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Beijing, BJ, China — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 47.4%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 15, 2018 at 1:04:18 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:28 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:50 pm 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:35 pm 100° East


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 21 minutes (-28s)

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Today's Sun Position in Beijing

Time:1:04 pm
Altitude:25.6°
Direction:194° S
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 9h 21m 43s (Dec 15, 2018)

28 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 14, 2018)

1 minute, 28 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 22, 2017)

5 hours, 38 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Beijing Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:51 am
Astro. Twilight5:51 am – 6:24 am
Nautical Twilight6:24 am – 6:58 am
Civil Twilight6:58 am – 7:28 am
Daylight7:28 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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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 157:28 am4:50 pm9:21:43−0:2812:09 pm (26.9°)91.493
Dec 167:29 am4:50 pm9:21:18−0:2412:09 pm (26.8°)91.483
Dec 177:29 am4:50 pm9:20:58−0:2012:10 pm (26.8°)91.474
Dec 187:30 am4:51 pm9:20:41−0:1612:10 pm (26.7°)91.466
Dec 197:31 am4:51 pm9:20:28−0:1212:11 pm (26.7°)91.458
Dec 207:31 am4:51 pm9:20:19−0:0812:11 pm (26.7°)91.450
Dec 217:32 am4:52 pm9:20:14−0:0412:12 pm (26.7°)91.443
* All times are local time for Beijing. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 6:22 am in Beijing. In terms of daylight, 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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Today's Moon in Beijing

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Beijing - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 1512:35 pm--6:18 pm(42.6°)248,56349.5%
Dec 16-12:08 am1:03 pm7:01 pm(47.1°)245,92159.5%
Dec 17-1:07 am1:30 pm7:45 pm(51.9°)242,64669.4%
Dec 18-2:08 am1:59 pm8:31 pm(56.7°)238,94478.7%
Dec 19-3:11 am2:31 pm9:19 pm(61.3°)235,09287.0%
Dec 20-4:17 am3:06 pm10:12 pm(65.5°)231,41593.7%
Dec 21-5:26 am3:48 pm11:08 pm(68.8°)228,25198.2%
* All times are local time for Beijing. 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 Beijing This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 15, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:41 amSat 3:39 pmSat 10:40 amAverage visibility
VenusSat 3:43 amSat 2:30 pmSat 9:07 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 12:13 pmSat 11:44 pmSat 5:58 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSat 6:17 amSat 3:53 pmSat 11:05 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSat 8:38 amSat 6:01 pmSat 1:19 pmDifficult to see
UranusSat 1:48 pmSun 3:03 amSat 8:25 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 12:02 pmSat 11:17 pmSat 5:40 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Beijing.

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