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Moon watching tips for Mid-Autumn Festival 2008
(5 September 2008)

The Mid-Autumn Festival in 2008 is on September 14 (Sunday). 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.

September 13 (Saturday)

Moonrise
at 5:06pm

Transit (Elevation 56 degrees)

at 10:56pm
Moonset
at 4:51am (next morning)

 

September 14 (Sunday) (Mid-Autumn Festival)

Moonrise
at 5:41pm

Transit (Elevation 63 degrees)

at 11:41pm
Moonset
at 5:47am (next morning)

 

September 15 (Monday)

Full Moon (below the horizon of Hong Kong)
at 5:13pm

Moonrise

at 6:16pm
Transit (Elevation 69 degrees)
at 0:27am (next morning)
Moonset
at 6:44am (next morning)


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



Last revision date: <20 Dec 2012>