:53−5:362:02 pm (40.6°)94.025
Aug 226:27 am9:35 pm15:08:16−5:362:02 pm (40.3°)94.006
Aug 236:29 am9:32 pm15:02:39−5:372:02 pm (40.0°)93.986
Aug 246:32 am9:29 pm14:57:02−5:372:01 pm (39.6°)93.966
Aug 256:34 am9:26 pm14:51:24−5:372:01 pm (39.3°)93.945
* All times are local time for Anchorage. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Anchorage on Aug 21

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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

5:24 am

Altitude

10.6°

Heading

73° E

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

6.5%

Moon in Anchorage - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 193:30 am8:53 pm-12:18 pm(46.0°)228,0875.0%
Aug 204:50 am9:22 pm-1:16 pm(43.4°)229,4541.0%
Aug 216:16 am9:44 pm-2:11 pm(39.8°)231,5790.0%
Aug 227:43 am10:02 pm-3:02 pm(35.6°)234,3281.8%
Aug 239:08 am10:17 pm-3:52 pm(31.1°)237,4886.1%
Aug 2410:31 am10:31 pm-4:39 pm(26.6°)240,80112.3%
Aug 2511:50 am10:45 pm-5:25 pm(22.3°)243,99320.1%
* 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, Sat, Aug 19, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 8:13 amSat 9:13 pmSat 2:42 pmNot visible
VenusSat 2:37 amSat 8:46 pmSat 11:42 amGood visibility
MarsSat 5:22 amSat 9:45 pmSat 1:34 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterSat 12:05 pmSat 10:34 pmSat 5:20 pmSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSat 6:28 pmSun 12:25 amSat 9:26 pmAverage visiblity
UranusFri 10:32 pmSat 1:15 pmSat 5:53 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 9:58 pmSat 8:16 amSat 3:07 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Anchorage.

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