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Moon: 18.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 3, 2016 at 5:01:18 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:10 AM 70° East
Sunset Today: 5:25 PM 290° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:17 AM 98° East
Moonset Today: 3:16 PM 266° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 14 minutes (-2m 16s)

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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

5:01 PM

Altitude

3.5°

Heading

294° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

10h 14m 47s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 16s

Winter: +1h 3m

Summer: -4h 54m

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 – 5:36 AM
Astro. Twilight5:36 AM – 6:08 AM
Nautical Twilight6:08 AM – 6:41 AM
Civil Twilight6:41 AM – 7:10 AM
Daylight7:10 AM – 5:25 PM
Civil Twilight5:25 PM – 5:54 PM
Nautical Twilight5:54 PM – 6:27 PM
Astro. Twilight6:27 PM – 6:59 PM
Night6:59 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Wellington - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 37:10 AM5:25 PM10:14:47−2:1612:18 PM (33.0°)93.712
May 47:11 AM5:24 PM10:12:32−2:1512:18 PM (32.7°)93.735
May 57:12 AM5:23 PM10:10:18−2:1312:18 PM (32.4°)93.758
May 67:13 AM5:21 PM10:08:06−2:1112:18 PM (32.1°)93.781
May 77:14 AM5:20 PM10:05:56−2:1012:17 PM (31.9°)93.804
May 87:15 AM5:19 PM10:03:47−2:0812:17 PM (31.6°)93.826
May 97:16 AM5:18 PM10:01:40−2:0612:17 PM (31.3°)93.847
* All times are local time for Wellington. 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 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 2016 Moon Phases

5:01 PM

Altitude

-19.6°

Heading

248° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

18.3%

Moon in Wellington - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 32:17 AM3:16 PM-8:51 AM(52.7°)228,05221.5%
May 43:28 AM3:52 PM-9:44 AM(47.9°)225,20612.3%
May 54:40 AM4:30 PM-10:39 AM(43.0°)223,2245.3%
May 65:54 AM5:10 PM-11:36 AM(38.4°)222,3661.2%
May 77:08 AM5:55 PM-12:34 PM(34.4°)222,7710.2%
May 88:20 AM6:44 PM-1:34 PM(31.5°)224,4262.6%
May 99:28 AM7:38 PM-2:34 PM(29.8°)227,1567.9%
* All times are local time for Wellington. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Wellington This Coming Night

PlanetRiseSetMeridian
MercuryTue 8:08 AMTue 5:43 PMTue 12:55 PM
VenusTue 6:21 AMTue 5:04 PMTue 11:43 AM
MarsTue 6:31 PMWed 9:19 AMWed 1:55 AM
JupiterTue 3:00 PMWed 2:09 AMTue 8:35 PM
SaturnTue 7:10 PMWed 9:50 AMWed 2:30 AM
UranusWed 5:19 AMWed 4:27 PMWed 10:53 AM
NeptuneWed 1:55 AMWed 2:56 PMWed 8:26 AM
PlutoTue 9:27 PMWed 12:08 PMWed 4:48 AM
* All times are local time for Wellington.

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