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Moon: 41.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 20, 2017 at 12:59:31 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:21 am 118° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:47 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:45 am 102° East
Moonset Today: 11:48 am 255° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 25 minutes (+2m)

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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

12:59 pm

Altitude

24.8°

Heading

194° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 25m 56s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m

Winter: +33m 16s

Summer: -6h 3m

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 – 5:40 am
Astro. Twilight5:40 am – 6:14 am
Nautical Twilight6:14 am – 6:50 am
Civil Twilight6:50 am – 7:21 am
Daylight7:21 am – 4:47 pm
Civil Twilight4:47 pm – 5:19 pm
Nautical Twilight5:19 pm – 5:54 pm
Astro. Twilight5:54 pm – 6:29 pm
Night6:29 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 207:21 am4:47 pm9:25:56+2:0012:04 pm (26.0°)91.476
Jan 217:21 am4:49 pm9:28:00+2:0312:04 pm (26.2°)91.485
Jan 227:20 am4:50 pm9:30:06+2:0612:05 pm (26.5°)91.494
Jan 237:19 am4:51 pm9:32:16+2:0912:05 pm (26.7°)91.504
Jan 247:18 am4:53 pm9:34:27+2:1112:05 pm (26.9°)91.514
Jan 257:17 am4:54 pm9:36:42+2:1412:05 pm (27.2°)91.524
Jan 267:16 am4:55 pm9:38:59+2:1612:06 pm (27.4°)91.535
* 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

12:59 pm

Altitude

-13.3°

Heading

267° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

41.6%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 2012:45 am11:48 am-6:19 am(35.6°)250,76544.2%
Jan 211:42 am12:19 pm-7:03 am(32.4°)251,53234.7%
Jan 222:39 am12:53 pm-7:48 am(29.7°)251,46325.8%
Jan 233:35 am1:31 pm-8:35 am(27.7°)250,63017.7%
Jan 244:29 am2:15 pm-9:23 am(26.5°)249,15910.8%
Jan 255:20 am3:04 pm-10:12 am(26.2°)247,2115.4%
Jan 266:08 am3:58 pm-11:02 am(26.9°)244,9651.7%
* 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, Fri, Jan 20, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:50 amFri 2:52 pmFri 10:21 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusFri 9:21 amFri 8:52 pmFri 3:06 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 9:40 amFri 9:25 pmFri 3:32 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 11:42 pmSat 10:48 amSat 5:15 amPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 4:53 amFri 1:55 pmFri 9:24 amAverage visiblity
UranusFri 10:37 amFri 11:40 pmFri 5:08 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneFri 9:10 amFri 8:09 pmFri 2:40 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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