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Moon: 5.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 28, 2016 at 6:19:00 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:38 AM 92° East
Sunset Today: 6:43 PM 268° West


Moonrise Today: 4:36 AM 80° East
Moonset Today: 5:06 PM 278° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 4 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 a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

6:19 PM

Altitude

5.3°

Heading

267° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 4m 28s

Change since

Yesterday: -20s

Winter: +19m 8s

Summer: -25m 7s

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 – 5:54 AM
Nautical Twilight5:54 AM – 6:18 AM
Civil Twilight6:18 AM – 6:38 AM
Daylight6:38 AM – 6:43 PM
Civil Twilight6:43 PM – 7:04 PM
Nautical Twilight7:04 PM – 7:28 PM
Astro. Twilight7:28 PM – 7:52 PM
Night7:52 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 286:38 AM6:43 PM12:04:28−0:2012:41 PM (81.3°)93.131
Sep 296:38 AM6:42 PM12:04:08−0:2012:40 PM (80.9°)93.105
Sep 306:38 AM6:42 PM12:03:47−0:2012:40 PM (80.6°)93.079
Oct 16:38 AM6:41 PM12:03:26−0:2012:40 PM (80.2°)93.052
Oct 26:38 AM6:41 PM12:03:06−0:2012:39 PM (79.8°)93.025
Oct 36:38 AM6:41 PM12:02:45−0:2012:39 PM (79.4°)92.998
Oct 46:38 AM6:40 PM12:02:25−0:2012:39 PM (79.0°)92.971
* 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

6:19 PM

Altitude

-18.2°

Heading

280° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

5.0%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 284:36 AM5:06 PM-10:51 AM(87.7°)244,9156.5%
Sep 295:23 AM5:49 PM-11:37 AM(88.4°)246,9312.3%
Sep 306:10 AM6:31 PM-12:21 PM(84.4°)248,7110.3%
Oct 16:55 AM7:13 PM-1:04 PM(80.4°)250,2150.3%
Oct 27:40 AM7:54 PM-1:47 PM(76.6°)251,3782.2%
Oct 38:25 AM8:36 PM-2:31 PM(73.0°)252,1166.0%
Oct 49:10 AM9:19 PM-3:15 PM(70.0°)252,33111.5%
* 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, Wed, Sep 28, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:32 AMThu 5:42 PMThu 11:37 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 8:38 AMWed 8:30 PMWed 2:34 PMFairly good visibility
MarsWed 12:33 PMThu 12:13 AMWed 6:23 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterWed 6:35 AMWed 6:38 PMWed 12:36 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnWed 11:07 AMWed 10:51 PMWed 4:59 PMAverage visiblity
UranusWed 7:39 PMThu 7:49 AMThu 1:44 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 5:08 PMThu 5:03 AMWed 11:05 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cotonou.

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