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

Moon: 47.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 30, 2016 at 5:22:34 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:29 AM 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:01 PM 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:01 AM 100° East
Moonset Today: 1:11 PM 263° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 31 minutes (-1m 14s)

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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

5:22 AM

Altitude

-23.6°

Heading

81° E

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 31m 4s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 14s

Winter: +13m 41s

Summer: -5h 32m

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 – 5:53 AM
Astro. Twilight5:53 AM – 6:25 AM
Nautical Twilight6:25 AM – 6:59 AM
Civil Twilight6:59 AM – 7:29 AM
Daylight7:29 AM – 5:01 PM
Civil Twilight5:01 PM – 5:31 PM
Nautical Twilight5:31 PM – 6:04 PM
Astro. Twilight6:04 PM – 6:37 PM
Night6:37 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Palmerston North - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 307:29 AM5:01 PM9:31:04−1:1412:15 PM (27.9°)94.235
May 317:30 AM5:00 PM9:29:53−1:1112:15 PM (27.7°)94.250
Jun 17:31 AM5:00 PM9:28:45−1:0812:15 PM (27.6°)94.265
Jun 27:32 AM4:59 PM9:27:39−1:0512:16 PM (27.5°)94.280
Jun 37:32 AM4:59 PM9:26:37−1:0212:16 PM (27.3°)94.294
Jun 47:33 AM4:59 PM9:25:38−0:5912:16 PM (27.2°)94.308
Jun 57:34 AM4:58 PM9:24:42−0:5512:16 PM (27.1°)94.321
* All times are local time for Palmerston North. 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 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 2016 Moon Phases

5:22 AM

Altitude

51.8°

Heading

32° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

47.7%

Moon in Palmerston North - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 3012:01 AM1:11 PM-6:40 AM(55.6°)232,60547.1%
May 311:08 AM1:47 PM-7:32 AM(51.1°)229,83235.6%
Jun 12:17 AM2:23 PM-8:24 AM(46.3°)227,40024.6%
Jun 23:27 AM3:01 PM-9:18 AM(41.6°)225,55514.9%
Jun 34:39 AM3:42 PM-10:14 AM(37.3°)224,5397.2%
Jun 45:51 AM4:29 PM-11:12 AM(33.8°)224,5342.1%
Jun 57:01 AM5:20 PM-12:12 PM(31.4°)225,6200.2%
* All times are local time for Palmerston North. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Palmerston North This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, May 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:29 AMMon 4:03 PMMon 10:46 AMSlightly difficult
VenusMon 7:19 AMMon 4:53 PMMon 12:06 PMSlightly difficult
MarsMon 4:10 PMTue 6:49 AMMon 11:30 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 1:11 PMTue 12:24 AMMon 6:47 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 5:20 PMMon 7:54 AMMon 12:37 AMPerfect visibility
UranusMon 3:39 AMMon 2:46 PMMon 9:13 AMDifficult
NeptuneMon 12:13 AMMon 1:10 PMMon 6:41 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Palmerston North.

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