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Moon watching tips for Mid-Autumn Festival 2009
(11 September 2009)

The Mid-Autumn Festival in 2009 is on 3 October (Saturday). The times of moonrise, transit and moonset during the Mid-Autumn Festival period are given below. During transit, the moon passes the local meridian in the south and the elevation is the highest of the night.

2 October (Friday)
 Moonrise
 
 at 4.48pm
 Transit (elevation 67 degrees)                             at 10.56pm
 Moonset   at 5.08am (next morning)

3 October (Saturday) (Mid-Autumn Festival)
 Moonrise
 
 at 5.21pm
 Transit (elevation 73 degrees)                         at 11.38pm
 Moonset  at 6.01am (next morning)

4 October (Sunday)
 Full Moon (below the horizon of Hong Kong)    
 
 at 2.10pm 
 Moonrise  at 5.56pm
 Transit (elevation 79 degrees)  at 12.23am (next morning)
 Moonset  at 6.56am (next morning)

For the weather during the Mid-Autumn Festival period, please refer to the "7-day Weather Forecast" issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at the following website: www.weather.gov.hk/wxinfo/currwx/fnd.htm

 

 

Last revision date: <21 Dec 2012>