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Moon: 88.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 11, 2016 at 5:11:57 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:51 am 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:43 pm 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 5:12 pm 76° East
Moonset Today: 3:39 am 281° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 51 minutes (+42s)

Location of New PlymouthLocation

Today's Sun Position in New Plymouth

The Sun's altitude in New Plymouth 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

5:11 pm

Altitude

38.1°

Heading

270° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 51m 29s

Change since

Yesterday: +42s

Winter: +5h 26m

Summer: -3m 33s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in New Plymouth Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in New Plymouth 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 – 3:53 am
Astro. Twilight3:53 am – 4:39 am
Nautical Twilight4:39 am – 5:19 am
Civil Twilight5:19 am – 5:51 am
Daylight5:51 am – 8:43 pm
Civil Twilight8:43 pm – 9:15 pm
Nautical Twilight9:15 pm – 9:55 pm
Astro. Twilight9:55 pm – 10:41 pm
Night10:41 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in New Plymouth - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 115:51 am8:43 pm14:51:29+0:421:17 pm (74.0°)91.528
Dec 125:51 am8:44 pm14:52:08+0:381:17 pm (74.0°)91.517
Dec 135:52 am8:44 pm14:52:43+0:341:18 pm (74.1°)91.507
Dec 145:52 am8:45 pm14:53:14+0:311:18 pm (74.2°)91.497
Dec 155:52 am8:46 pm14:53:41+0:271:19 pm (74.2°)91.488
Dec 165:52 am8:46 pm14:54:05+0:231:19 pm (74.3°)91.480
Dec 175:53 am8:47 pm14:54:24+0:191:20 pm (74.3°)91.472
* All times are local time for New Plymouth. 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 New Plymouth time.

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Today's Moon in New Plymouth

The Moon's path in New Plymouth 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

5:11 pm

Altitude

-0.3°

Heading

76° E

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

88.2%

Moon in New Plymouth - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 11-3:39 am5:12 pm10:50 pm(38.8°)224,10190.0%
Dec 12-4:21 am6:24 pm11:48 pm(35.1°)222,89796.2%
Dec 13-5:07 am7:35 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-6:00 am8:43 pm12:49 am(32.5°)222,89199.4%
Dec 15-6:58 am9:45 pm1:51 am(31.3°)224,14399.4%
Dec 16-8:01 am10:39 pm2:52 am(31.5°)226,54796.3%
Dec 17-9:06 am11:26 pm3:51 am(33.0°)229,85490.5%
* All times are local time for New Plymouth. 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 New Plymouth This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sun, Dec 11, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:15 amSun 10:20 pmSun 2:48 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 9:12 amSun 11:48 pmSun 4:31 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 10:56 amMon 12:41 amSun 5:49 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 2:48 amMon 3:32 pmMon 9:10 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 5:54 amMon 8:30 pmMon 1:12 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSun 3:42 pmMon 2:57 amSun 9:19 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 12:16 pmMon 1:18 amSun 6:47 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for New Plymouth.

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