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Moon: 85.7%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 11, 2016 at 4:29:17 am


Sunrise Today: 7:26 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:50 pm 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:58 pm 76° East
Moonset Today: 3:38 am 282° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 23 minutes (-41s)

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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 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

4:29 am

Altitude

-33.0°

Heading

94° E

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 23m 36s

Change since

Yesterday: -41s

Winter: +3m 25s

Summer: -5h 36m

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 – 5:49 am
Astro. Twilight5:49 am – 6:22 am
Nautical Twilight6:22 am – 6:55 am
Civil Twilight6:55 am – 7:26 am
Daylight7:26 am – 4:50 pm
Civil Twilight4:50 pm – 5:20 pm
Nautical Twilight5:20 pm – 5:54 pm
Astro. Twilight5:54 pm – 6:27 pm
Night6:27 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Beijing - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 117:26 am4:50 pm9:23:36−0:4112:08 pm (27.1°)91.526
Dec 127:27 am4:50 pm9:22:59−0:3712:08 pm (27.0°)91.516
Dec 137:27 am4:50 pm9:22:25−0:3312:09 pm (26.9°)91.505
Dec 147:28 am4:50 pm9:21:54−0:3012:09 pm (26.9°)91.496
Dec 157:29 am4:50 pm9:21:28−0:2612:10 pm (26.8°)91.487
Dec 167:30 am4:51 pm9:21:05−0:2212:10 pm (26.8°)91.478
Dec 177:30 am4:51 pm9:20:47−0:1812:11 pm (26.8°)91.470
* 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

4:29 am

Altitude

-9.9°

Heading

290° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

85.7%

Moon in Beijing - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 11-3:38 am2:58 pm9:50 pm(61.6°)223,83491.2%
Dec 12-4:50 am3:42 pm10:49 pm(65.2°)222,81296.9%
Dec 13-6:02 am4:32 pm11:50 pm(67.6°)223,00899.6%
Dec 14-7:11 am5:28 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 15-8:16 am6:30 pm12:52 am(68.6°)224,45599.1%
Dec 16-9:13 am7:34 pm1:53 am(68.2°)227,02495.5%
Dec 17-10:02 am8:40 pm2:51 am(66.5°)230,44589.4%
* 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, Sun, Dec 11, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 9:07 amSun 6:10 pmSun 1:38 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 10:35 amSun 8:08 pmSun 3:21 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:27 amSun 9:52 pmSun 4:39 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:22 amSun 1:45 pmSun 8:04 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 7:21 amSun 4:51 pmSun 12:06 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSun 1:42 pmMon 2:37 amSun 8:09 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 12:05 pmSun 11:10 pmSun 5:37 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Beijing.

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