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Moon: 42.1%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 21, 2017 at 2:35:40 am


Sunrise Today: 6:52 am 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:19 pm 247° West


Moonrise Today: 12:52 am 102° East
Moonset Today: 12:18 pm 256° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 27 minutes (+1m 13s)

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Today's Sun Position in Shanghai

The Sun's altitude in Shanghai 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

2:35 am

Altitude

-54.5°

Heading

81° E

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 27m 21s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 13s

Winter: +20m 15s

Summer: -3h 43m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Shanghai Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Shanghai 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 – 5:27 am
Astro. Twilight5:27 am – 5:56 am
Nautical Twilight5:56 am – 6:26 am
Civil Twilight6:26 am – 6:52 am
Daylight6:52 am – 5:19 pm
Civil Twilight5:19 pm – 5:45 pm
Nautical Twilight5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Astro. Twilight6:15 pm – 6:44 pm
Night6:44 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Shanghai - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 216:52 am5:19 pm10:27:21+1:1312:05 pm (38.9°)91.479
Jan 226:51 am5:20 pm10:28:36+1:1412:06 pm (39.2°)91.488
Jan 236:51 am5:21 pm10:29:53+1:1612:06 pm (39.4°)91.498
Jan 246:51 am5:22 pm10:31:11+1:1812:06 pm (39.6°)91.507
Jan 256:50 am5:23 pm10:32:31+1:2012:06 pm (39.9°)91.518
Jan 266:50 am5:24 pm10:33:53+1:2112:07 pm (40.1°)91.528
Jan 276:49 am5:25 pm10:35:16+1:2312:07 pm (40.4°)91.539
* All times are local time for Shanghai. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:29 pm
June SolsticeJun 2112:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 234:02 am
December SolsticeDec 2212:28 am
* All times are local Shanghai time.

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Today's Moon in Shanghai

The Moon's path in Shanghai 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 2017 Moon Phases

2:35 am

Altitude

19.5°

Heading

117° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

42.1%

Moon in Shanghai - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 2112:52 am12:18 pm-6:37 am(47.3°)251,15440.6%
Jan 221:44 am12:55 pm-7:21 am(44.3°)251,60231.3%
Jan 232:36 am1:34 pm-8:07 am(41.8°)251,23422.6%
Jan 243:28 am2:18 pm-8:54 am(40.1°)250,14415.0%
Jan 254:19 am3:04 pm-9:42 am(39.3°)248,4748.6%
Jan 265:09 am3:55 pm-10:32 am(39.3°)246,3923.8%
Jan 275:57 am4:49 pm-11:22 am(40.4°)244,0800.9%
* All times are local time for Shanghai. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Shanghai This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Jan 21, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:17 amSat 3:28 pmSat 10:22 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 9:15 amSat 8:59 pmSat 3:07 pmGreat visibility
MarsSat 9:36 amSat 9:29 pmSat 3:32 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 11:35 pmSat 11:02 amSat 5:18 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSat 4:18 amSat 2:29 pmSat 9:24 amAverage visiblity
UranusSat 10:48 amSat 11:28 pmSat 5:08 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSat 8:58 amSat 8:20 pmSat 2:39 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Shanghai.

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