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

Moon: 15.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 4, 2016 at 4:50:55 am


Sunrise Today: 5:43 am 122° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:57 pm 238° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 9:38 am 114° Southeast


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 14 minutes (+1m 20s)

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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 a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

4:50 am

Altitude

-8.3°

Heading

132° SE

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

15h 14m 7s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 20s

Winter: +6h 17m

Summer: -11m 44s

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 – 3:27 am
Astro. Twilight3:27 am – 4:23 am
Nautical Twilight4:23 am – 5:08 am
Civil Twilight5:08 am – 5:43 am
Daylight5:43 am – 8:57 pm
Civil Twilight8:57 pm – 9:32 pm
Nautical Twilight9:32 pm – 10:17 pm
Astro. Twilight10:17 pm – 11:13 pm
Night11:13 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 45:43 am8:57 pm15:14:07+1:201:20 pm (68.7°)91.618
Dec 55:43 am8:58 pm15:15:24+1:161:20 pm (68.9°)91.604
Dec 65:42 am8:59 pm15:16:36+1:121:20 pm (69.0°)91.590
Dec 75:42 am9:00 pm15:17:45+1:081:21 pm (69.1°)91.577
Dec 85:42 am9:01 pm15:18:49+1:041:21 pm (69.2°)91.564
Dec 95:42 am9:02 pm15:19:48+0:591:22 pm (69.3°)91.552
Dec 105:42 am9:03 pm15:20:44+0:551:22 pm (69.4°)91.540
* 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

4:50 am

Altitude

-29.7°

Heading

176° S

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

15.4%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 49:38 am--5:00 pm(62.6°)244,92719.2%
Dec 5-12:16 am10:37 am5:49 pm(60.0°)242,25528.1%
Dec 6-12:53 am11:39 am6:38 pm(56.7°)239,22238.1%
Dec 7-1:28 am12:44 pm7:26 pm(52.7°)235,91749.0%
Dec 8-2:00 am1:51 pm8:16 pm(48.2°)232,50060.2%
Dec 9-2:33 am3:00 pm9:07 pm(43.4°)229,19671.3%
Dec 10-3:06 am4:11 pm10:00 pm(38.7°)226,29081.5%
* 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, Sun, Dec 4, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:49 amSun 10:37 pmSun 2:43 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 8:49 amMon 12:10 amSun 4:30 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 10:52 amMon 1:10 amSun 6:01 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 3:19 amSun 4:07 pmSun 9:43 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 6:14 amSun 9:16 pmSun 1:45 pmNot visible
UranusSun 4:20 pmMon 3:26 amSun 9:53 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 12:44 pmMon 1:57 amSun 7:20 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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