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Moon: 66.0%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 20, 2018 at 7:01:09 am


Sunrise Today: 5:30 am 73° East
Sunset Today: 7:04 pm 287° West


Moonrise Today: 2:43 pm 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:03 am 246° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 34 minutes (-2m 22s)

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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

7:01 am

Altitude

16.3°

Heading

87° E

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 34m 10s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 22s

Winter: +4h 13m

Summer: -1h 26m

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 – 3:50 am
Astro. Twilight3:50 am – 4:27 am
Nautical Twilight4:27 am – 5:01 am
Civil Twilight5:01 am – 5:30 am
Daylight5:30 am – 7:04 pm
Civil Twilight7:04 pm – 7:33 pm
Nautical Twilight7:33 pm – 8:07 pm
Astro. Twilight8:07 pm – 8:44 pm
Night8:44 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Beijing - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 205:30 am7:04 pm13:34:10−2:2212:17 pm (62.6°)94.061
Aug 215:31 am7:03 pm13:31:47−2:2212:17 pm (62.2°)94.042
Aug 225:32 am7:01 pm13:29:23−2:2312:17 pm (61.9°)94.023
Aug 235:33 am7:00 pm13:26:58−2:2412:17 pm (61.6°)94.003
Aug 245:34 am6:58 pm13:24:33−2:2512:16 pm (61.2°)93.983
Aug 255:35 am6:57 pm13:22:07−2:2612:16 pm (60.9°)93.963
Aug 265:36 am6:55 pm13:19:40−2:2612:16 pm (60.5°)93.943
* All times are local time for Beijing. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2112:15 am
June SolsticeJun 216:07 pm
September EquinoxSep 239:54 am
December SolsticeDec 226:23 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 2018 Moon Phases

7:01 am

Altitude

-68.6°

Heading

348° N

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

66.0%

Moon in Beijing - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 20-12:03 am2:43 pm7:45 pm(29.8°)249,46370.8%
Aug 21-12:43 am3:37 pm8:33 pm(28.7°)251,02179.3%
Aug 22-1:28 am4:26 pm9:21 pm(28.6°)251,88686.6%
Aug 23-2:17 am5:11 pm10:09 pm(29.5°)252,11592.5%
Aug 24-3:09 am5:52 pm10:56 pm(31.4°)251,78996.8%
Aug 25-4:04 am6:28 pm11:42 pm(34.1°)250,99499.3%
Aug 26-5:01 am7:02 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
* 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, Mon, Aug 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 4:20 amMon 6:08 pmMon 11:14 amDifficult to see
VenusMon 9:25 amMon 8:44 pmMon 3:05 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 6:04 pmTue 2:53 amMon 10:28 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 12:05 pmMon 10:21 pmMon 5:13 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 3:50 pmTue 1:12 amMon 8:31 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSun 9:41 pmMon 11:06 amMon 4:23 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 7:51 pmMon 7:10 amMon 1:30 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Beijing.

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