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Moon: 22.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jul 27, 2017 at 11:58:03 am


Sunrise Today: 6:04 am 63° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:36 pm 297° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 10:48 am 86° East
Moonset Today: 11:22 pm 271° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 32 minutes (-1m 56s)

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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

11:58 am

Altitude

61.4°

Heading

136° SE

Position

Daylight

Day length

14h 32m 30s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 56s

Winter: +5h 22m

Summer: -39m 6s

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 – 4:08 am
Astro. Twilight4:08 am – 4:52 am
Nautical Twilight4:52 am – 5:32 am
Civil Twilight5:32 am – 6:04 am
Daylight6:04 am – 8:36 pm
Civil Twilight8:36 pm – 9:08 pm
Nautical Twilight9:08 pm – 9:48 pm
Astro. Twilight9:48 pm – 10:32 pm
Night10:32 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 276:04 am8:36 pm14:32:30−1:561:20 pm (67.5°)94.395
Jul 286:05 am8:35 pm14:30:32−1:581:20 pm (67.2°)94.385
Jul 296:06 am8:34 pm14:28:32−2:001:20 pm (67.0°)94.374
Jul 306:07 am8:33 pm14:26:29−2:021:20 pm (66.7°)94.362
Jul 316:08 am8:32 pm14:24:25−2:041:20 pm (66.5°)94.350
Aug 16:09 am8:31 pm14:22:19−2:061:20 pm (66.2°)94.338
Aug 26:10 am8:30 pm14:20:11−2:081:20 pm (66.0°)94.325
* 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

11:58 am

Altitude

11.7°

Heading

98° E

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

22.1%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 2710:48 am11:22 pm-5:09 pm(49.5°)239,87124.0%
Jul 2811:50 am11:52 pm-5:55 pm(45.0°)243,42633.7%
Jul 2912:51 pm--6:40 pm(40.9°)246,51443.7%
Jul 30-12:22 am1:50 pm7:24 pm(37.1°)248,95253.8%
Jul 31-12:52 am2:48 pm8:09 pm(33.9°)250,63263.5%
Aug 1-1:25 am3:44 pm8:54 pm(31.3°)251,51572.6%
Aug 2-2:01 am4:38 pm9:41 pm(29.4°)251,62680.9%
* 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, Thu, Jul 27, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryThu 8:26 amThu 9:44 pmThu 3:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 3:06 amThu 5:58 pmThu 10:32 amGood visibility
MarsThu 6:01 amThu 8:40 pmThu 1:21 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterThu 12:10 pmThu 11:36 pmThu 5:53 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnThu 5:36 pmFri 2:54 amThu 10:15 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 12:00 midnightThu 1:19 pmThu 6:39 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneThu 10:15 pmFri 9:27 amFri 3:51 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Des Moines.

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