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

Moon: 14.7%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: Sep 20, 2020 at 5:35:06 am
Sunrise Today: 6:29 am 90° East
Sunset Today: 6:34 pm 270° West
Moonrise Today: 9:13 am 104° East
Moonset Today: 10:27 pm 253° West
Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 5 minutes (+1m 12s)
Location of RarotongaLocation

Today's Sun Position in Rarotonga

Time:5:35 am
Altitude:-13.6°
Direction:95° E
Phase:Astronomical Twilight

Day length today: 12h 4m 58s (Sep 20, 2020)

1 minute, 12 seconds longer than yesterday (Sep 19, 2020)

1 hour, 14 minutes longer than winter solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

1 hour, 20 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Rarotonga Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:16 am
Astro. Twilight5:16 am – 5:41 am
Nautical Twilight5:41 am – 6:07 am
Civil Twilight6:07 am – 6:29 am
Daylight6:29 am – 6:34 pm
Civil Twilight6:34 pm – 6:57 pm
Nautical Twilight6:57 pm – 7:22 pm
Astro. Twilight7:22 pm – 7:48 pm
Night7:48 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rarotonga - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 206:29 am6:34 pm12:04:58+1:1212:32 pm (68.1°)93.333
Sep 216:28 am6:35 pm12:06:11+1:1212:31 pm (68.5°)93.306
Sep 226:27 am6:35 pm12:07:23+1:1212:31 pm (68.9°)93.280
Sep 236:27 am6:35 pm12:08:36+1:1212:31 pm (69.3°)93.253
Sep 246:26 am6:35 pm12:09:49+1:1212:30 pm (69.7°)93.226
Sep 256:25 am6:36 pm12:11:02+1:1212:30 pm (70.1°)93.199
Sep 266:24 am6:36 pm12:12:15+1:1212:30 pm (70.5°)93.172
* All times are local time for Rarotonga. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

September Equinox (Vernal Equinox) is on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 3:30 am in Rarotonga.
Why is the day and night not exactly 12 hours on Equinox?

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Today's Moon in Rarotonga

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Rarotonga - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 209:13 am10:27 pm-3:48 pm(83.5°)226,29818.5%
Sep 2110:00 am11:31 pm-4:43 pm(88.1°)229,05028.8%
Sep 2210:50 am--5:40 pm(88.7°)232,22940.0%
Sep 23-12:34 am11:43 am6:38 pm(87.0°)235,55851.4%
Sep 24-1:34 am12:39 pm7:34 pm(86.8°)238,80762.3%
Sep 25-2:29 am1:36 pm8:29 pm(88.2°)241,81572.4%
Sep 26-3:20 am2:32 pm9:20 pm(89.2°)244,48781.2%
* All times are local time for Rarotonga. They take into account refraction. 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, Sun, Sep 20, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 7:39 amSun 8:16 pmSun 1:57 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 4:14 amSun 3:30 pmSun 9:52 amGood visibility
MarsSat 8:36 pmSun 8:17 amSun 2:26 amPerfect visibility
JupiterSun 1:13 pmMon 2:32 amSun 7:52 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 1:49 pmMon 3:02 amSun 8:26 pmPerfect visibility
UranusSat 9:32 pmSun 8:49 amSun 3:11 amAverage visibility
NeptuneSun 5:48 pmMon 6:08 amSun 11:58 pmSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rarotonga.

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