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Des Moines, Iowa, USA — Moonrise, Moonset, and Moon Phases, December 2021

Moon: 41.8%
Waxing Crescent
Current Time: May 18, 2021 at 7:04:53 pm
Moon Direction: 185° South
Moon Altitude: 67.9°
Moon Distance: 241,129 mi
Next Full Moon: May 26, 2021, 6:13 am
Next New Moon: Jun 10, 2021, 5:52 am
Next Moonset: Tomorrow, 2:21 am
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Moonrise, Moonset, and Phase Calendar for Des Moines, December 2021

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2021Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
13:54 am (101°)3:05 pm (255°)-9:35 am(37.8°)226,19810.4%
25:12 am (110°)3:37 pm (247°)-10:29 am(31.7°)223,5414.0%
36:33 am (117°)4:16 pm (240°)-11:28 am(26.6°)222,0020.5%
47:54 am (123°)5:04 pm (235°)-12:31 pm(22.9°)221,7800.3%
59:10 am (126°)6:04 pm (233°)-1:37 pm(21.3°)222,9083.5%
610:15 am (126°)7:13 pm (235°)-2:43 pm(21.7°)225,2369.6%
711:08 am (123°)8:28 pm (239°)-3:45 pm(24.2°)228,46818.0%
811:49 am (118°)9:42 pm (245°)-4:42 pm(28.1°)232,23828.0%
912:21 pm (111°)10:54 pm (252°)-5:33 pm(33.0°)236,18338.7%
1012:48 pm (104°)--6:20 pm(38.5°)239,99549.6%
11-12:01 am (259°)1:11 pm (97°)7:04 pm(44.3°)243,44460.1%
12-1:06 am (267°)1:33 pm (89°)7:46 pm(50.0°)246,38269.9%
13-2:09 am (275°)1:54 pm (82°)8:27 pm(55.6°)248,73578.6%
14-3:10 am (282°)2:16 pm (75°)9:09 pm(60.7°)250,48686.1%
15-4:12 am (289°)2:41 pm (68°)9:52 pm(65.4°)251,66092.1%
16-5:14 am (295°)3:08 pm (63°)10:37 pm(69.2°)252,30496.5%
17-6:16 am (300°)3:41 pm (58°)11:25 pm(72.1°)252,47299.2%
18-7:16 am (304°)4:19 pm (55°)Moon does not pass the meridian on this day.
19-8:13 am (306°)5:05 pm (54°)12:14 am(73.9°)252,206100.0%
20-9:04 am (306°)5:58 pm (54°)1:05 am(74.5°)251,53198.8%
21-9:49 am (304°)6:57 pm (57°)1:56 am(73.7°)250,45495.8%
22-10:27 am (301°)7:59 pm (61°)2:46 am(71.6°)248,96191.0%
23-10:59 am (296°)9:04 pm (67°)3:34 am(68.3°)247,03284.4%
24-11:27 am (290°)10:10 pm (73°)4:21 am(64.0°)244,65376.3%
25-11:52 am (283°)11:16 pm (81°)5:07 am(58.9°)241,83766.9%
26-12:16 pm (275°)-5:51 am(53.1°)238,64056.6%
2712:23 am (89°)12:39 pm (267°)-6:37 am(47.0°)235,18045.5%
281:33 am (98°)1:04 pm (259°)-7:24 am(40.7°)231,64534.4%
292:46 am (106°)1:32 pm (251°)-8:14 am(34.6°)228,29723.6%
304:03 am (114°)2:06 pm (243°)-9:08 am(29.1°)225,44714.1%
315:22 am (120°)2:48 pm (238°)-10:08 am(24.7°)223,4226.6%
* All times are local time for Des Moines. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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