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Moon: 60.8%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 26, 2016 at 12:40:43 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:49 AM 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:23 PM 296° Northwest


Moonset Today: 11:13 AM 277° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 34 minutes (+1m 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

12:40 PM

Altitude

27.1°

Heading

359° N

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 34m 7s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 57s

Winter: +37m 40s

Summer: -5h 51m

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 – 6:09 AM
Astro. Twilight6:09 AM – 6:43 AM
Nautical Twilight6:43 AM – 7:18 AM
Civil Twilight7:18 AM – 7:49 AM
Daylight7:49 AM – 5:23 PM
Civil Twilight5:23 PM – 5:54 PM
Nautical Twilight5:54 PM – 6:29 PM
Astro. Twilight6:29 PM – 7:03 PM
Night7:03 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 267:49 AM5:23 PM9:34:07+1:5712:36 PM (27.1°)94.409
Jul 277:48 AM5:24 PM9:36:07+1:5912:36 PM (27.3°)94.400
Jul 287:47 AM5:25 PM9:38:09+2:0212:36 PM (27.6°)94.391
Jul 297:46 AM5:26 PM9:40:14+2:0412:36 PM (27.8°)94.381
Jul 307:45 AM5:27 PM9:42:21+2:0612:36 PM (28.1°)94.371
Jul 317:44 AM5:28 PM9:44:29+2:0812:36 PM (28.3°)94.360
Aug 17:43 AM5:29 PM9:46:40+2:1012:36 PM (28.5°)94.349
* 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

12:40 PM

Altitude

-16.3°

Heading

263° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

60.8%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 26-11:13 AM-5:21 AM(41.8°)230,19464.1%
Jul 2712:30 AM11:48 AM-6:13 AM(37.3°)229,78252.4%
Jul 281:40 AM12:27 PM-7:07 AM(33.4°)229,71440.5%
Jul 292:49 AM1:09 PM-8:02 AM(30.2°)230,00829.1%
Jul 303:56 AM1:58 PM-8:58 AM(28.1°)230,70519.0%
Jul 314:59 AM2:52 PM-9:56 AM(27.1°)231,84610.6%
Aug 15:56 AM3:51 PM-10:52 AM(27.4°)233,4564.5%
* 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, Tue, Jul 26, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:50 AMTue 6:58 PMTue 1:54 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 8:37 AMTue 6:28 PMTue 1:32 PMFairly good visibility
MarsTue 12:15 PMWed 3:25 AMTue 7:50 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 9:56 AMTue 9:26 PMTue 3:41 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 1:22 PMWed 4:11 AMTue 8:46 PMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 12:14 AMWed 11:10 AMWed 5:42 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 8:31 PMWed 9:37 AMWed 3:04 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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