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

Moon: 4.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 28, 2017 at 6:51:18 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:17 am 71° East
Sunset Today: 5:36 pm 289° West


Moonrise Today: 8:46 am 70° East
Moonset Today: 7:09 pm 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 18 minutes (-2m 36s)

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Today's Sun Position in Christchurch

The Sun's altitude in Christchurch 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

6:51 pm

Altitude

-14.1°

Heading

276° W

Position

Astronomical Twilight

Day length

10h 18m 47s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 36s

Winter: +1h 22m

Summer: -5h 7m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Christchurch Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Christchurch 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 – 5:40 am
Astro. Twilight5:40 am – 6:13 am
Nautical Twilight6:13 am – 6:47 am
Civil Twilight6:47 am – 7:17 am
Daylight7:17 am – 5:36 pm
Civil Twilight5:36 pm – 6:05 pm
Nautical Twilight6:05 pm – 6:39 pm
Astro. Twilight6:39 pm – 7:12 pm
Night7:12 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 287:17 am5:36 pm10:18:47−2:3612:26 pm (32.3°)93.587
Apr 297:18 am5:34 pm10:16:12−2:3412:26 pm (32.0°)93.611
Apr 307:19 am5:33 pm10:13:39−2:3312:26 pm (31.7°)93.634
May 17:20 am5:31 pm10:11:07−2:3112:26 pm (31.4°)93.657
May 27:21 am5:30 pm10:08:37−2:3012:26 pm (31.1°)93.680
May 37:23 am5:29 pm10:06:07−2:2912:26 pm (30.8°)93.703
May 47:24 am5:27 pm10:03:40−2:2712:26 pm (30.5°)93.725
* All times are local time for Christchurch. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 214:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 238:02 am
December SolsticeDec 225:28 am
* All times are local Christchurch time.

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Today's Moon in Christchurch

The Moon's path in Christchurch 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 2017 Moon Phases

6:51 pm

Altitude

2.4°

Heading

295° NW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

4.9%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 288:46 am7:09 pm-2:01 pm(30.4°)223,3663.9%
Apr 299:59 am7:59 pm-3:01 pm(27.8°)224,38610.2%
Apr 3011:07 am8:55 pm-4:02 pm(26.5°)226,38418.9%
May 112:07 pm9:56 pm-5:01 pm(26.7°)229,09629.3%
May 212:59 pm11:01 pm-5:58 pm(28.2°)232,22640.6%
May 31:44 pm--6:52 pm(30.7°)235,49952.0%
May 4-12:06 am2:22 pm7:43 pm(34.0°)238,69662.9%
* All times are local time for Christchurch. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Christchurch This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Fri, Apr 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:08 amSat 5:02 pmSat 11:35 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 4:02 amSat 3:55 pmSat 9:59 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 9:39 amSat 6:47 pmSat 2:13 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterFri 4:43 pmSat 5:23 amFri 11:03 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 8:18 pmSat 11:23 amSat 3:50 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 6:08 amSat 5:02 pmSat 11:35 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 2:32 amSat 3:32 pmSat 9:02 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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