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Moon: 31.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 27, 2016 at 8:02:45 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:05 AM 77° East
Sunset Today: 5:57 PM 283° West


Moonrise Today: 2:52 AM 65° Northeast
Moonset Today: 12:47 PM 296° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 52 minutes (+2m 45s)

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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

8:02 AM

Altitude

9.2°

Heading

67° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 52m 20s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 45s

Winter: +1h 55m

Summer: -4h 33m

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 – 5:57 PM
Civil Twilight5:57 PM – 6:26 PM
Nautical Twilight6:26 PM – 7:00 PM
Astro. Twilight7:00 PM – 7:33 PM
Night7:33 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 277:05 AM5:57 PM10:52:20+2:4512:31 PM (36.5°)93.918
Aug 287:03 AM5:59 PM10:55:06+2:4612:31 PM (36.9°)93.897
Aug 297:02 AM6:00 PM10:57:53+2:4712:30 PM (37.2°)93.877
Aug 307:00 AM6:01 PM11:00:41+2:4712:30 PM (37.6°)93.855
Aug 316:58 AM6:02 PM11:03:29+2:4812:30 PM (37.9°)93.834
Sep 16:57 AM6:03 PM11:06:18+2:4912:29 PM (38.3°)93.812
Sep 26:55 AM6:04 PM11:09:08+2:4912:29 PM (38.7°)93.790
* 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

8:02 AM

Altitude

27.3°

Heading

357° N

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

31.5%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 272:52 AM12:47 PM-7:50 AM(27.4°)232,95131.6%
Aug 283:50 AM1:43 PM-8:46 AM(27.3°)234,78121.4%
Aug 294:41 AM2:43 PM-9:41 AM(28.3°)236,76012.9%
Aug 305:26 AM3:45 PM-10:33 AM(30.3°)238,8676.4%
Aug 316:05 AM4:48 PM-11:24 AM(33.2°)241,0732.1%
Sep 16:40 AM5:51 PM-12:12 PM(36.6°)243,3280.1%
Sep 27:12 AM6:52 PM-12:58 PM(40.5°)245,5510.5%
* 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, Sat, Aug 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 7:43 AMSat 8:08 PMSat 1:55 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 8:02 AMSat 7:49 PMSat 1:55 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSat 10:56 AMSun 2:31 AMSat 6:43 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterSat 8:04 AMSat 7:52 PMSat 1:58 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnSat 11:15 AMSun 2:05 AMSat 6:40 PMPerfect visibility
UranusFri 10:10 PMSat 9:07 AMSat 3:39 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 6:21 PMSun 7:29 AMSun 12:55 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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