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Moon: 1.1%

Waxing Crescent

Current Time: Jul 24, 2017 at 1:55:28 am


Sunrise Today: 6:01 am 62° Northeast
Sunset Today: 8:39 pm 298° Northwest


Moonrise Today: 7:26 am 70° East
Moonset Today: 9:40 pm 288° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 38 minutes (-1m 49s)

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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

1:55 am

Altitude

-28.1°

Heading

9° N

Position

Night

Day length

14h 38m 12s

Change since

Yesterday: -1m 49s

Winter: +5h 28m

Summer: -33m 24s

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 – 4:03 am
Astro. Twilight4:03 am – 4:49 am
Nautical Twilight4:49 am – 5:29 am
Civil Twilight5:29 am – 6:01 am
Daylight6:01 am – 8:39 pm
Civil Twilight8:39 pm – 9:11 pm
Nautical Twilight9:11 pm – 9:51 pm
Astro. Twilight9:51 pm – 10:37 pm
Night10:37 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Des Moines - Next 7 Days

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2017Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
JulSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Jul 246:01 am8:39 pm14:38:12−1:491:20 pm (68.1°)94.424
Jul 256:02 am8:38 pm14:36:20−1:511:20 pm (67.9°)94.415
Jul 266:03 am8:37 pm14:34:26−1:531:20 pm (67.7°)94.405
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
* 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

1:55 am

Altitude

-33.3°

Heading

356° N

Position

Waxing Crescent

Percent illuminated

1.1%

Moon in Des Moines - Next 7 days

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2017Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
JulMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Jul 247:26 am9:40 pm-2:37 pm(62.1°)229,1402.8%
Jul 258:36 am10:17 pm-3:31 pm(58.3°)232,4148.0%
Jul 269:43 am10:51 pm-4:21 pm(53.9°)236,10015.3%
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%
* 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, Mon, Jul 24, 2017
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryMon 8:20 amMon 9:51 pmMon 3:06 pmSlightly difficult to see
VenusMon 3:05 amMon 5:54 pmMon 10:29 amGood visibility
MarsMon 6:03 amMon 8:45 pmMon 1:24 pmVery close to Sun, not visible
JupiterMon 12:20 pmMon 11:47 pmMon 6:04 pmFairly good visibility
SaturnMon 5:48 pmTue 3:06 amMon 10:27 pmPerfect visibility
UranusMon 12:12 amMon 1:31 pmMon 6:51 amAverage visiblity
NeptuneSun 10:30 pmMon 9:43 amMon 4:07 amDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Des Moines.

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