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

Moon: 50.5%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 25, 2016 at 2:55:21 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:52 AM 77° East
Sunset Today: 5:47 PM 283° West


Moonrise Today: 12:23 AM 72° East
Moonset Today: 11:04 AM 290° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 55 minutes (+2m 26s)

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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

2:55 PM

Altitude

27.6°

Heading

316° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 55m 6s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 26s

Winter: +1h 37m

Summer: -4h 8m

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 – 5:22 AM
Astro. Twilight5:22 AM – 5:53 AM
Nautical Twilight5:53 AM – 6:25 AM
Civil Twilight6:25 AM – 6:52 AM
Daylight6:52 AM – 5:47 PM
Civil Twilight5:47 PM – 6:15 PM
Nautical Twilight6:15 PM – 6:47 PM
Astro. Twilight6:47 PM – 7:18 PM
Night7:18 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Palmerston North - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 256:52 AM5:47 PM10:55:06+2:2612:20 PM (39.0°)93.958
Aug 266:51 AM5:48 PM10:57:33+2:2612:19 PM (39.3°)93.938
Aug 276:49 AM5:49 PM11:00:01+2:2712:19 PM (39.7°)93.918
Aug 286:48 AM5:50 PM11:02:29+2:2812:19 PM (40.0°)93.897
Aug 296:46 AM5:51 PM11:04:58+2:2912:18 PM (40.4°)93.877
Aug 306:45 AM5:52 PM11:07:28+2:2912:18 PM (40.7°)93.856
Aug 316:43 AM5:53 PM11:09:58+2:3012:18 PM (41.1°)93.834
* 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

2:55 PM

Altitude

-42.6°

Heading

253° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

50.5%

Moon in Palmerston North - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 2512:23 AM11:04 AM-5:46 AM(34.4°)229,88354.9%
Aug 261:29 AM11:51 AM-6:41 AM(32.0°)231,28943.0%
Aug 272:31 AM12:43 PM-7:38 AM(30.6°)232,93631.7%
Aug 283:29 AM1:39 PM-8:33 AM(30.5°)234,76521.5%
Aug 294:21 AM2:38 PM-9:28 AM(31.5°)236,74313.0%
Aug 305:07 AM3:39 PM-10:21 AM(33.5°)238,8496.4%
Aug 315:48 AM4:41 PM-11:12 AM(36.4°)241,0542.1%
* 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, Thu, Aug 25, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 7:40 AMThu 7:59 PMThu 1:49 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 7:51 AMThu 7:33 PMThu 1:42 PMFairly good visibility
MarsThu 11:00 AMFri 2:10 AMThu 6:35 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 7:58 AMThu 7:47 PMThu 1:52 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnThu 11:20 AMFri 1:52 AMThu 6:36 PMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 9:59 PMFri 9:03 AMFri 3:31 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 6:21 PMFri 7:22 AMFri 12:51 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Palmerston North.

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