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6:52am

Wed August 20, 2014
KALW Almanac

Wednesday August 20, 2014

1968
  • 232nd Day of the Year / 133 Remaining
  • Autumn Begins in 33 Days
  • Sunrise:6:30
  • Sunset:7:55
  • 13 Hours 25 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:2:16am
  • Moon Set:4:43pm
  • Moon’s Phase 20%
  • Full Moon August 10 @ 11:10am
  • Full Sturgeon Moon

The fishing tribes are given credit for the naming of this Moon, since sturgeon, a large fish of the Great Lakes and other major bodies of water, were most readily caught during this month.

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6:27am

Tue August 19, 2014
KALW Almanac

Tuesday August 19, 2014

1812
  • 231st Day of the Year / 134 Remaining
  • Autumn Begins in 34 Days
  • Sunrise:6:29
  • Sunset:7:56
  • 13 Hours 27 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:1:27am
  • Moon Set:3:57pm
  • Moon’s Phase 28%
  • Full Moon August 10 @ 11:10am
  • Full Sturgeon Moon

The fishing tribes are given credit for the naming of this Moon, since sturgeon, a large fish of the Great Lakes and other major bodies of water, were most readily caught during this month.

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6:39am

Mon August 18, 2014
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Monday AUgust 18, 2014

1969
  • 230th Day of the Year / 135 Remaining
  • Autumn Begins in 35 Days
  • Sunrise:6:28
  • Sunset:7:58
  • 13 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:12:41am
  • Moon Set:3:05pm
  • Moon’s Phase 37%
  • Full Moon August 10 @ 11:10am
  • Full Sturgeon Moon

The fishing tribes are given credit for the naming of this Moon, since sturgeon, a large fish of the Great Lakes and other major bodies of water, were most readily caught during this month.

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4:00am

Fri August 15, 2014
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Friday, August 15, 2014

see 1939 below....
  • 227th Day of the Year / 138 Remaining
  • Autumn Begins in 38 Days
  • Sunrise: 6:26
  • Sunset: 8:03
  • Moon Rise: 11:16pm
  • Moon Set: 12:07am
  • Moon’s Phase 77%, waning

Special Celebrations today...

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6:17am

Thu August 14, 2014
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Thursday August 14, 2014

  • 226th Day of the Year / 139 Remaining
  • Autumn Begins in 39 Days
  • Sunrise:6:25
  • Sunset:8:03
  • 13 Hours 38 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:10:37pm
  • Moon Set:11:03am
  • Moon’s Phase 78%
  • Full Moon August 10 @ 11:10am
  • Full Sturgeon Moon

The fishing tribes are given credit for the naming of this Moon, since sturgeon, a large fish of the Great Lakes and other major bodies of water, were most readily caught during this month.

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