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Flag for Senegal Dakar, Senegal — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 19.2%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 17, 2017 at 9:47:22 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:56 am 76° East
Sunset Today: 7:31 pm 284° West


Moonrise Today: 2:33 am 71° East
Moonset Today: 3:43 pm 290° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 35 minutes (-43s)

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Today's Sun Position in Dakar

The Sun's altitude in Dakar 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

9:47 pm

Altitude

-31.9°

Heading

296° NW

Position

Night

Day length

12h 35m 11s

Change since

Yesterday: -43s

Winter: +1h 19m

Summer: -24m 33s

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Dakar Today

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Day, night, and twilight times in Dakar 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 – 5:41 am
Astro. Twilight5:41 am – 6:08 am
Nautical Twilight6:08 am – 6:33 am
Civil Twilight6:33 am – 6:56 am
Daylight6:56 am – 7:31 pm
Civil Twilight7:31 pm – 7:53 pm
Nautical Twilight7:53 pm – 8:19 pm
Astro. Twilight8:19 pm – 8:45 pm
Night8:45 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Dakar - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Aug 176:56 am7:31 pm12:35:11−0:431:13 pm (88.6°)94.105
Aug 186:56 am7:30 pm12:34:28−0:431:13 pm (88.3°)94.087
Aug 196:56 am7:30 pm12:33:44−0:431:13 pm (87.9°)94.070
Aug 206:56 am7:29 pm12:32:59−0:441:13 pm (87.6°)94.051
Aug 216:56 am7:28 pm12:32:15−0:441:12 pm (87.3°)94.032
Aug 226:56 am7:28 pm12:31:30−0:441:12 pm (86.9°)94.013
Aug 236:56 am7:27 pm12:30:45−0:451:12 pm (86.6°)93.994
* All times are local time for Dakar. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Partial Solar Eclipse visible in Dakar on Aug 21

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2010:29 am
June SolsticeJun 214:24 am
September EquinoxSep 228:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 214:28 pm
* All times are local Dakar time.

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Today's Moon in Dakar

The Moon's path in Dakar 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

9:47 pm

Altitude

-56.5°

Heading

4° N

Position

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

19.2%

Moon in Dakar - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Aug 172:33 am3:43 pm-9:07 am(85.7°)227,93224.4%
Aug 183:31 am4:43 pm-10:07 am(85.2°)227,50314.7%
Aug 194:31 am5:41 pm-11:07 am(86.1°)227,7867.1%
Aug 205:32 am6:36 pm-12:05 pm(88.3°)228,8592.1%
Aug 216:32 am7:27 pm-1:01 pm(88.4°)230,7160.1%
Aug 227:30 am8:15 pm-1:54 pm(84.3°)233,2560.9%
Aug 238:26 am8:59 pm-2:44 pm(79.9°)236,2934.2%
* All times are local time for Dakar. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Dakar This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Aug 17, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 7:56 amFri 8:05 pmFri 2:01 pmVery difficult to see
VenusFri 4:25 amFri 5:17 pmFri 10:51 amGood visibility
MarsFri 6:27 amFri 7:06 pmFri 12:47 pmExtremely difficult to see
JupiterThu 10:43 amThu 10:33 pmThu 4:38 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 3:08 pmFri 2:23 amThu 8:46 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 10:56 pmFri 11:21 amFri 5:09 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneFri 8:25 pmSat 8:12 amSat 2:19 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Dakar.

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