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Moon: 8.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 29, 2017 at 8:21:12 am


Sunrise Today: 7:05 am 71° East
Sunset Today: 5:30 pm 289° West


Moonrise Today: 9:44 am 66° East
Moonset Today: 7:56 pm 295° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 24 minutes (-2m 22s)

Location of WellingtonLocation

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

8:21 am

Altitude

12.1°

Heading

58° NE

Position

Daylight

Day length

10h 24m 34s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 22s

Winter: +1h 13m

Summer: -4h 45m

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 – 5:32 am
Astro. Twilight5:32 am – 6:04 am
Nautical Twilight6:04 am – 6:37 am
Civil Twilight6:37 am – 7:05 am
Daylight7:05 am – 5:30 pm
Civil Twilight5:30 pm – 5:58 pm
Nautical Twilight5:58 pm – 6:31 pm
Astro. Twilight6:31 pm – 7:03 pm
Night7:03 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wellington - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 297:05 am5:30 pm10:24:34−2:2212:18 pm (34.3°)93.610
Apr 307:06 am5:29 pm10:22:13−2:2112:18 pm (34.0°)93.634
May 17:07 am5:27 pm10:19:53−2:1912:18 pm (33.7°)93.657
May 27:08 am5:26 pm10:17:35−2:1812:17 pm (33.4°)93.680
May 37:09 am5:25 pm10:15:18−2:1612:17 pm (33.1°)93.703
May 47:10 am5:23 pm10:13:02−2:1512:17 pm (32.8°)93.725
May 57:11 am5:22 pm10:10:48−2:1312:17 pm (32.5°)93.748
* All times are local time for Wellington. 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

8:21 am

Altitude

-15.1°

Heading

79° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

8.3%

Moon in Wellington - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 299:44 am7:56 pm-2:52 pm(30.0°)224,37710.2%
Apr 3010:52 am8:53 pm-3:53 pm(28.8°)226,37018.9%
May 111:52 am9:54 pm-4:52 pm(28.9°)229,07929.3%
May 212:45 pm10:57 pm-5:49 pm(30.4°)232,20740.5%
May 31:30 pm--6:44 pm(32.9°)235,48051.9%
May 4-12:02 am2:09 pm7:34 pm(36.2°)238,67862.9%
May 5-1:06 am2:44 pm8:23 pm(40.1°)241,64872.9%
* All times are local time for Wellington. 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, Sat, Apr 29, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:57 amSat 4:56 pmSat 11:26 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusSat 3:53 amSat 3:47 pmSat 9:50 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 9:23 amSat 6:45 pmSat 2:04 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSat 4:31 pmSun 5:09 amSat 10:50 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 8:16 pmSat 11:07 amSat 3:42 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 5:57 amSat 4:56 pmSat 11:27 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSat 2:26 amSat 3:21 pmSat 8:53 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wellington.

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