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Moon: 73.2%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 18, 2017 at 12:19:57 am


Sunrise Today: 6:09 am 119° Southeast
Sunset Today: 8:53 pm 241° Southwest


Moonset Today: 11:56 am 270° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 43 minutes (-1m 44s)

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Today's Sun Position in Wellington

The Sun's altitude in Wellington 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

12:19 am

Altitude

-25.9°

Heading

199° S

Phase

Night

Day length

14h 43m 54s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 44s

Winter: +5h 32m

Summer: -25m 52s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Wellington Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Wellington 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 – 4:10 am
Astro. Twilight4:10 am – 4:56 am
Nautical Twilight4:56 am – 5:37 am
Civil Twilight5:37 am – 6:09 am
Daylight6:09 am – 8:53 pm
Civil Twilight8:53 pm – 9:25 pm
Nautical Twilight9:25 pm – 10:05 pm
Astro. Twilight10:05 pm – 10:51 pm
Night10:51 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wellington - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 186:09 am8:53 pm14:43:54−1:441:31 pm (69.3°)91.453
Jan 196:10 am8:52 pm14:42:06−1:471:32 pm (69.0°)91.461
Jan 206:11 am8:52 pm14:40:16−1:501:32 pm (68.8°)91.469
Jan 216:13 am8:51 pm14:38:24−1:521:32 pm (68.6°)91.478
Jan 226:14 am8:50 pm14:36:28−1:551:32 pm (68.4°)91.487
Jan 236:15 am8:50 pm14:34:30−1:581:33 pm (68.2°)91.496
Jan 246:16 am8:49 pm14:32:29−2:001:33 pm (67.9°)91.506
* All times are local time for Wellington. 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 Wellington time.

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Today's Moon in Wellington

The Moon's path in Wellington 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

12:19 am

Altitude

6.0°

Heading

81° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

73.2%

Moon in Wellington - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 18-11:56 am-5:46 am(46.9°)244,44571.1%
Jan 1912:13 am12:55 pm-6:30 am(51.1°)247,36261.5%
Jan 2012:42 am1:53 pm-7:14 am(55.0°)249,59151.7%
Jan 211:12 am2:49 pm-7:57 am(58.6°)251,01542.0%
Jan 221:44 am3:45 pm-8:41 am(61.8°)251,58832.6%
Jan 232:18 am4:40 pm-9:27 am(64.3°)251,33723.9%
Jan 242:57 am5:34 pm-10:13 am(66.1°)250,34616.1%
* All times are local time for Wellington. 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 Wellington This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jan 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:22 amWed 7:14 pmWed 11:48 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 10:12 amWed 10:58 pmWed 4:36 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 10:48 amWed 11:18 pmWed 5:03 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 12:28 amWed 1:26 pmWed 6:57 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 3:36 amWed 6:27 pmWed 11:02 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 1:12 pmThu 12:23 amWed 6:47 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 9:46 amWed 10:50 pmWed 4:18 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wellington.

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