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Moon: 100.0%

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Current Time: Aug 30, 2015 at 9:08:56 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:01 AM 78° East
Sunset Today: 6:00 PM 282° West


Moonrise Today: 6:36 PM 97° East
Moonset Today: 6:54 AM 260° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 58 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

9:08 AM

Altitude

20.3°

Heading

54° NE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 58m 35s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 47s

Winter: +2h 2m

Summer: -4h 27m

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 – 5:26 AM
Astro. Twilight5:26 AM – 5:59 AM
Nautical Twilight5:59 AM – 6:32 AM
Civil Twilight6:32 AM – 7:01 AM
Daylight7:01 AM – 6:00 PM
Civil Twilight6:00 PM – 6:29 PM
Nautical Twilight6:29 PM – 7:02 PM
Astro. Twilight7:02 PM – 7:35 PM
Night7:35 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 307:01 AM6:00 PM10:58:35+2:4712:30 PM (37.3°)93.867
Aug 317:00 AM6:01 PM11:01:22+2:4712:30 PM (37.7°)93.846
Sep 16:58 AM6:02 PM11:04:11+2:4812:30 PM (38.0°)93.824
Sep 26:56 AM6:03 PM11:07:00+2:4912:29 PM (38.4°)93.802
Sep 36:54 AM6:04 PM11:09:50+2:4912:29 PM (38.7°)93.781
Sep 46:53 AM6:05 PM11:12:40+2:5012:29 PM (39.1°)93.759
Sep 56:51 AM6:06 PM11:15:31+2:5012:28 PM (39.5°)93.737
* 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

9:08 AM

Altitude

-22.8°

Heading

236° SW

Phase

Near Full Moon (Waning Gibbous)

Percent illuminated

100.0%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 30-6:54 AM6:36 PM12:13 AM(54.2°)223,37499.8%
Aug 31-7:32 AM7:52 PM1:09 AM(49.5°)222,63699.1%
Sep 1-8:08 AM9:06 PM2:05 AM(44.6°)223,14195.1%
Sep 2-8:45 AM10:19 PM3:00 AM(39.8°)224,78588.3%
Sep 3-9:24 AM11:30 PM3:55 AM(35.5°)227,33979.2%
Sep 4-10:05 AM-4:50 AM(32.0°)230,50568.7%
Sep 512:37 AM10:49 AM-5:45 AM(29.4°)233,97157.5%
* All times are local time for Christchurch. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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