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Moon: 5.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 24, 2017 at 9:10:07 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:01 am 104° East
Sunset Today: 8:23 pm 256° West


Moonrise Today: 4:07 am 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 6:49 pm 247° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 22 minutes (-2m 56s)

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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

9:10 pm

Altitude

-8.9°

Heading

248° W

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

13h 22m 13s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 56s

Winter: +4h 25m

Summer: -2h 3m

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 – 5:17 am
Astro. Twilight5:17 am – 5:55 am
Nautical Twilight5:55 am – 6:31 am
Civil Twilight6:31 am – 7:01 am
Daylight7:01 am – 8:23 pm
Civil Twilight8:23 pm – 8:53 pm
Nautical Twilight8:53 pm – 9:28 pm
Astro. Twilight9:28 pm – 10:06 pm
Night10:06 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 247:01 am8:23 pm13:22:13−2:561:42 pm (55.9°)91.996
Feb 257:02 am8:21 pm13:19:16−2:571:42 pm (55.6°)92.018
Feb 267:03 am8:20 pm13:16:18−2:571:42 pm (55.2°)92.039
Feb 277:05 am8:18 pm13:13:20−2:581:42 pm (54.8°)92.061
Feb 287:06 am8:16 pm13:10:22−2:581:42 pm (54.5°)92.083
Mar 17:07 am8:15 pm13:07:23−2:581:41 pm (54.1°)92.105
Mar 27:09 am8:13 pm13:04:24−2:591:41 pm (53.7°)92.127
* 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

9:10 pm

Altitude

-20.9°

Heading

221° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

5.9%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 244:07 am6:49 pm-11:31 am(63.0°)242,4408.0%
Feb 255:07 am7:29 pm-12:21 pm(60.5°)239,4433.2%
Feb 266:11 am8:05 pm-1:12 pm(57.2°)236,5640.5%
Feb 277:18 am8:39 pm-2:03 pm(53.1°)234,0190.2%
Feb 288:26 am9:12 pm-2:54 pm(48.6°)231,9692.7%
Mar 19:36 am9:45 pm-3:45 pm(43.8°)230,5037.8%
Mar 210:47 am10:19 pm-4:37 pm(39.1°)229,63815.3%
* 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, Fri, Feb 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:14 amSat 8:12 pmSat 1:14 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 10:22 amFri 9:12 pmFri 3:47 pmAverage visiblity
MarsFri 10:52 amFri 9:59 pmFri 4:26 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 10:06 pmSat 11:06 amSat 4:36 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 1:21 amSat 4:27 pmSat 8:54 amAverage visiblity
UranusFri 11:02 amFri 10:06 pmFri 4:34 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 7:29 amSat 8:35 pmSat 2:02 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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