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Moon: 0.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 23, 2014 at 10:39:37 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:10 AM 91° East
Sunset Today: 6:18 PM 269° West


Moonrise Today: 5:20 AM 85° East
Moonset Today: 5:19 PM 273° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 8 minutes (+2m 43s)

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Today's Sun Position in Wellington

The Sun's altitude in Wellington 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

10:39 PM

Altitude

-43.6°

Heading

213° SW

Phase

Night

Day length
12h 8m 24s

+2m 43s longer

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Wellington today

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Day, night and twilight times in Wellington 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 – 4:37 AM
Astro. Twilight4:37 AM – 5:10 AM
Nautical Twilight5:10 AM – 5:42 AM
Civil Twilight5:42 AM – 6:10 AM
Daylight6:10 AM – 6:18 PM
Civil Twilight6:18 PM – 6:46 PM
Nautical Twilight6:46 PM – 7:18 PM
Astro. Twilight7:18 PM – 7:51 PM
Night7:51 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Wellington - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 236:10 AM6:18 PM12:08:24+2:4312:13 PM (48.7°)93.295
Sep 246:08 AM6:19 PM12:11:08+2:4412:13 PM (49.1°)93.269
Sep 256:06 AM6:20 PM12:13:53+2:4412:13 PM (49.5°)93.243
Sep 266:04 AM6:21 PM12:16:37+2:4412:12 PM (49.9°)93.217
Sep 276:03 AM6:22 PM12:19:21+2:4412:12 PM (50.2°)93.190
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Sep 287:01 AM7:23 PM12:22:06+2:441:12 PM (50.6°)93.163
Sep 296:59 AM7:24 PM12:24:51+2:441:11 PM (51.0°)93.136
* All times are in local Wellington time.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

September Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 2:29 PM in Wellington.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 215:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 2110:51 PM
September EquinoxSep 232:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 2212:03 PM
* All times are local Wellington time.

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Today's moon in Wellington

The Moon's path in Wellington 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 2014 Moon Phases

10:39 PM

Altitude

-48.6°

Heading

201° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

0.7%

Moon in Wellington - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 235:20 AM5:19 PM-11:16 AM(44.8°)250,7621.6%
Sep 245:49 AM6:17 PM-11:59 AM(48.8°)249,4200.1%
Sep 256:19 AM7:15 PM-12:43 PM(52.7°)247,7770.6%
Sep 266:49 AM8:15 PM-1:28 PM(56.5°)245,8933.1%
Sep 277:22 AM9:15 PM-2:15 PM(59.9°)243,8017.8%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Sep 288:59 AM11:15 PM-4:04 PM(62.8°)241,52514.4%
Sep 299:40 AM--4:55 PM(64.9°)239,08522.8%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Wellington time.

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