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

Moon: 4.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Mar 1, 2017 at 1:32:06 am


Sunrise Today: 7:07 am 101° East
Sunset Today: 8:15 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 9:36 am 89° East
Moonset Today: 9:45 pm 274° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 7 minutes (-2m 58s)

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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

1:32 am

Altitude

-38.6°

Heading

183° S

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 7m 23s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 58s

Winter: +4h 10m

Summer: -2h 18m

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 – 5:26 am
Astro. Twilight5:26 am – 6:03 am
Nautical Twilight6:03 am – 6:38 am
Civil Twilight6:38 am – 7:07 am
Daylight7:07 am – 8:15 pm
Civil Twilight8:15 pm – 8:44 pm
Nautical Twilight8:44 pm – 9:19 pm
Astro. Twilight9:19 pm – 9:56 pm
Night9:56 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Christchurch - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
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
Mar 37:10 am8:11 pm13:01:24−2:591:41 pm (53.3°)92.150
Mar 47:11 am8:10 pm12:58:24−2:591:41 pm (52.9°)92.172
Mar 57:12 am8:08 pm12:55:24−3:001:40 pm (52.5°)92.195
Mar 67:14 am8:06 pm12:52:24−3:001:40 pm (52.2°)92.218
Mar 77:15 am8:04 pm12:49:24−3:001:40 pm (51.8°)92.241
* 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

1:32 am

Altitude

-40.7°

Heading

215° SW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

4.5%

Moon in Christchurch - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
Mar 311:58 am10:56 pm-5:30 pm(34.9°)229,32824.9%
Mar 41:08 pm11:36 pm-6:25 pm(31.3°)229,49335.9%
Mar 52:16 pm--7:21 pm(28.6°)230,04347.7%
Mar 6-12:22 am3:21 pm8:18 pm(27.1°)230,90659.5%
Mar 7-1:14 am4:21 pm9:16 pm(26.9°)232,03670.7%
* 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, Wed, Mar 1, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:36 amWed 8:13 pmWed 1:25 pmDifficult to see
VenusWed 10:10 amWed 8:50 pmWed 3:30 pmAverage visiblity
MarsWed 10:52 amWed 9:47 pmWed 4:20 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 9:49 pmWed 10:49 amWed 4:19 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 1:06 amWed 4:13 pmWed 8:40 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 10:44 amWed 9:46 pmWed 4:15 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 7:14 amWed 8:19 pmWed 1:47 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
* All times are local time for Christchurch.

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