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Moon: 45.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 29, 2016 at 5:18:26 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:14 AM 58° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:27 PM 302° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 1:26 AM 102° East
Moonset Today: 12:50 PM 261° West


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 12 minutes (+1m 30s)

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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

5:18 PM

Altitude

31.3°

Heading

271° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

15h 12m 55s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 30s

Winter: +6h 20m

Summer: -16m 56s

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 – 2:58 AM
Astro. Twilight2:58 AM – 3:54 AM
Nautical Twilight3:54 AM – 4:39 AM
Civil Twilight4:39 AM – 5:14 AM
Daylight5:14 AM – 8:27 PM
Civil Twilight8:27 PM – 9:02 PM
Nautical Twilight9:02 PM – 9:48 PM
Astro. Twilight9:48 PM – 10:44 PM
Night10:44 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 295:14 AM8:27 PM15:12:55+1:3012:50 PM (67.7°)94.231
May 305:14 AM8:28 PM15:14:22+1:2712:51 PM (67.8°)94.247
May 315:13 AM8:29 PM15:15:46+1:2312:51 PM (68.0°)94.262
Jun 15:12 AM8:30 PM15:17:06+1:1912:51 PM (68.1°)94.277
Jun 25:12 AM8:30 PM15:18:21+1:1512:51 PM (68.2°)94.291
Jun 35:12 AM8:31 PM15:19:34+1:1212:51 PM (68.4°)94.305
Jun 45:11 AM8:32 PM15:20:43+1:0812:51 PM (68.5°)94.318
* 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

5:18 PM

Altitude

-43.3°

Heading

315° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

45.0%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 291:26 AM12:50 PM-7:04 AM(37.7°)233,25449.7%
May 302:00 AM2:00 PM-7:55 AM(42.2°)230,43638.2%
May 312:33 AM3:11 PM-8:47 AM(46.9°)227,90627.0%
Jun 13:08 AM4:24 PM-9:41 AM(51.6°)225,90716.9%
Jun 23:44 AM5:38 PM-10:36 AM(56.0°)224,6858.7%
Jun 34:25 AM6:51 PM-11:34 AM(59.8°)224,4403.0%
Jun 45:11 AM8:02 PM-12:33 PM(62.5°)225,2800.4%
* 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, Sun, May 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 4:27 AMSun 6:17 PMSun 11:22 AMVery difficult
VenusSun 5:10 AMSun 8:13 PMSun 12:41 PMSlightly difficult
MarsSun 7:33 PMMon 4:39 AMMon 12:06 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 12:52 PMMon 1:55 AMSun 7:24 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 8:32 PMMon 5:46 AMMon 1:09 AMPerfect visibility
UranusMon 3:10 AMMon 4:20 PMMon 9:45 AMDifficult
NeptuneMon 1:42 AMMon 12:45 PMMon 7:14 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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