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

Moon: 82.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 10, 2016 at 11:56:15 pm


Sunrise Today: 5:41 am 122° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:40 pm 238° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 3:56 pm 82° East
Moonset Today: 2:55 am 275° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 58 minutes (+48s)

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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

11:56 pm

Altitude

-24.4°

Heading

199° S

Phase

Night

Day length

14h 58m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: +48s

Winter: +5h 41m

Summer: -4m 30s

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 – 3:38 am
Astro. Twilight3:38 am – 4:27 am
Nautical Twilight4:27 am – 5:08 am
Civil Twilight5:08 am – 5:41 am
Daylight5:41 am – 8:40 pm
Civil Twilight8:40 pm – 9:13 pm
Nautical Twilight9:13 pm – 9:55 pm
Astro. Twilight9:55 pm – 10:43 pm
Night10:43 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Palmerston North - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
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
Dec 135:41 am8:42 pm15:01:00+0:361:12 pm (72.8°)91.507
Dec 145:42 am8:43 pm15:01:32+0:321:12 pm (72.9°)91.497
Dec 155:42 am8:44 pm15:02:01+0:281:13 pm (72.9°)91.488
Dec 165:42 am8:44 pm15:02:26+0:241:13 pm (73.0°)91.480
* 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

11:56 pm

Altitude

33.6°

Heading

322° NW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

82.2%

Moon in Palmerston North - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
Dec 13-4:58 am7:32 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-5:50 am8:40 pm12:43 am(31.2°)222,88999.4%
Dec 15-6:49 am9:42 pm1:45 am(30.0°)224,13599.4%
Dec 16-7:51 am10:36 pm2:46 am(30.2°)226,53496.3%
* 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, Sat, Dec 10, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:04 amSun 10:18 pmSun 2:41 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 9:02 amSun 11:46 pmSun 4:24 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 10:48 amSun 12:39 amSat 5:44 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:45 amSun 3:30 pmSun 9:07 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 5:48 amSun 8:31 pmSun 1:09 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSat 3:41 pmSun 2:53 amSat 9:17 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 12:13 pmSun 1:17 amSat 6:45 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Palmerston North.

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