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Moon: 24.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 29, 2016 at 1:49:16 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:38 AM 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:20 PM 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:46 AM 67° East
Moonset Today: 4:36 PM 295° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 41 minutes (-2m 13s)

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Today's Sun Position in Rapid City

The Sun's altitude in Rapid City 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

1:49 AM

Altitude

-26.3°

Heading

13° N

Phase

Night

Day length

14h 41m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 13s

Winter: +5h 48m

Summer: -48m 15s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Rapid City Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Rapid City 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 – 3:34 AM
Astro. Twilight3:34 AM – 4:23 AM
Nautical Twilight4:23 AM – 5:05 AM
Civil Twilight5:05 AM – 5:38 AM
Daylight5:38 AM – 8:20 PM
Civil Twilight8:20 PM – 8:53 PM
Nautical Twilight8:53 PM – 9:35 PM
Astro. Twilight9:35 PM – 10:23 PM
Night10:23 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 295:38 AM8:20 PM14:41:36−2:1312:59 PM (64.4°)94.373
Jul 305:39 AM8:19 PM14:39:21−2:1512:59 PM (64.2°)94.363
Jul 315:40 AM8:17 PM14:37:03−2:1712:59 PM (63.9°)94.352
Aug 15:41 AM8:16 PM14:34:43−2:1912:59 PM (63.7°)94.340
Aug 25:43 AM8:15 PM14:32:22−2:2112:59 PM (63.4°)94.328
Aug 35:44 AM8:14 PM14:29:58−2:2312:59 PM (63.2°)94.315
Aug 45:45 AM8:12 PM14:27:33−2:2512:59 PM (62.9°)94.302
* All times are local time for Rapid City. 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 Rapid City time.

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Today's Moon in Rapid City

The Moon's path in Rapid City 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

1:49 AM

Altitude

0.3°

Heading

67° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

24.2%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 291:46 AM4:36 PM-9:08 AM(62.6°)230,50321.2%
Jul 302:35 AM5:38 PM-10:06 AM(63.9°)231,53812.4%
Jul 313:31 AM6:33 PM-11:03 AM(63.9°)233,0385.7%
Aug 14:31 AM7:21 PM-11:58 AM(62.7°)234,9961.6%
Aug 25:34 AM8:03 PM-12:52 PM(60.5°)237,3510.1%
Aug 36:38 AM8:40 PM-1:43 PM(57.4°)239,9841.1%
Aug 47:42 AM9:12 PM-2:31 PM(53.8°)242,7274.4%
* All times are local time for Rapid City. 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 Rapid City This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Jul 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:30 AMFri 9:19 PMFri 2:25 PMDifficult to see
VenusFri 6:52 AMFri 9:06 PMFri 1:59 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsFri 3:35 PMSat 12:31 AMFri 8:03 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 9:33 AMFri 10:11 PMFri 3:52 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 4:16 PMSat 1:33 AMFri 8:54 PMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 11:17 PMFri 12:31 PMFri 5:54 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 9:45 PMFri 8:47 AMFri 3:16 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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