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

Moon: 83.9%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Mar 30, 2015 at 10:34:13 PM


Sunrise Today: 7:01 AM 84° East
Sunset Today: 7:37 PM 276° West


Moonrise Today: 3:25 PM 75° East
Moonset Today: 4:29 AM 287° West


Daylight Hours: 12 hours, 36 minutes (+2m 46s)

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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

10:34 PM

Altitude

-31.2°

Heading

310° NW

Phase

Night

Day length

12h 36m 11s

Change since

yesterday: +2m 46s

Winter: +3h 26m

Summer: -2h 35m

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 – 5:26 AM
Astro. Twilight5:26 AM – 6:00 AM
Nautical Twilight6:00 AM – 6:33 AM
Civil Twilight6:33 AM – 7:01 AM
Daylight7:01 AM – 7:37 PM
Civil Twilight7:37 PM – 8:05 PM
Nautical Twilight8:05 PM – 8:38 PM
Astro. Twilight8:38 PM – 9:13 PM
Night9:13 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
MarSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Mar 307:01 AM7:37 PM12:36:11+2:461:19 PM (52.3°)92.830
Mar 317:00 AM7:39 PM12:38:58+2:461:19 PM (52.7°)92.857
Apr 16:58 AM7:40 PM12:41:44+2:461:18 PM (53.0°)92.883
Apr 26:56 AM7:41 PM12:44:31+2:461:18 PM (53.4°)92.909
Apr 36:55 AM7:42 PM12:47:16+2:451:18 PM (53.8°)92.936
Apr 46:53 AM7:43 PM12:50:02+2:451:18 PM (54.2°)92.963
Apr 56:51 AM7:44 PM12:52:47+2:451:17 PM (54.6°)92.990
* 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 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

10:34 PM

Altitude

57.9°

Heading

189° S

Phase

Waxing Gibbous

Percent illuminated

83.9%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2015Moonrise/setMeridian passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Mar 30-4:29 AM3:25 PM10:17 PM(57.8°)251,74183.8%
Mar 31-5:02 AM4:21 PM11:00 PM(54.4°)252,25890.3%
Apr 1-5:32 AM5:17 PM11:42 PM(50.7°)252,18095.2%
Apr 2-6:01 AM6:13 PM---
Apr 3-6:29 AM7:10 PM12:25 AM(46.9°)251,59998.5%
Apr 4-6:59 AM8:08 PM1:08 AM(43.1°)250,60299.9%
Apr 5-7:29 AM9:06 PM1:52 AM(39.4°)249,25699.4%
* 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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