KALW's Daily Almanac

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5:41am

Fri May 18, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Friday May 18, 2012

1980 - Mt St Helens (highlighted story below)
  • 139th Day of 2012 / 227 Remaining
  • 33 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:57
  • Sunset:8:16
  • 14 Hours 19 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:4:28am
  • Moon Set:6:32pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 4 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 4 @ 4:11am
  • Full Strawberry Moon
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5:46am

Thu May 17, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Thursday May 17, 2012

1970 Thor Heyerdahl Ra II (highlighted story below)
  • 138th Day of 2012 / 228 Remaining
  • 34 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:58
  • Sunset:8:16
  • 14 Hours 18 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:3:56am
  • Moon Set:5:35pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 9 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 4 @ 4:11am
  • Full Strawberry Moon
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5:37am

Wed May 16, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Wednesday May 16, 2012

1975 - Junko Tabei climbs Mt Everest (highlighted story below)
  • 137th Day of 2012 / 229 Remaining
  • 35 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:59
  • Sunset:8:15
  • 14 Hours 16 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:3:27am
  • Moon Set:4:39pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 15 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 4 @ 4:11am
  • Full Strawberry Moon
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5:56am

Tue May 15, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Tuesday May 15, 2012

1930 - Ellen Church (highlighted story)
  • 136th Day of 2012 / 230 Remaining
  • 36 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:5:59
  • Sunset:8:14
  • 14 Hours 15 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:2:59am
  • Moon Set:3:42pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 23 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 4 @ 4:11am
  • Full Strawberry Moon
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5:41am

Mon May 14, 2012
KALW ALMANAC

Monday May 14, 2012

Skylab 1973 (highlighted story below)
  • 135th Day of 2012 / 231 Remaining
  • 37 Days Until Summer Begins
  • Sunrise:6:00
  • Sunset:8:13
  • 14 Hours 13 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:2;31am
  • Moon Set:2:44pm
  • Moon’s Phase: 31 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • June 4 @ 4:11am
  • Full Strawberry Moon
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