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Moon: 8.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 21, 2014 at 4:27:26 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:16 AM 90° East
Sunset Today: 6:19 PM 270° West


Moonrise Today: 4:20 AM 76° East
Moonset Today: 3:31 PM 282° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 3 minutes (+2m 31s)

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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 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

4:27 PM

Altitude

20.2°

Heading

288° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length
12h 3m 6s

+2m 31s longer

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 – 4:47 AM
Astro. Twilight4:47 AM – 5:18 AM
Nautical Twilight5:18 AM – 5:49 AM
Civil Twilight5:49 AM – 6:16 AM
Daylight6:16 AM – 6:19 PM
Civil Twilight6:19 PM – 6:45 PM
Nautical Twilight6:45 PM – 7:17 PM
Astro. Twilight7:17 PM – 7:48 PM
Night7:48 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in New Plymouth - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 216:16 AM6:19 PM12:03:06+2:3112:17 PM (50.1°)93.346
Sep 226:14 AM6:20 PM12:05:37+2:3112:17 PM (50.5°)93.321
Sep 236:13 AM6:21 PM12:08:09+2:3112:16 PM (50.9°)93.295
Sep 246:11 AM6:22 PM12:10:40+2:3112:16 PM (51.3°)93.269
Sep 256:09 AM6:22 PM12:13:12+2:3112:16 PM (51.7°)93.243
Sep 266:08 AM6:23 PM12:15:44+2:3112:15 PM (52.1°)93.217
Sep 276:06 AM6:24 PM12:18:16+2:3112:15 PM (52.5°)93.190
* All times are in local New Plymouth time.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

September Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 2:29 PM in New Plymouth.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 215:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 2110:51 PM
September EquinoxSep 232:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 2212:03 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 2014 Moon Phases

4:27 PM

Altitude

-11.4°

Heading

274° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

8.6%

Moon in New Plymouth - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 214:20 AM3:31 PM-9:53 AM(39.8°)252,18210.1%
Sep 224:52 AM4:27 PM-10:36 AM(43.3°)251,7165.0%
Sep 235:22 AM5:23 PM-11:19 AM(47.1°)250,7601.6%
Sep 245:52 AM6:19 PM-12:02 PM(51.0°)249,4170.1%
Sep 256:23 AM7:17 PM-12:46 PM(54.9°)247,7740.6%
Sep 266:54 AM8:15 PM-1:31 PM(58.7°)245,8893.1%
Sep 277:28 AM9:14 PM-2:18 PM(62.1°)243,7977.8%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local New Plymouth time.

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