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Moon: 9.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jul 25, 2017 at 8:52:24 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:33 am 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:24 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 8:12 am 74° East
Moonset Today: 10:00 pm 283° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 50 minutes (-2m 3s)

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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

8:52 pm

Altitude

-5.1°

Heading

303° NW

Position

Civil Twilight

Day length

14h 50m 42s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 3s

Winter: +5h 57m

Summer: -39m 6s

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 – 3:26 am
Astro. Twilight3:26 am – 4:16 am
Nautical Twilight4:16 am – 4:59 am
Civil Twilight4:59 am – 5:33 am
Daylight5:33 am – 8:24 pm
Civil Twilight8:24 pm – 8:58 pm
Nautical Twilight8:58 pm – 9:40 pm
Astro. Twilight9:40 pm – 10:30 pm
Night10:30 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rapid City - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 255:33 am8:24 pm14:50:42−2:0312:59 pm (65.4°)94.415
Jul 265:34 am8:23 pm14:48:36−2:0512:59 pm (65.2°)94.405
Jul 275:35 am8:22 pm14:46:28−2:0812:59 pm (65.0°)94.395
Jul 285:36 am8:21 pm14:44:17−2:1012:59 pm (64.7°)94.384
Jul 295:37 am8:20 pm14:42:05−2:1212:59 pm (64.5°)94.373
Jul 305:39 am8:18 pm14:39:50−2:1412:59 pm (64.2°)94.362
Jul 315:40 am8:17 pm14:37:33−2:1712:59 pm (64.0°)94.350
* 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

8:52 pm

Altitude

11.1°

Heading

271° W

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.7%

Moon in Rapid City - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 258:12 am10:00 pm-3:11 pm(55.6°)232,5088.1%
Jul 269:21 am10:32 pm-4:01 pm(51.3°)236,20115.5%
Jul 2710:27 am11:01 pm-4:49 pm(46.8°)239,97024.3%
Jul 2811:31 am11:30 pm-5:35 pm(42.4°)243,51633.9%
Jul 2912:33 pm11:58 pm-6:19 pm(38.3°)246,58844.0%
Jul 301:33 pm--7:04 pm(34.5°)249,00754.0%
Jul 31-12:28 am2:32 pm7:48 pm(31.3°)250,66663.8%
* 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, Jul 25, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:57 amTue 9:31 pmTue 2:45 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 2:36 amWed 5:44 pmWed 10:10 amGood visibility
MarsWed 5:33 amWed 8:27 pmWed 1:00 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterTue 11:57 amTue 11:20 pmTue 5:39 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 5:30 pmWed 2:32 amTue 10:01 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 11:38 pmWed 1:05 pmWed 6:22 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 10:03 pmWed 9:11 amWed 3:37 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Rapid City.

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