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Moon: 12.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 27, 2016 at 2:50:03 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:22 AM 92° East
Sunset Today: 7:15 PM 268° West


Moonrise Today: 3:52 AM 73° East
Moonset Today: 5:53 PM 285° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 52 minutes (-3m 17s)

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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

2:50 AM

Altitude

-41.1°

Heading

31° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 52m 21s

Change since

Yesterday: -3m 17s

Winter: +3h 18m

Summer: -3h 57m

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 – 5:41 AM
Astro. Twilight5:41 AM – 6:17 AM
Nautical Twilight6:17 AM – 6:52 AM
Civil Twilight6:52 AM – 7:22 AM
Daylight7:22 AM – 7:15 PM
Civil Twilight7:15 PM – 7:45 PM
Nautical Twilight7:45 PM – 8:20 PM
Astro. Twilight8:20 PM – 8:56 PM
Night8:56 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Helena - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 277:22 AM7:15 PM11:52:21−3:171:19 PM (41.4°)93.149
Sep 287:24 AM7:13 PM11:49:04−3:171:19 PM (41.0°)93.123
Sep 297:25 AM7:11 PM11:45:46−3:171:18 PM (40.6°)93.097
Sep 307:26 AM7:09 PM11:42:29−3:171:18 PM (40.2°)93.070
Oct 17:28 AM7:07 PM11:39:12−3:171:18 PM (39.8°)93.043
Oct 27:29 AM7:05 PM11:35:55−3:161:17 PM (39.5°)93.017
Oct 37:30 AM7:03 PM11:32:39−3:161:17 PM (39.1°)92.990
* All times are local time for Helena. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

2:50 AM

Altitude

-10.2°

Heading

61° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

12.6%

Moon in Helena - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 273:52 AM5:53 PM-10:57 AM(53.9°)243,41610.4%
Sep 284:56 AM6:23 PM-11:44 AM(50.3°)245,5804.9%
Sep 295:58 AM6:50 PM-12:29 PM(46.4°)247,5241.5%
Sep 307:00 AM7:17 PM-1:13 PM(42.4°)249,2220.1%
Oct 18:00 AM7:43 PM-1:56 PM(38.4°)250,6250.7%
Oct 29:00 AM8:11 PM-2:39 PM(34.7°)251,6633.3%
Oct 310:00 AM8:40 PM-3:23 PM(31.3°)252,2467.6%
* All times are local time for Helena. 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 Helena This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Sep 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:47 AMTue 6:43 PMTue 12:15 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 10:05 AMTue 8:17 PMTue 3:11 PMFairly good visibility
MarsTue 3:01 PMTue 11:02 PMTue 7:01 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 7:16 AMTue 7:16 PMTue 1:16 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnTue 1:11 PMTue 10:09 PMTue 5:40 PMAverage visiblity
UranusMon 7:51 PMTue 9:07 AMTue 2:29 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 6:20 PMWed 5:11 AMTue 11:46 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Helena.

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