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Moon: 0.2%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Oct 1, 2016 at 3:49:55 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:54 AM 94° East
Sunset Today: 6:37 PM 266° West


Moonrise Today: 7:23 AM 94° East
Moonset Today: 7:13 PM 263° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 42 minutes (-2m 49s)

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Today's Sun Position in Rockford

The Sun's altitude in Rockford 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

3:49 AM

Altitude

-33.6°

Heading

60° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 42m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 49s

Winter: +2h 37m

Summer: -3h 33m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Rockford Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Rockford 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 – 5:21 AM
Astro. Twilight5:21 AM – 5:53 AM
Nautical Twilight5:53 AM – 6:26 AM
Civil Twilight6:26 AM – 6:54 AM
Daylight6:54 AM – 6:37 PM
Civil Twilight6:37 PM – 7:05 PM
Nautical Twilight7:05 PM – 7:37 PM
Astro. Twilight7:37 PM – 8:10 PM
Night8:10 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Rockford - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 16:54 AM6:37 PM11:42:57−2:4912:46 PM (44.2°)93.045
Oct 26:55 AM6:35 PM11:40:07−2:4912:46 PM (43.8°)93.018
Oct 36:56 AM6:34 PM11:37:18−2:4912:45 PM (43.4°)92.991
Oct 46:57 AM6:32 PM11:34:30−2:4812:45 PM (43.0°)92.964
Oct 56:58 AM6:30 PM11:31:41−2:4812:45 PM (42.6°)92.937
Oct 67:00 AM6:28 PM11:28:52−2:4812:44 PM (42.3°)92.910
Oct 77:01 AM6:27 PM11:26:04−2:4812:44 PM (41.9°)92.883
* All times are local time for Rockford. 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 1911:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 205:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 229:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 214:44 AM
* All times are local Rockford time.

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Today's Moon in Rockford

The Moon's path in Rockford 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

3:49 AM

Altitude

-36.6°

Heading

54° NE

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.2%

Moon in Rockford - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 17:23 AM7:13 PM-1:21 PM(43.0°)250,5460.6%
Oct 28:20 AM7:42 PM-2:05 PM(39.3°)251,6103.0%
Oct 39:17 AM8:14 PM-2:48 PM(35.9°)252,2247.3%
Oct 410:14 AM8:47 PM-3:33 PM(33.0°)252,29113.1%
Oct 511:09 AM9:24 PM-4:18 PM(30.7°)251,71420.3%
Oct 612:03 PM10:05 PM-5:05 PM(29.2°)250,42028.7%
Oct 712:54 PM10:51 PM-5:53 PM(28.4°)248,37638.1%
* All times are local time for Rockford. 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 Rockford This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Oct 1, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:23 AMSat 6:05 PMSat 11:45 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 9:35 AMSat 7:49 PMSat 2:43 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSat 2:06 PMSat 10:45 PMSat 6:25 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 6:33 AMSat 6:31 PMSat 12:32 PMVery difficult to see
SaturnSat 12:11 PMSat 9:36 PMSat 4:54 PMAverage visiblity
UranusFri 7:08 PMSat 8:14 AMSat 1:41 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 5:28 PMSun 4:28 AMSat 10:58 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Rockford.

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