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Flag for Cook Islands Rarotonga, Cook Islands — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 33.6%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Dec 5, 2016 at 8:58:38 am


Sunrise Today: 5:49 am 115° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:11 pm 245° West


Moonrise Today: 11:12 am 103° East


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 22 minutes (+27s)

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Today's Sun Position in Rarotonga

The Sun's altitude in Rarotonga 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

8:58 am

Altitude

41.2°

Heading

102° E

Phase

Daylight

Day length

13h 22m 9s

Change since

Yesterday: +27s

Winter: +2h 31m

Summer: -3m 34s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Rarotonga Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Rarotonga 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 – 4:25 am
Astro. Twilight4:25 am – 4:55 am
Nautical Twilight4:55 am – 5:24 am
Civil Twilight5:24 am – 5:49 am
Daylight5:49 am – 7:11 pm
Civil Twilight7:11 pm – 7:36 pm
Nautical Twilight7:36 pm – 8:05 pm
Astro. Twilight8:05 pm – 8:36 pm
Night8:36 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rarotonga - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 55:49 am7:11 pm13:22:09+0:2712:30 pm (88.7°)91.591
Dec 65:49 am7:12 pm13:22:36+0:2612:31 pm (88.6°)91.578
Dec 75:50 am7:13 pm13:23:00+0:2412:31 pm (88.5°)91.565
Dec 85:50 am7:13 pm13:23:23+0:2212:31 pm (88.4°)91.552
Dec 95:50 am7:14 pm13:23:45+0:2112:32 pm (88.3°)91.541
Dec 105:50 am7:14 pm13:24:04+0:1912:32 pm (88.2°)91.529
Dec 115:51 am7:15 pm13:24:22+0:1712:33 pm (88.2°)91.518
* All times are local time for Rarotonga. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 196:30 pm
June SolsticeJun 2012:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 224:21 am
December SolsticeDec 2112:44 am
* All times are local Rarotonga time.

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Today's Moon in Rarotonga

The Moon's path in Rarotonga 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

8:58 am

Altitude

-28.9°

Heading

118° SE

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

33.6%

Moon in Rarotonga - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 511:12 am--5:43 pm(79.6°)239,46537.3%
Dec 6-12:11 am12:08 pm6:32 pm(75.6°)236,17748.1%
Dec 7-12:54 am1:04 pm7:22 pm(71.2°)232,76159.4%
Dec 8-1:36 am2:02 pm8:13 pm(66.4°)229,43970.5%
Dec 9-2:20 am3:02 pm9:06 pm(61.6°)226,49180.7%
Dec 10-3:06 am4:04 pm10:01 pm(57.2°)224,23089.5%
Dec 11-3:55 am5:08 pm10:59 pm(53.4°)222,94695.8%
* All times are local time for Rarotonga. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Rarotonga This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Mon, Dec 5, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 7:10 amMon 8:43 pmMon 1:57 pmAverage visiblity
VenusMon 9:01 amMon 10:22 pmMon 3:41 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 10:41 amMon 11:37 pmMon 5:09 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterMon 2:35 amMon 2:57 pmMon 8:46 amFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 6:11 amMon 7:25 pmMon 12:48 pmNot visible
UranusMon 3:05 pmTue 2:45 amMon 8:55 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 12:07 pmTue 12:38 amMon 6:22 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rarotonga.

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