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Moon: 84.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 21, 2018 at 10:27:26 am


Sunrise Today: 6:12 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 6:15 pm 270° West


Moonrise Today: 2:19 pm 114° Southeast
Moonset Today: 4:13 am 245° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 2 minutes (+2m 43s)

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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

10:27 am

Altitude

41.4°

Heading

37° NE

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 2m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 43s

Winter: +2h 51m

Summer: -3h 6m

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 – 4:40 am
Astro. Twilight4:40 am – 5:13 am
Nautical Twilight5:13 am – 5:45 am
Civil Twilight5:45 am – 6:12 am
Daylight6:12 am – 6:15 pm
Civil Twilight6:15 pm – 6:43 pm
Nautical Twilight6:43 pm – 7:15 pm
Astro. Twilight7:15 pm – 7:48 pm
Night7:48 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Wellington - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 216:12 am6:15 pm12:02:59+2:4312:14 pm (47.9°)93.338
Sep 226:11 am6:16 pm12:05:43+2:4312:13 pm (48.3°)93.312
Sep 236:09 am6:18 pm12:08:27+2:4312:13 pm (48.7°)93.286
Sep 246:07 am6:19 pm12:11:11+2:4412:13 pm (49.1°)93.260
Sep 256:06 am6:20 pm12:13:56+2:4412:12 pm (49.5°)93.234
Sep 266:04 am6:21 pm12:16:40+2:4412:12 pm (49.9°)93.207
Sep 276:02 am6:22 pm12:19:24+2:4412:12 pm (50.3°)93.181
* All times are local time for Wellington. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 1:54 pm in Wellington.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 215:15 am
June SolsticeJun 2110:07 pm
September EquinoxSep 231:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 2211:23 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 2018 Moon Phases

10:27 am

Altitude

-29.3°

Heading

161° S

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

84.3%

Moon in Wellington - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 21-4:13 am2:19 pm9:37 pm(65.2°)250,97887.4%
Sep 22-4:49 am3:17 pm10:23 pm(62.1°)249,83393.1%
Sep 23-5:21 am4:16 pm11:08 pm(58.3°)248,24497.2%
Sep 24-5:51 am5:16 pm11:52 pm(54.1°)246,35199.5%
Sep 25-6:20 am6:17 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 26-6:48 am7:19 pm12:37 am(49.4°)244,28199.7%
Sep 27-7:16 am8:22 pm1:22 am(44.7°)242,13697.7%
* All times are local time for Wellington. They take into account refraction. 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, Sep 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 6:20 amSat 6:18 pmSat 12:18 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
VenusFri 7:18 amFri 9:46 pmFri 2:32 pmGreat visibility
MarsFri 1:09 pmSat 4:18 amFri 8:43 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 8:28 amFri 10:38 pmFri 3:33 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 11:03 amSat 2:01 amFri 6:32 pmPerfect visibility
UranusFri 8:57 pmSat 7:39 amSat 2:18 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 4:58 pmSat 5:51 amFri 11:24 pmSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Wellington.

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