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Flag for Cook Islands Rarotonga, Cook Islands — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 1.8%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 27, 2017 at 2:56:10 am


Sunrise Today: 6:55 am 75° East
Sunset Today: 6:17 pm 285° West


Moonrise Today: 8:15 am 75° East
Moonset Today: 7:54 pm 287° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 22 minutes (-1m 2s)

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Today's Sun Position in Rarotonga

The Sun's altitude in Rarotonga 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

2:56 am

Altitude

-56.1°

Heading

96° E

Position

Night

Day length

11h 22m 24s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 2s

Winter: +32m 3s

Summer: -2h 3m

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Rarotonga Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Rarotonga 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 – 5:40 am
Astro. Twilight5:40 am – 6:06 am
Nautical Twilight6:06 am – 6:32 am
Civil Twilight6:32 am – 6:55 am
Daylight6:55 am – 6:17 pm
Civil Twilight6:17 pm – 6:40 pm
Nautical Twilight6:40 pm – 7:06 pm
Astro. Twilight7:06 pm – 7:32 pm
Night7:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rarotonga - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 276:55 am6:17 pm11:22:24−1:0212:36 pm (54.7°)93.585
Apr 286:55 am6:17 pm11:21:23−1:0112:36 pm (54.3°)93.609
Apr 296:56 am6:16 pm11:20:22−1:0012:36 pm (54.0°)93.632
Apr 306:56 am6:15 pm11:19:22−1:0012:36 pm (53.7°)93.656
May 16:56 am6:15 pm11:18:22−0:5912:36 pm (53.4°)93.678
May 26:57 am6:14 pm11:17:23−0:5812:36 pm (53.1°)93.701
May 36:57 am6:14 pm11:16:25−0:5812:35 pm (52.8°)93.724
* All times are local time for Rarotonga. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2012:29 am
June SolsticeJun 206:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 2210:02 am
December SolsticeDec 216:28 am
* All times are local Rarotonga time.

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Today's Moon in Rarotonga

The Moon's path in Rarotonga 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

2:56 am

Altitude

-70.5°

Heading

110° SE

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.8%

Moon in Rarotonga - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 278:15 am7:54 pm-2:06 pm(53.2°)223,3343.6%
Apr 289:20 am8:50 pm-3:06 pm(50.4°)224,2709.6%
Apr 2910:24 am9:49 pm-4:07 pm(49.1°)226,20218.2%
Apr 3011:24 am10:49 pm-5:06 pm(49.1°)228,87028.5%
May 112:21 pm11:48 pm-6:04 pm(50.5°)231,97839.7%
May 21:12 pm--6:58 pm(53.0°)235,24951.1%
May 3-12:47 am1:58 pm7:49 pm(56.3°)238,45862.1%
* All times are local time for Rarotonga. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Rarotonga This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Apr 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 6:04 amThu 5:36 pmThu 11:50 amExtremely difficult to see
VenusThu 4:11 amThu 4:10 pmThu 10:11 amGreat visibility
MarsThu 8:57 amThu 7:51 pmThu 2:24 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterThu 5:04 pmFri 5:22 amThu 11:13 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 9:27 pmThu 10:42 amThu 4:05 amPerfect visibility
UranusThu 6:02 amThu 5:36 pmThu 11:49 amExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneThu 3:03 amThu 3:28 pmThu 9:16 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rarotonga.

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