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Des Moines, Iowa, USA — Moonrise, Moonset, and Moon Phases, December 2020

Moon: 62.2%
Waxing Gibbous
Current Time: Oct 24, 2020 at 12:54:28 pm
Moon Direction: 92° East
Moon Altitude: -29.4°
Moon Distance: 243,697 mi
Next Full Moon: Oct 31, 2020, 9:49 am
Next New Moon: Nov 14, 2020, 11:07 pm
Next Moonrise: Today, 3:38 pm
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Moonrise, Moonset, and Phase Calendar for Des Moines, December 2020

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2020Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
1-8:32 am (302°)5:47 pm (57°)12:45 am(71.1°)248,30099.3%
2-9:29 am (304°)6:36 pm (56°)1:37 am(72.7°)246,51996.5%
3-10:22 am (304°)7:33 pm (57°)2:30 am(73.0°)244,50891.8%
4-11:08 am (302°)8:36 pm (60°)3:23 am(71.9°)242,28085.1%
5-11:48 am (298°)9:43 pm (65°)4:16 am(69.4°)239,84576.7%
6-12:22 pm (292°)10:52 pm (71°)5:08 am(65.7°)237,23366.8%
7-12:53 pm (285°)-5:58 am(60.9°)234,50555.9%
812:02 am (78°)1:20 pm (278°)-6:47 am(55.3°)231,77544.5%
91:14 am (86°)1:48 pm (270°)-7:36 am(49.2°)229,21333.0%
102:27 am (95°)2:15 pm (261°)-8:26 am(42.9°)227,03722.2%
113:42 am (103°)2:45 pm (253°)-9:19 am(36.7°)225,49412.9%
124:59 am (111°)3:20 pm (246°)-10:14 am(31.2°)224,8125.7%
136:17 am (117°)4:01 pm (241°)-11:12 am(26.7°)225,1581.3%
147:33 am (122°)4:51 pm (237°)-12:14 pm(23.8°)226,5850.0%
158:42 am (124°)5:49 pm (236°)-1:16 pm(22.7°)229,0081.8%
169:42 am (124°)6:54 pm (237°)-2:17 pm(23.3°)232,2086.3%
1710:31 am (121°)8:02 pm (241°)-3:14 pm(25.6°)235,87913.0%
1811:10 am (116°)9:10 pm (246°)-4:06 pm(29.1°)239,67921.3%
1911:41 am (111°)10:16 pm (252°)-4:55 pm(33.4°)243,28830.6%
2012:08 pm (104°)11:19 pm (259°)-5:39 pm(38.2°)246,43640.5%
2112:32 pm (98°)--6:21 pm(43.4°)248,92650.4%
22-12:20 am (266°)12:54 pm (91°)7:02 pm(48.6°)250,63760.2%
23-1:19 am (273°)1:16 pm (84°)7:42 pm(53.7°)251,52269.4%
24-2:18 am (280°)1:39 pm (77°)8:23 pm(58.6°)251,60277.9%
25-3:18 am (286°)2:03 pm (71°)9:06 pm(63.1°)250,95585.4%
26-4:19 am (292°)2:31 pm (66°)9:51 pm(67.1°)249,70291.6%
27-5:20 am (297°)3:04 pm (61°)10:39 pm(70.2°)247,98896.3%
28-6:22 am (301°)3:43 pm (58°)11:30 pm(72.2°)245,97199.2%
29-7:21 am (304°)4:30 pm (56°)Moon does not pass the meridian on this day.
30-8:17 am (304°)5:25 pm (56°)12:23 am(73.0°)243,798100.0%
31-9:06 am (302°)6:27 pm (59°)1:18 am(72.4°)241,59498.5%
* 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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