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Moon: 1.8%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 28, 2017 at 1:09:56 am


Sunrise Today: 7:04 am 72° East
Sunset Today: 5:31 pm 288° West


Moonrise Today: 8:33 am 70° East
Moonset Today: 7:05 pm 292° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 26 minutes (-2m 23s)

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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

1:09 am

Altitude

-60.5°

Heading

154° SE

Position

Night

Day length

10h 26m 57s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 23s

Winter: +1h 15m

Summer: -4h 42m

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 – 5:31 am
Astro. Twilight5:31 am – 6:03 am
Nautical Twilight6:03 am – 6:36 am
Civil Twilight6:36 am – 7:04 am
Daylight7:04 am – 5:31 pm
Civil Twilight5:31 pm – 6:00 pm
Nautical Twilight6:00 pm – 6:32 pm
Astro. Twilight6:32 pm – 7:04 pm
Night7:04 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wellington - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 287:04 am5:31 pm10:26:57−2:2312:18 pm (34.6°)93.587
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 pm10:15:18−2:1712:17 pm (33.1°)93.703
May 47:10 am5:23 pm10:13:02−2:1512:17 pm (32.8°)93.725
* 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

1:09 am

Altitude

-62.5°

Heading

186° S

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.8%

Moon in Wellington - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 288:33 am7:05 pm-1:52 pm(32.6°)223,3633.9%
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%
* 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, Apr 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 6:03 amFri 5:00 pmFri 11:31 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusFri 3:55 amFri 3:49 pmFri 9:52 amGreat visibility
MarsFri 9:24 amFri 6:47 pmFri 2:05 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterFri 4:36 pmSat 5:13 amFri 10:54 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 8:20 pmFri 11:12 amFri 3:46 amPerfect visibility
UranusFri 6:01 amFri 5:00 pmFri 11:30 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneFri 2:30 amFri 3:25 pmFri 8:57 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wellington.

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