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Moon: 1.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 21, 2014 at 12:57:24 PM


Sunrise Today: 5:44 AM 122° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:47 PM 238° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 4:55 AM 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:37 PM 245° West


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 3 minutes (+6s)

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Today's Sun Position in Palmerston North

The Sun's altitude in Palmerston North 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

12:57 PM

Altitude

72.7°

Heading

13° N

Phase

Daylight

Day length
15h 3m 26s

+6s longer

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Palmerston North today

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Day, night and twilight times in Palmerston North 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 – 3:39 AM
Astro. Twilight3:39 AM – 4:28 AM
Nautical Twilight4:28 AM – 5:10 AM
Civil Twilight5:10 AM – 5:44 AM
Daylight5:44 AM – 8:47 PM
Civil Twilight8:47 PM – 9:20 PM
Nautical Twilight9:20 PM – 10:02 PM
Astro. Twilight10:02 PM – 10:52 PM
Night10:52 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Palmerston North - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 215:44 AM8:47 PM15:03:26+0:061:15 PM (73.1°)91.456
Dec 225:44 AM8:48 PM15:03:28+0:011:16 PM (73.1°)91.449
Dec 235:45 AM8:48 PM15:03:25−0:021:16 PM (73.1°)91.443
Dec 245:45 AM8:48 PM15:03:19−0:061:17 PM (73.1°)91.438
Dec 255:46 AM8:49 PM15:03:08−0:101:17 PM (73.0°)91.432
Dec 265:46 AM8:49 PM15:02:53−0:141:18 PM (73.0°)91.428
Dec 275:47 AM8:50 PM15:02:34−0:181:18 PM (73.0°)91.423
* All times are in local Palmerston North time.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 12:03 PM in Palmerston North. This day is 5 hours, 46 minutes longer than on June Solstice. In locations south of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

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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 Palmerston North time.

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Today's moon in Palmerston North

The Moon's path in Palmerston North 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

12:57 PM

Altitude

65.8°

Heading

335° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

1.6%

Moon in Palmerston North - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 214:55 AM7:37 PM-12:15 PM(67.0°)232,2971.7%
Dec 225:49 AM8:35 PM-1:13 PM(67.3°)229,6600.2%
Dec 236:51 AM9:29 PM-2:12 PM(66.3°)227,8031.5%
Dec 247:57 AM10:17 PM-3:10 PM(64.1°)226,8375.8%
Dec 259:06 AM11:00 PM-4:07 PM(60.8°)226,76312.8%
Dec 2610:16 AM11:39 PM-5:02 PM(56.8°)227,48021.9%
Dec 2711:26 AM--5:55 PM(52.2°)228,81932.6%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Palmerston North time.

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