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Moon: 0.3%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Oct 2, 2016 at 1:15:55 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:51 AM 95° East
Sunset Today: 7:24 PM 264° West


Moonrise Today: 7:29 AM 95° East
Moonset Today: 8:26 PM 262° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 33 minutes (+2m 39s)

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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

1:15 AM

Altitude

-46.1°

Heading

177° S

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 33m 30s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 39s

Winter: +3h 16m

Summer: -2h 29m

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 – 5:18 AM
Astro. Twilight5:18 AM – 5:51 AM
Nautical Twilight5:51 AM – 6:23 AM
Civil Twilight6:23 AM – 6:51 AM
Daylight6:51 AM – 7:24 PM
Civil Twilight7:24 PM – 7:51 PM
Nautical Twilight7:51 PM – 8:24 PM
Astro. Twilight8:24 PM – 8:57 PM
Night8:57 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Palmerston North - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 26:51 AM7:24 PM12:33:30+2:391:07 PM (53.3°)93.038
Oct 36:49 AM7:25 PM12:36:09+2:391:07 PM (53.7°)93.011
Oct 46:47 AM7:26 PM12:38:48+2:391:06 PM (54.1°)92.984
Oct 56:46 AM7:27 PM12:41:27+2:391:06 PM (54.5°)92.957
Oct 66:44 AM7:28 PM12:44:06+2:381:06 PM (54.9°)92.930
Oct 76:42 AM7:29 PM12:46:45+2:381:05 PM (55.2°)92.903
Oct 86:41 AM7:30 PM12:49:24+2:381:05 PM (55.6°)92.876
* 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

1:15 AM

Altitude

-47.0°

Heading

186° S

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.3%

Moon in Palmerston North - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 27:29 AM8:26 PM-1:54 PM(54.2°)250,8661.1%
Oct 37:59 AM9:22 PM-2:37 PM(57.9°)251,8204.0%
Oct 48:31 AM10:17 PM-3:21 PM(61.2°)252,2998.7%
Oct 59:05 AM11:12 PM-4:06 PM(63.9°)252,20414.9%
Oct 69:41 AM--4:52 PM(66.0°)251,44322.4%
Oct 7-12:06 AM10:22 AM5:39 PM(67.4°)249,95231.1%
Oct 8-12:58 AM11:07 AM6:27 PM(67.9°)247,71040.7%
* 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, Sun, Oct 2, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:19 AMSun 5:54 PMSun 12:06 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 8:08 AMSun 10:01 PMSun 3:04 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSun 11:06 AMMon 2:27 AMSun 6:46 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 6:47 AMSun 6:58 PMSun 12:53 PMVery difficult to see
SaturnSun 9:56 AMMon 12:31 AMSun 5:14 PMAverage visiblity
UranusSat 8:28 PMSun 7:34 AMSun 2:01 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 4:46 PMMon 5:50 AMSun 11:18 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Palmerston North.

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