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Moon: 2.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Feb 28, 2017 at 1:50:30 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:00 am 102° East
Sunset Today: 8:05 pm 259° West


Moonrise Today: 8:19 am 95° East
Moonset Today: 9:03 pm 268° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 5 minutes (-2m 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

1:50 pm

Altitude

56.5°

Heading

352° N

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 5m 24s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 44s

Winter: +3h 53m

Summer: -2h 4m

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 – 5:22 am
Astro. Twilight5:22 am – 5:58 am
Nautical Twilight5:58 am – 6:32 am
Civil Twilight6:32 am – 7:00 am
Daylight7:00 am – 8:05 pm
Civil Twilight8:05 pm – 8:34 pm
Nautical Twilight8:34 pm – 9:07 pm
Astro. Twilight9:07 pm – 9:43 pm
Night9:43 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wellington - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Feb 287:00 am8:05 pm13:05:24−2:441:33 pm (56.7°)92.083
Mar 17:01 am8:04 pm13:02:38−2:451:33 pm (56.3°)92.105
Mar 27:02 am8:02 pm12:59:53−2:451:33 pm (55.9°)92.127
Mar 37:03 am8:01 pm12:57:07−2:451:32 pm (55.6°)92.150
Mar 47:05 am7:59 pm12:54:21−2:461:32 pm (55.2°)92.172
Mar 57:06 am7:57 pm12:51:35−2:461:32 pm (54.8°)92.195
Mar 67:07 am7:56 pm12:48:48−2:461:32 pm (54.4°)92.218
* 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

1:50 pm

Altitude

49.2°

Heading

21° NE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

2.5%

Moon in Wellington - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Feb 288:19 am9:03 pm-2:45 pm(50.9°)231,9792.6%
Mar 19:27 am9:37 pm-3:36 pm(46.1°)230,5107.7%
Mar 210:36 am10:13 pm-4:28 pm(41.4°)229,64115.3%
Mar 311:45 am10:51 pm-5:21 pm(37.1°)229,32924.8%
Mar 412:55 pm11:32 pm-6:16 pm(33.5°)229,49135.8%
Mar 52:02 pm--7:12 pm(30.9°)230,03947.6%
Mar 6-12:19 am3:06 pm8:09 pm(29.4°)230,90059.4%
* 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, Tue, Feb 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:25 amTue 8:00 pmTue 1:14 pmDifficult to see
VenusTue 10:01 amTue 8:49 pmTue 3:25 pmAverage visiblity
MarsTue 10:41 amTue 9:43 pmTue 4:12 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 9:43 pmWed 10:39 amWed 4:11 amPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 1:09 amTue 4:01 pmTue 8:35 amAverage visiblity
UranusTue 10:37 amTue 9:44 pmTue 4:10 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneTue 7:11 amTue 8:12 pmTue 1:42 pmExtremely difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wellington.

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