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6:45am

Thu November 22, 2012
KALW Almanac

November 22, 2012


326h day of 2012, 40 remaining


Sunrise: 6:58am
Sunset: 4:54pm


70% of the moon is visible, setting at 1:36pm, rising at 1:28am


Low Tides at the Golden Gate: 12:02am/1:27pm
High Tides: 7:04am/7:31pm


Special Celebrations today:


Today is -Thanksgiving Day in tne U.S. by presidential proclamation
It is also National Go For A Ride Day
Start Your Own Country Day
Independence Day in Lebanon
It is the Feast Day of St. Cecilia, the patron of music and musicians

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5:37am

Wed November 21, 2012
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Wednesday November 21, 2012

1783 - Balloon flight over Paris (highlighted story below)
  • 326th Day of 2012 / 40 Remaining
  • 30 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:6:57
  • Sunset:4:55
  • 9 Hours 58 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:1:07pm
  • Moon Set:12:28am
  • Moon’s Phase: 63 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps fro

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5:52am

Fri November 16, 2012
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Friday November 16, 2012

1959 - The Sound Of Music (highlighted story below)
  • 321st Day of 2012 / 45 Remaining
  • 35 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:6:51
  • Sunset:4:58
  • 10 Hours 7 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:9:50am
  • Moon Set:8:05pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 12 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froz

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5:31am

Thu November 15, 2012
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Thursday November 15, 2012

1969 - Moratorium march Washington D.C. (highlighted story below)
  • 320th Day of 2012 / 46 Remaining
  • 36 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:6:50
  • Sunset:4:58
  • 10 Hours 8 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:8:51am
  • Moon Set:6:58pm
  • Moon’s Phase: %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, t

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5:31am

Wed November 14, 2012
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Wednesday November 14, 2012

1851 -
  • 319th Day of 2012 / 47 Remaining
  • 37 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:6:49
  • Sunset:4:59
  • 10 Hours 10 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise: 7:44am
  • Moon Set:5:55pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 1 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • November 28 @ 6:47 am
  • Full Beaver Moon
  • Full Frosts Moon

For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froz

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