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Moon: 39.5%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 21, 2018 at 1:18:09 pm


Sunrise Today: 4:54 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 7:27 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:38 am 68° East
Moonset Today: 12:13 am 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 32 minutes (+1m 40s)

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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

1:18 pm

Altitude

65.6°

Heading

221° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 32m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 40s

Winter: +5h 12m

Summer: -27m 29s

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 – 3:01 am
Astro. Twilight3:01 am – 3:45 am
Nautical Twilight3:45 am – 4:23 am
Civil Twilight4:23 am – 4:54 am
Daylight4:54 am – 7:27 pm
Civil Twilight7:27 pm – 7:58 pm
Nautical Twilight7:58 pm – 8:37 pm
Astro. Twilight8:37 pm – 9:21 pm
Night9:21 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Beijing - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 214:54 am7:27 pm14:32:51+1:4012:10 pm (70.3°)94.076
May 224:54 am7:28 pm14:34:29+1:3712:11 pm (70.5°)94.094
May 234:53 am7:29 pm14:36:04+1:3512:11 pm (70.6°)94.111
May 244:52 am7:30 pm14:37:37+1:3212:11 pm (70.8°)94.128
May 254:51 am7:31 pm14:39:07+1:3012:11 pm (71.0°)94.144
May 264:51 am7:31 pm14:40:35+1:2712:11 pm (71.2°)94.160
May 274:50 am7:32 pm14:42:00+1:2412:11 pm (71.4°)94.176
* 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

1:18 pm

Altitude

27.9°

Heading

92° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

39.5%

Moon in Beijing - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 21-12:13 am10:38 am5:51 pm(65.3°)230,25941.7%
May 22-12:56 am11:47 am6:45 pm(61.4°)232,50053.4%
May 23-1:34 am12:54 pm7:35 pm(56.9°)234,87964.6%
May 24-2:08 am1:59 pm8:24 pm(52.1°)237,28374.9%
May 25-2:39 am3:03 pm9:11 pm(47.2°)239,64383.7%
May 26-3:10 am4:06 pm9:57 pm(42.6°)241,91990.8%
May 27-3:41 am5:08 pm10:43 pm(38.3°)244,08695.9%
* 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, May 21, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 4:12 amMon 5:55 pmMon 11:02 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 6:52 amMon 10:04 pmMon 2:28 pmGood visibility
MarsMon 11:52 pmTue 9:20 amTue 4:36 amPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 6:08 pmTue 4:24 amMon 11:16 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnMon 10:10 pmTue 7:35 amTue 2:52 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 3:33 amMon 4:52 pmMon 10:13 amVery difficult to see
NeptuneTue 1:46 amTue 1:08 pmTue 7:27 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Beijing.

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