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Moon: 0.2%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 22, 2014 at 2:26:10 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:33 AM 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:53 PM 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 7:14 AM 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 5:25 PM 246° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 20 minutes (-1s)

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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

2:26 PM

Altitude

19.4°

Heading

213° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length
9h 20m 11s

-1s shorter

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 – 5:55 AM
Astro. Twilight5:55 AM – 6:28 AM
Nautical Twilight6:28 AM – 7:02 AM
Civil Twilight7:02 AM – 7:33 AM
Daylight7:33 AM – 4:53 PM
Civil Twilight4:53 PM – 5:23 PM
Nautical Twilight5:23 PM – 5:58 PM
Astro. Twilight5:58 PM – 6:30 PM
Night6:30 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Beijing - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 227:33 AM4:53 PM9:20:11−0:0112:13 PM (26.7°)91.450
Dec 237:33 AM4:53 PM9:20:14+0:0212:13 PM (26.7°)91.444
Dec 247:34 AM4:54 PM9:20:21+0:0612:14 PM (26.7°)91.439
Dec 257:34 AM4:55 PM9:20:31+0:1012:14 PM (26.7°)91.434
Dec 267:34 AM4:55 PM9:20:46+0:1412:15 PM (26.7°)91.429
Dec 277:35 AM4:56 PM9:21:05+0:1812:15 PM (26.8°)91.424
Dec 287:35 AM4:57 PM9:21:27+0:2212:16 PM (26.8°)91.420
* All times are in local Beijing time.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 7:03 AM in Beijing. This day is 5 hours, 40 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2112:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 216:51 PM
September EquinoxSep 2310:29 AM
December SolsticeDec 227:03 AM
* 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 2014 Moon Phases

2:26 PM

Altitude

24.0°

Heading

212° SW

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.2%

Moon in Beijing - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 227:14 AM5:25 PM-12:19 PM(30.6°)229,2970.2%
Dec 238:09 AM6:30 PM-1:18 PM(31.7°)227,5812.0%
Dec 248:59 AM7:39 PM-2:17 PM(34.1°)226,7656.8%
Dec 259:44 AM8:49 PM-3:13 PM(37.5°)226,83014.1%
Dec 2610:25 AM9:58 PM-4:08 PM(41.7°)227,66223.6%
Dec 2711:02 AM11:07 PM-5:01 PM(46.3°)229,08634.5%
Dec 2811:38 AM--5:52 PM(51.0°)230,91146.1%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Beijing time.

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