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Moon: 78.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 30, 2015 at 10:59:08 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:50 AM 86° East
Sunset Today: 7:00 PM 274° West


Moonrise Today: 3:24 PM 78° East
Moonset Today: 3:13 AM 283° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 9 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

10:59 AM

Altitude

61.4°

Heading

94° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 9m 54s

Change since

yesterday: +21s

Winter: +24m 33s

Summer: -19m 42s

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 – 5:41 AM
Astro. Twilight5:41 AM – 6:05 AM
Nautical Twilight6:05 AM – 6:29 AM
Civil Twilight6:29 AM – 6:50 AM
Daylight6:50 AM – 7:00 PM
Civil Twilight7:00 PM – 7:21 PM
Nautical Twilight7:21 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
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 306:50 AM7:00 PM12:09:54+0:2112:55 PM (87.4°)92.823
Mar 316:49 AM7:00 PM12:10:15+0:2112:55 PM (87.8°)92.849
Apr 16:49 AM7:00 PM12:10:36+0:2112:54 PM (88.2°)92.875
Apr 26:48 AM6:59 PM12:10:57+0:2112:54 PM (88.5°)92.902
Apr 36:48 AM6:59 PM12:11:18+0:2112:54 PM (88.9°)92.928
Apr 46:48 AM6:59 PM12:11:39+0:2112:53 PM (89.3°)92.955
Apr 56:47 AM6:59 PM12:12:00+0:2012:53 PM (89.7°)92.982
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:45 PM
June SolsticeJun 215:38 PM
September EquinoxSep 239:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 225:48 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

10:59 AM

Altitude

-59.5°

Heading

53° NE

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

78.5%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 30-3:13 AM3:24 PM9:41 PM(84.4°)251,49281.8%
Mar 31-3:56 AM4:10 PM10:24 PM(87.6°)252,18188.7%
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%
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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