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Helena, MT, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 12.0%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 10, 2018 at 2:58:27 pm


Sunrise Today: 8:01 am 123° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:40 pm 236° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 10:41 am 121° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:52 pm 240° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 39 minutes (-58s)

Location of HelenaLocation

Today's Sun Position in Helena

Time:2:58 pm
Altitude:12.0°
Direction:217° SW
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 8h 39m 6s (Dec 10, 2018)

58 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 9, 2018)

5 minutes, 16 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

7 hours, 11 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Helena Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:11 am
Astro. Twilight6:11 am – 6:48 am
Nautical Twilight6:48 am – 7:26 am
Civil Twilight7:26 am – 8:01 am
Daylight8:01 am – 4:40 pm
Civil Twilight4:40 pm – 5:15 pm
Nautical Twilight5:15 pm – 5:53 pm
Astro. Twilight5:53 pm – 6:30 pm
Night6:30 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Helena - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 108:01 am4:40 pm8:39:06−0:5812:21 pm (20.5°)91.540
Dec 118:02 am4:40 pm8:38:12−0:5412:21 pm (20.4°)91.528
Dec 128:03 am4:40 pm8:37:23−0:4912:21 pm (20.3°)91.517
Dec 138:04 am4:40 pm8:36:39−0:4412:22 pm (20.3°)91.507
Dec 148:04 am4:40 pm8:35:59−0:3912:22 pm (20.2°)91.497
Dec 158:05 am4:41 pm8:35:25−0:3412:23 pm (20.2°)91.487
Dec 168:06 am4:41 pm8:34:56−0:2912:23 pm (20.1°)91.478
* All times are local time for Helena. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Helena

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Helena - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 1010:41 am7:52 pm-3:15 pm(22.1°)250,93512.0%
Dec 1111:20 am8:50 pm-4:03 pm(24.1°)251,65819.1%
Dec 1211:53 am9:50 pm-4:48 pm(26.8°)251,68427.3%
Dec 1312:21 pm10:51 pm-5:33 pm(30.3°)250,92436.3%
Dec 1412:47 pm11:53 pm-6:16 pm(34.3°)249,34345.9%
Dec 151:11 pm--6:59 pm(38.7°)246,96855.9%
Dec 16-12:56 am1:34 pm7:42 pm(43.4°)243,90565.8%
* All times are local time for Helena. They take into account refraction. 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, Mon, Dec 10, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:10 amMon 3:44 pmMon 10:57 amAverage visibility
VenusTue 4:08 amTue 2:39 pmTue 9:24 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 12:43 pmMon 11:55 pmMon 6:19 pmAverage visibility
JupiterMon 7:04 amMon 4:00 pmMon 11:32 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnMon 9:29 amMon 6:07 pmMon 1:48 pmSlightly difficult to see
UranusMon 2:09 pmTue 3:44 amMon 8:57 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneMon 12:39 pmMon 11:42 pmMon 6:10 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Helena.

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