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Moon: 77.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 30, 2015 at 7:04:50 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:39 AM 86° East
Sunset Today: 7:23 PM 274° West


Moonrise Today: 4:34 PM 72° East
Moonset Today: 2:27 AM 290° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 43 minutes (-2m 44s)

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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

7:04 PM

Altitude

2.6°

Heading

277° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 43m 39s

Change since

yesterday: -2m 44s

Winter: +2h 32m

Summer: -3h 26m

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 – 6:07 AM
Astro. Twilight6:07 AM – 6:40 AM
Nautical Twilight6:40 AM – 7:12 AM
Civil Twilight7:12 AM – 7:39 AM
Daylight7:39 AM – 7:23 PM
Civil Twilight7:23 PM – 7:51 PM
Nautical Twilight7:51 PM – 8:22 PM
Astro. Twilight8:22 PM – 8:55 PM
Night8:55 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Nelson - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 307:39 AM7:23 PM11:43:39−2:441:32 PM (45.2°)92.811
Mar 317:40 AM7:21 PM11:40:54−2:441:31 PM (44.8°)92.838
Apr 17:42 AM7:20 PM11:38:11−2:431:31 PM (44.4°)92.864
Apr 27:43 AM7:18 PM11:35:27−2:431:31 PM (44.0°)92.890
Apr 37:44 AM7:16 PM11:32:44−2:421:30 PM (43.6°)92.917
Apr 47:45 AM7:15 PM11:30:02−2:421:30 PM (43.2°)92.943
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Apr 56:46 AM6:13 PM11:27:20−2:4212:30 PM (42.9°)92.970
* All times are local time for Nelson. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 3:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2111:45 AM
June SolsticeJun 224:38 AM
September EquinoxSep 238:20 PM
December SolsticeDec 225:48 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 2015 Moon Phases

7:04 PM

Altitude

23.1°

Heading

45° NE

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

77.2%

Moon in Nelson - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 30-2:27 AM4:34 PM9:56 PM(35.3°)250,92878.1%
Mar 31-3:23 AM5:07 PM10:40 PM(38.4°)251,93685.6%
Apr 1-4:19 AM5:38 PM11:23 PM(41.9°)252,29191.7%
Apr 2-5:15 AM6:07 PM---
Apr 3-6:11 AM6:36 PM12:06 AM(45.6°)252,07496.3%
Apr 4-7:08 AM7:05 PM12:48 AM(49.4°)251,37899.1%
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Apr 5-7:05 AM6:35 PM1:31 AM(53.2°)250,286100.0%
* 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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