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Moon: 0.1%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Jul 24, 2017 at 4:52:13 am


Sunrise Today: 7:51 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:21 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 8:07 am 66° East
Moonset Today: 6:18 pm 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 29 minutes (+1m 52s)

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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

4:52 am

Altitude

-32.2°

Heading

92° E

Position

Night

Day length

9h 29m 44s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 52s

Winter: +33m 20s

Summer: -5h 56m

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 – 6:10 am
Astro. Twilight6:10 am – 6:44 am
Nautical Twilight6:44 am – 7:19 am
Civil Twilight7:19 am – 7:51 am
Daylight7:51 am – 5:21 pm
Civil Twilight5:21 pm – 5:52 pm
Nautical Twilight5:52 pm – 6:27 pm
Astro. Twilight6:27 pm – 7:01 pm
Night7:01 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 247:51 am5:21 pm9:29:44+1:5212:35 pm (26.6°)94.431
Jul 257:50 am5:21 pm9:31:39+1:5412:35 pm (26.9°)94.422
Jul 267:49 am5:22 pm9:33:36+1:5712:35 pm (27.1°)94.413
Jul 277:48 am5:23 pm9:35:35+1:5912:35 pm (27.3°)94.403
Jul 287:47 am5:24 pm9:37:37+2:0112:35 pm (27.5°)94.393
Jul 297:46 am5:25 pm9:39:41+2:0312:35 pm (27.8°)94.382
Jul 307:45 am5:27 pm9:41:47+2:0612:35 pm (28.0°)94.371
* 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

4:52 am

Altitude

-34.0°

Heading

98° E

Position

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.1%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 248:07 am6:18 pm-1:10 pm(29.2°)227,1660.6%
Jul 258:50 am7:29 pm-2:06 pm(32.4°)229,9353.9%
Jul 269:28 am8:38 pm-2:59 pm(36.4°)233,3479.7%
Jul 2710:01 am9:45 pm-3:49 pm(40.8°)237,08717.4%
Jul 2810:32 am10:50 pm-4:36 pm(45.3°)240,82926.5%
Jul 2911:00 am11:52 pm-5:22 pm(49.7°)244,28436.3%
Jul 3011:29 am--6:06 pm(53.8°)247,21746.4%
* 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, Jul 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 9:05 amMon 7:37 pmMon 2:21 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 5:06 amMon 2:21 pmMon 9:44 amGood visibility
MarsMon 8:01 amMon 5:20 pmMon 12:40 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterMon 10:59 amMon 11:43 pmMon 5:21 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 2:13 pmTue 5:17 amMon 9:45 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 12:47 amMon 11:31 amMon 6:09 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 8:55 pmMon 9:54 amMon 3:25 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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