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

Moon: 52.3%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 16, 2018 at 1:28:27 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:06 am 100° East
Sunset Today: 6:42 pm 260° West


Moonrise Today: 12:13 pm 112° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:58 am 248° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 35 minutes (+1m 11s)

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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

1:28 pm

Altitude

70.5°

Heading

306° NW

Position

Daylight

Day length

12h 35m 45s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 11s

Winter: +1h 45m

Summer: -50m

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 – 4:51 am
Astro. Twilight4:51 am – 5:17 am
Nautical Twilight5:17 am – 5:44 am
Civil Twilight5:44 am – 6:06 am
Daylight6:06 am – 6:42 pm
Civil Twilight6:42 pm – 7:05 pm
Nautical Twilight7:05 pm – 7:31 pm
Astro. Twilight7:31 pm – 7:58 pm
Night7:58 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rarotonga - Next 7 Days

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2018Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Oct 166:06 am6:42 pm12:35:45+1:1112:24 pm (77.9°)92.654
Oct 176:06 am6:43 pm12:36:56+1:1012:24 pm (78.3°)92.627
Oct 186:05 am6:43 pm12:38:07+1:1012:24 pm (78.6°)92.600
Oct 196:04 am6:43 pm12:39:17+1:1012:23 pm (79.0°)92.574
Oct 206:03 am6:44 pm12:40:27+1:1012:23 pm (79.3°)92.547
Oct 216:03 am6:44 pm12:41:37+1:0912:23 pm (79.7°)92.521
Oct 226:02 am6:45 pm12:42:47+1:0912:23 pm (80.1°)92.495
* 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

1:28 pm

Altitude

15.2°

Heading

106° E

Position

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

52.3%

Moon in Rarotonga - Next 7 days

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2018Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Oct 16-12:58 am12:13 pm6:59 pm(88.9°)251,03454.4%
Oct 17-1:44 am1:04 pm7:46 pm(87.0°)251,10064.0%
Oct 18-2:27 am1:54 pm8:32 pm(84.2°)250,34573.0%
Oct 19-3:07 am2:45 pm9:17 pm(80.7°)248,86881.3%
Oct 20-3:46 am3:36 pm10:02 pm(76.6°)246,81988.4%
Oct 21-4:23 am4:28 pm10:46 pm(72.1°)244,38494.1%
Oct 22-5:01 am5:20 pm11:31 pm(67.2°)241,76698.0%
* 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, Tue, Oct 16, 2018
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 6:59 amTue 7:57 pmTue 1:28 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusTue 6:35 amTue 7:47 pmTue 1:11 pmFairly good visibility
MarsTue 1:28 pmWed 2:36 amTue 8:02 pmPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 7:58 amTue 9:00 pmTue 2:29 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 10:34 amTue 11:52 pmTue 5:13 pmAverage visiblity
UranusTue 7:07 pmWed 6:34 amWed 12:51 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 3:46 pmWed 4:11 amTue 9:58 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Rarotonga.

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