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Moon: 74.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 29, 2015 at 3:09:27 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:18 AM 71° East
Sunset Today: 5:35 PM 289° West


Moonrise Today: 3:13 PM 84° East
Moonset Today: 2:08 AM 279° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 17 minutes (-2m 35s)

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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

3:09 AM

Altitude

-44.6°

Heading

118° SE

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 17m 32s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 35s

Winter: +1h 21m

Summer: -5h 8m

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 – 5:41 AM
Astro. Twilight5:41 AM – 6:14 AM
Nautical Twilight6:14 AM – 6:48 AM
Civil Twilight6:48 AM – 7:18 AM
Daylight7:18 AM – 5:35 PM
Civil Twilight5:35 PM – 6:05 PM
Nautical Twilight6:05 PM – 6:39 PM
Astro. Twilight6:39 PM – 7:12 PM
Night7:12 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Apr 297:18 AM5:35 PM10:17:32−2:3512:27 PM (32.2°)93.593
Apr 307:19 AM5:34 PM10:14:58−2:3312:27 PM (31.9°)93.617
May 17:20 AM5:33 PM10:12:26−2:3212:27 PM (31.6°)93.641
May 27:21 AM5:31 PM10:09:55−2:3112:27 PM (31.3°)93.664
May 37:23 AM5:30 PM10:07:25−2:2912:26 PM (31.0°)93.687
May 47:24 AM5:29 PM10:04:57−2:2812:26 PM (30.7°)93.710
May 57:25 AM5:27 PM10:02:30−2:2612:26 PM (30.4°)93.734
* All times are local time for Christchurch. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2111:46 AM
June SolsticeJun 224:39 AM
September EquinoxSep 238:22 PM
December SolsticeDec 225:49 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 2015 Moon Phases

3:09 AM

Altitude

-11.5°

Heading

269° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

74.2%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Apr 29-2:08 AM3:13 PM9:06 PM(42.2°)251,69180.1%
Apr 30-3:05 AM3:41 PM9:48 PM(46.0°)251,20687.3%
May 1-4:03 AM4:09 PM10:31 PM(49.9°)250,12893.1%
May 2-5:01 AM4:38 PM11:15 PM(53.7°)248,58997.2%
May 3-6:00 AM5:08 PM---
May 4-6:59 AM5:42 PM12:00 AM(57.1°)246,72599.5%
May 5-8:00 AM6:21 PM12:48 AM(60.1°)244,65999.8%
* All times are local time for Christchurch. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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