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Moon: 9.8%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jun 27, 2017 at 5:29:34 am


Sunrise Today: 8:03 am 58° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:01 pm 302° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:17 am 68° East
Moonset Today: 8:42 pm 290° West


Daylight Hours: 8 hours, 57 minutes (+21s)

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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

5:29 am

Altitude

-26.9°

Heading

83° E

Position

Night

Day length

8h 57m 31s

Change since

Yesterday: +21s

Winter: +1m 7s

Summer: -6h 28m

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 – 6:19 am
Astro. Twilight6:19 am – 6:54 am
Nautical Twilight6:54 am – 7:30 am
Civil Twilight7:30 am – 8:03 am
Daylight8:03 am – 5:01 pm
Civil Twilight5:01 pm – 5:34 pm
Nautical Twilight5:34 pm – 6:10 pm
Astro. Twilight6:10 pm – 6:45 pm
Night6:45 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 278:03 am5:01 pm8:57:31+0:2112:32 pm (23.2°)94.496
Jun 288:03 am5:01 pm8:57:56+0:2512:32 pm (23.2°)94.499
Jun 298:03 am5:02 pm8:58:26+0:2912:32 pm (23.3°)94.501
Jun 308:03 am5:02 pm8:58:59+0:3312:33 pm (23.3°)94.503
Jul 18:03 am5:03 pm8:59:35+0:3612:33 pm (23.4°)94.504
Jul 28:03 am5:03 pm9:00:16+0:4012:33 pm (23.5°)94.505
Jul 38:03 am5:04 pm9:01:01+0:4412:33 pm (23.5°)94.506
* 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

5:29 am

Altitude

-49.5°

Heading

120° SE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

9.8%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 2710:17 am8:42 pm-3:27 pm(30.8°)229,68212.9%
Jun 2810:57 am9:51 pm-4:20 pm(34.4°)233,51021.7%
Jun 2911:31 am10:57 pm-5:10 pm(38.5°)237,50131.7%
Jun 3012:02 pm--5:57 pm(42.9°)241,33842.1%
Jul 1-12:01 am12:31 pm6:43 pm(47.3°)244,77152.6%
Jul 2-1:03 am12:59 pm7:27 pm(51.5°)247,62762.6%
Jul 3-2:03 am1:27 pm8:10 pm(55.4°)249,80772.0%
* 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, Tue, Jun 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:39 amTue 5:23 pmTue 1:01 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 4:23 amTue 2:29 pmTue 9:26 amGood visibility
MarsTue 8:47 amTue 5:38 pmTue 1:12 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterTue 12:41 pmWed 1:17 amTue 6:59 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 4:06 pmWed 7:11 amTue 11:38 pmPerfect visibility
UranusTue 2:30 amTue 1:16 pmTue 7:53 amDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 10:43 pmTue 11:41 amTue 5:12 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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