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Dec. 17, 2017 Rise Solar Noon Set
Actual Time 8:36 AM AKST 11:54 AM AKST 3:12 PM AKST
Civil Twilight 7:45 AM AKST   4:03 PM AKST
Nautical Twilight 6:54 AM AKST   4:55 PM AKST
Astronomical Twilight 6:06 AM AKST   5:42 PM AKST
Altitude -0.8° 9.1° -0.8°
Azimuth 135.7° 180.0° 224.3°
Hour Angle of the Sun 49.5° 49.5° -49.5°
Mean Anomaly of the Sun 343.30° 343.43° 343.57°
Obliquity 23.44° 23.44° 23.44°
Right Ascension of the Sun -94.39° -94.23° -94.08°
Sun Declination -23.37° -23.38° -23.38°
Moon 7:38 AM AKST (12/17)   3:30 PM AKST (12/17)
Length of Visible Light 8h 17m
Length of Day
6h 36m
Waning Crescent, 0% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 18
Waning Crescent
Dec 18
New
Dec 26
First Quarter
Jan 1
Full
Jan 8
Last Quarter