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

Moon: 7.3%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Oct 20, 2014 at 11:28:34 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:32 AM 103° East
Sunset Today: 6:26 PM 257° West


Moonrise Today: 4:19 AM 87° East
Moonset Today: 4:50 PM 271° West


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 53 minutes (-2m 38s)

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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

11:28 PM

Altitude

-53.3°

Heading

321° NW

Phase

Night

Day length
10h 53m 19s

-2m 38s 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 – 6:00 AM
Astro. Twilight6:00 AM – 6:32 AM
Nautical Twilight6:32 AM – 7:04 AM
Civil Twilight7:04 AM – 7:32 AM
Daylight7:32 AM – 6:26 PM
Civil Twilight6:26 PM – 6:54 PM
Nautical Twilight6:54 PM – 7:26 PM
Astro. Twilight7:26 PM – 7:58 PM
Night7:58 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Oct 207:32 AM6:26 PM10:53:19−2:3812:59 PM (37.9°)92.562
Oct 217:33 AM6:24 PM10:50:41−2:3712:59 PM (37.6°)92.537
Oct 227:35 AM6:23 PM10:48:04−2:3712:59 PM (37.2°)92.511
Oct 237:36 AM6:21 PM10:45:27−2:3612:59 PM (36.9°)92.486
Oct 247:37 AM6:20 PM10:42:52−2:3512:59 PM (36.5°)92.460
Oct 257:38 AM6:18 PM10:40:17−2:3412:59 PM (36.2°)92.435
Oct 267:39 AM6:17 PM10:37:43−2:3312:58 PM (35.8°)92.409
* All times are in local Des Moines time.

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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

11:28 PM

Altitude

-49.0°

Heading

11° N

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

7.3%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Oct 204:19 AM4:50 PM-10:38 AM(49.0°)249,70710.2%
Oct 215:16 AM5:20 PM-11:22 AM(45.1°)247,9734.9%
Oct 226:15 AM5:50 PM-12:06 PM(41.1°)245,9161.5%
Oct 237:16 AM6:23 PM-12:52 PM(37.4°)243,6890.0%
Oct 248:17 AM7:00 PM-1:41 PM(34.1°)241,4250.8%
Oct 259:19 AM7:41 PM-2:32 PM(31.5°)239,2223.9%
Oct 2610:19 AM8:28 PM-3:25 PM(29.7°)237,1459.4%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Des Moines time.

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