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Moon: 53.4%

Waning Gibbous

Current Time: Jul 26, 2016 at 11:10:39 AM


Sunrise Today: 6:04 AM 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:38 PM 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 12:09 AM 82° East
Moonset Today: 1:28 PM 281° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 34 minutes (-1m 54s)

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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

11:10 AM

Altitude

54.5°

Heading

119° SE

Phase

Daylight

Day length

14h 34m 2s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 54s

Winter: +5h 24m

Summer: -37m 38s

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 – 4:07 AM
Astro. Twilight4:07 AM – 4:52 AM
Nautical Twilight4:52 AM – 5:32 AM
Civil Twilight5:32 AM – 6:04 AM
Daylight6:04 AM – 8:38 PM
Civil Twilight8:38 PM – 9:09 PM
Nautical Twilight9:09 PM – 9:49 PM
Astro. Twilight9:49 PM – 10:34 PM
Night10:34 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 266:04 AM8:38 PM14:34:02−1:541:21 PM (67.6°)94.403
Jul 276:05 AM8:37 PM14:32:06−1:561:21 PM (67.4°)94.393
Jul 286:06 AM8:36 PM14:30:07−1:581:21 PM (67.2°)94.384
Jul 296:06 AM8:35 PM14:28:06−2:001:21 PM (66.9°)94.374
Jul 306:07 AM8:34 PM14:26:03−2:021:21 PM (66.7°)94.363
Jul 316:08 AM8:32 PM14:23:58−2:041:21 PM (66.4°)94.352
Aug 16:09 AM8:31 PM14:21:51−2:061:21 PM (66.2°)94.340
* All times are local time for Des Moines. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Equinoxes & Solstices 2016

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2016DateTime
March EquinoxMar 1911:30 PM
June SolsticeJun 205:34 PM
September EquinoxSep 229:21 AM
December SolsticeDec 214:44 AM
* 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 2016 Moon Phases

11:10 AM

Altitude

23.6°

Heading

259° W

Phase

Waning Gibbous

Percent illuminated

53.4%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 2612:09 AM1:28 PM-6:44 AM(55.1°)229,85755.5%
Jul 2712:46 AM2:37 PM-7:37 AM(59.2°)229,69843.6%
Jul 281:27 AM3:44 PM-8:32 AM(62.6°)229,89432.0%
Jul 292:12 AM4:50 PM-9:28 AM(65.1°)230,48221.5%
Jul 303:02 AM5:51 PM-10:26 AM(66.4°)231,50412.6%
Jul 313:57 AM6:46 PM-11:23 AM(66.4°)232,9925.9%
Aug 14:57 AM7:36 PM-12:18 PM(65.3°)234,9381.7%
* 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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Planets Visible in the Sky in Des Moines This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Tue, Jul 26, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryTue 7:42 AMTue 9:38 PMTue 2:40 PMAverage visiblity
VenusTue 7:12 AMTue 9:23 PMTue 2:18 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsTue 3:55 PMWed 1:10 AMTue 8:33 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterTue 10:05 AMTue 10:42 PMTue 4:24 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnTue 4:42 PMWed 2:14 AMTue 9:28 PMPerfect visibility
UranusMon 11:54 PMTue 1:02 PMTue 6:28 AMAverage visiblity
NeptuneTue 10:12 PMWed 9:19 AMWed 3:46 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Des Moines.

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