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

Moon: 36.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 6, 2016 at 3:56:12 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:41 am 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:36 pm 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 11:32 am 105° East
Moonset Today: 12:35 am 253° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 55 minutes (+1m 3s)

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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 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

3:56 pm

Altitude

50.6°

Heading

284° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 55m 20s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 3s

Winter: +5h 37m

Summer: -8m 7s

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 – 3:40 am
Astro. Twilight3:40 am – 4:27 am
Nautical Twilight4:27 am – 5:09 am
Civil Twilight5:09 am – 5:41 am
Daylight5:41 am – 8:36 pm
Civil Twilight8:36 pm – 9:09 pm
Nautical Twilight9:09 pm – 9:50 pm
Astro. Twilight9:50 pm – 10:38 pm
Night10:38 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Palmerston North - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 65:41 am8:36 pm14:55:20+1:031:09 pm (72.2°)91.590
Dec 75:41 am8:37 pm14:56:20+0:591:09 pm (72.3°)91.577
Dec 85:41 am8:38 pm14:57:16+0:561:09 pm (72.4°)91.564
Dec 95:41 am8:39 pm14:58:09+0:521:10 pm (72.5°)91.552
Dec 105:41 am8:40 pm14:58:57+0:481:10 pm (72.6°)91.540
Dec 115:41 am8:41 pm14:59:42+0:441:11 pm (72.7°)91.528
Dec 125:41 am8:42 pm15:00:23+0:401:11 pm (72.7°)91.517
* All times are local time for Palmerston North. 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 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

3:56 pm

Altitude

46.2°

Heading

58° NE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

36.9%

Moon in Palmerston North - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 6-12:35 am11:32 am6:25 pm(59.9°)239,24838.0%
Dec 7-1:11 am12:35 pm7:14 pm(55.9°)235,94548.9%
Dec 8-1:46 am1:40 pm8:04 pm(51.4°)232,52860.1%
Dec 9-2:20 am2:47 pm8:55 pm(46.7°)229,22271.2%
Dec 10-2:55 am3:56 pm9:48 pm(41.9°)226,31181.4%
Dec 11-3:32 am5:08 pm10:43 pm(37.5°)224,10890.0%
Dec 12-4:13 am6:20 pm11:42 pm(33.8°)222,90096.2%
* All times are local time for Palmerston North. 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 Palmerston North This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Dec 6, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:54 amTue 10:16 pmTue 2:35 pmAverage visiblity
VenusTue 8:52 amTue 11:47 pmTue 4:20 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 10:48 amWed 12:47 amTue 5:48 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 2:59 amWed 3:43 pmWed 9:21 amFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 6:05 amTue 8:48 pmTue 1:26 pmNot visible
UranusTue 3:57 pmWed 3:09 amTue 9:33 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 12:28 pmWed 1:33 amTue 7:01 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Palmerston North.

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