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Flag for New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 22.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 26, 2016 at 3:05:43 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:12 AM 92° East
Sunset Today: 7:31 PM 267° West


Moonrise Today: 4:25 AM 67° East
Moonset Today: 2:38 PM 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 19 minutes (+2m 57s)

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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

3:05 PM

Altitude

41.8°

Heading

324° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 19m 6s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 57s

Winter: +3h 22m

Summer: -3h 6m

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 – 5:35 AM
Astro. Twilight5:35 AM – 6:09 AM
Nautical Twilight6:09 AM – 6:43 AM
Civil Twilight6:43 AM – 7:12 AM
Daylight7:12 AM – 7:31 PM
Civil Twilight7:31 PM – 7:59 PM
Nautical Twilight7:59 PM – 8:33 PM
Astro. Twilight8:33 PM – 9:08 PM
Night9:08 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 267:12 AM7:31 PM12:19:06+2:571:21 PM (47.8°)93.196
Sep 277:10 AM7:32 PM12:22:04+2:571:20 PM (48.2°)93.170
Sep 287:08 AM7:33 PM12:25:02+2:581:20 PM (48.6°)93.144
Sep 297:06 AM7:34 PM12:28:01+2:581:20 PM (49.0°)93.117
Sep 307:04 AM7:35 PM12:30:59+2:581:19 PM (49.4°)93.091
Oct 17:03 AM7:36 PM12:33:57+2:581:19 PM (49.8°)93.065
Oct 27:01 AM7:38 PM12:36:55+2:581:19 PM (50.1°)93.038
* 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 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 2110:34 AM
September EquinoxSep 232:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 2111:44 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 2016 Moon Phases

3:05 PM

Altitude

-5.4°

Heading

287° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

22.7%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 264:25 AM2:38 PM-9:30 AM(29.6°)239,04624.8%
Sep 275:06 AM3:40 PM-10:20 AM(32.2°)241,56116.1%
Sep 285:42 AM4:42 PM-11:09 AM(35.4°)243,8869.1%
Sep 296:14 AM5:43 PM-11:55 AM(39.1°)246,0064.0%
Sep 306:43 AM6:43 PM-12:39 PM(43.1°)247,9011.0%
Oct 17:12 AM7:42 PM-1:23 PM(47.1°)249,5420.0%
Oct 27:40 AM8:41 PM-2:06 PM(51.0°)250,8751.1%
* 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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Planets Visible in the Sky in Christchurch This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Sep 26, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 6:38 AMMon 5:58 PMMon 12:18 PMDifficult to see
VenusMon 8:20 AMMon 10:04 PMMon 3:11 PMFairly good visibility
MarsMon 11:11 AMTue 2:58 AMMon 7:04 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 7:16 AMTue 7:24 PMTue 1:20 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnMon 10:21 AMTue 1:14 AMMon 5:48 PMAverage visiblity
UranusMon 9:04 PMTue 8:03 AMTue 2:33 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 5:19 PMTue 6:30 AMMon 11:54 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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