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Moon: 0.2%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Apr 26, 2017 at 2:27:06 am


Sunrise Today: 5:51 am 70° East
Sunset Today: 7:50 pm 290° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 6:21 am 77° East
Moonset Today: 8:14 pm 286° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 59 minutes (+2m 44s)

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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 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

2:27 am

Altitude

-28.3°

Heading

27° NE

Position

Night

Day length

13h 59m 25s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 44s

Winter: +5h 6m

Summer: -1h 30m

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 – 4:00 am
Astro. Twilight4:00 am – 4:41 am
Nautical Twilight4:41 am – 5:20 am
Civil Twilight5:20 am – 5:51 am
Daylight5:51 am – 7:50 pm
Civil Twilight7:50 pm – 8:22 pm
Nautical Twilight8:22 pm – 9:00 pm
Astro. Twilight9:00 pm – 9:42 pm
Night9:42 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 265:51 am7:50 pm13:59:25+2:4412:50 pm (59.7°)93.557
Apr 275:49 am7:51 pm14:02:08+2:4312:50 pm (60.0°)93.581
Apr 285:48 am7:53 pm14:04:51+2:4212:50 pm (60.3°)93.605
Apr 295:46 am7:54 pm14:07:31+2:4012:50 pm (60.6°)93.629
Apr 305:45 am7:55 pm14:10:11+2:3912:50 pm (60.9°)93.652
May 15:43 am7:56 pm14:12:49+2:3812:49 pm (61.2°)93.675
May 25:42 am7:57 pm14:15:25+2:3612:49 pm (61.5°)93.698
* 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 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 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 2017 Moon Phases

2:27 am

Altitude

-33.6°

Heading

29° NE

Position

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.2%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 266:21 am8:14 pm-1:12 pm(55.9°)223,7030.3%
Apr 277:01 am9:29 pm-2:10 pm(59.9°)223,2902.9%
Apr 287:46 am10:41 pm-3:10 pm(62.8°)224,0528.5%
Apr 298:37 am11:47 pm-4:11 pm(64.4°)225,84316.7%
Apr 309:35 am--5:11 pm(64.6°)228,41426.8%
May 1-12:45 am10:37 am6:09 pm(63.4°)231,47237.9%
May 2-1:35 am11:42 am7:03 pm(61.1°)234,73449.3%
* 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, Wed, Apr 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:28 amWed 6:50 pmWed 12:10 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusWed 4:18 amWed 4:35 pmWed 10:27 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 7:06 amWed 10:12 pmWed 2:39 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterWed 5:48 pmThu 5:15 amWed 11:32 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 11:52 pmWed 8:54 amWed 4:23 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 5:28 amWed 6:45 pmWed 12:07 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 4:00 amWed 3:08 pmWed 9:34 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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