Flag for U.S.A. Des Moines, IA, U.S.A. — Moonrise, Moonset, and Moon Phases, March 2012

Moon: 8.4%

Waning Crescent

Current Time: Feb 5, 2016 at 6:49:31 PM

Moon Direction: 284° West

Moon Altitude: -42.5°

Moon Distance: 236,460 mi


Next New Moon: Feb 8, 20168:38 AM

Next Full Moon: Feb 22, 201612:19 PM

Next Moonrise: Tomorrow5:37 AM

Location of Des MoinesLocation

Moonrise, Moonset, and Phase Calendar for Des Moines, March 2012

2012Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
MarMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
1-1:51 AM (300°)11:23 AM (60°)7:02 PM(70.2°)246,97959.6%
2-2:41 AM (300°)12:16 PM (61°)7:53 PM(69.2°)243,97569.4%
3-3:26 AM (298°)1:16 PM (63°)8:45 PM(67.0°)240,48578.6%
4-4:07 AM (294°)2:20 PM (67°)9:36 PM(63.7°)236,77386.8%
5-4:43 AM (290°)3:27 PM (73°)10:27 PM(59.4°)233,14593.4%
6-5:17 AM (283°)4:38 PM (80°)11:19 PM(54.3°)229,92497.9%
7-5:49 AM (277°)5:49 PM (87°)---
8-6:20 AM (269°)7:03 PM (95°)12:10 AM(48.7°)227,39899.8%
9-6:52 AM (262°)8:17 PM (102°)1:03 AM(42.9°)225,78598.7%
10-7:27 AM (255°)9:32 PM (109°)1:56 AM(37.4°)225,18994.6%
Note: hours shift because clocks change forward 1 hour (See the note below this table for details)
11-9:05 AM (248°)11:47 PM (115°)3:52 AM(32.6°)225,59287.8%
12-9:48 AM (244°)-4:50 AM(28.8°)226,86778.7%
1312:57 AM (118°)10:38 AM (241°)-5:49 AM(26.4°)228,81068.0%
142:02 AM (120°)11:34 AM (240°)-6:48 AM(25.5°)231,18956.5%
152:59 AM (120°)12:36 PM (241°)-7:46 AM(26.1°)233,78544.9%
163:47 AM (117°)1:40 PM (244°)-8:41 AM(28.1°)236,42633.9%
174:28 AM (113°)2:46 PM (249°)-9:34 AM(31.1°)238,99323.9%
185:03 AM (108°)3:50 PM (254°)-10:23 AM(35.0°)241,42215.4%
195:33 AM (103°)4:54 PM (260°)-11:10 AM(39.4°)243,6818.6%
206:01 AM (96°)5:56 PM (267°)-11:54 AM(44.2°)245,7573.7%
216:27 AM (90°)6:56 PM (273°)-12:37 PM(49.0°)247,6310.9%
226:53 AM (84°)7:56 PM (279°)-1:20 PM(53.7°)249,2710.2%
237:20 AM (78°)8:56 PM (285°)-2:03 PM(58.1°)250,6191.4%
247:48 AM (73°)9:55 PM (290°)-2:47 PM(62.0°)251,5924.6%
258:19 AM (68°)10:53 PM (294°)-3:32 PM(65.3°)252,0939.5%
268:53 AM (64°)11:49 PM (298°)-4:18 PM(67.8°)252,01715.9%
279:33 AM (62°)--5:06 PM(69.4°)251,27023.6%
28-12:43 AM (299°)10:17 AM (60°)5:55 PM(70.0°)249,78932.4%
29-1:33 AM (300°)11:07 AM (61°)6:45 PM(69.5°)247,55542.0%
30-2:19 AM (299°)12:03 PM (62°)7:35 PM(67.8°)244,61552.2%
31-3:00 AM (296°)1:04 PM (66°)8:25 PM(65.1°)241,09162.5%
* 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.

Note that Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 2:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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