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

Moon: 39.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 21, 2017 at 1:38:20 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:15 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 9:06 pm 241° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 1:18 am 103° East
Moonset Today: 3:02 pm 254° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 51 minutes (-2m 3s)

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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

1:38 pm

Altitude

66.4°

Heading

1° N

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 51m 29s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 3s

Winter: +5h 55m

Summer: -34m 22s

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 – 4:08 am
Astro. Twilight4:08 am – 4:58 am
Nautical Twilight4:58 am – 5:41 am
Civil Twilight5:41 am – 6:15 am
Daylight6:15 am – 9:06 pm
Civil Twilight9:06 pm – 9:40 pm
Nautical Twilight9:40 pm – 10:22 pm
Astro. Twilight10:22 pm – 11:11 pm
Night11:11 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 216:15 am9:06 pm14:51:29−2:031:41 pm (66.4°)91.478
Jan 226:16 am9:05 pm14:49:23−2:061:41 pm (66.1°)91.487
Jan 236:17 am9:04 pm14:47:14−2:091:41 pm (65.9°)91.496
Jan 246:19 am9:04 pm14:45:02−2:111:41 pm (65.7°)91.506
Jan 256:20 am9:03 pm14:42:48−2:141:42 pm (65.4°)91.516
Jan 266:21 am9:02 pm14:40:31−2:161:42 pm (65.2°)91.527
Jan 276:23 am9:01 pm14:38:12−2:191:42 pm (64.9°)91.538
* All times are local time for Christchurch. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. 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

1:38 pm

Altitude

13.6°

Heading

268° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

39.8%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 211:18 am3:02 pm-8:06 am(56.4°)251,02141.9%
Jan 221:49 am3:59 pm-8:50 am(59.5°)251,58932.5%
Jan 232:22 am4:54 pm-9:36 am(62.0°)251,33323.8%
Jan 243:00 am5:49 pm-10:22 am(63.9°)250,33816.0%
Jan 253:42 am6:41 pm-11:11 am(64.8°)248,7409.4%
Jan 264:30 am7:29 pm-12:00 pm(64.9°)246,7064.4%
Jan 275:23 am8:14 pm-12:50 pm(64.0°)244,4161.1%
* All times are local time for Christchurch. 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 Christchurch This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jan 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 4:23 amSat 7:33 pmSat 11:58 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 10:23 amSat 11:02 pmSat 4:42 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 10:55 amSat 11:20 pmSat 5:08 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 12:19 amSun 1:22 pmSun 6:51 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 3:27 amSat 6:33 pmSat 11:00 amAverage visiblity
UranusSat 1:11 pmSun 12:17 amSat 6:44 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 9:40 amSat 10:50 pmSat 4:15 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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