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Moon: 50.8%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Oct 30, 2014 at 11:15:37 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:44 AM 108° East
Sunset Today: 6:12 PM 252° West


Moonrise Today: 1:48 PM 110° East


Daylight Hours: 10 hours, 27 minutes (-2m 29s)

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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

-54.8°

Heading

314° NW

Phase

Night

Day length
10h 27m 36s

-2m 29s 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 – 6:10 AM
Astro. Twilight6:10 AM – 6:43 AM
Nautical Twilight6:43 AM – 7:15 AM
Civil Twilight7:15 AM – 7:44 AM
Daylight7:44 AM – 6:12 PM
Civil Twilight6:12 PM – 6:40 PM
Nautical Twilight6:40 PM – 7:13 PM
Astro. Twilight7:13 PM – 7:45 PM
Night7:45 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
OctSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Oct 307:44 AM6:12 PM10:27:36−2:2912:58 PM (34.5°)92.308
Oct 317:45 AM6:10 PM10:25:08−2:2812:58 PM (34.2°)92.284
Nov 17:47 AM6:09 PM10:22:40−2:2712:58 PM (33.9°)92.259
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Nov 26:48 AM5:08 PM10:20:14−2:2611:58 AM (33.5°)92.235
Nov 36:49 AM5:07 PM10:17:49−2:2511:58 AM (33.2°)92.210
Nov 46:50 AM5:06 PM10:15:25−2:2311:58 AM (32.9°)92.187
Nov 56:51 AM5:04 PM10:13:02−2:2211:58 AM (32.6°)92.163
* All times are in local Des Moines time.

Note that Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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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

11:15 PM

Altitude

11.0°

Heading

240° SW

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent Illuminated

50.8%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
OctMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Oct 301:48 PM--7:06 PM(33.6°)230,60548.8%
Oct 31-12:29 AM2:30 PM8:00 PM(37.1°)229,53960.6%
Nov 1-1:38 AM3:07 PM8:53 PM(41.3°)228,83371.9%
Note: hours shift because clocks change backward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
Nov 2-1:47 AM2:43 PM8:46 PM(45.9°)228,60682.0%
Nov 3-2:57 AM3:19 PM9:38 PM(50.7°)228,97190.3%
Nov 4-4:07 AM3:54 PM10:31 PM(55.2°)230,01296.1%
Nov 5-5:17 AM4:32 PM11:24 PM(59.2°)231,74799.4%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Des Moines time.

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