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

Moon: 82.4%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Feb 28, 2015 at 11:15:44 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:51 AM 100° East
Sunset Today: 6:04 PM 260° West


Moonrise Today: 1:44 PM 67° East
Moonset Today: 3:34 AM 294° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 11 hours, 12 minutes (+2m 44s)

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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

11:15 PM

Altitude

-52.7°

Heading

330° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

11h 12m 29s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 44s

Winter: +2h 2m

Summer: -3h 59m

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 – 5:19 AM
Astro. Twilight5:19 AM – 5:51 AM
Nautical Twilight5:51 AM – 6:23 AM
Civil Twilight6:23 AM – 6:51 AM
Daylight6:51 AM – 6:04 PM
Civil Twilight6:04 PM – 6:32 PM
Nautical Twilight6:32 PM – 7:04 PM
Astro. Twilight7:04 PM – 7:36 PM
Night7:36 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
FebSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Feb 286:51 AM6:04 PM11:12:29+2:4412:27 PM (40.5°)92.086
Mar 16:50 AM6:05 PM11:15:14+2:4412:27 PM (40.9°)92.108
Mar 26:48 AM6:06 PM11:17:59+2:4512:27 PM (41.3°)92.130
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
* All times are local time for Des Moines. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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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

11:15 PM

Altitude

52.1°

Heading

238° SW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

82.4%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
FebMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Feb 28-3:34 AM1:44 PM9:02 PM(64.4°)248,66481.7%
Mar 1-4:16 AM2:39 PM9:49 PM(62.5°)250,40388.7%
Mar 2-4:54 AM3:34 PM10:35 PM(59.9°)251,59994.1%
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%
* All times are local time for Des Moines. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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