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Moon: 33.5%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jun 29, 2016 at 12:37:18 AM


Sunrise Today: 5:43 AM 57° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:53 PM 303° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 2:07 AM 80° East
Moonset Today: 3:37 PM 283° West


Daylight Hours: 15 hours, 9 minutes (-31s)

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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

12:37 AM

Altitude

-24.5°

Heading

350° N

Phase

Night

Day length

15h 9m 11s

Change since

Yesterday: -31s

Winter: +5h 59m

Summer: -2m 29s

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 – 3:34 AM
Astro. Twilight3:34 AM – 4:26 AM
Nautical Twilight4:26 AM – 5:09 AM
Civil Twilight5:09 AM – 5:43 AM
Daylight5:43 AM – 8:53 PM
Civil Twilight8:53 PM – 9:26 PM
Nautical Twilight9:26 PM – 10:10 PM
Astro. Twilight10:10 PM – 11:02 PM
Night11:02 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 Days

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2016Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JunSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jun 295:43 AM8:53 PM15:09:11−0:311:18 PM (71.6°)94.506
Jun 305:44 AM8:52 PM15:08:35−0:361:18 PM (71.5°)94.508
Jul 15:44 AM8:52 PM15:07:57−0:381:18 PM (71.4°)94.510
Jul 25:45 AM8:52 PM15:07:14−0:421:19 PM (71.4°)94.512
Jul 35:45 AM8:52 PM15:06:27−0:461:19 PM (71.3°)94.513
Jul 45:46 AM8:52 PM15:05:37−0:501:19 PM (71.2°)94.513
Jul 55:47 AM8:51 PM15:04:44−0:531:19 PM (71.1°)94.513
* 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

12:37 AM

Altitude

-16.3°

Heading

65° E

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

33.5%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

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2016Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JunMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jun 292:07 AM3:37 PM-8:48 AM(56.6°)228,30529.8%
Jun 302:46 AM4:47 PM-9:42 AM(60.6°)227,55719.4%
Jul 13:29 AM5:56 PM-10:39 AM(63.8°)227,46010.7%
Jul 24:17 AM7:02 PM-11:38 AM(65.8°)228,1254.4%
Jul 35:11 AM8:02 PM-12:36 PM(66.6°)229,5940.9%
Jul 46:10 AM8:56 PM-1:34 PM(66.1°)231,8150.3%
Jul 57:12 AM9:43 PM-2:30 PM(64.4°)234,6402.4%
* 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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Planets Visible in the Sky in Des Moines This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Jun 29, 2016
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:02 AMWed 8:17 PMWed 12:39 PMSlightly difficult to see
VenusWed 6:11 AMWed 9:20 PMWed 1:45 PMSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 5:17 PMThu 2:43 AMWed 10:00 PMPerfect visibility
JupiterWed 11:30 AMThu 12:19 AMWed 5:54 PMFairly good visibility
SaturnWed 6:34 PMThu 4:05 AMWed 11:20 PMPerfect visibility
UranusWed 1:39 AMWed 2:46 PMWed 8:13 AMDifficult to see
NeptuneWed 12:03 AMWed 11:11 AMWed 5:37 AMDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Des Moines.

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