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Moon: 1.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 31, 2016 at 2:39:53 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:53 AM 79° East
Sunset Today: 6:02 PM 281° West


Moonrise Today: 5:59 AM 72° East
Moonset Today: 4:49 PM 286° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 8 minutes (+2m 35s)

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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

2:39 PM

Altitude

31.7°

Heading

321° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 8m 10s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 35s

Winter: +1h 56m

Summer: -4h 1m

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 – 5:22 AM
Astro. Twilight5:22 AM – 5:54 AM
Nautical Twilight5:54 AM – 6:26 AM
Civil Twilight6:26 AM – 6:53 AM
Daylight6:53 AM – 6:02 PM
Civil Twilight6:02 PM – 6:29 PM
Nautical Twilight6:29 PM – 7:01 PM
Astro. Twilight7:01 PM – 7:33 PM
Night7:33 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Nelson - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 316:53 AM6:02 PM11:08:10+2:3512:27 PM (40.2°)93.834
Sep 16:52 AM6:03 PM11:10:46+2:3612:27 PM (40.6°)93.812
Sep 26:50 AM6:04 PM11:13:23+2:3612:27 PM (40.9°)93.790
Sep 36:49 AM6:05 PM11:16:00+2:3712:26 PM (41.3°)93.767
Sep 46:47 AM6:06 PM11:18:38+2:3712:26 PM (41.7°)93.744
Sep 56:45 AM6:07 PM11:21:16+2:3812:26 PM (42.0°)93.721
Sep 66:44 AM6:08 PM11:23:55+2:3812:25 PM (42.4°)93.697
* 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

2:39 PM

Altitude

19.8°

Heading

309° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.7%

Moon in Nelson - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 315:59 AM4:49 PM-11:21 AM(35.4°)241,0692.1%
Sep 16:35 AM5:50 PM-12:09 PM(38.9°)243,3240.1%
Sep 27:08 AM6:51 PM-12:56 PM(42.8°)245,5470.4%
Sep 37:38 AM7:50 PM-1:40 PM(46.8°)247,6242.9%
Sep 48:08 AM8:47 PM-2:24 PM(50.8°)249,4177.2%
Sep 58:37 AM9:44 PM-3:07 PM(54.7°)250,77513.1%
Sep 69:07 AM10:41 PM-3:51 PM(58.2°)251,55420.5%
* 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

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Aug 31, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:24 AMWed 7:52 PMWed 1:38 PMDifficult to see
VenusWed 7:53 AMWed 7:56 PMWed 1:54 PMFairly good visibility
MarsWed 10:54 AMThu 2:15 AMWed 6:34 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 7:47 AMWed 7:39 PMWed 1:43 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnWed 11:03 AMThu 1:41 AMWed 6:22 PMAverage visiblity
UranusWed 9:45 PMThu 8:47 AMThu 3:16 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 6:05 PMThu 7:08 AMThu 12:36 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Nelson.

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