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Moon: 39.3%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Sep 30, 2014 at 8:54:17 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:38 AM 93° East
Sunset Today: 6:42 PM 267° West


Moonrise Today: 11:40 AM 109° East
Moonset Today: 11:49 PM 251° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 3 minutes (-20s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cotonou

The Sun's altitude in Cotonou today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over earth

8:54 PM

Altitude

-33.9°

Heading

271° W

Phase

Night

Day length
12h 3m 57s

-20s shorter

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Cotonou today

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Day, night and twilight times in Cotonou 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 – 5:29 AM
Astro. Twilight5:29 AM – 5:53 AM
Nautical Twilight5:53 AM – 6:17 AM
Civil Twilight6:17 AM – 6:38 AM
Daylight6:38 AM – 6:42 PM
Civil Twilight6:42 PM – 7:03 PM
Nautical Twilight7:03 PM – 7:27 PM
Astro. Twilight7:27 PM – 7:51 PM
Night7:51 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 306:38 AM6:42 PM12:03:57−0:2012:40 PM (80.8°)93.096
Oct 16:38 AM6:42 PM12:03:37−0:2012:40 PM (80.4°)93.068
Oct 26:38 AM6:41 PM12:03:16−0:2012:40 PM (80.0°)93.041
Oct 36:38 AM6:41 PM12:02:56−0:2012:39 PM (79.6°)93.014
Oct 46:38 AM6:40 PM12:02:35−0:2012:39 PM (79.2°)92.987
Oct 56:38 AM6:40 PM12:02:15−0:2012:39 PM (78.8°)92.960
Oct 66:37 AM6:39 PM12:01:55−0:2012:38 PM (78.4°)92.933
* All times are in local Cotonou time.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 2111:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 233:29 AM
December SolsticeDec 2212:03 AM
* All times are local Cotonou time.

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Today's moon in Cotonou

The Moon's path in Cotonou 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 2014 Moon Phases

8:54 PM

Altitude

37.5°

Heading

240° SW

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent Illuminated

39.3%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 3011:40 AM11:49 PM-5:44 PM(64.2°)235,26137.9%
Oct 112:35 PM--6:40 PM(64.6°)232,63849.2%
Oct 2-12:45 AM1:31 PM7:36 PM(66.2°)230,13660.9%
Oct 3-1:42 AM2:26 PM8:33 PM(69.0°)227,94472.2%
Oct 4-2:40 AM3:20 PM9:28 PM(72.7°)226,28182.5%
Oct 5-3:37 AM4:13 PM10:23 PM(77.1°)225,36790.8%
Oct 6-4:34 AM5:06 PM11:18 PM(81.9°)225,37796.7%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Cotonou time.

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