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Moon: 91.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 12, 2016 at 3:02:30 am


Sunrise Today: 5:47 am 122° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:54 pm 238° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 6:32 pm 71° East
Moonset Today: 4:21 am 287° West


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 6 minutes (+42s)

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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 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

3:02 am

Altitude

-21.5°

Heading

155° SE

Phase

Night

Day length

15h 6m 28s

Change since

Yesterday: +42s

Winter: +5h 54m

Summer: -3m 11s

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 – 3:40 am
Astro. Twilight3:40 am – 4:31 am
Nautical Twilight4:31 am – 5:14 am
Civil Twilight5:14 am – 5:47 am
Daylight5:47 am – 8:54 pm
Civil Twilight8:54 pm – 9:28 pm
Nautical Twilight9:28 pm – 10:11 pm
Astro. Twilight10:11 pm – 11:02 pm
Night11:02 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Nelson - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 125:47 am8:54 pm15:06:28+0:421:21 pm (71.8°)91.517
Dec 135:48 am8:55 pm15:07:06+0:381:21 pm (71.9°)91.507
Dec 145:48 am8:55 pm15:07:40+0:341:22 pm (72.0°)91.497
Dec 155:48 am8:56 pm15:08:10+0:291:22 pm (72.0°)91.488
Dec 165:48 am8:57 pm15:08:35+0:251:22 pm (72.1°)91.480
Dec 175:49 am8:57 pm15:08:57+0:211:23 pm (72.1°)91.472
Dec 185:49 am8:58 pm15:09:14+0:171:23 pm (72.1°)91.464
* All times are local time for Nelson. 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 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

3:02 am

Altitude

12.4°

Heading

300° NW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

91.2%

Moon in Nelson - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 12-4:21 am6:32 pm11:52 pm(32.9°)222,89696.2%
Dec 13-5:06 am7:44 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-5:58 am8:52 pm12:52 am(30.3°)222,89399.4%
Dec 15-6:56 am9:54 pm1:54 am(29.0°)224,14799.4%
Dec 16-7:59 am10:48 pm2:56 am(29.2°)226,55396.3%
Dec 17-9:04 am11:34 pm3:54 am(30.8°)229,86290.5%
Dec 18-10:10 am-4:50 am(33.4°)233,73082.7%
* All times are local time for Nelson. 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 Nelson This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 12, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:11 amMon 10:30 pmMon 2:51 pmAverage visiblity
VenusMon 9:11 amMon 11:57 pmMon 4:35 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 10:55 amTue 12:46 amMon 5:51 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 2:50 amMon 3:37 pmMon 9:13 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 5:51 amMon 8:39 pmMon 1:15 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusMon 3:43 pmTue 2:54 amMon 9:18 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:13 pmTue 1:20 amMon 6:47 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Nelson.

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