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Moon: 89.5%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 11, 2016 at 9:04:16 am


Sunrise Today: 6:51 am 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:37 pm 247° West


Moonrise Today: 4:24 pm 78° East
Moonset Today: 4:05 am 280° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 45 minutes (-4s)

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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

9:04 am

Altitude

28.9°

Heading

121° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 45m 42s

Change since

Yesterday: -4s

Winter: +22s

Summer: -43m 53s

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 – 5:36 am
Astro. Twilight5:36 am – 6:02 am
Nautical Twilight6:02 am – 6:28 am
Civil Twilight6:28 am – 6:51 am
Daylight6:51 am – 6:37 pm
Civil Twilight6:37 pm – 6:59 pm
Nautical Twilight6:59 pm – 7:25 pm
Astro. Twilight7:25 pm – 7:51 pm
Night7:51 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 116:51 am6:37 pm11:45:42−0:0412:44 pm (60.6°)91.523
Dec 126:51 am6:37 pm11:45:38−0:0412:44 pm (60.5°)91.512
Dec 136:52 am6:37 pm11:45:34−0:0312:45 pm (60.4°)91.502
Dec 146:52 am6:38 pm11:45:31−0:0312:45 pm (60.4°)91.493
Dec 156:53 am6:38 pm11:45:28−0:0212:46 pm (60.3°)91.484
Dec 166:53 am6:39 pm11:45:26−0:0212:46 pm (60.3°)91.476
Dec 176:54 am6:39 pm11:45:24−0:0212:47 pm (60.3°)91.468
* 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

9:04 am

Altitude

-66.1°

Heading

316° NW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

89.5%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 11-4:05 am4:24 pm10:44 pm(83.0°)223,38893.3%
Dec 12-5:05 am5:22 pm11:44 pm(79.8°)222,73898.1%
Dec 13-6:06 am6:22 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 14-7:09 am7:23 pm12:45 am(77.8°)223,33499.8%
Dec 15-8:11 am8:24 pm1:47 am(77.2°)225,15898.3%
Dec 16-9:10 am9:23 pm2:47 am(78.1°)228,03093.8%
Dec 17-10:05 am10:19 pm3:44 am(80.2°)231,65087.0%
* 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, Sun, Dec 11, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 8:24 amSun 8:05 pmSun 2:14 pmAverage visiblity
VenusSun 10:05 amSun 9:50 pmSun 3:58 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 11:19 amSun 11:10 pmSun 5:15 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSun 2:40 amSun 2:37 pmSun 8:38 amFairly good visibility
SaturnSun 6:49 amSun 6:32 pmSun 12:40 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusSun 2:39 pmMon 2:49 amSun 8:44 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 12:15 pmMon 12:09 amSun 6:12 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cotonou.

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