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Moon: 92.1%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 25, 2016 at 5:52:24 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:46 AM 61° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:06 PM 299° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 8:02 PM 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 10:07 AM 244° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 19 minutes (-1m 39s)

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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

5:52 AM

Altitude

-20.3°

Heading

80° E

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 19m 33s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 39s

Winter: +23m 5s

Summer: -6h 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 – 6:05 AM
Astro. Twilight6:05 AM – 6:39 AM
Nautical Twilight6:39 AM – 7:15 AM
Civil Twilight7:15 AM – 7:46 AM
Daylight7:46 AM – 5:06 PM
Civil Twilight5:06 PM – 5:38 PM
Nautical Twilight5:38 PM – 6:13 PM
Astro. Twilight6:13 PM – 6:47 PM
Night6:47 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 257:46 AM5:06 PM9:19:33−1:3912:26 PM (25.5°)94.153
May 267:47 AM5:05 PM9:17:56−1:3612:26 PM (25.3°)94.170
May 277:48 AM5:05 PM9:16:23−1:3312:27 PM (25.2°)94.187
May 287:49 AM5:04 PM9:14:52−1:3012:27 PM (25.0°)94.203
May 297:50 AM5:03 PM9:13:25−1:2712:27 PM (24.9°)94.219
May 307:51 AM5:03 PM9:12:01−1:2412:27 PM (24.7°)94.235
May 317:52 AM5:02 PM9:10:40−1:2012:27 PM (24.6°)94.251
* All times are local time for Christchurch. 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

5:52 AM

Altitude

42.9°

Heading

287° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

92.1%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 25-10:07 AM8:02 PM2:39 AM(64.6°)245,72492.8%
May 26-10:54 AM8:59 PM3:29 AM(64.0°)243,50286.6%
May 27-11:36 AM10:00 PM4:20 AM(62.4°)241,02678.6%
May 28-12:15 PM11:04 PM5:11 AM(59.8°)238,32969.1%
May 29-12:51 PM-6:02 AM(56.4°)235,47758.4%
May 3012:11 AM1:26 PM-6:53 AM(52.3°)232,58147.0%
May 311:19 AM1:59 PM-7:44 AM(47.8°)229,81035.5%
* All times are local time for Christchurch. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Christchurch This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, May 25, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:58 AMWed 4:23 PMWed 11:10 AMDifficult
VenusWed 7:28 AMWed 4:56 PMWed 12:12 PMSlightly difficult
MarsWed 4:38 PMThu 7:39 AMThu 12:09 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 1:45 PMThu 12:51 AMWed 7:18 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 5:44 PMWed 8:36 AMWed 1:10 AMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 4:13 AMWed 3:14 PMWed 9:43 AMDifficult
NeptuneWed 12:41 AMWed 1:45 PMWed 7:13 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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