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Moon: 53.0%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 19, 2017 at 3:54:27 pm


Sunrise Today: 7:07 am 110° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:55 pm 250° West


Moonrise Today: 12:12 am 94° East
Moonset Today: 12:28 pm 264° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 48 minutes (+11s)

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Today's Sun Position in Cotonou

The Sun's altitude in Cotonou 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

3:54 pm

Altitude

39.8°

Heading

237° SW

Phase

Daylight

Day length

11h 48m 24s

Change since

Yesterday: +11s

Winter: +3m 4s

Summer: -41m 11s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Cotonou Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Cotonou 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 – 5:53 am
Astro. Twilight5:53 am – 6:19 am
Nautical Twilight6:19 am – 6:45 am
Civil Twilight6:45 am – 7:07 am
Daylight7:07 am – 6:55 pm
Civil Twilight6:55 pm – 7:17 pm
Nautical Twilight7:17 pm – 7:43 pm
Astro. Twilight7:43 pm – 8:09 pm
Night8:09 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 197:07 am6:55 pm11:48:24+0:111:01 pm (63.4°)91.465
Jan 207:07 am6:56 pm11:48:36+0:121:01 pm (63.6°)91.473
Jan 217:07 am6:56 pm11:48:49+0:121:02 pm (63.8°)91.482
Jan 227:07 am6:56 pm11:49:02+0:121:02 pm (64.1°)91.491
Jan 237:08 am6:57 pm11:49:15+0:131:02 pm (64.3°)91.501
Jan 247:08 am6:57 pm11:49:28+0:131:02 pm (64.5°)91.511
Jan 257:08 am6:58 pm11:49:42+0:131:03 pm (64.8°)91.521
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:29 am
June SolsticeJun 215:24 am
September EquinoxSep 229:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 215:28 pm
* All times are local Cotonou time.

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Today's Moon in Cotonou

The Moon's path in Cotonou 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 2017 Moon Phases

3:54 pm

Altitude

-50.1°

Heading

268° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

53.0%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 1912:12 am12:28 pm-6:21 am(78.6°)248,52456.9%
Jan 2012:57 am1:10 pm-7:04 am(74.8°)250,37847.0%
Jan 211:42 am1:52 pm-7:48 am(71.4°)251,39637.4%
Jan 222:28 am2:36 pm-8:32 am(68.6°)251,56728.3%
Jan 233:15 am3:21 pm-9:18 am(66.3°)250,94720.0%
Jan 244:03 am4:09 pm-10:06 am(64.9°)249,64812.7%
Jan 254:52 am4:58 pm-10:55 am(64.3°)247,8226.8%
* All times are local time for Cotonou. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Cotonou This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Jan 19, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 5:25 amThu 5:10 pmThu 11:18 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 10:04 amThu 10:04 pmThu 4:04 pmGreat visibility
MarsThu 10:30 amThu 10:31 pmThu 4:31 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterFri 12:19 amFri 12:15 pmFri 6:17 amPerfect visibility
SaturnThu 4:35 amThu 4:17 pmThu 10:26 amAverage visiblity
UranusThu 12:06 pmFri 12:15 amThu 6:11 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneThu 9:44 amThu 9:39 pmThu 3:42 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cotonou.

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