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Moon: 10.7%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: May 23, 2017 at 3:20:45 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:29 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 5:05 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 3:41 am 85° East
Moonset Today: 3:33 pm 278° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 36 minutes (-1m 37s)

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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

3:20 pm

Altitude

15.0°

Heading

316° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

9h 36m

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 37s

Winter: +24m 35s

Summer: -5h 33m

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 – 5:52 am
Astro. Twilight5:52 am – 6:25 am
Nautical Twilight6:25 am – 6:59 am
Civil Twilight6:59 am – 7:29 am
Daylight7:29 am – 5:05 pm
Civil Twilight5:05 pm – 5:35 pm
Nautical Twilight5:35 pm – 6:09 pm
Astro. Twilight6:09 pm – 6:42 pm
Night6:42 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wellington - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 237:29 am5:05 pm9:36:00−1:3712:17 pm (28.2°)94.116
May 247:30 am5:04 pm9:34:25−1:3412:17 pm (28.0°)94.134
May 257:31 am5:04 pm9:32:53−1:3112:17 pm (27.8°)94.151
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
* 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

3:20 pm

Altitude

1.7°

Heading

280° W

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

10.7%

Moon in Wellington - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 233:41 am3:33 pm-9:41 am(43.5°)227,51612.4%
May 244:52 am4:11 pm-10:35 am(38.7°)224,5875.5%
May 256:06 am4:53 pm-11:33 am(34.5°)222,6581.3%
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%
* 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, Tue, May 23, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:16 amTue 4:05 pmTue 10:41 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 3:37 amWed 3:04 pmWed 9:21 amGreat visibility
MarsTue 9:09 amTue 6:11 pmTue 1:40 pmDifficult to see
JupiterTue 2:52 pmWed 3:24 amTue 9:08 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 6:33 pmWed 9:24 amWed 1:58 amPerfect visibility
UranusTue 4:29 amTue 3:25 pmTue 9:57 amDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 12:50 amWed 1:44 pmWed 7:17 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wellington.

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