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Moon: 0.3%

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Current Time: Oct 1, 2016 at 2:08:25 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:20 AM 94° East
Sunset Today: 6:38 PM 266° West


Moonrise Today: 6:56 AM 94° East
Moonset Today: 7:32 PM 264° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 18 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

2:08 AM

Altitude

-55.3°

Heading

132° SE

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 18m 17s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 12s

Winter: +1h 27m

Summer: -1h 7m

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 – 5:05 AM
Astro. Twilight5:05 AM – 5:31 AM
Nautical Twilight5:31 AM – 5:57 AM
Civil Twilight5:57 AM – 6:20 AM
Daylight6:20 AM – 6:38 PM
Civil Twilight6:38 PM – 7:00 PM
Nautical Twilight7:00 PM – 7:26 PM
Astro. Twilight7:26 PM – 7:52 PM
Night7:52 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Rarotonga - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
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
Oct 66:15 AM6:39 PM12:24:21+1:1212:27 PM (74.3°)92.905
Oct 76:14 AM6:40 PM12:25:33+1:1212:27 PM (74.7°)92.877
* 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

2:08 AM

Altitude

-59.9°

Heading

141° SE

Phase

Near New Moon (Waxing Crescent)

Percent illuminated

0.3%

Moon in Rarotonga - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
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%
Oct 610:16 AM11:39 PM-4:57 PM(86.7°)250,07830.5%
Oct 711:03 AM--5:45 PM(87.3°)247,88740.0%
* 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, Sat, Oct 1, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySat 5:32 AMSat 5:23 PMSat 11:28 AMSlightly difficult to see
VenusSat 7:59 AMSat 8:53 PMSat 2:25 PMFairly good visibility
MarsSat 11:22 AMSun 12:54 AMSat 6:08 PMAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 6:11 AMSat 6:17 PMSat 12:14 PMVery difficult to see
SaturnSat 10:00 AMSat 11:11 PMSat 4:36 PMAverage visiblity
UranusFri 7:35 PMSat 7:11 AMSat 1:23 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneSat 4:25 PMSun 4:55 AMSat 10:40 PMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Rarotonga.

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