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Moon: 9.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 29, 2016 at 3:14:17 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:45 AM 76° East
Sunset Today: 8:12 PM 284° West


Moonrise Today: 3:53 AM 66° East
Moonset Today: 6:42 PM 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 26 minutes (-3m 10s)

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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 the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

3:14 AM

Altitude

-29.5°

Heading

30° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 26m 47s

Change since

Yesterday: -3m 10s

Winter: +4h 53m

Summer: -2h 23m

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 – 4:54 AM
Astro. Twilight4:54 AM – 5:35 AM
Nautical Twilight5:35 AM – 6:13 AM
Civil Twilight6:13 AM – 6:45 AM
Daylight6:45 AM – 8:12 PM
Civil Twilight8:12 PM – 8:43 PM
Nautical Twilight8:43 PM – 9:21 PM
Astro. Twilight9:21 PM – 10:02 PM
Night10:02 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Helena - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 296:45 AM8:12 PM13:26:47−3:101:29 PM (52.4°)93.860
Aug 306:46 AM8:10 PM13:23:36−3:101:29 PM (52.0°)93.838
Aug 316:48 AM8:08 PM13:20:25−3:111:28 PM (51.7°)93.817
Sep 16:49 AM8:06 PM13:17:13−3:111:28 PM (51.3°)93.794
Sep 26:50 AM8:04 PM13:14:01−3:121:28 PM (51.0°)93.772
Sep 36:51 AM8:02 PM13:10:48−3:121:27 PM (50.6°)93.749
Sep 46:53 AM8:00 PM13:07:35−3:131:27 PM (50.2°)93.726
* 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

3:14 AM

Altitude

-6.5°

Heading

59° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.6%

Moon in Helena - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 293:53 AM6:42 PM-11:21 AM(58.8°)238,4167.6%
Aug 304:57 AM7:19 PM-12:12 PM(56.1°)240,6052.8%
Aug 316:01 AM7:51 PM-1:01 PM(52.7°)242,8560.4%
Sep 17:05 AM8:21 PM-1:48 PM(48.9°)245,0940.2%
Sep 28:08 AM8:48 PM-2:32 PM(44.9°)247,2112.2%
Sep 39:10 AM9:14 PM-3:16 PM(40.9°)249,0756.1%
Sep 410:10 AM9:41 PM-3:59 PM(37.0°)250,53611.8%
* 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, Mon, Aug 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:56 AMMon 8:33 PMMon 2:44 PMNot visible
VenusMon 8:46 AMMon 9:03 PMMon 2:55 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 3:32 PMMon 11:43 PMMon 7:38 PMGood visibility
JupiterMon 8:37 AMMon 8:58 PMMon 2:48 PMSlightly difficult to see
SaturnMon 2:57 PMMon 11:58 PMMon 7:28 PMAverage visiblity
UranusSun 9:46 PMMon 11:06 AMMon 4:26 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 8:20 PMMon 7:13 AMMon 1:47 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Helena.

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