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Moon: 0.4%

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Current Time: Dec 21, 2014 at 4:39:51 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:54 AM 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:20 PM 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 5:45 AM 110° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:15 PM 250° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 25 minutes

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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

4:39 AM

Altitude

-15.7°

Heading

124° SE

Phase

Astronomical Twilight

Day length
13h 25m 44s

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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 – 4:29 AM
Astro. Twilight4:29 AM – 5:00 AM
Nautical Twilight5:00 AM – 5:30 AM
Civil Twilight5:30 AM – 5:54 AM
Daylight5:54 AM – 7:20 PM
Civil Twilight7:20 PM – 7:45 PM
Nautical Twilight7:45 PM – 8:15 PM
Astro. Twilight8:15 PM – 8:45 PM
Night8:45 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Rarotonga - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 215:54 AM7:20 PM13:25:44< 1s12:37 PM (87.8°)91.450
Dec 225:55 AM7:21 PM13:25:43−0:0112:38 PM (87.8°)91.444
Dec 235:56 AM7:21 PM13:25:40−0:0212:38 PM (87.8°)91.438
Dec 245:56 AM7:22 PM13:25:36−0:0412:39 PM (87.8°)91.433
Dec 255:57 AM7:22 PM13:25:29−0:0612:39 PM (87.9°)91.428
Dec 265:57 AM7:23 PM13:25:21−0:0812:40 PM (87.9°)91.423
Dec 275:58 AM7:23 PM13:25:11−0:0912:40 PM (87.9°)91.419
* All times are in local Rarotonga time.

December Solstice (Summer Solstice) is on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 1:03 PM in Rarotonga. This day is 2 hours, 35 minutes longer than on June Solstice. In locations south of Equator, the longest day of the year is around this date.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 2112:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 224:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 211:03 PM
* 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 2014 Moon Phases

4:39 AM

Altitude

-14.0°

Heading

116° SE

Phase

Near New Moon (Waning Crescent)

Percent Illuminated

0.4%

Moon in Rarotonga - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 215:45 AM7:15 PM-12:30 PM(86.4°)229,8180.2%
Dec 226:45 AM8:12 PM-1:29 PM(85.6°)227,9021.3%
Dec 237:47 AM9:06 PM-2:28 PM(83.4°)226,8745.4%
Dec 248:49 AM9:57 PM-3:25 PM(80.2°)226,74112.2%
Dec 259:52 AM10:45 PM-4:20 PM(76.2°)227,40921.2%
Dec 2610:53 AM11:30 PM-5:13 PM(71.7°)228,71231.9%
Dec 2711:52 AM--6:05 PM(67.0°)230,46043.3%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Rarotonga time.

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