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Moon: 8.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jul 25, 2017 at 10:00:06 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:44 am 70° East
Sunset Today: 7:09 pm 290° West


Moonrise Today: 8:34 am 78° East
Moonset Today: 9:10 pm 280° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 25 minutes (-13s)

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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

10:00 pm

Altitude

-39.4°

Heading

302° NW

Position

Night

Day length

12h 25m 14s

Change since

Yesterday: -13s

Winter: +39m 52s

Summer: -4m 19s

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 – 5:29 am
Astro. Twilight5:29 am – 5:56 am
Nautical Twilight5:56 am – 6:21 am
Civil Twilight6:21 am – 6:44 am
Daylight6:44 am – 7:09 pm
Civil Twilight7:09 pm – 7:31 pm
Nautical Twilight7:31 pm – 7:57 pm
Astro. Twilight7:57 pm – 8:23 pm
Night8:23 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Cotonou - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 256:44 am7:09 pm12:25:14−0:1312:56 pm (76.8°)94.418
Jul 266:44 am7:09 pm12:25:00−0:1412:56 pm (77.1°)94.408
Jul 276:44 am7:09 pm12:24:46−0:1412:56 pm (77.3°)94.398
Jul 286:44 am7:08 pm12:24:31−0:1412:56 pm (77.5°)94.388
Jul 296:44 am7:08 pm12:24:16−0:1512:56 pm (77.7°)94.377
Jul 306:44 am7:08 pm12:24:00−0:1512:56 pm (78.0°)94.365
Jul 316:44 am7:08 pm12:23:45−0:1512:56 pm (78.2°)94.353
* 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

10:00 pm

Altitude

-12.5°

Heading

282° W

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

8.1%

Moon in Cotonou - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 258:34 am9:10 pm-2:53 pm(84.8°)231,4876.4%
Jul 269:28 am9:59 pm-3:44 pm(89.1°)235,09513.2%
Jul 2710:19 am10:45 pm-4:33 pm(86.4°)238,87521.6%
Jul 2811:08 am11:28 pm-5:19 pm(81.9°)242,51431.0%
Jul 2911:55 am--6:04 pm(77.6°)245,74841.0%
Jul 30-12:11 am12:41 pm6:48 pm(73.7°)248,37351.1%
Jul 31-12:54 am1:28 pm7:33 pm(70.3°)250,26161.0%
* 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, Tue, Jul 25, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 8:35 amWed 8:49 pmWed 2:42 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 3:54 amWed 4:20 pmWed 10:07 amGood visibility
MarsWed 6:46 amWed 7:10 pmWed 12:58 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterTue 11:38 amTue 11:36 pmTue 5:37 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 4:09 pmWed 3:51 amTue 10:00 pmPerfect visibility
UranusWed 12:14 amWed 12:26 pmWed 6:20 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneWed 9:34 pmThu 9:30 amThu 3:32 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Cotonou.

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