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Jerusalem, Israel — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 48.2%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 15, 2018 at 8:54:52 am


Sunrise Today: 6:31 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:36 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:00 noon 98° East
Moonset Today: 11:50 pm 264° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 5 minutes (-19s)

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Today's Sun Position in Jerusalem

Time:8:54 am
Altitude:23.1°
Direction:140° SE
Phase:Daylight

Day length today: 10h 5m 27s (Dec 15, 2018)

19 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 14, 2018)

59 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2017)

4 hours, 8 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Jerusalem Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:04 am
Astro. Twilight5:04 am – 5:34 am
Nautical Twilight5:34 am – 6:04 am
Civil Twilight6:04 am – 6:31 am
Daylight6:31 am – 4:36 pm
Civil Twilight4:36 pm – 5:03 pm
Nautical Twilight5:03 pm – 5:34 pm
Astro. Twilight5:34 pm – 6:03 pm
Night6:03 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Jerusalem - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 156:31 am4:36 pm10:05:27−0:1911:34 am (35.0°)91.491
Dec 166:32 am4:37 pm10:05:10−0:1611:34 am (34.9°)91.481
Dec 176:32 am4:37 pm10:04:56−0:1411:35 am (34.9°)91.472
Dec 186:33 am4:37 pm10:04:45−0:1111:35 am (34.9°)91.464
Dec 196:33 am4:38 pm10:04:36−0:0811:36 am (34.8°)91.456
Dec 206:34 am4:38 pm10:04:30−0:0511:36 am (34.8°)91.448
Dec 216:34 am4:39 pm10:04:27−0:0211:37 am (34.8°)91.442
* All times are local time for Jerusalem. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 12:22 am in Jerusalem. In terms of daylight, this day is 4 hours, 9 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 Jerusalem

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Jerusalem - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 1512:00 pm11:50 pm-5:52 pm(51.8°)248,03151.8%
Dec 1612:31 pm--6:35 pm(56.4°)245,23161.8%
Dec 17-12:45 am1:03 pm7:20 pm(61.2°)241,83971.5%
Dec 18-1:42 am1:37 pm8:06 pm(66.0°)238,07880.7%
Dec 19-2:42 am2:13 pm8:55 pm(70.6°)234,23688.7%
Dec 20-3:44 am2:54 pm9:49 pm(74.6°)230,64594.9%
Dec 21-4:49 am3:41 pm10:46 pm(77.6°)227,64298.8%
* All times are local time for Jerusalem. 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 Jerusalem This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Sat, Dec 15, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 4:49 amSat 3:20 pmSat 10:05 amAverage visibility
VenusSat 2:58 amSat 2:04 pmSat 8:31 amGreat visibility
MarsSat 11:33 amSat 11:12 pmSat 5:22 pmAverage visibility
JupiterSat 5:22 amSat 3:36 pmSat 10:29 amSlightly difficult to see
SaturnSat 7:41 amSat 5:46 pmSat 12:43 pmDifficult to see
UranusSat 1:21 pmSun 2:17 amSat 7:49 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneSat 11:20 amSat 10:47 pmSat 5:04 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Jerusalem.

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