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Moon: 6.8%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Sep 23, 2017 at 5:14:23 am


Sunrise Today: 6:03 am 91° East
Sunset Today: 6:12 pm 269° West


Moonrise Today: 7:47 am 99° East
Moonset Today: 9:04 pm 258° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 8 minutes (+2m 26s)

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Today's Sun Position in Rotorua

The Sun's altitude in Rotorua 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

5:14 am

Altitude

-10.5°

Heading

98° E

Position

Nautical Twilight

Day length

12h 8m 40s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 26s

Winter: +2h 38m

Summer: -2h 40m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Rotorua Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Rotorua 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 – 4:35 am
Astro. Twilight4:35 am – 5:06 am
Nautical Twilight5:06 am – 5:37 am
Civil Twilight5:37 am – 6:03 am
Daylight6:03 am – 6:12 pm
Civil Twilight6:12 pm – 6:38 pm
Nautical Twilight6:38 pm – 7:09 pm
Astro. Twilight7:09 pm – 7:40 pm
Night7:40 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rotorua - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 236:03 am6:12 pm12:08:40+2:2612:07 pm (51.9°)93.282
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Sep 247:01 am7:12 pm12:11:07+2:261:07 pm (52.3°)93.255
Sep 257:00 am7:13 pm12:13:34+2:271:06 pm (52.7°)93.229
Sep 266:58 am7:14 pm12:16:01+2:261:06 pm (53.1°)93.202
Sep 276:57 am7:15 pm12:18:28+2:271:06 pm (53.5°)93.175
Sep 286:55 am7:16 pm12:20:55+2:271:05 pm (53.9°)93.148
Sep 296:54 am7:17 pm12:23:22+2:271:05 pm (54.3°)93.121
* All times are local time for Rotorua. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 2:00 am, and this is accounted for above.

September Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 8:01 am in Rotorua.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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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 Rotorua time.

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Today's Moon in Rotorua

The Moon's path in Rotorua 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

5:14 am

Altitude

-27.9°

Heading

125° SE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

6.8%

Moon in Rotorua - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 237:47 am9:04 pm-2:22 pm(59.8°)245,2478.9%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour. (See the note below this table for details)
Sep 249:20 am11:01 pm-4:07 pm(63.5°)247,63015.5%
Sep 259:55 am11:58 pm-4:53 pm(66.6°)249,53323.5%
Sep 2610:32 am--5:40 pm(69.0°)250,78232.3%
Sep 27-12:52 am11:12 am6:27 pm(70.5°)251,24941.7%
Sep 28-1:44 am11:57 am7:15 pm(71.1°)250,86551.5%
Sep 29-2:33 am12:45 pm8:03 pm(70.8°)249,63461.2%
* All times are local time for Rotorua. 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 Rotorua This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Sep 23, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:41 amSat 5:05 pmSat 11:22 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 5:03 amSat 3:58 pmSat 10:30 amSlightly difficult to see
MarsSat 5:23 amSat 4:35 pmSat 10:59 amVery difficult to see
JupiterSat 7:14 amSat 8:17 pmSat 1:45 pmAverage visiblity
SaturnSat 10:14 amSun 12:47 amSat 5:30 pmAverage visiblity
UranusFri 8:21 pmSat 7:21 amSat 1:51 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 4:34 pmSun 6:27 amSat 11:01 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Rotorua.

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