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Moon: 0.4%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: May 26, 2017 at 3:51:52 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:32 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:03 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 7:20 am 68° East
Moonset Today: 5:41 pm 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 31 minutes (-1m 29s)

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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

3:51 pm

Altitude

10.4°

Heading

310° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

9h 31m 24s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 29s

Winter: +19m 59s

Summer: -5h 38m

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 – 5:54 am
Astro. Twilight5:54 am – 6:27 am
Nautical Twilight6:27 am – 7:01 am
Civil Twilight7:01 am – 7:32 am
Daylight7:32 am – 5:03 pm
Civil Twilight5:03 pm – 5:33 pm
Nautical Twilight5:33 pm – 6:07 pm
Astro. Twilight6:07 pm – 6:41 pm
Night6:41 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wellington - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 267:32 am5:03 pm9:31:24−1:2912:17 pm (27.6°)94.168
May 277:32 am5:02 pm9:29:58−1:2612:17 pm (27.5°)94.184
May 287:33 am5:02 pm9:28:34−1:2312:18 pm (27.3°)94.200
May 297:34 am5:01 pm9:27:14−1:2012:18 pm (27.1°)94.215
May 307:35 am5:01 pm9:25:56−1:1712:18 pm (27.0°)94.230
May 317:36 am5:00 pm9:24:41−1:1412:18 pm (26.8°)94.244
Jun 17:36 am5:00 pm9:23:30−1:1112:18 pm (26.7°)94.258
* 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

3:51 pm

Altitude

16.0°

Heading

312° NW

Position

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.4%

Moon in Wellington - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 267:20 am5:41 pm-12:33 pm(31.1°)221,9590.2%
May 278:32 am6:36 pm-1:35 pm(29.1°)222,5732.6%
May 289:38 am7:37 pm-2:37 pm(28.5°)224,4138.0%
May 2910:36 am8:42 pm-3:38 pm(29.4°)227,24115.9%
May 3011:27 am9:49 pm-4:36 pm(31.6°)230,73225.6%
May 3112:09 pm10:55 pm-5:29 pm(34.7°)234,53536.3%
Jun 112:46 pm--6:20 pm(38.5°)238,33747.3%
* 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, Fri, May 26, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 5:23 amFri 4:02 pmFri 10:43 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 3:38 amSat 3:00 pmSat 9:19 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 9:06 amFri 6:08 pmFri 1:37 pmDifficult to see
JupiterFri 2:40 pmSat 3:12 amFri 8:56 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 6:20 pmSat 9:11 amSat 1:46 amPerfect visibility
UranusSat 4:15 amSat 3:09 pmSat 9:42 amDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 12:38 amSat 1:32 pmSat 7:05 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wellington.

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