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Moon: 61.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 8, 2016 at 2:59:13 am


Sunrise Today: 8:00 am 123° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:41 pm 237° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:42 pm 90° East
Moonset Today: 1:06 am 267° West


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 40 minutes (-1m 5s)

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Today's Sun Position in Helena

The Sun's altitude in Helena 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

2:59 am

Altitude

-50.2°

Heading

67° E

Phase

Night

Day length

8h 40m 34s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 5s

Winter: +6m 47s

Summer: -7h 9m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Helena Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Helena 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 – 6:10 am
Astro. Twilight6:10 am – 6:47 am
Nautical Twilight6:47 am – 7:25 am
Civil Twilight7:25 am – 8:00 am
Daylight8:00 am – 4:41 pm
Civil Twilight4:41 pm – 5:15 pm
Nautical Twilight5:15 pm – 5:54 pm
Astro. Twilight5:54 pm – 6:30 pm
Night6:30 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Helena - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 88:00 am4:41 pm8:40:34−1:0512:20 pm (20.6°)91.554
Dec 98:01 am4:41 pm8:39:33−1:0112:21 pm (20.5°)91.542
Dec 108:02 am4:41 pm8:38:36−0:5612:21 pm (20.5°)91.531
Dec 118:03 am4:41 pm8:37:45−0:5112:22 pm (20.4°)91.520
Dec 128:04 am4:41 pm8:36:58−0:4612:22 pm (20.3°)91.509
Dec 138:05 am4:41 pm8:36:16−0:4112:23 pm (20.2°)91.499
Dec 148:05 am4:41 pm8:35:40−0:3612:23 pm (20.2°)91.490
* All times are local time for Helena. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 1910:30 pm
June SolsticeJun 204:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 228:21 am
December SolsticeDec 213:44 am
* All times are local Helena time.

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Today's Moon in Helena

The Moon's path in Helena 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 2016 Moon Phases

2:59 am

Altitude

-19.0°

Heading

287° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

61.4%

Moon in Helena - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 8-1:06 am1:42 pm7:55 pm(44.1°)229,86469.0%
Dec 9-2:18 am2:14 pm8:47 pm(48.8°)226,85079.5%
Dec 10-3:32 am2:48 pm9:43 pm(53.3°)224,48088.4%
Dec 11-4:48 am3:26 pm10:40 pm(57.2°)223,05295.1%
Dec 12-6:04 am4:11 pm11:41 pm(60.1°)222,78999.0%
Dec 13-7:18 am5:03 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-8:26 am6:02 pm12:43 am(61.7°)223,78699.7%
* All times are local time for Helena. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Helena This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 8, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 9:46 amThu 5:54 pmThu 1:50 pmAverage visiblity
VenusThu 11:11 amThu 7:56 pmThu 3:33 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 12:00 noonThu 9:52 pmThu 4:55 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 2:48 amThu 2:03 pmThu 8:25 amFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 8:03 amThu 4:51 pmThu 12:27 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusThu 1:58 pmFri 3:07 amThu 8:32 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 12:36 pmThu 11:25 pmThu 6:00 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Helena.

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