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Moon: 20.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 21, 2017 at 6:55:44 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:42 am 104° East
Sunset Today: 5:31 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 3:10 am 117° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:54 pm 243° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 48 minutes (+2m 55s)

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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

6:55 pm

Altitude

-15.9°

Heading

271° W

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

10h 48m 35s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 55s

Winter: +1h 55m

Summer: -4h 41m

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 – 5:06 am
Astro. Twilight5:06 am – 5:39 am
Nautical Twilight5:39 am – 6:13 am
Civil Twilight6:13 am – 6:42 am
Daylight6:42 am – 5:31 pm
Civil Twilight5:31 pm – 6:00 pm
Nautical Twilight6:00 pm – 6:33 pm
Astro. Twilight6:33 pm – 7:07 pm
Night7:07 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 216:42 am5:31 pm10:48:35+2:5512:06 pm (35.7°)91.949
Feb 226:40 am5:32 pm10:51:31+2:5612:06 pm (36.0°)91.970
Feb 236:39 am5:33 pm10:54:28+2:5612:06 pm (36.4°)91.991
Feb 246:37 am5:35 pm10:57:26+2:5712:05 pm (36.8°)92.013
Feb 256:35 am5:36 pm11:00:24+2:5812:05 pm (37.2°)92.034
Feb 266:34 am5:37 pm11:03:22+2:5812:05 pm (37.5°)92.056
Feb 276:32 am5:39 pm11:06:22+2:5912:05 pm (37.9°)92.078
* All times are local time for Rapid City. 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

6:55 pm

Altitude

-59.1°

Heading

317° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

20.8%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 213:10 am12:54 pm-8:02 am(26.3°)248,32624.6%
Feb 223:59 am1:46 pm-8:52 am(26.6°)245,93916.4%
Feb 234:45 am2:43 pm-9:42 am(27.8°)243,1329.4%
Feb 245:26 am3:45 pm-10:33 am(30.0°)240,1424.1%
Feb 256:04 am4:50 pm-11:24 am(33.1°)237,2140.9%
Feb 266:40 am5:57 pm-12:15 pm(37.0°)234,5740.0%
Feb 277:13 am7:06 pm-1:05 pm(41.4°)232,3971.9%
* All times are local time for Rapid City. 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, Tue, Feb 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:29 amWed 4:34 pmWed 11:31 amDifficult to see
VenusTue 7:39 amTue 8:56 pmTue 2:17 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 8:22 amTue 9:23 pmTue 2:52 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 9:36 pmWed 8:42 amWed 3:09 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 2:55 amWed 11:56 amWed 7:26 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 8:32 amTue 9:39 pmTue 3:06 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 7:03 amWed 6:04 pmWed 12:34 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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