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6:24am

Tue September 16, 2014
KALW Almanac

Tuesday September 16, 2014

1978
  • 259th Day of the Year / 106 Remaining
  • Autumn Begins in 6 Days
  • Sunrise:6:53
  • Sunset:7:15
  • 12 Hours 22 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:12:11am
  • Moon Set:2:40pm
  • Moon Phase:43%
  • Full Moon September 8 @ 6:38pm
  • Full Corn Moon
  • Full Harvest Moon

This full moon’s name is attributed to Native Americans because it marked when corn was supposed to be harvested.

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6:04am

Mon September 15, 2014
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Monday September 15, 2014

1959
  • 258th Day of the Year / 107 Remaining
  • Autumn Begins in 7 Days
  • Sunrise:6:52
  • Sunset:7:16
  • 12 Hours 24 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:12:11am (Tuesday)
  • Moon Set:1:50pm
  • Last Quarter
  • Full Moon September 8 @ 6:38pm
  • Full Corn Moon
  • Full Harvest Moon

This full moon’s name is attributed to Native Americans because it marked when corn was supposed to be harvested.

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4:00am

Wed September 10, 2014
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Howe knew how...see 1846 below

253nd day of 2014, 112 remaining

  • Sunrise: 6:48am
  • Sunset: 7:25pm
  • Moonset: 7:39am
  • Moonrise: 7:31pm, 99% visible

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 12:48am/1:16pm
  • Low: 6:38am/7:09pm

Special celebrations/commemorations today...

Gibraltar National Day - Gibraltar

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4:00am

Tue September 9, 2014
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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

See 1926 below...

252nd day of 2014, 113 remaining

  • Sunrise: 6:47am
  • Sunset: 7:27pm
  • Moonset: 7:29am
  • Moonrise: 7:52pm, 99% visible

Tides at the Golden Gate:

  • High: 12:37pm
  • Low: 5:55am/6:19pm

Special reasons to celebrate today...

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5:44am

Mon September 8, 2014
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September 08, 2014

Today is Monday September 08, 2014 251 day of 2014, 114 remaining Sunrise: 6:46am Sunset: 7:27pm 12hours and 41 minutes of daylight today Moonrise: 7:13 p.m. Moonset: 6:19 a.m. The Full Harvest Moon reaches its zeinith at 9:38 p.m. tonight Special Celebrations today: Today is International Literacy Day, National Pardon Day, as well as Dat Nut Bread Day On this day in... 1951: A peace treaty with Japan was signed by 48 other nations in our fair city by the Bay. 1952: The Ernest Hemmingway novel " The Old Man and the Sea" was published. 1973:Hank Aaron hit his 709th home run. 1974: U.S.

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