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Moon: 50.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 2, 2014 at 6:59:56 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:32 AM 95° East
Sunset Today: 5:59 PM 265° West


Moonrise Today: 11:14 AM 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:28 AM 248° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 26 minutes (+2m 5s)

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Today's Sun Position in Canterbury

The Sun's altitude in Canterbury today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over earth

6:59 AM

Altitude

17.7°

Heading

82° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length
12h 26m 39s

+2m 5s longer

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Canterbury today

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Day, night and twilight times in Canterbury 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 – 4:08 AM
Astro. Twilight4:08 AM – 4:38 AM
Nautical Twilight4:38 AM – 5:07 AM
Civil Twilight5:07 AM – 5:32 AM
Daylight5:32 AM – 5:59 PM
Civil Twilight5:59 PM – 6:24 PM
Nautical Twilight6:24 PM – 6:53 PM
Astro. Twilight6:53 PM – 7:23 PM
Night7:23 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Canterbury - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Oct 25:32 AM5:59 PM12:26:39+2:0511:45 AM (59.6°)93.053
Oct 35:31 AM5:59 PM12:28:45+2:0611:45 AM (60.0°)93.026
Oct 45:29 AM6:00 PM12:30:51+2:0511:44 AM (60.4°)92.999
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Oct 56:28 AM7:01 PM12:32:57+2:0512:44 PM (60.7°)92.971
Oct 66:27 AM7:02 PM12:35:02+2:0512:44 PM (61.1°)92.944
Oct 76:25 AM7:02 PM12:37:08+2:0512:43 PM (61.5°)92.917
Oct 86:24 AM7:03 PM12:39:13+2:0512:43 PM (61.9°)92.891
* All times are in local Canterbury time.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 213:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 218:51 PM
September EquinoxSep 2312:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 2210:03 AM
* All times are local Canterbury time.

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Today's moon in Canterbury

The Moon's path in Canterbury 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 2014 Moon Phases

6:59 AM

Altitude

-36.5°

Heading

160° S

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent Illuminated

50.8%

Moon in Canterbury - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Oct 2-12:28 AM11:14 AM6:18 PM(72.4°)231,14456.1%
Oct 3-1:20 AM12:16 PM7:15 PM(70.0°)228,79867.7%
Oct 4-2:08 AM1:22 PM8:11 PM(66.7°)226,88978.4%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Oct 5-3:54 AM3:29 PM10:06 PM(62.5°)225,64187.6%
Oct 6-4:36 AM4:37 PM11:01 PM(57.8°)225,25394.6%
Oct 7-5:18 AM5:45 PM11:55 PM(52.9°)225,85398.8%
Oct 8-5:58 AM6:52 PM---
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Canterbury time.

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