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Moon: 17.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 17, 2017 at 9:17:36 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:29 am 70° East
Sunset Today: 8:33 pm 290° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:00 am 62° Northeast
Moonset Today: 5:26 pm 299° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 4 minutes (-2m 59s)

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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 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

9:17 pm

Altitude

-7.7°

Heading

298° NW

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

14h 4m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 59s

Winter: +5h 30m

Summer: -1h 45m

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 – 4:30 am
Astro. Twilight4:30 am – 5:15 am
Nautical Twilight5:15 am – 5:56 am
Civil Twilight5:56 am – 6:29 am
Daylight6:29 am – 8:33 pm
Civil Twilight8:33 pm – 9:06 pm
Nautical Twilight9:06 pm – 9:47 pm
Astro. Twilight9:47 pm – 10:31 pm
Night10:31 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Helena - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 176:29 am8:33 pm14:04:36−2:591:32 pm (56.6°)94.100
Aug 186:30 am8:32 pm14:01:36−3:001:31 pm (56.3°)94.083
Aug 196:31 am8:30 pm13:58:34−3:011:31 pm (55.9°)94.065
Aug 206:33 am8:28 pm13:55:31−3:021:31 pm (55.6°)94.046
Aug 216:34 am8:26 pm13:52:28−3:031:31 pm (55.3°)94.027
Aug 226:35 am8:25 pm13:49:23−3:041:30 pm (54.9°)94.008
Aug 236:37 am8:23 pm13:46:18−3:051:30 pm (54.6°)93.988
* All times are local time for Helena. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Helena on Aug 21

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 204:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2010:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 222:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 219:28 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 2017 Moon Phases

9:17 pm

Altitude

-23.9°

Heading

347° N

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

17.1%

Moon in Helena - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 172:00 am5:26 pm-9:41 am(62.1°)227,75721.6%
Aug 182:57 am6:24 pm-10:41 am(62.2°)227,50412.5%
Aug 194:01 am7:15 pm-11:41 am(61.0°)227,9905.5%
Aug 205:10 am7:58 pm-12:39 pm(58.5°)229,2731.3%
Aug 216:22 am8:35 pm-1:34 pm(55.0°)231,3230.0%
Aug 227:33 am9:07 pm-2:26 pm(50.8°)234,0151.5%
Aug 238:43 am9:37 pm-3:15 pm(46.3°)237,1445.5%
* 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, Thu, Aug 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:01 amFri 8:34 pmFri 2:18 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 3:29 amFri 6:50 pmFri 11:10 amGood visibility
MarsFri 5:49 amFri 8:20 pmFri 1:05 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterThu 11:21 amThu 10:30 pmThu 4:56 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 4:41 pmFri 1:25 amThu 9:03 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 10:39 pmFri 12:13 pmFri 5:26 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 9:05 pmSat 8:07 amSat 2:36 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Helena.

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