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

Moon: 6.9%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Dec 19, 2014 at 11:41:18 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:37 AM 121° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:47 PM 239° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 4:50 AM 111° Southeast
Moonset Today: 3:11 PM 247° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 9 minutes (-11s)

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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

11:41 AM

Altitude

24.7°

Heading

173° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length
9h 9m 44s

-11s shorter

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 – 5:56 AM
Astro. Twilight5:56 AM – 6:30 AM
Nautical Twilight6:30 AM – 7:05 AM
Civil Twilight7:05 AM – 7:37 AM
Daylight7:37 AM – 4:47 PM
Civil Twilight4:47 PM – 5:18 PM
Nautical Twilight5:18 PM – 5:53 PM
Astro. Twilight5:53 PM – 6:27 PM
Night6:27 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Dec 197:37 AM4:47 PM9:09:44−0:1112:12 PM (25.0°)91.466
Dec 207:37 AM4:47 PM9:09:37−0:0712:12 PM (25.0°)91.459
Dec 217:38 AM4:47 PM9:09:34−0:0212:13 PM (25.0°)91.453
Dec 227:38 AM4:48 PM9:09:35+0:0112:13 PM (25.0°)91.447
Dec 237:39 AM4:49 PM9:09:40+0:0512:14 PM (25.0°)91.441
Dec 247:39 AM4:49 PM9:09:50+0:0912:14 PM (25.0°)91.436
Dec 257:40 AM4:50 PM9:10:04+0:1312:15 PM (25.1°)91.431
* All times are in local Des Moines time.

December Solstice (Winter Solstice) is on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 5:03 PM in Des Moines. In most locations north of Equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2014

2014DateTime
March EquinoxMar 2011:57 AM
June SolsticeJun 215:51 AM
September EquinoxSep 229:29 PM
December SolsticeDec 215:03 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 2014 Moon Phases

11:41 AM

Altitude

27.0°

Heading

206° SW

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

6.9%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Dec 194:50 AM3:11 PM-10:02 AM(31.2°)236,3607.2%
Dec 205:53 AM4:00 PM-10:57 AM(29.4°)233,0602.5%
Dec 216:54 AM4:56 PM-11:55 AM(28.8°)230,2590.3%
Dec 227:51 AM5:59 PM-12:54 PM(29.4°)228,1890.9%
Dec 238:43 AM7:06 PM-1:52 PM(31.3°)226,9944.4%
Dec 249:29 AM8:17 PM-2:50 PM(34.3°)226,70110.8%
Dec 2510:11 AM9:28 PM-3:46 PM(38.2°)227,23319.4%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Des Moines time.

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