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5:47am

Wed December 19, 2012
KALW Almanac

Wednesday December 19, 2012

1732 - Poor Richards' Almanac
  • 354th Day of 2012 / 12 Remaining
  • 2 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:20
  • Sunset:4:54
  • 9 Hours 34 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:11:39am
  • Moon Set:12:19am(Thu)
  • Moon’s Phase: First Quarter
  • The Next Full Moon
  • December 28 @ 2:22 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon

During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and dar

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6:06am

Tue December 18, 2012
KALW Almanac

Tuesday December 18, 2012

1961 -
  • 353rd Day of 2012 / 13 Remaining
  • 3 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:20
  • Sunset:4:54
  • 9 Hours 34 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:11:08am
  • Moon Set:11:18pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 36 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • December 28 @ 2:22 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon

During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest.

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5:34am

Mon December 17, 2012
KALW Almanac

Monday December 17, 2012

1843 -
  • 352nd Day of 2012 / 14 Remaining
  • 4 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:19
  • Sunset:4:53
  • 9 Hours 34 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:10:35am
  • Moon Set:10:15pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 17 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • December 28 @ 2:22 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon

During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest.

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5:35am

Fri December 14, 2012
KALW Almanac

Friday December 14, 2012

1909 - Indianapolis Motor Speedway (highlighted story below)
  • 349th Day of 2012 / 17 Remaining
  • 7 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:17
  • Sunset:4:52
  • 9 Hours 35 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:8:28am
  • Moon Set:6:51pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 3 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • December 28 @ 2:22 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon

During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest.

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5:53am

Thu December 13, 2012
KALW Almanac

Thursday December 13, 2012

1978 - Susan B Anthony Dollar minted
  • 148th Day of 2012 / 18 Remaining
  • 8 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:16
  • Sunset:4:52
  • 9 Hours 36 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:7:31am
  • Moon Set:5:41pm
  • New Moon
  • The Next Full Moon
  • December 28 @ 2:22 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon

During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest.

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