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

Moon: 45.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 1, 2016 at 1:33:44 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:14 AM 71° East
Sunset Today: 5:33 PM 290° West


Moonrise Today: 12:10 AM 108° East
Moonset Today: 2:08 PM 255° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 19 minutes (-2m 19s)

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Today's Sun Position in Nelson

The Sun's altitude in Nelson 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

1:33 AM

Altitude

-59.7°

Heading

145° SE

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 19m 25s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 19s

Winter: +1h 7m

Summer: -4h 50m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Nelson Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Nelson 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 – 5:40 AM
Astro. Twilight5:40 AM – 6:12 AM
Nautical Twilight6:12 AM – 6:45 AM
Civil Twilight6:45 AM – 7:14 AM
Daylight7:14 AM – 5:33 PM
Civil Twilight5:33 PM – 6:02 PM
Nautical Twilight6:02 PM – 6:35 PM
Astro. Twilight6:35 PM – 7:07 PM
Night7:07 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Nelson - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 17:14 AM5:33 PM10:19:25−2:1912:24 PM (33.6°)93.664
May 27:15 AM5:32 PM10:17:07−2:1712:24 PM (33.3°)93.688
May 37:16 AM5:31 PM10:14:50−2:1612:24 PM (33.0°)93.712
May 47:17 AM5:30 PM10:12:35−2:1512:24 PM (32.7°)93.735
May 57:18 AM5:29 PM10:10:22−2:1312:24 PM (32.4°)93.759
May 67:19 AM5:27 PM10:08:10−2:1112:23 PM (32.2°)93.781
May 77:20 AM5:26 PM10:05:59−2:1012:23 PM (31.9°)93.804
* All times are local time for Nelson. 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 Nelson time.

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Today's Moon in Nelson

The Moon's path in Nelson 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

1:33 AM

Altitude

14.0°

Heading

95° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

45.6%

Moon in Nelson - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 112:10 AM2:08 PM-7:12 AM(60.8°)235,05343.1%
May 21:15 AM2:45 PM-8:04 AM(57.1°)231,43131.9%
May 32:23 AM3:22 PM-8:57 AM(52.7°)228,03921.4%
May 43:34 AM3:58 PM-9:50 AM(47.9°)225,19512.3%
May 54:47 AM4:36 PM-10:45 AM(43.0°)223,2185.3%
May 66:00 AM5:17 PM-11:42 AM(38.4°)222,3651.1%
May 77:14 AM6:01 PM-12:41 PM(34.4°)222,7760.2%
* All times are local time for Nelson. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Nelson This Coming Night

PlanetRiseSetMeridian
MercurySun 8:26 AMSun 5:57 PMSun 1:11 PM
VenusSun 6:22 AMSun 5:12 PMSun 11:47 AM
MarsSat 6:52 PMSun 9:39 AMSun 2:15 AM
JupiterSun 3:14 PMMon 2:23 AMSun 8:49 PM
SaturnSat 7:28 PMSun 10:09 AMSun 2:48 AM
UranusSun 5:36 AMSun 4:45 PMSun 11:10 AM
NeptuneSun 2:13 AMSun 3:13 PMSun 8:43 AM
PlutoSat 9:45 PMSun 12:26 PMSun 5:05 AM
* All times are local time for Nelson.

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