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Moon: 1.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 31, 2016 at 1:45:01 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:31 AM 81° East
Sunset Today: 6:45 PM 278° West


Moonrise Today: 5:37 AM 78° East
Moonset Today: 6:11 PM 280° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 14 minutes (-20s)

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Today's Sun Position in Benin City

The Sun's altitude in Benin City 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

1:45 AM

Altitude

-67.6°

Heading

49° NE

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 14m 6s

Change since

Yesterday: -20s

Winter: +28m 39s

Summer: -15m 23s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Benin City Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Benin City 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 – 5:20 AM
Astro. Twilight5:20 AM – 5:45 AM
Nautical Twilight5:45 AM – 6:10 AM
Civil Twilight6:10 AM – 6:31 AM
Daylight6:31 AM – 6:45 PM
Civil Twilight6:45 PM – 7:06 PM
Nautical Twilight7:06 PM – 7:30 PM
Astro. Twilight7:30 PM – 7:55 PM
Night7:55 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Benin City - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 316:31 AM6:45 PM12:14:06−0:2012:38 PM (88.0°)93.824
Sep 16:30 AM6:44 PM12:13:46−0:2012:37 PM (88.3°)93.802
Sep 26:30 AM6:44 PM12:13:25−0:2012:37 PM (88.7°)93.779
Sep 36:30 AM6:43 PM12:13:05−0:2012:37 PM (89.0°)93.757
Sep 46:30 AM6:43 PM12:12:45−0:2012:36 PM (89.4°)93.733
Sep 56:30 AM6:42 PM12:12:24−0:2012:36 PM (89.8°)93.710
Sep 66:30 AM6:42 PM12:12:04−0:2012:36 PM (89.8°)93.686
* All times are local time for Benin City. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Benin City on Sep 1

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:30 AM
June SolsticeJun 2011:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 223:21 PM
December SolsticeDec 2111:44 AM
* All times are local Benin City time.

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Today's Moon in Benin City

The Moon's path in Benin City 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

1:45 AM

Altitude

-53.1°

Heading

60° NE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.9%

Moon in Benin City - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 315:37 AM6:11 PM-11:55 AM(85.3°)242,1170.9%
Sep 16:27 AM6:56 PM-12:42 PM(89.0°)244,3700.0%
Sep 27:14 AM7:39 PM-1:27 PM(87.1°)246,5401.3%
Sep 38:01 AM8:21 PM-2:11 PM(83.0°)248,5034.7%
Sep 48:46 AM9:03 PM-2:55 PM(79.1°)250,1129.8%
Sep 59:31 AM9:44 PM-3:38 PM(75.3°)251,21816.4%
Sep 610:16 AM10:27 PM-4:22 PM(72.0°)251,68224.2%
* All times are local time for Benin City. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Benin City This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Aug 31, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 7:47 AMWed 7:46 PMWed 1:47 PMDifficult to see
VenusWed 8:03 AMWed 8:08 PMWed 2:05 PMFairly good visibility
MarsWed 12:54 PMThu 12:35 AMWed 6:44 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 7:50 AMWed 7:54 PMWed 1:52 PMAverage visiblity
SaturnWed 12:39 PMThu 12:23 AMWed 6:31 PMAverage visiblity
UranusTue 9:24 PMWed 9:34 AMWed 3:29 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 6:52 PMWed 6:47 AMWed 12:49 AMSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Benin City.

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