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Des Moines, IA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 63.2%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Sep 25, 2020 at 2:34:52 am
Sunrise Today: 7:05 am 91° East
Sunset Today: 7:05 pm 269° West
Moonrise Today: 4:17 pm 123° Southeast
Moonset Today: 12:34 am 236° Southwest
Daylight Hours: 12 hours (-2m 45s)
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Today's Sun Position in Des Moines

Time:2:34 am
Altitude:-44.8°
Direction:32° NE
Phase:Night

Day length today: 11h 59m 52s (Sep 25, 2020)

2 minutes, 45 seconds shorter than yesterday (Sep 24, 2020)

2 hours, 50 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2019)

3 hours, 11 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 20, 2020)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Des Moines Today

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Night12:00 am – 5:32 am
Astro. Twilight5:32 am – 6:05 am
Nautical Twilight6:05 am – 6:37 am
Civil Twilight6:37 am – 7:05 am
Daylight7:05 am – 7:05 pm
Civil Twilight7:05 pm – 7:33 pm
Nautical Twilight7:33 pm – 8:05 pm
Astro. Twilight8:05 pm – 8:38 pm
Night8:38 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 Days

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2020Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
SepSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Sep 257:05 am7:05 pm11:59:52−2:451:05 pm (47.2°)93.204
Sep 267:06 am7:03 pm11:57:07−2:451:05 pm (46.8°)93.177
Sep 277:07 am7:01 pm11:54:21−2:451:05 pm (46.4°)93.150
Sep 287:08 am7:00 pm11:51:35−2:451:04 pm (46.0°)93.123
Sep 297:09 am6:58 pm11:48:50−2:451:04 pm (45.6°)93.097
Sep 307:10 am6:56 pm11:46:05−2:451:04 pm (45.2°)93.070
Oct 17:11 am6:55 pm11:43:20−2:451:03 pm (44.9°)93.043
* All times are local time for Des Moines. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Des Moines

Year 2020 Moon Phases

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
SepMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Sep 25-12:34 am4:17 pm8:54 pm(24.2°)241,28570.7%
Sep 26-1:35 am4:59 pm9:46 pm(26.6°)244,02479.7%
Sep 27-2:38 am5:35 pm10:35 pm(30.0°)246,38987.3%
Sep 28-3:42 am6:05 pm11:21 pm(34.1°)248,36893.2%
Sep 29-4:44 am6:31 pmMoon does not pass the meridian on this day.
Sep 30-5:45 am6:55 pm12:04 am(38.8°)249,96597.3%
Oct 1-6:45 am7:17 pm12:46 am(43.8°)251,18499.4%
* All times are local time for Des Moines. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. 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, Fri, Sep 25, 2020
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 9:19 amFri 7:51 pmFri 2:35 pmDifficult to see
VenusFri 3:35 amFri 5:25 pmFri 10:30 amGood visibility
MarsThu 8:14 pmFri 9:04 amFri 2:39 amPerfect visibility
JupiterFri 3:34 pmSat 12:45 amFri 8:10 pmPerfect visibility
SaturnFri 4:01 pmSat 1:23 amFri 8:42 pmPerfect visibility
UranusThu 8:32 pmFri 10:21 amFri 3:27 amAverage visibility
NeptuneFri 6:31 pmSat 5:57 amSat 12:14 amSlightly difficult to see
* All times are local time for Des Moines.

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