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Flag for U.S.A. Des Moines, U.S.A. — Sunrise, sunset, moon times for today

Moon: 81.1%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Sep 2, 2015 at 6:04:48 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:41 AM 79° East
Sunset Today: 7:46 PM 281° West


Moonrise Today: 10:23 PM 74° East
Moonset Today: 11:17 AM 284° West


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 4 minutes (-2m 40s)

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Today's Sun Position in Des Moines

The Sun's altitude in Des Moines today. The horizontal line signifies the horizon, the vertical lines show the times of sunrise and sunset. Altitude and heading are displayed in the box on the right. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

6:04 AM

Altitude

-7.4°

Heading

72° E

Phase

Nautical Twilight

Day length

13h 4m 58s

Change since

Yesterday: -2m 40s

Winter: +3h 55m

Summer: -2h 6m

Night, Twilight and Daylight times in Des Moines today

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Day, night and twilight times in Des Moines 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 – 5:03 AM
Astro. Twilight5:03 AM – 5:39 AM
Nautical Twilight5:39 AM – 6:13 AM
Civil Twilight6:13 AM – 6:41 AM
Daylight6:41 AM – 7:46 PM
Civil Twilight7:46 PM – 8:15 PM
Nautical Twilight8:15 PM – 8:48 PM
Astro. Twilight8:48 PM – 9:24 PM
Night9:24 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 26:41 AM7:46 PM13:04:58−2:401:14 PM (56.3°)93.786
Sep 36:42 AM7:45 PM13:02:17−2:401:14 PM (55.9°)93.764
Sep 46:43 AM7:43 PM12:59:36−2:411:13 PM (55.5°)93.742
Sep 56:44 AM7:41 PM12:56:54−2:411:13 PM (55.1°)93.720
Sep 66:45 AM7:40 PM12:54:12−2:421:13 PM (54.8°)93.697
Sep 76:46 AM7:38 PM12:51:29−2:421:12 PM (54.4°)93.675
Sep 86:47 AM7:36 PM12:48:47−2:421:12 PM (54.0°)93.651
* All times are local time for Des Moines. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:46 PM
June SolsticeJun 2111:39 AM
September EquinoxSep 233:22 AM
December SolsticeDec 2110:49 PM
* All times are local Des Moines time.

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Today's moon in Des Moines

The Moon's path in Des Moines 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 2015 Moon Phases

6:04 AM

Altitude

51.0°

Heading

220° SW

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

81.1%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Sep 2-11:17 AM10:23 PM4:26 AM(57.0°)226,60281.8%
Sep 3-12:26 PM11:06 PM5:21 AM(60.8°)229,63971.5%
Sep 4-1:31 PM11:51 PM6:15 AM(63.7°)233,05560.4%
Sep 5-2:31 PM-7:09 AM(65.5°)236,56249.1%
Sep 612:41 AM3:25 PM-8:03 AM(66.2°)239,92838.2%
Sep 71:33 AM4:14 PM-8:54 AM(65.8°)242,98828.1%
Sep 82:28 AM4:57 PM-9:45 AM(64.6°)245,65019.2%
* All times are local time for Des Moines. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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