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

Moon: 12.8%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Aug 21, 2014 at 1:46:28 PM


Sunrise Today: 6:29 AM 73° East
Sunset Today: 8:05 PM 287° West


Moonrise Today: 2:59 AM 66° East
Moonset Today: 5:36 PM 293° Northwest


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 35 minutes (-2m 32s)

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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

1:46 PM

Altitude

59.6°

Heading

195° S

Phase

Daylight

Day length
13h 35m 48s

-2m 32s 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 – 4:47 AM
Astro. Twilight4:47 AM – 5:25 AM
Nautical Twilight5:25 AM – 6:00 AM
Civil Twilight6:00 AM – 6:29 AM
Daylight6:29 AM – 8:05 PM
Civil Twilight8:05 PM – 8:34 PM
Nautical Twilight8:34 PM – 9:10 PM
Astro. Twilight9:10 PM – 9:47 PM
Night9:47 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
AugSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Aug 216:29 AM8:05 PM13:35:48−2:321:18 PM (60.4°)94.036
Aug 226:30 AM8:04 PM13:33:14−2:331:17 PM (60.0°)94.018
Aug 236:31 AM8:02 PM13:30:40−2:341:17 PM (59.7°)93.998
Aug 246:32 AM8:01 PM13:28:05−2:351:17 PM (59.3°)93.979
Aug 256:33 AM7:59 PM13:25:29−2:351:17 PM (59.0°)93.959
Aug 266:34 AM7:57 PM13:22:52−2:361:16 PM (58.7°)93.939
Aug 276:36 AM7:56 PM13:20:15−2:371:16 PM (58.3°)93.918
* 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

1:46 PM

Altitude

40.0°

Heading

256° W

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent Illuminated

12.8%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AugMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Aug 212:59 AM5:36 PM-10:19 AM(65.0°)250,96613.7%
Aug 223:53 AM6:13 PM-11:06 AM(63.2°)252,0447.7%
Aug 234:48 AM6:48 PM-11:51 AM(60.6°)252,5603.4%
Aug 245:44 AM7:19 PM-12:35 PM(57.5°)252,5710.8%
Aug 256:40 AM7:49 PM-1:18 PM(54.0°)252,1310.1%
Aug 267:37 AM8:17 PM-2:01 PM(50.2°)251,2731.4%
Aug 278:34 AM8:46 PM-2:44 PM(46.2°)250,0054.5%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Des Moines time.

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