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

Moon: 12.9%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 29, 2017 at 11:28:57 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:00 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 5:28 pm 288° West


Moonrise Today: 9:39 am 67° East
Moonset Today: 7:55 pm 294° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 27 minutes (-2m 17s)

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Today's Sun Position in Palmerston North

The Sun's altitude in Palmerston North 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

11:28 pm

Altitude

-62.4°

Heading

205° SW

Position

Night

Day length

10h 27m 53s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 17s

Winter: +1h 10m

Summer: -4h 35m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Palmerston North Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Palmerston North 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 – 5:28 am
Astro. Twilight5:28 am – 6:00 am
Nautical Twilight6:00 am – 6:32 am
Civil Twilight6:32 am – 7:00 am
Daylight7:00 am – 5:28 pm
Civil Twilight5:28 pm – 5:56 pm
Nautical Twilight5:56 pm – 6:29 pm
Astro. Twilight6:29 pm – 7:00 pm
Night7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Palmerston North - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 297:00 am5:28 pm10:27:53−2:1712:14 pm (35.2°)93.610
Apr 307:01 am5:27 pm10:25:37−2:1612:14 pm (34.9°)93.634
May 17:02 am5:26 pm10:23:22−2:1512:14 pm (34.6°)93.657
May 27:03 am5:24 pm10:21:08−2:1312:14 pm (34.3°)93.680
May 37:04 am5:23 pm10:18:56−2:1212:14 pm (34.0°)93.703
May 47:05 am5:22 pm10:16:45−2:1012:14 pm (33.7°)93.725
May 57:06 am5:21 pm10:14:35−2:0912:14 pm (33.4°)93.748
* All times are local time for Palmerston North. 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 Palmerston North time.

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Today's Moon in Palmerston North

The Moon's path in Palmerston North 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

11:28 pm

Altitude

-38.9°

Heading

262° W

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

12.9%

Moon in Palmerston North - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 299:39 am7:55 pm-2:48 pm(31.0°)224,37310.2%
Apr 3010:46 am8:52 pm-3:49 pm(29.7°)226,36418.9%
May 111:46 am9:53 pm-4:49 pm(29.9°)229,07229.2%
May 212:39 pm10:56 pm-5:46 pm(31.3°)232,19940.5%
May 31:25 pm--6:40 pm(33.8°)235,47251.9%
May 4-12:00 am2:04 pm7:31 pm(37.2°)238,67062.8%
May 5-1:03 am2:39 pm8:19 pm(41.0°)241,64272.9%
* All times are local time for Palmerston North. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Palmerston North This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Apr 29, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:46 amSun 4:51 pmSun 11:18 amVery difficult to see
VenusSun 3:48 amSun 3:42 pmSun 9:45 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 9:17 amSun 6:43 pmSun 2:00 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSat 4:29 pmSun 5:05 amSat 10:47 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 8:08 pmMon 10:53 amMon 3:30 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 5:49 amSun 4:50 pmSun 11:19 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 2:19 amSun 3:13 pmSun 8:46 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Palmerston North.

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