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

Moon: 81.8%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 25, 2016 at 8:56:59 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:07 AM 68° East
Sunset Today: 6:05 PM 292° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:46 PM 108° East
Moonset Today: 10:17 AM 251° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 58 minutes (-37s)

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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 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

8:56 PM

Altitude

-39.2°

Heading

281° W

Phase

Night

Day length

10h 58m 37s

Change since

Yesterday: -37s

Winter: +8m 12s

Summer: -2h 27m

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 – 5:49 AM
Astro. Twilight5:49 AM – 6:16 AM
Nautical Twilight6:16 AM – 6:43 AM
Civil Twilight6:43 AM – 7:07 AM
Daylight7:07 AM – 6:05 PM
Civil Twilight6:05 PM – 6:29 PM
Nautical Twilight6:29 PM – 6:56 PM
Astro. Twilight6:56 PM – 7:23 PM
Night7:23 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Rarotonga - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 257:07 AM6:05 PM10:58:37−0:3712:36 PM (47.6°)94.169
May 267:07 AM6:05 PM10:58:01−0:3512:36 PM (47.5°)94.185
May 277:08 AM6:05 PM10:57:26−0:3412:36 PM (47.3°)94.202
May 287:08 AM6:05 PM10:56:53−0:3312:36 PM (47.1°)94.218
May 297:08 AM6:05 PM10:56:20−0:3212:37 PM (47.0°)94.234
May 307:09 AM6:05 PM10:55:50−0:3012:37 PM (46.8°)94.249
May 317:09 AM6:05 PM10:55:20−0:2912:37 PM (46.7°)94.264
* 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

8:56 PM

Altitude

-11.0°

Heading

113° SE

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

81.8%

Moon in Rarotonga - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 25-10:17 AM9:46 PM3:35 AM(86.7°)243,68187.1%
May 26-11:05 AM10:41 PM4:26 AM(85.2°)241,22479.2%
May 27-11:51 AM11:37 PM5:17 AM(82.7°)238,54369.8%
May 28-12:36 PM-6:08 AM(79.3°)235,69959.3%
May 2912:34 AM1:20 PM-6:58 AM(75.3°)232,80147.9%
May 301:32 AM2:04 PM-7:50 AM(70.8°)230,01436.4%
May 312:31 AM2:49 PM-8:42 AM(66.0°)227,55025.3%
* 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, Wed, May 25, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:33 AMThu 4:56 PMThu 11:14 AMDifficult
VenusThu 6:54 AMThu 5:54 PMThu 12:24 PMSlightly difficult
MarsWed 5:37 PMThu 6:50 AMThu 12:13 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 1:34 PMThu 1:14 AMWed 7:24 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 6:32 PMFri 7:42 AMFri 1:07 AMPerfect visibility
UranusThu 3:57 AMThu 3:34 PMThu 9:46 AMDifficult
NeptuneThu 1:01 AMThu 1:29 PMThu 7:15 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Rarotonga.

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