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

Moon: 1.0%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Sep 29, 2016 at 1:59:01 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:21 AM 93° East
Sunset Today: 6:37 PM 267° West


Moonrise Today: 5:42 AM 86° East
Moonset Today: 5:53 PM 272° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 15 minutes (+1m 12s)

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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

1:59 PM

Altitude

61.5°

Heading

307° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 15m 51s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 12s

Winter: +1h 25m

Summer: -1h 9m

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 – 5:07 AM
Astro. Twilight5:07 AM – 5:33 AM
Nautical Twilight5:33 AM – 5:59 AM
Civil Twilight5:59 AM – 6:21 AM
Daylight6:21 AM – 6:37 PM
Civil Twilight6:37 PM – 6:59 PM
Nautical Twilight6:59 PM – 7:25 PM
Astro. Twilight7:25 PM – 7:52 PM
Night7:52 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Rarotonga - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Sep 296:21 AM6:37 PM12:15:51+1:1212:29 PM (71.6°)93.093
Sep 306:20 AM6:38 PM12:17:04+1:1212:29 PM (72.0°)93.067
Oct 16:20 AM6:38 PM12:18:17+1:1212:28 PM (72.4°)93.040
Oct 26:19 AM6:38 PM12:19:30+1:1212:28 PM (72.8°)93.013
Oct 36:18 AM6:38 PM12:20:43+1:1212:28 PM (73.2°)92.986
Oct 46:17 AM6:39 PM12:21:55+1:1212:28 PM (73.6°)92.959
Oct 56:16 AM6:39 PM12:23:08+1:1212:27 PM (73.9°)92.932
* 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

1:59 PM

Altitude

49.7°

Heading

303° NW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.0%

Moon in Rarotonga - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 295:42 AM5:53 PM-11:46 AM(65.3°)247,7641.2%
Sep 306:19 AM6:43 PM-12:29 PM(69.4°)249,4260.0%
Oct 16:56 AM7:32 PM-1:13 PM(73.3°)250,7860.9%
Oct 27:33 AM8:21 PM-1:56 PM(77.0°)251,7693.7%
Oct 38:11 AM9:11 PM-2:40 PM(80.4°)252,2848.3%
Oct 48:51 AM10:00 PM-3:24 PM(83.2°)252,23114.4%
Oct 59:32 AM10:50 PM-4:10 PM(85.3°)251,51821.9%
* 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, Thu, Sep 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:32 AMThu 5:20 PMThu 11:26 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 7:59 AMThu 8:50 PMThu 2:24 PMFairly good visibility
MarsThu 11:24 AMFri 12:56 AMThu 6:10 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterThu 6:18 AMThu 6:23 PMThu 12:21 PMExtremely difficult to see
SaturnThu 10:07 AMThu 11:18 PMThu 4:43 PMAverage visiblity
UranusThu 7:39 PMFri 7:15 AMFri 1:27 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 4:33 PMFri 5:03 AMThu 10:48 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Rarotonga.

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