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Moon: 99.9%

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Current Time: Sep 24, 2018 at 9:31:04 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:42 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 6:46 pm 270° West


Moonrise Today: 7:02 pm 95° East
Moonset Today: 6:01 am 262° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 3 minutes (-3m)

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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

9:31 pm

Altitude

-29.1°

Heading

301° NW

Position

Night

Day length

12h 3m 55s

Change since

Yesterday: -3m

Winter: +3h 11m

Summer: -3h 25m

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 – 5:05 am
Astro. Twilight5:05 am – 5:39 am
Nautical Twilight5:39 am – 6:13 am
Civil Twilight6:13 am – 6:42 am
Daylight6:42 am – 6:46 pm
Civil Twilight6:46 pm – 7:15 pm
Nautical Twilight7:15 pm – 7:48 pm
Astro. Twilight7:48 pm – 8:23 pm
Night8:23 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 246:42 am6:46 pm12:03:55−3:0012:44 pm (45.3°)93.240
Sep 256:43 am6:44 pm12:00:55−3:0012:44 pm (44.9°)93.213
Sep 266:44 am6:42 pm11:57:54−3:0012:44 pm (44.5°)93.187
Sep 276:45 am6:40 pm11:54:53−3:0012:43 pm (44.1°)93.161
Sep 286:47 am6:38 pm11:51:53−3:0012:43 pm (43.7°)93.135
Sep 296:48 am6:37 pm11:48:52−3:0012:43 pm (43.3°)93.109
Sep 306:49 am6:35 pm11:45:52−3:0012:42 pm (42.9°)93.083
* All times are local time for Rapid City. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:15 am
June SolsticeJun 214:07 am
September EquinoxSep 227:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 213:23 pm
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

9:31 pm

Altitude

24.1°

Heading

122° SE

Position

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Percent illuminated

99.9%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 24-6:01 am7:02 pm12:14 am(38.3°)246,80299.2%
Sep 25-7:04 am7:28 pm12:58 am(42.9°)244,76299.8%
Sep 26-8:08 am7:55 pm1:43 am(47.6°)242,62798.3%
Sep 27-9:14 am8:24 pm2:29 am(52.3°)240,47494.6%
Sep 28-10:20 am8:57 pm3:17 am(56.8°)238,35288.7%
Sep 29-11:28 am9:34 pm4:08 am(60.7°)236,28780.8%
Sep 30-12:35 pm10:19 pm5:01 am(63.8°)234,29871.2%
* All times are local time for Rapid City. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. 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, Mon, Sep 24, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:01 amTue 6:57 pmTue 1:00 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusTue 10:13 amTue 7:30 pmTue 2:52 pmAverage visiblity
MarsMon 4:42 pmTue 1:30 amMon 9:06 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 10:57 amTue 8:42 pmTue 3:49 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 2:22 pmMon 11:17 pmMon 6:49 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 7:43 pmWed 9:18 amWed 2:31 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 6:06 pmTue 5:16 amMon 11:41 pmSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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