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Moon: 64.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 29, 2015 at 6:31:39 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:05 AM 87° East
Sunset Today: 6:56 PM 273° West


Moonrise Today: 3:15 PM 71° East
Moonset Today: 1:19 AM 290° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 50 minutes (-2m 6s)

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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

6:31 AM

Altitude

-7.5°

Heading

91° E

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

11h 50m 38s

Change since

yesterday: -2m 6s

Winter: +1h 56m

Summer: -2h 34m

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 – 5:42 AM
Astro. Twilight5:42 AM – 6:11 AM
Nautical Twilight6:11 AM – 6:40 AM
Civil Twilight6:40 AM – 7:05 AM
Daylight7:05 AM – 6:56 PM
Civil Twilight6:56 PM – 7:20 PM
Nautical Twilight7:20 PM – 7:49 PM
Astro. Twilight7:49 PM – 8:18 PM
Night8:18 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Canterbury - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 297:05 AM6:56 PM11:50:38−2:061:00 PM (52.9°)92.787
Mar 307:06 AM6:54 PM11:48:33−2:051:00 PM (52.5°)92.813
Mar 317:06 AM6:53 PM11:46:27−2:051:00 PM (52.1°)92.839
Apr 17:07 AM6:52 PM11:44:22−2:051:00 PM (51.7°)92.865
Apr 27:08 AM6:50 PM11:42:17−2:0412:59 PM (51.3°)92.892
Apr 37:09 AM6:49 PM11:40:12−2:0412:59 PM (51.0°)92.918
Apr 47:09 AM6:48 PM11:38:08−2:0412:59 PM (50.6°)92.945
* All times are local time for Canterbury. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 3:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 219:45 AM
June SolsticeJun 222:38 AM
September EquinoxSep 236:20 PM
December SolsticeDec 223:48 PM
* 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 2015 Moon Phases

6:31 AM

Altitude

-61.4°

Heading

239° SW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

64.7%

Moon in Canterbury - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 29-1:19 AM3:15 PM8:42 PM(40.3°)249,34070.0%
Mar 30-2:12 AM3:53 PM9:27 PM(42.9°)251,01078.6%
Mar 31-3:05 AM4:29 PM10:12 PM(46.0°)251,97686.0%
Apr 1-3:58 AM5:03 PM10:55 PM(49.5°)252,29392.0%
Apr 2-4:51 AM5:35 PM11:37 PM(53.2°)252,04496.5%
Apr 3-5:44 AM6:07 PM---
Apr 4-6:37 AM6:39 PM12:20 AM(57.0°)251,32299.2%
* All times are local time for Canterbury. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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