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Moon: 27.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Jan 22, 2017 at 4:09:57 am


Sunrise Today: 7:35 am 116° Southeast
Sunset Today: 5:18 pm 244° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 2:54 am 110° Southeast
Moonset Today: 1:19 pm 248° West


Daylight Hours: 9 hours, 43 minutes (+1m 54s)

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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

4:09 am

Altitude

-38.1°

Heading

83° E

Phase

Night

Day length

9h 43m 27s

Change since

Yesterday: +1m 54s

Winter: +33m 49s

Summer: -5h 28m

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 – 5:58 am
Astro. Twilight5:58 am – 6:31 am
Nautical Twilight6:31 am – 7:04 am
Civil Twilight7:04 am – 7:35 am
Daylight7:35 am – 5:18 pm
Civil Twilight5:18 pm – 5:48 pm
Nautical Twilight5:48 pm – 6:22 pm
Astro. Twilight6:22 pm – 6:55 pm
Night6:55 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JanSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jan 227:35 am5:18 pm9:43:27+1:5412:26 pm (28.9°)91.494
Jan 237:34 am5:19 pm9:45:24+1:5712:26 pm (29.2°)91.503
Jan 247:33 am5:21 pm9:47:23+1:5912:27 pm (29.4°)91.513
Jan 257:32 am5:22 pm9:49:25+2:0112:27 pm (29.7°)91.524
Jan 267:32 am5:23 pm9:51:30+2:0412:27 pm (29.9°)91.535
Jan 277:31 am5:24 pm9:53:36+2:0612:27 pm (30.2°)91.546
Jan 287:30 am5:26 pm9:55:45+2:0812:27 pm (30.4°)91.557
* All times are local time for Des Moines. 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

4:09 am

Altitude

11.5°

Heading

123° SE

Phase

Waning Crescent

Percent illuminated

27.4%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JanMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jan 222:54 am1:19 pm-8:09 am(32.3°)251,47526.0%
Jan 233:49 am1:58 pm-8:55 am(30.3°)250,66117.9%
Jan 244:42 am2:42 pm-9:43 am(29.1°)249,20611.0%
Jan 255:34 am3:31 pm-10:32 am(28.7°)247,2685.5%
Jan 266:22 am4:25 pm-11:22 am(29.4°)245,0271.8%
Jan 277:06 am5:23 pm-12:13 pm(31.1°)242,6590.1%
Jan 287:47 am6:25 pm-1:03 pm(33.6°)240,3140.7%
* All times are local time for Des Moines. 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, Jan 22, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercurySun 6:06 amSun 3:23 pmSun 10:44 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusSun 9:36 amSun 9:17 pmSun 3:26 pmGreat visibility
MarsSun 9:56 amSun 9:47 pmSun 3:51 pmAverage visiblity
JupiterSat 11:58 pmSun 11:08 amSun 5:33 amPerfect visibility
SaturnSun 5:00 amSun 2:17 pmSun 9:39 amAverage visiblity
UranusSun 10:53 amSun 11:51 pmSun 5:22 pmDifficult to see
NeptuneSun 9:22 amSun 8:25 pmSun 2:54 pmVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Des Moines.

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