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Moon: 5.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Nov 24, 2014 at 6:48:39 AM


Sunrise Today: 7:14 AM 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 4:48 PM 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 9:07 AM 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 7:11 PM 245° Southwest


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 33 minutes (-1m 42s)

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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

6:48 AM

Altitude

-4.2°

Heading

113° SE

Phase

Civil Twilight

Day length
9h 33m 55s

-1m 42s 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 – 5:36 AM
Astro. Twilight5:36 AM – 6:10 AM
Nautical Twilight6:10 AM – 6:44 AM
Civil Twilight6:44 AM – 7:14 AM
Daylight7:14 AM – 4:48 PM
Civil Twilight4:48 PM – 5:19 PM
Nautical Twilight5:19 PM – 5:53 PM
Astro. Twilight5:53 PM – 6:26 PM
Night6:26 PM – 11:59 PM

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2014Sunrise/setDaylengthSolar noon
NovSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Nov 247:14 AM4:48 PM9:33:55−1:4212:01 PM (27.8°)91.779
Nov 257:15 AM4:48 PM9:32:15−1:3912:02 PM (27.6°)91.761
Nov 267:16 AM4:47 PM9:30:39−1:3612:02 PM (27.4°)91.744
Nov 277:18 AM4:47 PM9:29:05−1:3312:02 PM (27.2°)91.727
Nov 287:19 AM4:46 PM9:27:34−1:3012:03 PM (27.1°)91.710
Nov 297:20 AM4:46 PM9:26:07−1:2712:03 PM (26.9°)91.694
Nov 307:21 AM4:45 PM9:24:43−1:2412:03 PM (26.7°)91.678
* 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

6:48 AM

Altitude

-24.5°

Heading

94° E

Phase

Waxing Crescent

Percent Illuminated

5.1%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

2014Moonrise/setMeridian passing
NovMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
Nov 249:07 AM7:11 PM-2:09 PM(29.0°)231,8336.7%
Nov 2510:01 AM8:14 PM-3:06 PM(30.2°)230,66913.8%
Nov 2610:48 AM9:21 PM-4:02 PM(32.5°)230,02023.0%
Nov 2711:31 AM10:29 PM-4:57 PM(35.8°)229,82333.6%
Nov 2812:10 PM11:38 PM-5:50 PM(39.9°)229,99845.2%
Nov 2912:46 PM--6:42 PM(44.3°)230,48657.0%
Nov 30-12:47 AM1:20 PM7:33 PM(49.0°)231,25668.3%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local Des Moines time.

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