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

Moon: 74.6%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Aug 20, 2018 at 12:25:44 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:58 am 77° East
Sunset Today: 6:26 pm 283° West


Moonrise Today: 2:01 pm 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 2:42 am 249° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 28 minutes (+1m 3s)

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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

12:25 pm

Altitude

56.3°

Heading

7° N

Position

Daylight

Day length

11h 28m 33s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 3s

Winter: +38m 11s

Summer: -1h 57m

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 – 5:43 am
Astro. Twilight5:43 am – 6:09 am
Nautical Twilight6:09 am – 6:35 am
Civil Twilight6:35 am – 6:58 am
Daylight6:58 am – 6:26 pm
Civil Twilight6:26 pm – 6:49 pm
Nautical Twilight6:49 pm – 7:15 pm
Astro. Twilight7:15 pm – 7:41 pm
Night7:41 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rarotonga - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 206:58 am6:26 pm11:28:33+1:0312:42 pm (56.6°)94.047
Aug 216:57 am6:27 pm11:29:38+1:0412:42 pm (56.9°)94.027
Aug 226:56 am6:27 pm11:30:43+1:0412:41 pm (57.2°)94.008
Aug 236:55 am6:27 pm11:31:48+1:0512:41 pm (57.6°)93.988
Aug 246:55 am6:27 pm11:32:54+1:0512:41 pm (57.9°)93.968
Aug 256:54 am6:28 pm11:34:00+1:0612:41 pm (58.3°)93.948
Aug 266:53 am6:28 pm11:35:06+1:0612:40 pm (58.6°)93.927
* All times are local time for Rarotonga. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2018

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2018DateTime
March EquinoxMar 206:15 am
June SolsticeJun 2112:07 am
September EquinoxSep 223:54 pm
December SolsticeDec 2112:23 pm
* 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 2018 Moon Phases

12:25 pm

Altitude

-20.0°

Heading

122° SE

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

74.6%

Moon in Rarotonga - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 20-2:42 am2:01 pm8:46 pm(89.2°)250,72177.4%
Aug 21-3:33 am2:48 pm9:35 pm(89.5°)251,74485.1%
Aug 22-4:21 am3:37 pm10:23 pm(88.8°)252,11491.3%
Aug 23-5:07 am4:27 pm11:10 pm(87.2°)251,91096.0%
Aug 24-5:51 am5:18 pm11:56 pm(84.7°)251,21798.9%
Aug 25-6:32 am6:09 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Aug 26-7:12 am6:59 pm12:42 am(81.4°)250,117100.0%
* 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, Mon, Aug 20, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 5:58 amMon 5:14 pmMon 11:36 amDifficult to see
VenusMon 9:16 amMon 9:43 pmMon 3:29 pmGreat visibility
MarsMon 4:04 pmTue 5:36 amMon 10:50 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterMon 11:09 amTue 12:02 amMon 5:35 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 2:13 pmTue 3:31 amMon 8:52 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 10:58 pmTue 10:24 amTue 4:41 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneMon 7:36 pmTue 8:00 amTue 1:48 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rarotonga.

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