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Moon: 0.2%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 22, 2014 at 5:01:03 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:45 AM 124° Southeast
Sunset Today: 9:11 PM 236° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 5:53 AM 116° Southeast
Moonset Today: 8:56 PM 244° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 25 minutes (+2s)

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Today's Sun Position in Christchurch

The Sun's altitude in Christchurch 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

5:01 PM

Altitude

42.0°

Heading

277° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length
15h 25m 53s

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Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Christchurch today

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Day, night and twilight times in Christchurch 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 – 3:23 AM
Astro. Twilight3:23 AM – 4:22 AM
Nautical Twilight4:22 AM – 5:09 AM
Civil Twilight5:09 AM – 5:45 AM
Daylight5:45 AM – 9:11 PM
Civil Twilight9:11 PM – 9:47 PM
Nautical Twilight9:47 PM – 10:34 PM
Astro. Twilight10:34 PM – 11:33 PM
Night11:33 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 225:45 AM9:11 PM15:25:53+0:021:28 PM (69.9°)91.449
Dec 235:45 AM9:11 PM15:25:51−0:021:28 PM (69.9°)91.443
Dec 245:46 AM9:12 PM15:25:43−0:071:29 PM (69.9°)91.438
Dec 255:47 AM9:12 PM15:25:31−0:121:29 PM (69.9°)91.432
Dec 265:47 AM9:12 PM15:25:14−0:161:30 PM (69.8°)91.428
Dec 275:48 AM9:13 PM15:24:52−0:211:30 PM (69.8°)91.423
Dec 285:49 AM9:13 PM15:24:26−0:261:31 PM (69.8°)91.419
* All times are in local Christchurch time.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 12:03 PM in Christchurch. This day is 6 hours, 29 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 215:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 2110:51 PM
September EquinoxSep 232:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 2212:03 PM
* All times are local Christchurch time.

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Today's moon in Christchurch

The Moon's path in Christchurch 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

5:01 PM

Altitude

39.1°

Heading

283° W

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.2%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 225:53 AM8:56 PM-1:25 PM(64.1°)229,6420.2%
Dec 236:55 AM9:49 PM-2:24 PM(63.1°)227,7911.5%
Dec 248:02 AM10:36 PM-3:23 PM(60.9°)226,8335.8%
Dec 259:13 AM11:17 PM-4:20 PM(57.6°)226,76612.8%
Dec 2610:25 AM11:55 PM-5:15 PM(53.6°)227,48822.0%
Dec 2711:37 AM--6:08 PM(49.0°)228,83332.7%
Dec 28-12:29 AM12:47 PM6:59 PM(44.4°)230,60744.2%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Christchurch time.

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