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Moon: 0.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Apr 18, 2015 at 5:43:47 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:05 AM 76° East
Sunset Today: 5:52 PM 284° West


Moonrise Today: 5:55 AM 83° East
Moonset Today: 5:34 PM 280° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 47 minutes (-2m 47s)

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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

5:43 PM

Altitude

1.0°

Heading

286° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 47m 7s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 47s

Winter: +1h 50m

Summer: -4h 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 – 5:30 AM
Astro. Twilight5:30 AM – 6:03 AM
Nautical Twilight6:03 AM – 6:36 AM
Civil Twilight6:36 AM – 7:05 AM
Daylight7:05 AM – 5:52 PM
Civil Twilight5:52 PM – 6:21 PM
Nautical Twilight6:21 PM – 6:55 PM
Astro. Twilight6:55 PM – 7:28 PM
Night7:28 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Apr 187:05 AM5:52 PM10:47:07−2:4712:29 PM (35.8°)93.322
Apr 197:06 AM5:51 PM10:44:20−2:4612:29 PM (35.5°)93.348
Apr 207:08 AM5:49 PM10:41:35−2:4512:29 PM (35.2°)93.373
Apr 217:09 AM5:48 PM10:38:50−2:4412:28 PM (34.8°)93.399
Apr 227:10 AM5:46 PM10:36:07−2:4312:28 PM (34.5°)93.424
Apr 237:11 AM5:44 PM10:33:25−2:4212:28 PM (34.1°)93.448
Apr 247:12 AM5:43 PM10:30:43−2:4112:28 PM (33.8°)93.473
* 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

5:43 PM

Altitude

-1.5°

Heading

278° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

0.5%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Apr 185:55 AM5:34 PM-11:49 AM(39.5°)224,6820.9%
Apr 197:09 AM6:12 PM-12:44 PM(35.2°)226,1140.1%
Apr 208:21 AM6:54 PM-1:40 PM(31.6°)228,5472.4%
Apr 219:29 AM7:40 PM-2:36 PM(29.1°)231,7627.3%
Apr 2210:32 AM8:30 PM-3:32 PM(27.6°)235,45214.5%
Apr 2311:29 AM9:23 PM-4:26 PM(27.3°)239,27923.2%
Apr 2412:19 PM10:18 PM-5:18 PM(28.0°)242,92232.8%
* All times are local time for Christchurch. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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