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Moon: 52.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 28, 2015 at 2:16:30 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:41 AM 87° East
Sunset Today: 7:28 PM 273° West


Moonrise Today: 3:25 PM 66° East
Moonset Today: 12:34 AM 295° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 47 minutes (-2m 58s)

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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

2:16 AM

Altitude

-48.0°

Heading

164° S

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 47m 50s

Change since

yesterday: -2m 58s

Winter: +2h 51m

Summer: -3h 38m

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 – 6:05 AM
Astro. Twilight6:05 AM – 6:39 AM
Nautical Twilight6:39 AM – 7:12 AM
Civil Twilight7:12 AM – 7:41 AM
Daylight7:41 AM – 7:28 PM
Civil Twilight7:28 PM – 7:57 PM
Nautical Twilight7:57 PM – 8:30 PM
Astro. Twilight8:30 PM – 9:04 PM
Night9:04 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 287:41 AM7:28 PM11:47:50−2:581:35 PM (43.7°)92.759
Mar 297:42 AM7:27 PM11:44:52−2:581:35 PM (43.3°)92.785
Mar 307:43 AM7:25 PM11:41:54−2:581:34 PM (42.9°)92.812
Mar 317:44 AM7:23 PM11:38:56−2:571:34 PM (42.5°)92.838
Apr 17:45 AM7:21 PM11:35:59−2:571:34 PM (42.1°)92.864
Apr 27:46 AM7:19 PM11:33:02−2:561:33 PM (41.8°)92.890
Apr 37:48 AM7:18 PM11:30:05−2:561:33 PM (41.4°)92.917
* All times are local time for Christchurch. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2111:45 AM
June SolsticeJun 224:38 AM
September EquinoxSep 238:20 PM
December SolsticeDec 225:48 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

2:16 AM

Altitude

-18.0°

Heading

279° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

52.5%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 28-12:34 AM3:25 PM8:26 PM(28.6°)246,79259.9%
Mar 29-1:29 AM4:05 PM9:13 PM(30.5°)249,21869.5%
Mar 30-2:25 AM4:41 PM9:59 PM(33.1°)250,93078.1%
Mar 31-3:22 AM5:13 PM10:43 PM(36.2°)251,93785.6%
Apr 1-4:19 AM5:43 PM11:26 PM(39.6°)252,29191.7%
Apr 2-5:16 AM6:11 PM---
Apr 3-6:13 AM6:38 PM12:08 AM(43.3°)252,07396.3%
* All times are local time for Christchurch. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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