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Moon: 54.1%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 30, 2016 at 6:29:02 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:20 AM 70° East
Sunset Today: 5:33 PM 290° West


Moonset Today: 1:35 PM 250° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 13 minutes (-2m 32s)

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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

6:29 AM

Altitude

-9.7°

Heading

79° E

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

10h 13m 4s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 32s

Winter: +1h 16m

Summer: -5h 12m

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 – 5:43 AM
Astro. Twilight5:43 AM – 6:16 AM
Nautical Twilight6:16 AM – 6:50 AM
Civil Twilight6:50 AM – 7:20 AM
Daylight7:20 AM – 5:33 PM
Civil Twilight5:33 PM – 6:03 PM
Nautical Twilight6:03 PM – 6:37 PM
Astro. Twilight6:37 PM – 7:10 PM
Night7:10 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 307:20 AM5:33 PM10:13:04−2:3212:27 PM (31.7°)93.640
May 17:21 AM5:32 PM10:10:32−2:3112:27 PM (31.3°)93.664
May 27:22 AM5:30 PM10:08:02−2:3012:26 PM (31.0°)93.688
May 37:23 AM5:29 PM10:05:34−2:2812:26 PM (30.8°)93.712
May 47:24 AM5:28 PM10:03:07−2:2612:26 PM (30.5°)93.735
May 57:26 AM5:26 PM10:00:41−2:2512:26 PM (30.2°)93.759
May 67:27 AM5:25 PM9:58:18−2:2312:26 PM (29.9°)93.781
* 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

6:29 AM

Altitude

61.4°

Heading

357° N

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

54.1%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 30-1:35 PM-6:24 AM(61.4°)238,62154.2%
May 112:09 AM2:14 PM-7:15 AM(58.5°)235,04643.0%
May 21:15 AM2:50 PM-8:07 AM(54.8°)231,42431.9%
May 32:24 AM3:25 PM-9:00 AM(50.4°)228,03321.4%
May 43:36 AM4:00 PM-9:53 AM(45.6°)225,19112.3%
May 54:50 AM4:37 PM-10:48 AM(40.7°)223,2155.3%
May 66:06 AM5:16 PM-11:45 AM(36.1°)222,3641.1%
* 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

PlanetRiseSetMeridian
MercurySat 8:40 AMSat 5:56 PMSat 1:18 PM
VenusSat 6:25 AMSat 5:13 PMSat 11:49 AM
MarsFri 6:52 PMSat 9:53 AMSat 2:22 AM
JupiterSat 3:23 PMSun 2:28 AMSat 8:55 PM
SaturnFri 7:28 PMSat 10:22 AMSat 2:55 AM
UranusSat 5:45 AMSat 4:49 PMSat 11:17 AM
NeptuneSat 2:17 AMSat 3:22 PMSat 8:49 AM
PlutoFri 9:45 PMSat 12:39 PMSat 5:12 AM
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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