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Moon: 6.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Oct 17, 2017 at 2:20:35 am


Sunrise Today: 7:10 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 6:05 pm 257° West


Moonrise Today: 4:44 am 84° East
Moonset Today: 5:29 pm 272° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 54 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

2:20 am

Altitude

-48.8°

Heading

40° NE

Position

Night

Day length

10h 54m 37s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 55s

Winter: +2h 1m

Summer: -4h 35m

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 – 5:34 am
Astro. Twilight5:34 am – 6:07 am
Nautical Twilight6:07 am – 6:41 am
Civil Twilight6:41 am – 7:10 am
Daylight7:10 am – 6:05 pm
Civil Twilight6:05 pm – 6:34 pm
Nautical Twilight6:34 pm – 7:07 pm
Astro. Twilight7:07 pm – 7:41 pm
Night7:41 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 177:10 am6:05 pm10:54:37−2:5512:38 pm (36.4°)92.626
Oct 187:11 am6:03 pm10:51:42−2:5412:37 pm (36.1°)92.600
Oct 197:13 am6:01 pm10:48:48−2:5312:37 pm (35.7°)92.574
Oct 207:14 am6:00 pm10:45:55−2:5312:37 pm (35.3°)92.548
Oct 217:15 am5:58 pm10:43:02−2:5212:37 pm (35.0°)92.522
Oct 227:16 am5:57 pm10:40:11−2:5112:37 pm (34.6°)92.496
Oct 237:18 am5:55 pm10:37:20−2:5012:37 pm (34.3°)92.470
* 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

2:20 am

Altitude

-23.9°

Heading

58° NE

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

6.4%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 174:44 am5:29 pm-11:11 am(48.2°)240,0584.7%
Oct 185:48 am5:58 pm-11:57 am(43.7°)242,2561.3%
Oct 196:52 am6:26 pm-12:43 pm(39.3°)244,4690.2%
Oct 207:54 am6:56 pm-1:29 pm(35.3°)246,6081.2%
Oct 218:56 am7:27 pm-2:14 pm(31.8°)248,5524.3%
Oct 229:55 am8:02 pm-3:01 pm(28.9°)250,1559.2%
Oct 2310:52 am8:40 pm-3:48 pm(26.9°)251,26615.6%
* 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, Tue, Oct 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:43 amTue 6:19 pmTue 1:01 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 5:21 amTue 5:26 pmTue 11:24 amFairly good visibility
MarsTue 4:45 amTue 5:08 pmTue 10:57 amSlightly difficult to see
JupiterTue 7:47 amTue 6:24 pmTue 1:06 pmDifficult to see
SaturnTue 12:08 pmTue 9:07 pmTue 4:37 pmAverage visiblity
UranusMon 6:08 pmTue 7:28 amTue 12:48 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 4:28 pmWed 3:30 amTue 9:59 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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