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

Moon: 25.7%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 1, 2017 at 8:40:40 am


Sunrise Today: 7:20 am 70° East
Sunset Today: 5:31 pm 290° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:07 pm 63° Northeast
Moonset Today: 9:56 pm 296° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 11 minutes (-2m 31s)

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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

8:40 am

Altitude

12.1°

Heading

55° NE

Position

Daylight

Day length

10h 11m 7s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 31s

Winter: +1h 14m

Summer: -5h 14m

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 – 5:43 am
Astro. Twilight5:43 am – 6:16 am
Nautical Twilight6:16 am – 6:50 am
Civil Twilight6:50 am – 7:20 am
Daylight7:20 am – 5:31 pm
Civil Twilight5:31 pm – 6:01 pm
Nautical Twilight6:01 pm – 6:35 pm
Astro. Twilight6:35 pm – 7:09 pm
Night7:09 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 17:20 am5:31 pm10:11:07−2:3212:26 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
May 57:25 am5:26 pm10:01:14−2:2512:26 pm (30.2°)93.748
May 67:26 am5:25 pm9:58:50−2:2412:26 pm (30.0°)93.770
May 77:27 am5:24 pm9:56:28−2:2212:26 pm (29.7°)93.792
* 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

8:40 am

Altitude

-35.6°

Heading

96° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

25.7%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
May 5-1:11 am2:55 pm8:31 pm(37.8°)241,66573.0%
May 6-2:15 am3:26 pm9:17 pm(42.0°)244,31681.7%
May 7-3:17 am3:54 pm10:02 pm(46.2°)246,60888.9%
* 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, Mon, May 1, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:56 amMon 4:56 pmMon 11:25 amVery difficult to see
VenusMon 3:58 amMon 3:51 pmMon 9:55 amGreat visibility
MarsMon 9:38 amMon 6:44 pmMon 2:11 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterMon 4:30 pmTue 5:10 amMon 10:50 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 8:09 pmMon 11:15 amMon 3:42 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 6:01 amMon 4:54 pmMon 11:28 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneMon 2:24 amMon 3:24 pmMon 8:54 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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