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

Moon: 63.6%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jan 18, 2017 at 2:18:59 am


Sunrise Today: 6:13 am 112° Southeast
Sunset Today: 7:27 pm 248° West


Moonset Today: 12:02 pm 266° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 14 minutes (-45s)

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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

2:18 am

Altitude

-43.0°

Heading

151° SE

Phase

Night

Day length

13h 14m 8s

Change since

Yesterday: -45s

Winter: +2h 23m

Summer: -11m 35s

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 – 4:50 am
Astro. Twilight4:50 am – 5:20 am
Nautical Twilight5:20 am – 5:48 am
Civil Twilight5:48 am – 6:13 am
Daylight6:13 am – 7:27 pm
Civil Twilight7:27 pm – 7:51 pm
Nautical Twilight7:51 pm – 8:19 pm
Astro. Twilight8:19 pm – 8:49 pm
Night8:49 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Rarotonga - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 186:13 am7:27 pm13:14:08−0:4512:50 pm (89.1°)91.460
Jan 196:13 am7:27 pm13:13:21−0:4612:50 pm (88.9°)91.468
Jan 206:14 am7:26 pm13:12:33−0:4712:50 pm (88.7°)91.477
Jan 216:15 am7:26 pm13:11:44−0:4912:51 pm (88.5°)91.486
Jan 226:15 am7:26 pm13:10:53−0:5012:51 pm (88.2°)91.495
Jan 236:16 am7:26 pm13:10:02−0:5112:51 pm (88.0°)91.505
Jan 246:17 am7:26 pm13:09:09−0:5212:51 pm (87.7°)91.515
* 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

2:18 am

Altitude

36.9°

Heading

76° E

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

63.6%

Moon in Rarotonga - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 18-12:02 pm-5:46 am(71.1°)247,17662.2%
Jan 1912:10 am12:52 pm-6:29 am(75.1°)249,45952.4%
Jan 2012:47 am1:41 pm-7:12 am(78.7°)250,94242.7%
Jan 211:25 am2:30 pm-7:56 am(81.9°)251,57633.2%
Jan 222:06 am3:20 pm-8:42 am(84.5°)251,38024.5%
Jan 232:48 am4:10 pm-9:28 am(86.4°)250,43816.6%
Jan 243:34 am5:00 pm-10:17 am(87.4°)248,8809.9%
* 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, Wed, Jan 18, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 4:28 amWed 5:45 pmWed 11:06 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 9:43 amWed 10:04 pmWed 3:53 pmGreat visibility
MarsWed 10:13 amWed 10:27 pmWed 4:20 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterTue 11:58 pmWed 12:25 pmWed 6:12 amPerfect visibility
SaturnWed 3:39 amWed 4:54 pmWed 10:17 amAverage visiblity
UranusWed 12:12 pmWed 11:51 pmWed 6:02 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 9:18 amWed 9:48 pmWed 3:33 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Rarotonga.

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