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Moon: 2.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 24, 2017 at 11:51:01 am


Sunrise Today: 5:17 am 59° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:22 pm 301° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 4:51 am 74° East
Moonset Today: 7:02 pm 289° West


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 4 minutes (+1m 47s)

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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

11:51 am

Altitude

63.8°

Heading

148° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

15h 4m 22s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 47s

Winter: +6h 11m

Summer: -25m 26s

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 – 3:05 am
Astro. Twilight3:05 am – 3:58 am
Nautical Twilight3:58 am – 4:43 am
Civil Twilight4:43 am – 5:17 am
Daylight5:17 am – 8:22 pm
Civil Twilight8:22 pm – 8:56 pm
Nautical Twilight8:56 pm – 9:41 pm
Astro. Twilight9:41 pm – 10:34 pm
Night10:34 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 245:17 am8:22 pm15:04:22+1:4712:49 pm (66.8°)94.147
May 255:17 am8:23 pm15:06:06+1:4412:49 pm (67.0°)94.164
May 265:16 am8:24 pm15:07:47+1:4012:49 pm (67.2°)94.181
May 275:15 am8:25 pm15:09:25+1:3712:50 pm (67.3°)94.196
May 285:14 am8:25 pm15:10:59+1:3412:50 pm (67.5°)94.212
May 295:14 am8:26 pm15:12:31+1:3112:50 pm (67.7°)94.227
May 305:13 am8:27 pm15:13:58+1:2712:50 pm (67.8°)94.241
* 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

11:51 am

Altitude

57.9°

Heading

180° S

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.0%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 244:51 am7:02 pm-11:51 am(57.9°)222,9952.0%
May 255:34 am8:17 pm-12:51 pm(61.5°)222,0030.2%
May 266:22 am9:28 pm-1:53 pm(63.9°)222,3201.7%
May 277:18 am10:33 pm-2:55 pm(64.9°)223,8966.5%
May 288:21 am11:28 pm-3:56 pm(64.3°)226,52613.9%
May 299:27 am--4:55 pm(62.4°)229,89723.3%
May 30-12:16 am10:35 am5:50 pm(59.4°)233,65933.9%
* 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, May 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:25 amWed 6:04 pmWed 11:14 amDifficult to see
VenusWed 3:28 amWed 4:18 pmWed 9:52 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 6:24 amWed 9:56 pmWed 2:10 pmDifficult to see
JupiterWed 3:46 pmThu 3:20 amWed 9:33 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 9:52 pmThu 6:53 amThu 2:23 amPerfect visibility
UranusWed 3:42 amWed 5:03 pmWed 10:22 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 2:11 amWed 1:21 pmWed 7:46 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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