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Moon: 0.5%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 23, 2014 at 1:51:43 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:51 AM 123° Southeast
Sunset Today: 9:00 PM 237° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 6:58 AM 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 9:40 PM 247° West


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 9 minutes (-2s)

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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

1:51 AM

Altitude

-25.0°

Heading

173° S

Phase

Night

Day length
15h 9m 37s

-2s shorter

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 – 3:42 AM
Astro. Twilight3:42 AM – 4:34 AM
Nautical Twilight4:34 AM – 5:17 AM
Civil Twilight5:17 AM – 5:51 AM
Daylight5:51 AM – 9:00 PM
Civil Twilight9:00 PM – 9:34 PM
Nautical Twilight9:34 PM – 10:18 PM
Astro. Twilight10:18 PM – 11:10 PM
Night11:10 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Nelson - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 235:51 AM9:00 PM15:09:37−0:021:26 PM (72.2°)91.443
Dec 245:51 AM9:01 PM15:09:30−0:061:26 PM (72.1°)91.438
Dec 255:52 AM9:01 PM15:09:19−0:111:27 PM (72.1°)91.432
Dec 265:53 AM9:02 PM15:09:04−0:151:27 PM (72.1°)91.427
Dec 275:53 AM9:02 PM15:08:44−0:191:28 PM (72.1°)91.423
Dec 285:54 AM9:02 PM15:08:20−0:241:28 PM (72.0°)91.419
Dec 295:55 AM9:02 PM15:07:52−0:281:29 PM (72.0°)91.415
* All times are in local Nelson time.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 215:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 2110:51 PM
September EquinoxSep 232:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 2212:03 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 2014 Moon Phases

1:51 AM

Altitude

-31.3°

Heading

180° S

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.5%

Moon in Nelson - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 236:58 AM9:40 PM-2:21 PM(65.4°)227,7931.5%
Dec 248:05 AM10:28 PM-3:20 PM(63.2°)226,8345.8%
Dec 259:14 AM11:11 PM-4:17 PM(59.9°)226,76512.8%
Dec 2610:25 AM11:50 PM-5:12 PM(55.8°)227,48622.0%
Dec 2711:35 AM--6:05 PM(51.3°)228,83032.7%
Dec 28-12:26 AM12:45 PM6:57 PM(46.6°)230,60344.2%
Dec 29-1:00 AM1:52 PM7:48 PM(42.1°)232,63255.8%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Nelson time.

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