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Moon: 30.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 21, 2017 at 11:42:42 am


Sunrise Today: 6:58 am 105° East
Sunset Today: 8:22 pm 255° West


Moonrise Today: 1:39 am 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:22 pm 245° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 24 minutes (-2m 41s)

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Today's Sun Position in Nelson

The Sun's altitude in Nelson 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

11:42 am

Altitude

49.9°

Heading

49° NE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 24m 23s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 41s

Winter: +4h 12m

Summer: -1h 45m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Nelson Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Nelson 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 – 5:18 am
Astro. Twilight5:18 am – 5:54 am
Nautical Twilight5:54 am – 6:29 am
Civil Twilight6:29 am – 6:58 am
Daylight6:58 am – 8:22 pm
Civil Twilight8:22 pm – 8:51 pm
Nautical Twilight8:51 pm – 9:26 pm
Astro. Twilight9:26 pm – 10:02 pm
Night10:02 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Nelson - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 216:58 am8:22 pm13:24:23−2:411:40 pm (59.3°)91.933
Feb 226:59 am8:21 pm13:21:41−2:411:40 pm (58.9°)91.953
Feb 237:00 am8:19 pm13:18:59−2:421:40 pm (58.6°)91.975
Feb 247:02 am8:18 pm13:16:16−2:421:40 pm (58.2°)91.996
Feb 257:03 am8:16 pm13:13:32−2:431:40 pm (57.8°)92.018
Feb 267:04 am8:15 pm13:10:48−2:431:40 pm (57.5°)92.039
Feb 277:05 am8:13 pm13:08:04−2:441:40 pm (57.1°)92.061
* All times are local time for Nelson. 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 Nelson time.

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Today's Moon in Nelson

The Moon's path in Nelson 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

11:42 am

Altitude

48.8°

Heading

292° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

30.4%

Moon in Nelson - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 211:39 am4:22 pm-9:00 am(66.8°)249,74431.4%
Feb 222:25 am5:12 pm-9:48 am(67.2°)247,82122.6%
Feb 233:15 am5:59 pm-10:38 am(66.7°)245,31714.6%
Feb 244:10 am6:42 pm-11:28 am(65.3°)242,4468.0%
Feb 255:10 am7:22 pm-12:19 pm(62.8°)239,4483.2%
Feb 266:13 am8:00 pm-1:10 pm(59.5°)236,5690.5%
Feb 277:18 am8:35 pm-2:01 pm(55.4°)234,0230.2%
* All times are local time for Nelson. 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 Nelson This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Feb 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:56 amTue 8:04 pmTue 1:01 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 10:22 amTue 9:24 pmTue 3:54 pmGreat visibility
MarsTue 10:49 amTue 10:06 pmTue 4:27 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 10:18 pmWed 11:15 amWed 4:46 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 1:41 amTue 4:33 pmTue 9:07 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 11:09 amTue 10:17 pmTue 4:43 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 7:44 amTue 8:45 pmTue 2:15 pmNot visible
* All times are local time for Nelson.

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