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

Moon: 74.8%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 27, 2016 at 2:37:11 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:39 AM 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:09 PM 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:02 PM 110° East
Moonset Today: 11:29 AM 249° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 29 minutes (-1m 25s)

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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

2:37 PM

Altitude

20.2°

Heading

327° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

9h 29m 45s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 25s

Winter: +18m 11s

Summer: -5h 39m

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 – 6:01 AM
Astro. Twilight6:01 AM – 6:34 AM
Nautical Twilight6:34 AM – 7:08 AM
Civil Twilight7:08 AM – 7:39 AM
Daylight7:39 AM – 5:09 PM
Civil Twilight5:09 PM – 5:39 PM
Nautical Twilight5:39 PM – 6:13 PM
Astro. Twilight6:13 PM – 6:47 PM
Night6:47 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Nelson - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 277:39 AM5:09 PM9:29:45−1:2512:24 PM (27.4°)94.187
May 287:40 AM5:08 PM9:28:23−1:2212:24 PM (27.3°)94.203
May 297:41 AM5:08 PM9:27:03−1:1912:24 PM (27.1°)94.219
May 307:41 AM5:07 PM9:25:46−1:1612:24 PM (27.0°)94.235
May 317:42 AM5:07 PM9:24:32−1:1312:25 PM (26.8°)94.250
Jun 17:43 AM5:06 PM9:23:22−1:1012:25 PM (26.7°)94.265
Jun 27:44 AM5:06 PM9:22:14−1:0712:25 PM (26.5°)94.280
* 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

2:37 PM

Altitude

-27.6°

Heading

213° SW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

74.8%

Moon in Nelson - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 27-11:29 AM10:02 PM4:18 AM(64.7°)241,03178.6%
May 28-12:09 PM11:05 PM5:09 AM(62.1°)238,33469.1%
May 29-12:46 PM-5:59 AM(58.7°)235,48258.4%
May 3012:10 AM1:21 PM-6:50 AM(54.6°)232,58647.1%
May 311:18 AM1:56 PM-7:41 AM(50.1°)229,81535.5%
Jun 12:27 AM2:32 PM-8:34 AM(45.3°)227,38624.5%
Jun 23:38 AM3:10 PM-9:27 AM(40.6°)225,54614.8%
* 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, Fri, May 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:46 AMFri 4:18 PMFri 11:02 AMDifficult
VenusFri 7:24 AMFri 4:59 PMFri 12:12 PMSlightly difficult
MarsFri 4:32 PMSat 7:18 AMFri 11:55 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 1:33 PMSat 12:43 AMFri 7:08 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 5:35 PMSat 8:14 AMSat 12:55 AMPerfect visibility
UranusFri 4:01 AMFri 3:06 PMFri 9:33 AMDifficult
NeptuneSat 12:29 AMSat 1:28 PMSat 6:59 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Nelson.

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