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Pyongyang, North Korea — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 87.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 19, 2018 at 11:24:14 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:50 am 120° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:16 pm 240° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:53 pm 77° East
Moonset Today: 3:31 am 281° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 25 minutes (-12s)

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Today's Sun Position in Pyongyang

Time:11:24 pm
Altitude:-68.5°
Direction:311° NW
Phase:Night

Day length today: 9h 25m 51s (Dec 19, 2018)

12 seconds shorter than yesterday (Dec 18, 2018)

13 seconds longer than winter solstice (Dec 22, 2017)

5 hours, 28 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Pyongyang Today

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Night12:00 am – 6:14 am
Astro. Twilight6:14 am – 6:47 am
Nautical Twilight6:47 am – 7:20 am
Civil Twilight7:20 am – 7:50 am
Daylight7:50 am – 5:16 pm
Civil Twilight5:16 pm – 5:46 pm
Nautical Twilight5:46 pm – 6:20 pm
Astro. Twilight6:20 pm – 6:52 pm
Night6:52 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Pyongyang - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 197:50 am5:16 pm9:25:51−0:1212:33 pm (27.6°)91.458
Dec 207:51 am5:17 pm9:25:42−0:0812:34 pm (27.6°)91.450
Dec 217:52 am5:17 pm9:25:37−0:0412:34 pm (27.6°)91.443
Dec 227:52 am5:18 pm9:25:36−0:0112:35 pm (27.6°)91.437
Dec 237:53 am5:18 pm9:25:39+0:0212:35 pm (27.6°)91.431
Dec 247:53 am5:19 pm9:25:46+0:0612:36 pm (27.6°)91.426
Dec 257:53 am5:19 pm9:25:56+0:1012:36 pm (27.6°)91.421
* All times are local time for Pyongyang. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 7:22 am in Pyongyang. In terms of daylight, this day is 5 hours, 29 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 Pyongyang

Year 2018 Moon Phases

Moon in Pyongyang - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 19-3:31 am2:53 pm9:41 pm(62.1°)235,19286.8%
Dec 20-4:36 am3:30 pm10:33 pm(66.3°)231,50593.5%
Dec 21-5:44 am4:12 pm11:29 pm(69.6°)228,32498.1%
Dec 22-6:53 am5:01 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 23-8:01 am5:59 pm12:29 am(71.7°)225,95699.9%
Dec 24-9:04 am7:05 pm1:32 am(72.2°)224,62098.7%
Dec 25-9:59 am8:15 pm2:34 am(71.0°)224,40694.4%
* All times are local time for Pyongyang. 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 Pyongyang This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Dec 19, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:10 amThu 4:01 pmThu 11:06 amAverage visibility
VenusThu 4:05 amThu 2:47 pmThu 9:26 amGreat visibility
MarsWed 12:25 pmThu 12:05 amWed 6:15 pmAverage visibility
JupiterThu 6:23 amThu 4:02 pmThu 11:12 amAverage visibility
SaturnThu 8:41 amThu 6:09 pmThu 1:25 pmVery difficult to see
UranusWed 1:55 pmThu 3:09 amWed 8:32 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneWed 12:09 pmWed 11:25 pmWed 5:47 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Pyongyang.

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