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Moon: 92.9%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: May 24, 2016 at 2:58:16 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:21 AM 69° East
Sunset Today: 6:48 PM 291° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:07 PM 109° East
Moonset Today: 8:23 AM 251° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 26 minutes (+12s)

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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

2:58 PM

Altitude

52.3°

Heading

296° NW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

12h 26m 39s

Change since

Yesterday: +12s

Winter: +41m 12s

Summer: -2m 50s

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 – 5:06 AM
Astro. Twilight5:06 AM – 5:33 AM
Nautical Twilight5:33 AM – 5:59 AM
Civil Twilight5:59 AM – 6:21 AM
Daylight6:21 AM – 6:48 PM
Civil Twilight6:48 PM – 7:10 PM
Nautical Twilight7:10 PM – 7:36 PM
Astro. Twilight7:36 PM – 8:03 PM
Night8:03 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Benin City - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 246:21 AM6:48 PM12:26:39+0:1212:34 PM (75.5°)94.144
May 256:21 AM6:48 PM12:26:51+0:1112:34 PM (75.3°)94.161
May 266:21 AM6:48 PM12:27:02+0:1112:35 PM (75.1°)94.178
May 276:21 AM6:48 PM12:27:13+0:1012:35 PM (74.9°)94.194
May 286:21 AM6:49 PM12:27:24+0:1012:35 PM (74.8°)94.211
May 296:21 AM6:49 PM12:27:34+0:1012:35 PM (74.6°)94.227
May 306:21 AM6:49 PM12:27:44+0:0912:35 PM (74.5°)94.242
* All times are local time for Benin City. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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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

2:58 PM

Altitude

-77.6°

Heading

166° S

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

92.9%

Moon in Benin City - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 24-8:23 AM9:07 PM2:20 AM(64.8°)246,80495.4%
May 25-9:14 AM9:57 PM3:10 AM(64.9°)244,72690.1%
May 26-10:05 AM10:47 PM4:01 AM(66.0°)242,38483.1%
May 27-10:57 AM11:37 PM4:52 AM(68.1°)239,80074.3%
May 28-11:50 AM-5:43 AM(71.0°)237,02064.2%
May 2912:26 AM12:42 PM-6:34 AM(74.7°)234,13053.2%
May 301:15 AM1:35 PM-7:24 AM(79.1°)231,26841.7%
* 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, Tue, May 24, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 5:13 AMTue 5:27 PMTue 11:20 AMDifficult
VenusTue 6:08 AMTue 6:31 PMTue 12:20 PMSlightly difficult
MarsTue 6:29 PMWed 6:11 AMWed 12:20 AMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 1:23 PMWed 1:33 AMTue 7:28 PMPerfect visibility
SaturnTue 7:24 PMWed 7:08 AMWed 1:16 AMPerfect visibility
UranusTue 3:48 AMTue 3:58 PMTue 9:53 AMDifficult
NeptuneWed 1:21 AMWed 1:17 PMWed 7:19 AMVery difficult
* All times are local time for Benin City.

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