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4:00am

Fri August 29, 2014
KALW Almanac

Friday, August 29, 2014

Happy Birthday, Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982)

241st day of 2014, 124 remaining

  • Sunrise 6:38am
  • Sunset 7:44pm
  • Moonrise 10:27am, 9% visible
  • Moonset 9:49pm

Tides at the Golden Gate

  • High: 2:16am/2:45pm   
  • Low 8:02am/8:44pm

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5:18am

Thu August 28, 2014
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Thursday, August 28, 2014

See 1963 below...

240th day of 2014, 125 remaining

  • Sunrise 6:37am 
  • Sunset 7:45pm
  • Moonrise 9:30am, 4% visible
  • Moonset 9:16pm

Tides at the Golden Gate

  • High: 1:34am/2:13pm   
  • Low 7:31am/8:01pm

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6:47am

Wed August 27, 2014
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Wednesday August 27, 2014

La Tomatina
  • 239th Day of the Year / 126 Remaining
  • Autumn Begins in 26 Days
  • Sunrise:6:36
  • Sunset:7:45
  • 13 Hours 9 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:8:34am
  • Moon Set:8:45pm
  • Moon’s Phase 4%
  • 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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6:23am

Tue August 26, 2014
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Tuesday August 26, 2014

1920
  • 238th Day of the Year / 127 Remaining
  • Autumn Begins in 27 Days
  • Sunrise:6:35
  • Sunset:7:46
  • 13 Hours 11 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:7:38am
  • Moon Set:8:14pm
  • Moon’s Phase 1%
  • 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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