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Flag for Senegal Dakar, Senegal — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 66.2%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 8, 2016 at 8:30:51 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:23 am 113° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:40 pm 247° West


Moonrise Today: 2:12 pm 91° East
Moonset Today: 1:41 am 266° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 17 minutes (-14s)

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Today's Sun Position in Dakar

The Sun's altitude in Dakar 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

8:30 pm

Altitude

-25.8°

Heading

251° W

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 17m 10s

Change since

Yesterday: -14s

Winter: +1m 32s

Summer: -1h 42m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Dakar Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Dakar 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 – 6:07 am
Astro. Twilight6:07 am – 6:33 am
Nautical Twilight6:33 am – 7:00 am
Civil Twilight7:00 am – 7:23 am
Daylight7:23 am – 6:40 pm
Civil Twilight6:40 pm – 7:04 pm
Nautical Twilight7:04 pm – 7:30 pm
Astro. Twilight7:30 pm – 7:57 pm
Night7:57 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Dakar - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 87:23 am6:40 pm11:17:10−0:141:02 pm (52.6°)91.557
Dec 97:24 am6:41 pm11:16:57−0:131:02 pm (52.5°)91.545
Dec 107:24 am6:41 pm11:16:44−0:121:03 pm (52.4°)91.534
Dec 117:25 am6:41 pm11:16:32−0:111:03 pm (52.3°)91.522
Dec 127:25 am6:42 pm11:16:22−0:101:04 pm (52.2°)91.512
Dec 137:26 am6:42 pm11:16:12−0:091:04 pm (52.1°)91.502
Dec 147:27 am6:43 pm11:16:04−0:081:05 pm (52.1°)91.492
* All times are local time for Dakar. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 204:30 am
June SolsticeJun 2010:34 pm
September EquinoxSep 222:21 pm
December SolsticeDec 2110:44 am
* All times are local Dakar time.

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Today's Moon in Dakar

The Moon's path in Dakar 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

8:30 pm

Altitude

75.1°

Heading

187° S

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

66.2%

Moon in Dakar - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 8-1:41 am2:12 pm8:23 pm(75.2°)230,72466.1%
Dec 9-2:37 am2:59 pm9:15 pm(80.0°)227,59276.8%
Dec 10-3:34 am3:47 pm10:09 pm(84.6°)225,02386.3%
Dec 11-4:34 am4:39 pm11:07 pm(88.7°)223,32193.6%
Dec 12-5:37 am5:34 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Dec 13-6:40 am6:33 pm12:06 am(88.1°)222,73898.3%
Dec 14-7:44 am7:34 pm1:08 am(86.2°)223,40399.8%
* All times are local time for Dakar. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Dakar This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 8, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 8:58 amFri 8:07 pmFri 2:32 pmAverage visiblity
VenusThu 10:36 amThu 9:53 pmThu 4:14 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 11:52 amThu 11:23 pmThu 5:37 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 3:09 amFri 3:00 pmFri 9:05 amFairly good visibility
SaturnFri 7:29 amFri 6:44 pmFri 1:06 pmExtremely difficult to see
UranusThu 3:06 pmFri 3:24 amThu 9:15 pmAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 12:51 pmFri 12:35 amThu 6:43 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Dakar.

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