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Moon: 3.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 30, 2016 at 2:09:13 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:43 AM 81° East
Sunset Today: 6:58 PM 279° West


Moonrise Today: 4:59 AM 75° East
Moonset Today: 5:37 PM 283° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 14 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 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

2:09 PM

Altitude

70.4°

Heading

278° W

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 14m 29s

Change since

Yesterday: -20s

Winter: +29m 8s

Summer: -15m 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 – 5:33 AM
Astro. Twilight5:33 AM – 5:58 AM
Nautical Twilight5:58 AM – 6:22 AM
Civil Twilight6:22 AM – 6:43 AM
Daylight6:43 AM – 6:58 PM
Civil Twilight6:58 PM – 7:19 PM
Nautical Twilight7:19 PM – 7:43 PM
Astro. Twilight7:43 PM – 8:08 PM
Night8:08 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 306:43 AM6:58 PM12:14:29−0:2012:51 PM (87.6°)93.845
Aug 316:43 AM6:57 PM12:14:08−0:2012:50 PM (88.0°)93.824
Sep 16:43 AM6:57 PM12:13:48−0:2012:50 PM (88.4°)93.802
Sep 26:43 AM6:56 PM12:13:27−0:2012:50 PM (88.7°)93.779
Sep 36:43 AM6:56 PM12:13:07−0:2012:49 PM (89.1°)93.756
Sep 46:43 AM6:55 PM12:12:46−0:2012:49 PM (89.5°)93.733
Sep 56:43 AM6:55 PM12:12:26−0:2012:49 PM (89.8°)93.710
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Cotonou on Sep 1

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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

2:09 PM

Altitude

48.1°

Heading

284° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

3.6%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 304:59 AM5:37 PM-11:18 AM(82.1°)239,9004.1%
Aug 315:51 AM6:24 PM-12:08 PM(85.3°)242,1370.9%
Sep 16:40 AM7:09 PM-12:55 PM(89.0°)244,3890.0%
Sep 27:28 AM7:52 PM-1:40 PM(87.0°)246,5591.3%
Sep 38:14 AM8:34 PM-2:25 PM(82.9°)248,5194.7%
Sep 48:59 AM9:16 PM-3:08 PM(79.0°)250,1259.8%
Sep 59:44 AM9:57 PM-3:51 PM(75.3°)251,22516.5%
* 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, Aug 30, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 8:04 AMTue 8:04 PMTue 2:04 PMDifficult to see
VenusTue 8:15 AMTue 8:20 PMTue 2:17 PMFairly good visibility
MarsTue 1:09 PMWed 12:49 AMTue 6:59 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 8:05 AMTue 8:10 PMTue 2:08 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnTue 12:55 PMWed 12:39 AMTue 6:47 PMAverage visiblity
UranusTue 9:36 PMWed 9:47 AMWed 3:42 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 7:04 PMWed 7:00 AMWed 1:02 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cotonou.

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