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Moon: 0.3%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 22, 2014 at 10:39:21 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:56 AM 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:41 PM 247° West


Moonrise Today: 7:08 AM 109° East
Moonset Today: 7:19 PM 252° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 45 minutes

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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

10:39 AM

Altitude

46.8°

Heading

135° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length
11h 45m 20s

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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 – 6:07 AM
Nautical Twilight6:07 AM – 6:33 AM
Civil Twilight6:33 AM – 6:56 AM
Daylight6:56 AM – 6:41 PM
Civil Twilight6:41 PM – 7:04 PM
Nautical Twilight7:04 PM – 7:30 PM
Astro. Twilight7:30 PM – 7:56 PM
Night7:56 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 226:56 AM6:41 PM11:45:20< 1s12:49 PM (60.2°)91.447
Dec 236:57 AM6:42 PM11:45:21< 1s12:49 PM (60.2°)91.441
Dec 246:57 AM6:42 PM11:45:22+0:0112:50 PM (60.2°)91.435
Dec 256:58 AM6:43 PM11:45:23+0:0112:50 PM (60.3°)91.430
Dec 266:58 AM6:43 PM11:45:25+0:0112:51 PM (60.3°)91.426
Dec 276:59 AM6:44 PM11:45:27+0:0212:51 PM (60.3°)91.421
Dec 286:59 AM6:45 PM11:45:30+0:0212:52 PM (60.4°)91.417
* All times are in local Cotonou time.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 12:03 AM in Cotonou. This day is 44 minutes shorter than on June Solstice. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:57 PM
June SolsticeJun 2111:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 233:29 AM
December SolsticeDec 2212:03 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 2014 Moon Phases

10:39 AM

Altitude

45.4°

Heading

125° SE

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.3%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 227:08 AM7:19 PM-1:14 PM(64.3°)228,6600.5%
Dec 238:07 AM8:19 PM-2:13 PM(65.9°)227,2243.2%
Dec 249:04 AM9:18 PM-3:10 PM(68.6°)226,6948.8%
Dec 259:59 AM10:15 PM-4:07 PM(72.3°)227,01816.9%
Dec 2610:51 AM11:11 PM-5:01 PM(76.7°)228,05826.9%
Dec 2711:42 AM--5:53 PM(81.3°)229,62938.1%
Dec 28-12:05 AM12:31 PM6:44 PM(86.0°)231,54349.7%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Cotonou time.

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