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

Moon: 97.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 3, 2015 at 10:38:40 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:46 AM 98° East
Sunset Today: 6:07 PM 262° West


Moonrise Today: 4:31 PM 76° East
Moonset Today: 5:28 AM 285° West


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 20 minutes (+2m 45s)

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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

10:38 PM

Altitude

-47.7°

Heading

319° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 20m 44s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 45s

Winter: +2h 11m

Summer: -3h 51m

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 – 5:14 AM
Astro. Twilight5:14 AM – 5:47 AM
Nautical Twilight5:47 AM – 6:19 AM
Civil Twilight6:19 AM – 6:46 AM
Daylight6:46 AM – 6:07 PM
Civil Twilight6:07 PM – 6:35 PM
Nautical Twilight6:35 PM – 7:07 PM
Astro. Twilight7:07 PM – 7:39 PM
Night7:39 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 36:46 AM6:07 PM11:20:44+2:4512:26 PM (41.7°)92.153
Mar 46:45 AM6:08 PM11:23:30+2:4512:26 PM (42.1°)92.176
Mar 56:43 AM6:09 PM11:26:16+2:4612:26 PM (42.5°)92.199
Mar 66:42 AM6:11 PM11:29:03+2:4612:26 PM (42.8°)92.223
Mar 76:40 AM6:12 PM11:31:50+2:4612:26 PM (43.2°)92.247
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 87:38 AM7:13 PM11:34:37+2:471:25 PM (43.6°)92.271
Mar 97:37 AM7:14 PM11:37:24+2:471:25 PM (44.0°)92.296
* All times are local time for Des Moines. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2015

2015DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:45 PM
June SolsticeJun 2111:38 AM
September EquinoxSep 233:20 AM
December SolsticeDec 2110:48 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

10:38 PM

Altitude

56.2°

Heading

163° S

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

97.8%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 3-5:28 AM4:31 PM11:19 PM(56.7°)252,29697.8%
Mar 4-6:00 AM5:27 PM---
Mar 5-6:29 AM6:23 PM12:02 AM(53.2°)252,53699.7%
Mar 6-6:58 AM7:20 PM12:44 AM(49.5°)252,34999.7%
Mar 7-7:27 AM8:17 PM1:27 AM(45.7°)251,74297.9%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Mar 8-8:56 AM10:14 PM3:09 AM(41.9°)250,69994.2%
Mar 9-9:27 AM11:12 PM3:53 AM(38.3°)249,19788.7%
* 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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