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Moon: 11.6%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 29, 2016 at 3:13:50 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:41 AM 81° East
Sunset Today: 7:00 PM 279° West


Moonrise Today: 4:01 AM 73° East
Moonset Today: 4:50 PM 286° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 18 minutes (-29s)

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Today's Sun Position in Parakou

The Sun's altitude in Parakou 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

3:13 AM

Altitude

-49.8°

Heading

64° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 18m 44s

Change since

Yesterday: -29s

Winter: +43m 50s

Summer: -21m 25s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Parakou Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Parakou 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 – 5:55 AM
Nautical Twilight5:55 AM – 6:20 AM
Civil Twilight6:20 AM – 6:41 AM
Daylight6:41 AM – 7:00 PM
Civil Twilight7:00 PM – 7:21 PM
Nautical Twilight7:21 PM – 7:46 PM
Astro. Twilight7:46 PM – 8:10 PM
Night8:10 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Parakou - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 296:41 AM7:00 PM12:18:44−0:2912:50 PM (89.8°)93.867
Aug 306:41 AM6:59 PM12:18:15−0:2912:50 PM (89.4°)93.845
Aug 316:41 AM6:58 PM12:17:45−0:2912:50 PM (89.0°)93.824
Sep 16:41 AM6:58 PM12:17:15−0:2912:49 PM (88.7°)93.802
Sep 26:41 AM6:57 PM12:16:45−0:2912:49 PM (88.3°)93.779
Sep 36:41 AM6:57 PM12:16:15−0:2912:49 PM (88.0°)93.756
Sep 46:40 AM6:56 PM12:15:45−0:3012:48 PM (87.6°)93.733
* All times are local time for Parakou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Parakou 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 Parakou time.

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Today's Moon in Parakou

The Moon's path in Parakou 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

3:13 AM

Altitude

-11.5°

Heading

71° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

11.6%

Moon in Parakou - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 294:01 AM4:50 PM-10:26 AM(82.7°)237,7409.6%
Aug 304:55 AM5:39 PM-11:18 AM(85.1°)239,8994.1%
Aug 315:47 AM6:25 PM-12:07 PM(88.3°)242,1360.9%
Sep 16:37 AM7:10 PM-12:54 PM(88.0°)244,3880.0%
Sep 27:26 AM7:52 PM-1:40 PM(84.0°)246,5581.3%
Sep 38:13 AM8:33 PM-2:24 PM(79.9°)248,5184.7%
Sep 48:59 AM9:14 PM-3:07 PM(76.0°)250,1249.8%
* All times are local time for Parakou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Parakou This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Aug 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:08 AMMon 8:06 PMMon 2:07 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 8:13 AMMon 8:19 PMMon 2:16 PMFairly good visibility
MarsMon 1:15 PMTue 12:44 AMMon 6:59 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 8:07 AMMon 8:13 PMMon 2:10 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnMon 1:03 PMTue 12:38 AMMon 6:50 PMPerfect visibility
UranusSun 9:42 PMMon 9:56 AMMon 3:49 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 7:13 PMMon 7:05 AMMon 1:09 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Parakou.

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