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Moon: 36.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jul 28, 2016 at 3:57:23 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:44 AM 71° East
Sunset Today: 7:09 PM 289° West


Moonrise Today: 1:34 AM 77° East
Moonset Today: 2:13 PM 285° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 24 minutes (-14s)

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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

3:57 AM

Altitude

-38.8°

Heading

59° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 24m 29s

Change since

Yesterday: -14s

Winter: +39m 9s

Summer: -5m 6s

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 – 5:31 AM
Astro. Twilight5:31 AM – 5:57 AM
Nautical Twilight5:57 AM – 6:22 AM
Civil Twilight6:22 AM – 6:44 AM
Daylight6:44 AM – 7:09 PM
Civil Twilight7:09 PM – 7:31 PM
Nautical Twilight7:31 PM – 7:57 PM
Astro. Twilight7:57 PM – 8:23 PM
Night8:23 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 286:44 AM7:09 PM12:24:29−0:1412:57 PM (77.6°)94.386
Jul 296:45 AM7:09 PM12:24:14−0:1512:57 PM (77.8°)94.376
Jul 306:45 AM7:09 PM12:23:59−0:1512:57 PM (78.0°)94.366
Jul 316:45 AM7:08 PM12:23:43−0:1512:57 PM (78.3°)94.355
Aug 16:45 AM7:08 PM12:23:27−0:1512:57 PM (78.5°)94.344
Aug 26:45 AM7:08 PM12:23:11−0:1612:56 PM (78.8°)94.332
Aug 36:45 AM7:08 PM12:22:55−0:1612:56 PM (79.1°)94.319
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 2011:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 223:21 PM
December SolsticeDec 2111:44 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 2016 Moon Phases

3:57 AM

Altitude

32.9°

Heading

78° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

36.9%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 281:34 AM2:13 PM-7:53 AM(82.4°)229,80535.0%
Jul 292:28 AM3:11 PM-8:49 AM(79.7°)230,28424.2%
Jul 303:24 AM4:09 PM-9:46 AM(78.0°)231,18714.8%
Jul 314:21 AM5:06 PM-10:43 AM(77.7°)232,5497.4%
Aug 15:18 AM6:01 PM-11:40 AM(78.5°)234,3762.5%
Aug 26:13 AM6:54 PM-12:34 PM(80.5°)236,6250.2%
Aug 37:07 AM7:43 PM-1:26 PM(83.3°)239,1920.5%
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cotonou This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Jul 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:11 AMThu 8:29 PMThu 2:20 PMAverage visiblity
VenusThu 7:45 AMThu 8:05 PMThu 1:55 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsThu 2:13 PMFri 1:55 AMThu 8:04 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterThu 9:50 AMThu 9:57 PMThu 3:54 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 3:05 PMFri 2:49 AMThu 8:57 PMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 11:51 PMThu 12:02 PMThu 5:57 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 9:21 PMThu 9:16 AMThu 3:19 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cotonou.

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