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Moon: 0.4%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 22, 2014 at 9:38:51 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:41 AM 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:06 PM 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 5:46 AM 113° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:02 PM 248° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 24 minutes (+1s)

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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

9:38 PM

Altitude

-16.4°

Heading

226° SW

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length
14h 24m 58s

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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 – 3:57 AM
Astro. Twilight3:57 AM – 4:36 AM
Nautical Twilight4:36 AM – 5:12 AM
Civil Twilight5:12 AM – 5:41 AM
Daylight5:41 AM – 8:06 PM
Civil Twilight8:06 PM – 8:36 PM
Nautical Twilight8:36 PM – 9:11 PM
Astro. Twilight9:11 PM – 9:51 PM
Night9:51 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Canterbury - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 225:41 AM8:06 PM14:24:59+0:0112:54 PM (79.5°)91.449
Dec 235:42 AM8:07 PM14:24:57−0:0112:54 PM (79.5°)91.443
Dec 245:42 AM8:07 PM14:24:52−0:0512:55 PM (79.5°)91.437
Dec 255:43 AM8:08 PM14:24:43−0:0812:55 PM (79.5°)91.432
Dec 265:44 AM8:08 PM14:24:32−0:1112:56 PM (79.5°)91.427
Dec 275:44 AM8:08 PM14:24:17−0:1412:56 PM (79.4°)91.423
Dec 285:45 AM8:09 PM14:23:59−0:1812:57 PM (79.4°)91.418
* All times are in local Canterbury time.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 10:03 AM in Canterbury. This day is 4 hours, 31 minutes longer than on June Solstice. In locations south of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

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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

9:38 PM

Altitude

-17.8°

Heading

233° SW

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.4%

Moon in Canterbury - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 225:46 AM8:02 PM-12:55 PM(73.7°)229,5080.2%
Dec 236:47 AM8:57 PM-1:53 PM(72.7°)227,7081.7%
Dec 247:52 AM9:47 PM-2:52 PM(70.4°)226,8046.2%
Dec 258:59 AM10:33 PM-3:49 PM(67.0°)226,78813.3%
Dec 2610:06 AM11:15 PM-4:44 PM(62.9°)227,55322.6%
Dec 2711:12 AM11:55 PM-5:37 PM(58.4°)228,92833.4%
Dec 2812:17 PM--6:29 PM(53.7°)230,72244.9%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Canterbury time.

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