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Moon: 12.2%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: May 28, 2017 at 5:43:58 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:33 am 68° East
Sunset Today: 7:01 pm 292° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 9:12 am 71° East
Moonset Today: 10:00 pm 289° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 27 minutes (+10s)

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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

5:43 pm

Altitude

17.2°

Heading

291° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 27m 26s

Change since

Yesterday: +10s

Winter: +42m 3s

Summer: -2m 8s

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 – 5:18 am
Astro. Twilight5:18 am – 5:45 am
Nautical Twilight5:45 am – 6:11 am
Civil Twilight6:11 am – 6:33 am
Daylight6:33 am – 7:01 pm
Civil Twilight7:01 pm – 7:23 pm
Nautical Twilight7:23 pm – 7:50 pm
Astro. Twilight7:50 pm – 8:16 pm
Night8:16 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
MaySunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
May 286:33 am7:01 pm12:27:25+0:1012:47 pm (74.8°)94.207
May 296:33 am7:01 pm12:27:36+0:1012:47 pm (74.7°)94.222
May 306:33 am7:01 pm12:27:46+0:0912:47 pm (74.5°)94.237
May 316:34 am7:01 pm12:27:55+0:0912:47 pm (74.4°)94.251
Jun 16:34 am7:02 pm12:28:04+0:0912:48 pm (74.3°)94.265
Jun 26:34 am7:02 pm12:28:13+0:0812:48 pm (74.1°)94.278
Jun 36:34 am7:02 pm12:28:21+0:0812:48 pm (74.0°)94.291
* 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

5:43 pm

Altitude

57.2°

Heading

296° NW

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

12.2%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MayMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
May 289:12 am10:00 pm-3:36 pm(77.0°)225,66211.5%
May 2910:13 am10:57 pm-4:35 pm(78.6°)228,85220.4%
May 3011:11 am11:51 pm-5:31 pm(81.3°)232,53430.7%
May 3112:05 pm--6:23 pm(84.8°)236,37341.6%
Jun 1-12:40 am12:57 pm7:12 pm(88.8°)240,07952.5%
Jun 2-1:26 am1:45 pm7:58 pm(86.9°)243,44263.0%
Jun 3-2:10 am2:32 pm8:43 pm(82.6°)246,32372.6%
* 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, Sun, May 28, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:09 amMon 5:27 pmMon 11:18 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 3:42 amMon 3:53 pmMon 9:47 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 7:50 amSun 8:18 pmSun 2:04 pmDifficult to see
JupiterSun 3:16 pmMon 3:15 amSun 9:15 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 8:13 pmMon 7:56 amMon 2:04 amPerfect visibility
UranusMon 3:56 amMon 4:08 pmMon 10:02 amDifficult to see
NeptuneMon 1:27 amMon 1:23 pmMon 7:25 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Cotonou.

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