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Moon: 79.6%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Feb 26, 2018 at 2:50:14 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:57 am 103° East
Sunset Today: 8:09 pm 258° West


Moonrise Today: 5:17 pm 63° Northeast
Moonset Today: 2:09 am 297° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 11 minutes (-2m 43s)

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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

2:50 pm

Altitude

53.4°

Heading

327° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 11m 33s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 43s

Winter: +4h

Summer: -1h 58m

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 – 5:19 am
Astro. Twilight5:19 am – 5:55 am
Nautical Twilight5:55 am – 6:29 am
Civil Twilight6:29 am – 6:57 am
Daylight6:57 am – 8:09 pm
Civil Twilight8:09 pm – 8:37 pm
Nautical Twilight8:37 pm – 9:11 pm
Astro. Twilight9:11 pm – 9:47 pm
Night9:47 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wellington - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 266:57 am8:09 pm13:11:33−2:441:33 pm (57.5°)92.030
Feb 276:58 am8:07 pm13:08:49−2:441:33 pm (57.2°)92.051
Feb 287:00 am8:06 pm13:06:04−2:451:33 pm (56.8°)92.073
Mar 17:01 am8:04 pm13:03:19−2:451:33 pm (56.4°)92.095
Mar 27:02 am8:03 pm13:00:34−2:451:33 pm (56.0°)92.117
Mar 37:03 am8:01 pm12:57:49−2:451:32 pm (55.6°)92.140
Mar 47:04 am7:59 pm12:55:02−2:471:32 pm (55.3°)92.163
* All times are local time for Wellington. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 215:15 am
June SolsticeJun 2110:07 pm
September EquinoxSep 231:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 2211:23 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 2018 Moon Phases

2:50 pm

Altitude

-26.0°

Heading

85° E

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

79.6%

Moon in Wellington - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 26-2:09 am5:17 pm10:13 pm(28.0°)226,73182.5%
Feb 27-3:11 am6:12 pm11:13 pm(29.5°)226,15190.8%
Feb 28-4:19 am7:00 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Mar 1-5:30 am7:43 pm12:12 am(32.3°)226,45296.6%
Mar 2-6:41 am8:20 pm1:08 am(36.2°)227,69999.6%
Mar 3-7:52 am8:54 pm2:02 am(40.8°)229,84299.6%
Mar 4-9:01 am9:26 pm2:53 am(45.7°)232,72596.8%
* All times are local time for Wellington. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. 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, Mon, Feb 26, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:32 amMon 8:31 pmMon 2:03 pmDifficult to see
VenusMon 7:54 amMon 8:41 pmMon 2:18 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsMon 12:39 amMon 3:36 pmMon 8:07 amAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 11:12 pmTue 1:24 pmTue 6:18 amPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 2:01 amMon 4:56 pmMon 9:28 amAverage visiblity
UranusMon 11:05 amMon 10:02 pmMon 4:33 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 7:31 amMon 8:26 pmMon 1:58 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wellington.

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