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Moon: 25.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Apr 30, 2017 at 2:08:20 pm


Sunrise Today: 6:12 am 69° East
Sunset Today: 8:11 pm 291° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:02 am 64° Northeast


Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 59 minutes (+2m 25s)

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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 a separate box. The graph defaults to current time. Hover over it to select a different time. How to use this

Sun's current position over Earth

2:08 pm

Altitude

60.7°

Heading

209° SW

Position

Daylight

Day length

13h 59m 24s

Change since

Yesterday: +2m 25s

Winter: +4h 49m

Summer: -1h 12m

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 – 4:25 am
Astro. Twilight4:25 am – 5:05 am
Nautical Twilight5:05 am – 5:42 am
Civil Twilight5:42 am – 6:12 am
Daylight6:12 am – 8:11 pm
Civil Twilight8:11 pm – 8:41 pm
Nautical Twilight8:41 pm – 9:18 pm
Astro. Twilight9:18 pm – 9:59 pm
Night9:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Apr 306:12 am8:11 pm13:59:24+2:251:11 pm (63.4°)93.651
May 16:10 am8:12 pm14:01:48+2:231:11 pm (63.7°)93.674
May 26:09 am8:13 pm14:04:11+2:221:11 pm (64.0°)93.697
May 36:08 am8:14 pm14:06:32+2:211:11 pm (64.3°)93.720
May 46:07 am8:15 pm14:08:51+2:191:11 pm (64.6°)93.742
May 56:05 am8:16 pm14:11:09+2:181:11 pm (64.9°)93.764
May 66:04 am8:18 pm14:13:26+2:161:10 pm (65.2°)93.786
* 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 2017

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2017DateTime
March EquinoxMar 205:29 am
June SolsticeJun 2011:24 pm
September EquinoxSep 223:02 pm
December SolsticeDec 2110:28 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 2017 Moon Phases

2:08 pm

Altitude

42.4°

Heading

103° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

25.1%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 3010:02 am--5:31 pm(67.1°)228,33826.5%
May 1-12:58 am11:04 am6:29 pm(66.0°)231,38737.6%
May 2-1:49 am12:08 pm7:24 pm(63.7°)234,64649.0%
May 3-2:33 am1:12 pm8:15 pm(60.6°)237,88060.2%
May 4-3:11 am2:16 pm9:04 pm(56.9°)240,92070.5%
May 5-3:44 am3:18 pm9:51 pm(52.8°)243,65979.6%
May 6-4:15 am4:18 pm10:35 pm(48.5°)246,04787.2%
* 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, Sun, Apr 30, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 5:39 amSun 6:43 pmSun 12:12 pmExtremely difficult to see
VenusSun 4:32 amSun 4:49 pmSun 10:40 amGreat visibility
MarsSun 7:29 amSun 10:24 pmSun 2:56 pmSlightly difficult to see
JupiterSun 5:51 pmMon 5:21 amSun 11:36 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 11:46 pmMon 9:03 amMon 4:24 amPerfect visibility
UranusSun 5:38 amSun 6:49 pmSun 12:14 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneSun 4:04 amSun 3:17 pmSun 9:40 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Des Moines.

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