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Moon: 50.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 27, 2016 at 5:58:55 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:08 AM 64° Northeast
Sunset Today: 7:33 PM 296° Northwest


Moonset Today: 12:54 PM 283° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 24 minutes (-1m 48s)

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Today's Sun Position in Beijing

The Sun's altitude in Beijing today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

5:58 AM

Altitude

8.2°

Heading

72° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 24m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 48s

Winter: +5h 4m

Summer: -35m 57s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Beijing Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Beijing 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 – 3:17 AM
Astro. Twilight3:17 AM – 4:00 AM
Nautical Twilight4:00 AM – 4:38 AM
Civil Twilight4:38 AM – 5:08 AM
Daylight5:08 AM – 7:33 PM
Civil Twilight7:33 PM – 8:04 PM
Nautical Twilight8:04 PM – 8:41 PM
Astro. Twilight8:41 PM – 9:23 PM
Night9:23 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Beijing - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 275:08 AM7:33 PM14:24:27−1:4812:21 PM (69.2°)94.399
Jul 285:09 AM7:32 PM14:22:36−1:5012:21 PM (69.0°)94.390
Jul 295:10 AM7:31 PM14:20:44−1:5212:21 PM (68.7°)94.380
Jul 305:11 AM7:30 PM14:18:50−1:5412:21 PM (68.5°)94.369
Jul 315:12 AM7:29 PM14:16:54−1:5512:21 PM (68.3°)94.359
Aug 15:13 AM7:28 PM14:14:56−1:5712:21 PM (68.0°)94.347
Aug 25:14 AM7:27 PM14:12:57−1:5912:21 PM (67.7°)94.335
* All times are local time for Beijing. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 216:34 AM
September EquinoxSep 2210:21 PM
December SolsticeDec 216:44 PM
* All times are local Beijing time.

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Today's Moon in Beijing

The Moon's path in Beijing 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 2016 Moon Phases

5:58 AM

Altitude

58.5°

Heading

177° S

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

50.6%

Moon in Beijing - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 27-12:54 PM-6:06 AM(58.6°)229,74950.6%
Jul 2812:05 AM2:02 PM-7:00 AM(62.5°)229,73538.7%
Jul 2912:48 AM3:08 PM-7:55 AM(65.5°)230,08927.5%
Jul 301:36 AM4:12 PM-8:52 AM(67.5°)230,85317.5%
Jul 312:29 AM5:11 PM-9:49 AM(68.3°)232,0679.5%
Aug 13:26 AM6:04 PM-10:46 AM(67.8°)233,7493.8%
Aug 24:27 AM6:51 PM-11:41 AM(66.2°)235,8730.7%
* All times are local time for Beijing. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Beijing This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jul 27, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 6:47 AMWed 8:34 PMWed 1:41 PMAverage visiblity
VenusWed 6:16 AMWed 8:20 PMWed 1:18 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 2:49 PMThu 12:13 AMWed 7:32 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 9:05 AMWed 9:40 PMWed 3:22 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 3:36 PMThu 1:17 AMWed 8:26 PMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 10:54 PMWed 11:58 AMWed 5:26 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 9:13 PMWed 8:23 AMWed 2:48 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Beijing.

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