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Moon: 90.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Apr 1, 2015 at 4:49:32 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:49 AM 85° East
Sunset Today: 7:00 PM 275° West


Moonrise Today: 4:54 PM 85° East
Moonset Today: 4:38 AM 277° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 10 minutes (+21s)

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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

4:49 AM

Altitude

-30.0°

Heading

81° E

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 10m 37s

Change since

yesterday: +21s

Winter: +25m 15s

Summer: -19m

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 – 5:40 AM
Astro. Twilight5:40 AM – 6:04 AM
Nautical Twilight6:04 AM – 6:28 AM
Civil Twilight6:28 AM – 6:49 AM
Daylight6:49 AM – 7:00 PM
Civil Twilight7:00 PM – 7:20 PM
Nautical Twilight7:20 PM – 7:45 PM
Astro. Twilight7:45 PM – 8:09 PM
Night8:09 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Apr 16:49 AM7:00 PM12:10:37+0:2112:54 PM (88.2°)92.879
Apr 26:48 AM6:59 PM12:10:58+0:2112:54 PM (88.5°)92.906
Apr 36:48 AM6:59 PM12:11:19+0:2012:54 PM (88.9°)92.932
Apr 46:48 AM6:59 PM12:11:40+0:2112:53 PM (89.3°)92.959
Apr 56:47 AM6:59 PM12:12:01+0:2012:53 PM (89.7°)92.986
Apr 66:47 AM6:59 PM12:12:22+0:2012:53 PM (89.9°)93.012
Apr 76:46 AM6:59 PM12:12:43+0:2012:53 PM (89.6°)93.039
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 215:39 PM
September EquinoxSep 239:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 225:49 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 2015 Moon Phases

4:49 AM

Altitude

-2.5°

Heading

277° W

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

90.2%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Apr 1-4:38 AM4:54 PM11:07 PM(87.0°)252,25494.1%
Apr 2-5:19 AM5:38 PM11:49 PM(83.2°)251,79897.8%
Apr 3-5:59 AM6:23 PM---
Apr 4-6:40 AM7:08 PM12:32 AM(79.3°)250,90599.7%
Apr 5-7:22 AM7:54 PM1:15 AM(75.6°)249,64799.8%
Apr 6-8:06 AM8:42 PM2:00 AM(72.2°)248,07397.8%
Apr 7-8:52 AM9:31 PM2:47 AM(69.1°)246,20993.8%
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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