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Moon: 51.5%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 26, 2016 at 9:10:17 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:44 AM 70° East
Sunset Today: 7:09 PM 289° West


Moonset Today: 12:22 PM 277° 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

9:10 PM

Altitude

-28.7°

Heading

296° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 24m 59s

Change since

Yesterday: -14s

Winter: +39m 38s

Summer: -4m 37s

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 – 5:30 AM
Astro. Twilight5:30 AM – 5:56 AM
Nautical Twilight5:56 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 266:44 AM7:09 PM12:24:59−0:1412:57 PM (77.1°)94.405
Jul 276:44 AM7:09 PM12:24:44−0:1412:57 PM (77.3°)94.396
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
* 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

9:10 PM

Altitude

-49.8°

Heading

69° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

51.5%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 26-12:22 PM-6:06 AM(89.7°)229,95758.7%
Jul 2712:42 AM1:17 PM-6:59 AM(86.0°)229,70746.8%
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%
* 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, Tue, Jul 26, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:08 AMWed 8:27 PMWed 2:18 PMAverage visiblity
VenusWed 7:44 AMWed 8:05 PMWed 1:55 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 2:18 PMWed 2:00 AMTue 8:09 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 9:57 AMTue 10:04 PMTue 4:00 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 3:13 PMWed 2:57 AMTue 9:05 PMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 11:55 PMWed 12:06 PMWed 6:01 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 9:25 PMWed 9:20 AMWed 3:23 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cotonou.

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