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Moon: 88.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 10:14:38 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:15 am 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:24 pm 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:19 pm 78° East
Moonset Today: 2:51 am 279° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 9 minutes (-47s)

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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

10:14 pm

Altitude

-62.4°

Heading

307° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 9m 14s

Change since

Yesterday: -47s

Winter: +4m 4s

Summer: -6h 7m

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 – 5:34 am
Astro. Twilight5:34 am – 6:08 am
Nautical Twilight6:08 am – 6:43 am
Civil Twilight6:43 am – 7:15 am
Daylight7:15 am – 4:24 pm
Civil Twilight4:24 pm – 4:56 pm
Nautical Twilight4:56 pm – 5:31 pm
Astro. Twilight5:31 pm – 6:05 pm
Night6:05 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rockford - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 107:15 am4:24 pm9:09:14−0:4711:49 am (24.8°)91.531
Dec 117:16 am4:24 pm9:08:30−0:4311:50 am (24.7°)91.520
Dec 127:16 am4:24 pm9:07:51−0:3911:50 am (24.6°)91.510
Dec 137:17 am4:24 pm9:07:16−0:3511:51 am (24.6°)91.500
Dec 147:18 am4:25 pm9:06:45−0:3011:51 am (24.5°)91.491
Dec 157:19 am4:25 pm9:06:19−0:2611:52 am (24.5°)91.482
Dec 167:19 am4:25 pm9:05:56−0:2211:52 am (24.4°)91.474
* All times are local time for Rockford. 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

10:14 pm

Altitude

54.6°

Heading

209° SW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

88.3%

Moon in Rockford - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 10-2:51 am2:19 pm9:07 pm(57.5°)224,60687.9%
Dec 11-4:04 am3:00 pm10:05 pm(61.4°)223,11094.8%
Dec 12-5:18 am3:47 pm11:05 pm(64.3°)222,76998.9%
Dec 13-6:30 am4:40 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:37 am5:39 pm12:07 am(66.0°)223,68599.7%
Dec 15-8:37 am6:43 pm1:09 am(66.2°)225,79997.4%
Dec 16-9:29 am7:49 pm2:08 am(65.0°)228,89492.3%
* All times are local time for Rockford. 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, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:57 amSun 5:45 pmSun 1:21 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 10:23 amSun 7:45 pmSun 3:04 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:12 amSun 9:29 pmSun 4:21 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:04 amSun 1:24 pmSun 7:44 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 7:07 amSun 4:24 pmSun 11:46 amExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 1:23 pmSun 2:23 amSat 7:53 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 11:51 amSat 10:51 pmSat 5:21 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rockford.

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